7 ways BTS’s Suga made Hot 100 history with his latest hit solo single


Last week, the highest debuts on the Hot 100 came from Juice WRLD and Suga, whose joint promotional single “Girl of My Dreams” opened at No.29 on the global list of most consumed songs in the United States. United States The moment Billboard announced his position, the song has made history in several ways for the star musician and performer of BTS, proving its popularity and power in one quick swipe.

Here are seven ways Suga made Hot 100 history when “Girl of My Dreams” debuted.

Second K-Pop Solo Musician to Make Top 40

It might be a little hard to believe, but only two solo musicians known to make K-pop art have landed a top 40 on the Hot 100. Suga is second, and he follows in massive Psy footsteps. . The barrier-breaking artist assembled a trio of smashes that landed in the area in his prime, with “Gangnam Style,” “Gentleman,” and “Hangover” with Snoop Dogg all hitting the area.

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Fifth K-Pop Musician to Make the Top 40

Spanning beyond soloists alone, Suga became only the fifth K-pop musical act of any kind to reach the Top 40 of the Hot 100 when “Girl of My Dreams” debuted. In addition to Psy, the star joined Blackpink, Pinkfong and of course his own group BTS in this feat.

Second male K-Pop solo musician to rank multiple hits

Looking at the entire Hot 100 and not just the important Top 40 region, it’s clear that Suga is only the second male K-pop solo artist to make the list more than once. He first hit the count in 2020 with his own single “Daechwita”, which was released under his alter ego nickname Agust D and which peaked at # 76. Four Psy Songs – “Gangnam Style”, “Gentleman,” “Hangover” with Snoop Dogg, and “Daddy” with CL — all appeared on the list for at least one frame.

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Fourth K-Pop solo musician on multiple hits charts

Two male K-pop soloists have hit the Hot 100 on multiple occasions, and just as many female soloists have done the same. CL’s ‘Daddy’ (performed by Psy) and her track ‘Lifted’ both narrowly entered the weekly charts several years ago, making her the first female K-pop solo artist to land more. of a hit on the list. In 2021, she was joined in this feat by Lisa of the band Blackpink, whose first two solo releases “Lalisa” and “Money” both hit the count.

Second biggest hit among K-Pop solo musicians

Psy leads all K-pop solo artists in terms of the number of hits they’ve sent to the Hot 100, as four of her singles have appeared somewhere on the roster. Suga is now on par with the aforementioned Lisa and CL for the second Hot 100 hits, focusing only on non-bands.

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Fourth most successful among K-Pop musicians

Considering solo musicians and groups in the K-pop arena, Suga’s second hit helps him bond with two other stars for the fourth Hot 100 appearance among his colleagues. He tied Lisa and CL with two field goals, and they are all in fourth place together. BTS is in a distant first with 23 Hot 100 rated singles, which puts them far ahead of runner-up, Blackpink, who has so far scored seven field goals. Psy is third with four wins.

Fourth highest hit by a K-Pop solo musician

Once it debuted at No. 29, “Girl of My Dreams” rewrote the ranking of the most popular K-pop soloist songs in Hot 100 history, instantly becoming the fourth most popular song. raised. Psy’s “Gangnam Style” (# 2), “Gentleman” (# 5) and his Snoop Doog collaboration “Hangover” (# 26) all topped the Juice WRLD / Suga smash during their time on the roster. Ahead of the arrival of this group’s final track, Blackpink member Rosé claimed the fourth highest victory among K-pop soloists, as her release “On the Ground” peaked at No.70. Now , this cup has been downgraded slightly to fifth place.

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