BTS' Life Goes On, taken from their latest album BE, soars to Number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. This is the groups third No.1 this year.
"Life Goes On" is also the first Hot 100 No. 1 in the chart's 62-year history sung predominantly in Korean.
Let's have a look deeper at the stats:
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.
(Breaking down the song's first-week sales, it sold over 129,000 digital downloads and 20,000 physical singles. The digital download was sale-priced to 69 cents, while a cassette single sold for $6.98 and a vinyl single went for $7.98.)
It's safe to BTS have had one amazing year!