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BTS Tallies 12th Week Atop Billboard Artist 100 Chart

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The group ties Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran for the sixth-most weeks spent at No. 1.

BTS logs its 12th total week at No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated Oct. 31), thanks to a series of entries on the Billboard 200 and Billboard Hot 100 charts.

The South Korean stars' former, and first, Hot 100 No. 1 "Dynamite" ranks at No. 7, with 33.4 million radio audience impressions, 12.3 million U.S. streams and 25,000 downloads sold, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data.

On the Billboard 200, the group's newly rereleased 2014 set Skool Luv Affair debuts at No. 12 with 28,000 equivalent album units, while Map of the Soul: 7 and Love Yourself: Answer stand at Nos. 54 and 121, respectively.

With its 12th week at No. 1, BTS extends its record for the most weeks spent at No. 1 on the chart among duos/groups. The band also ties Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran for the sixth-most weeks spent at the summit, dating to the chart's 2014 start.

Most Weeks at No. 1 on Artist 100
41, Taylor Swift
31, Drake
20, The Weeknd
14, Post Malone
13, Ariana Grande
12, BTS
12, Justin Bieber
12, Ed Sheeran
10, Adele
10, Billie Eilish

The Artist 100 measures artist activity across key metrics of music consumption, blending album and track sales, radio airplay, streaming and social media fan interaction to provide a weekly multi-dimensional ranking of artist popularity.

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