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BTS’ ‘Butter’ Leads Hot 100 for Fifth Week, Dua Lipa’s ‘Levitating’ Becomes Most-Heard Radio Hit

BTS' "Butter" tallies a fifth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. Plus, Dua Lipa's "Levitating," featuring DaBaby, at No. 3, takes over as the most-heard song on U.S. radio.

BTS‘ “Butter” tallies a fifth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart, encompassing its entire run on the chart so far, dating to its debut in the top spot.

Plus, Dua Lipa‘s “Levitating,” featuring DaBaby, at No. 3 on the Hot 100 after reaching No. 2, takes over as the most-heard song on U.S. airwaves, hitting No. 1 on the Radio Songs chart.

The Hot 100 blends all-genre U.S. streaming (official audio and official video), radio airplay and sales data. All charts (dated July 3) will update on Billboard.com tomorrow (June 29). For all chart news, you can follow @billboard and @billboardcharts on both Twitter and Instagram.

“Butter,” released on HYBE/BigHit Music/Columbia Records, drew 12.4 million U.S. streams, down 1%, and sold 128,400 downloads, up 15%, in the week ending June 24, according to MRC Data. It also attracted 27.6 million radio airplay audience impressions, up 6%, in the week ending June 27.

The track posts a fifth week atop the Digital Song Sales chart, rebounds 24-18 on Streaming Songs and rises 25-22 on Radio Songs.


Sales for “Butter” in its fifth week reflect availability for its original and instrumental versions released May 21; a “Hotter” remix released May 28; “Cooler” and “Sweeter” remixes released June 4; and an “alternate single cover” digital single released June 24 in the group’s webstore (sparking the song’s top Sales Gainer award on the Hot 100 this week), all discounted to 69 cents throughout their availability. Two other versions on sale via BTS’ U.S. webstore, a 7-inch vinyl single, for $7.98, and a cassette single, for $6.98, are scheduled to count for next week’s charts, dated July 10, a week later than originally expected due to a shift in their shipping schedules.

Notably, “Butter” has sold at least 100,000 in each of its first five weeks (128,400, after 111,400, 138,400, 140,200 and, in its debut week, 242,800). It’s the first song to link such a streak since Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito,” featuring Justin Bieber, cleared 100,000 in 12 consecutive weeks in May-August 2017. “Butter” is the first song to sell more than 100,000 in each of its first five weeks of release since Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You,” which did so in its first five frames in March-April 2017.

Meanwhile, “Butter” has spent its first five weeks on the Hot 100 at No. 1. Of the 54 titles that have launched at No. 1, “Butter” is just the 11th to spend at least its first five weeks on the chart at the summit. It’s the first to earn the honor since Olivia Rodrigo’s “Drivers License” logged its first eight frames on the Hot 100 in the pole position beginning in January. Only one song by a group has topped the Hot 100 for more weeks from its debut than “Butter”: Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men’s “One Sweet Day,” which spent its first 16 weeks on the chart at No. 1 in 1995-96, a record reign from a song’s entrance among all titles.


Rodrigo’s “Good 4 U” keeps at No. 2 on the Hot 100, five weeks after it debuted at No. 1. It posts a sixth week atop Streaming Songs (32 million, down 11%); rises 6-5 on Digital Song Sales (9,200, down 5%); and charges 14-7 on Radio Songs with 47.5 million impressions, up 27%, as it claims the Hot 100’s top Airplay Gainer award for a fourth week.

Rodrigo sends two tracks to the Radio Songs top 10 simultaneously, as, joining “Good 4 U” in the region, “Deja Vu” rises 12-10 (43.5 million, up 14%). She ups her career total to three top 10s on the ranking, after “Drivers License” dominated for five weeks in March-April.

Dua Lipa’s “Levitating,” featuring DaBaby, holds at No. 3 on the Hot 100, after reaching No. 2, as it ascends to No. 1 on Radio Songs, with 80.7 million in audience, down 1% (its second-best weekly total, after reaching 81.1 million a week earlier). Lipa lands her second Radio Songs leader, after “Don’t Start Now” ruled for four weeks in March-April 2020. DaBaby tops the tally for the first time.


“Levitating” leads in its 37th week on Radio Songs, completing the longest climb to No. 1 in the chart’s 30-year history. It passes the 35-week rise of Gabby Barrett’s “I Hope” (featuring Charlie Puth), which reached the apex last October. “Levitating” originally peaked at No. 6 on Radio Songs in January and spent 10 weeks outside the top 10 in February-May before re-entering the top tier as it surged as a soundtrack to clips on TikTok.

Doja Cat’s “Kiss Me More,” featuring SZA, holds at its No. 4 Hot 100 high, while Bieber’s former one-week No. 1 “Peaches,” featuring Daniel Caesar and Giveon, repeats at No. 5, as it adds a fifth week atop both Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Hot R&B Songs, with both multi-metric charts employing the same methodology as the Hot 100.

Three more former Hot 100 No. 1s follow in the top 10: “Leave the Door Open” by Silk Sonic, the duo of Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak, keeps at No. 6, after two nonconsecutive weeks on top; The Weeknd and Ariana Grande’s “Save Your Tears” is steady at No. 7, after two weeks at No. 1; and Lil Nas X’s former one-week leader “Montero (Call Me by Your Name)” rises 9-8.

Rounding out the Hot 100’s top 10, Rodrigo’s “Deja Vu” rebounds 10-9, after reaching No. 3, and Masked Wolf’s “Astronaut in the Ocean” slips 8-10, after hitting No. 6, as it leads the multi-metric Hot Rap Songs chart for a sixth week.

Again, for all chart news, you can follow @billboard and @billboardcharts on both Twitter and Instagram and all charts (dated July 3), including the Hot 100 in its entirety, will refresh on Billboard.com tomorrow (June 29).