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BTS Breaks Their Own Record for Most Simultaneous Hits on World Digital Song Sales Chart

As BTS reigns as this week's undeniable chart ruler atop multiple charts, they can also stake the claim to sending every song on their new 'Love Yourself: Answer' album to at least one Billboard…

As BTS reigns as this week’s undeniable chart ruler at the top of the Billboard 200, Artist 100, Social 50World Albums, Digital Song Sales and World Digital Song Sales, they can also stake the claim to sending every song on their new Love Yourself: Answer album to at least one Billboard chart.


As previously reported, BTS’ new single “IDOL” featuring Nicki Minaj opens at No. 11 on the Billboard Hot 100, with 43,000 downloads sold and 24.4 million first-week U.S. streams in the week ending Aug. 30, according to Nielsen Music.

Just below the Hot 100, the septet land new songs “Euphoria,” “I’m Fine” and “Trivia: See Saw” on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 — a chart that was seen as a major career milestone when BTS’ early 2017 single “Spring Day” entered at No. 15. The Bubbling Under Hot 100 acts as an extension of the 25 songs that have yet to chart on the definitive Hot 100 singles chart and are just below the top 100 slots. Like the main Hot 100 chart, rankings are based on sales, radio airplay and streaming data.


On the Bubbling Under Hot 100 chart, “Euphoria” opens at No. 5 after earning 15,000 in sales and 3.4 million on-demand streams in the week ending Aug. 30. It’s joined by “I’m Fine” (debuting at No. 7) with 14,000 in sales; 3.8 million on-demand streams and then “Trivia: See Saw,” (at No. 22) with 11,000 in sales and three million on-demand streams, according to Nielsen Music.

The aforementioned tracks and every other Love Yourself: Answer track also make their way to World Digital Song Sales chart where the K-pop sensations occupy the top 22 of 25 positions, a new chart best for most entries that was previously held by BTS when they sent 18 songs to the Jan. 6 chart. The non-BTS artist with the most charting songs in one week is Ireland folk sensations Celtic Woman who scored 12 entires on the Feb. 13, 2010 chart.


Among the 26 separate tracks on the two-disc release of Love Yourself: Answer, are two versions or remixes of “IDOL,” “MIC Drop,” “DNA” and “Fake Love” that have the sales combined to one entry to make a total of 22 entries. Here’s a look at all of BTS’ songs on the new, Sept. 8-dated World Digital Song Sales chart:

World Digital Song Sales Rank, Title
No. 1, “IDOL,” featuring Nicki Minaj (debut)
No. 2, “Euphoria” (debut)
No. 3, “I’m Fine” (debut)
No. 4, “Epiphany” (debut)
No. 5, “Trivia: Seesaw” (debut)
No, 6, “Answer: Love Myself” (debut)
No. 7, “Trivia: Just Dance” (debut)
No. 8, “Serendipity (Full Length Edition)” (debut)
No. 9, “Trivia: Love” (debut)
No. 10, “MIC Drop,” featuring Desiigner
No. 11, “DNA”
No. 12, “Fake Love”
No. 13, “Singularity” (debut)
No. 14, “Outro: Her” 
No. 15, “Outro” Tear” 
No. 16, “Dimple”
No. 17, “The Truth Untold,” featuring Steve Aoki
No. 19, “Best of Me”
No. 20, “Airplane, Pt. 2”
No. 21, “Anpanman”
No. 22,  “Go Go” 
No. 23, “Magic Shop”

Remarkably, the top nine songs all sold more than 10,000 copies in their first week. “IDOL” is now BTS’ ninth chart-topper on World Digital Song Sales, now doubling the amount of No. 1s for BLACKPINK, PSY and BIGBANG as the artists with the second-most No. 1s.