BTS' "Butter" Rockets To #1 On The United World Chart!

Posted on June 4, 2021

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BTS’s “Butter” has shot to #1 atop the United World Chart with 556,000 points! Released on May 21, 2021 via Big Hit and Sony Music, it's the band’s 2nd English-language single. “Butter” set a new all-time record for the biggest song debut in Spotify history with 11.042 million first day streams, breaking Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber’s first day record of 10,977 million streams with “I Don’t Care”. “Butter” also broke the record for fastest song to reach 100 Million streams, surpassing the mark on its 8th day. “Butter” debuted at #1 on the Gaon Download chart in Korea and at #1 on the Oricon Weekly Digital Singles Chart this week with 52.821 downloads, marking the biggest weekly streaming debut in Oricon chart history with BTS becoming the Artist with the most #1s (3 with “Dynamite” & “Film Out”). ”Butter” debuted atop the US Hot 100, giving BTS its 4th No. 1 in just 9 months, with the group becoming the fastest artist since Justin Timberlake in 2007 and the fastest group since the Jackson 5 in 1970! BTS are also the 1st group in history to debut 3 songs at #1. “Butter” drew 32.2 million streams and 242,800 downloads with 18.1 Million radio audience airplay in its 1st week in the US, marking BTS’ 7th N° 1 on the Digital song sales chart, the biggest sales week since “Dynamite”! In the UK, “Butter” debuted at #3, the best-selling song on the component Downloads Chart! “Butter” debuted at #2 in Canada, #4 in Paraguay, Portugal & Slovakia, #5 in the Czech Republic & Uruguay, #6 in Australia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Greece & New Zealand, #7 in Argentina, Austria, Costa Rica, France, Germany, Ireland and Switzerland, #9 in the Dominican Republic & Mexico and #10 in Bolivia!

 

Olivia Rodrigo’s “Good 4 U” lifts 6-2 with 471,000 points, the largest increase this week! Released on May 14, 2021 via Geffen & Interscope Records as the 3rd track from Rodrigo’s debut studio album ‘SOUR’, the song has already reached #1 in Australia, Austria, Czech Republic, Canada, Denmark, Ireland, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Slovakia and the UK!

 
Last week’s chart topper, the Weeknd’s “Save Your Tears”, dips 1-3 in its 20th week on the chart, after scoring another 322,000 points! The song lifted to #1 in its 16th week following its Remix with Ariana Grande, released on April 22, 2021. “Save Your Tears” was first released on August 9, 2020 as the 4th and final Single from the Weeknd’s United World Chart topping album ‘After Hours’ and has reached the Top 5 in 30 countries and #1 in Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Denmark, Hungary, Israel, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Poland, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia and the US where it held atop the Billboard Hot 100 for 2 weeks!

 
Justin Bieber’s “Peaches” ft. Daniel Caesar & Giveon dips 2-4 on the United World Chart this week, scoring another 296,000 points after topping the Global Chart for 4 nonconsecutive weeks. Released on Justin’s birthday, March 19, 2021 via Def Jam as the 5th track from his 6th chart topping studio album ‘Justice’, “Peaches” debuted atop the Billboard Hot 100, becoming Bieber’s 7th #1 hit in the US! The song topped the Billboard Global 200 and Global Excl. US and went to #1 in Australia, Canada, Denmark Ireland, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Singapore and Slovakia! It also hit the Top 10 in the UK and 20 other countries! “Peaches” is Justin's 4th #1 global smash hit to top the United World Chart as a major artist in 9 years, following “Boyfriend” in week 15 of 2012, “What Do You Mean?” which ruled for 7 weeks from week 38-44 in 2015 and “Love Yourself” which reigned for 3 weeks, from week 5-8 in 2016.

 
Doja Cat’s “Kiss Me More” ft. SZA slips 3-5 this week after scoring another 261,000 points, while Olivia Rodrigo’s “Déjà vu” lifts 11-6 in its 8th week on the United World Chart with 257,000 points!


Dua Lipa’s “Levitating” slips 5-7 in its 32nd week after scoring another 252,000 points! The Song hit #1 in Bulgaria, Canada and Croatia. A Remix of "Levitating" ft. Dababy was released on October 1st, 2020 and helped the song lift to #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #5 in the UK! 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Former chart topper, Lil Nas X, drops 4-8 on the United World Chart with his smash hit “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” scoring another 252,000 points. Released on March 26, via Columbia Records, It’s Lil Nas’ 2nd Global Chart topper, following his 2019 smash hit “Old Town Rd” ft. Billy Ray Cyrus which held at #1 on the United World Chart for 13 weeks, topping the United World Year End Chart! “Montero” debuted atop the Billboard Hot 100 and was certified Platinum in the US on April 22, 2021 for sales of 1 Million! The song also went to #1 in Australia, Austria, Canada, Finland, France, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Lithuania, Norway, Portugal and the UK and peaked in the Top10 in Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland!

 
Former no.1, “Drivers License” by Olivia Rodrigo lifts 13-9 this week with 215,000 points, after 9 consecutive weeks atop the global chart. The song went to #1 in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Japan on the Billboard Hot Overseas chart, Lithuania, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Slovakia, Sweden, the UK and the US for 8 consecutive weeks, becoming the 7th track in history to have debuted at #1 and spent at least its 1st eight weeks atop the US chart. It’s the longest running #1 for a debut single. 

 

"Leave The Door Open", the debut single by American Super Duo, Silk Sonic, composed of Bruno Mars and rapper Anderson Paak, slips 7-10 this week with 215,000 points in its 12th week on the United chart! Released on March 5, 2021, via Aftermath Entertainment and Atlantic Records as the lead single from Silk Sonic’s upcoming debut studio album, the critically acclaimed song was a huge commercial success, debuting at #1 in Brazil, Israel, Malaysia, New Zealand and the US, becoming Paak’s 1st US #1 and Mars’ fastest to reach the top of the chart!



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