BTS Suga expressed his surprise at the back to back 1st place of ‘Butter’ and ‘Permission to Dance’ and thanked their fanbase ARMY.
According to Billboard on the July 26, the digital single ‘Butter’, which previously ranked first on the ‘Billboard Hot 100’ for 7 weeks in a row, has set a record for a total of 8 weeks on the chart when it rose to number 1 again on the 31st.
‘Butter’, alongside Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘Drivers License’, is tied for the longest record of a number one song on the ‘Hot 100’ in 2021 with 8 weeks. ‘Butter’ will set the record this year if it climbs to number one on the ‘Hot 100’ for one more week.
‘Permission to Dance’, pushing out ‘Butter’ last week to took first place (Hotshot debut) in its first week of entry, was ranked 7th in ‘Hot 100’ on the 31st. According to Billboard, BTS is the only artist in Billboard history to achieve the number one spot on the ‘Hot 100’, uninterruptedly return to the top of the chart after their other song charted 1st without giving up the number one spot to another artist.