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BTS Rules October's Top Facebook Live Videos Chart

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The group's Oct. 6 performance reigns over a Halloween set from Sponge Cola.

BTS’ Facebook Live performance for on Oct. 6 is a massive success on Billboard’s Top Facebook Live Videos chart, ruling the October 2020 tally.

The chart, the latest of which recaps October 2020 activity, is a monthly look at the widest-reaching and most-reacted-to videos posted by musicians on Facebook Live, as tracked by media analytics company Shareablee. Rankings are determined by a formula that blends reactions, comments, shares and first-seven-days views.

On Oct. 6, the K-pop boy band performed on a 14-minute video in conjunction with that was streamed on BTS’ Facebook.

The clip rules the tally in one of its four component metrics -- reactions (252,000) -- and also ranks high in views in its first seven days (746,000), comments (38,000) and shares (11,000), leading to its No. 1 spot.

Filipino rockers Sponge Cola follow BTS at No. 2 with an Oct. 30 live performance, with the band dressed in costumes to celebrate Halloween.

The 72-minute performance had the most views in its first seven days of any musician-uploaded livestream on Facebook in October 2020, with 823,000 views, and it was also the most-commented (75,000) and most-shared (24,000); however, its reactions only totaled 36,000, which helped BTS to the overall lead.

Two other Sponge Cola clips reach the October 2020 list at Nos. 4 and 6.

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See the full top 10 below.

10. MC Davo

9. GianMarco

8. Blake Shelton

7. Alicia Keys

6. Sponge Cola

5. Luke Combs

4. Sponge Cola

3. Armaan Malik

2. Sponge Cola

1. BTS