Saturday, 29 January, 2022

BTS tops nine of Billboard’s year-end charts

K-pop superband BTS has topped nine of Billboard's year-end charts for 2021, including the year's top duo/group category, reports Mid-day.

onhap News Agency quotes Billboard as saying that BTS ranked No. 1 on the lists of Top Artists - Duo/Group, Hot 100 Artists - Duo/Group, Billboard 200 Artists - Duo/Group, Billboard Global Excl. U.S. Artists, Digital Song Sales Artists and World Albums Artists.

The band's 2020 hit song 'Dynamite' led the year-end Billboard Global Excl. U.S. chart, while 'Butter' stood atop the Digital Song Sales list. Its fifth studio album 'BE' took the No. 1 title on the top World Albums for 2021.

"BTS dominates internationally," said Billboard in a posting on its website. "The seven-piece South Korean group is the year's top artist, and has the year's top song, on the Billboard Global Excl. U.S. recaps."