BTS’ single ‘Life Goes On’ soars onto the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart at No. 1, report agencies.
The song is the South Korean septet's third Hot 100 No. 1, all in a span of three months, following ‘Dynamite’ and Jawsh 685 and Jason Derulo's ‘Savage Love (Laxed – Siren Beat),’ the latter of which led aided by BTS remixes.‘Life Goes On’ is also the first Hot 100 No. 1 in the chart’s 62-year history sung predominantly in Korean.
Plus, Shawn Mendes and Justin Bieber’s ‘Monster’ bounds onto the Hot 100 at No. 8.
The Hot 100 blends all-genre U.S. streaming (official audio and official video), radio airplay and sales data. All charts (dated Dec. 5) will update on Billboard.com tomorrow (Dec. 1). For all chart news, you can follow @billboard and @billboardcharts on both Twitter and Instagram.
Entertainment/Columbia Records as part of BTS' new album Be, which opens at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. The song is the 1,114th No. 1 in the Hot 100's history.
Streams, sales & airplay: ‘Life Goes On’ drew 14.9 million U.S. streams and sold 150,000 in the week ending Nov. 26, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data.
It also earned 410,000 radio airplay audience impressions in the week ending Nov. 29 (with KJYO Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the lone reporter to play it double-digit times: 13).The track debuts at No. 1 on the Digital Song Sales chart and No. 14 on Streaming Songs.