Can BTS Top The Billboard Hot 100 With Their New English Single? – Forbes
BTS delighted fans earlier this week when they announced their plans to release a new English-language single on Aug. 21. The Korean pop septet referred to the yet-untitled new song as “a breakthrough during these unforeseen times” and considered it an opportunity to “share some positive energy with our fans.”
While BTS’s new song will certainly serve as a balm for fans reeling from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, it could also give the group a breakthrough on the charts. Many members of the BTS ARMY have the same question on their minds: Can BTS top the Billboard Hot 100 with their first fully English single?
Over the last few years, BTS has become a fixture on the Hot 100, which ranks songs based on a combination of sales, streams and radio airplay in the United States. The boy band has launched three songs inside the Hot 100’s Top 10, reaching a career-high peak of No. 4 earlier this year