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BTS Scores Career-Best Seven Entries on Latest Billboard Hot 100

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BTS performs on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on October 2, 2020.

"Life Goes On" leads with its No. 1 launch.

BTS lands seven entries on the latest Billboard Hot 100 (dated Dec. 5), marking the most that the South Korean superstars have charted in a single week.

All seven songs appear on BTS' new album Be, which launches as the group's fifth No. 1 on the Billboard 200, as it arrives with 242,000 equivalent album units (177,000 in album sales, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data. The album's first week is the largest for an album by a group in terms of both equivalent album units and album sales since BTS' own Map of the Soul: 7, which earned 422,000 units (347,000 in album sales) in its first week (chart dated March 7).

"Life Goes On" leads BTS' Hot 100 haul, as it soars in at No. 1, becoming the group's third No. 1, after "Dynamite" in September and "Savage Love (Laxed – Siren Beat)," with Jason Derulo and Jawsh 685, in October.

Here's a full rundown of BTS' songs on the latest Hot 100.

Rank, Title
No. 1, Life Goes On"
No. 3, "Dynamite" (up from No. 14; spent three weeks at No. 1)
No. 13, "Blue & Grey"
No. 22, "Stay"
No. 69, "Fly to My Room"
No. 70, "Telepathy"
No. 72, "Dis-ease"

Until this week, BTS had never previously charted more than three songs on the Hot 100 at once.

With six debuts, BTS has now charted 19 total songs on the Hot 100 in its career, dating to its first, "DNA," in October 2017. "Life Goes On" is the group's sixth top 10, as well as its third No. 1.