According to Billboard’s January 22 update, Coldplay and BTS’ ‘My Universe,’ which was released on September 24, is currently rated 94th on the Billboard Hot 100 main single list and has been charting for 16 weeks!
Billboard announced on October 4 that BTS and Coldplay’s new collab, ‘My Universe,’ debuted at number one on the Hot 100 chart for the week of October 9, 2021. With 11.5 million streaming in the US, 5.5 million radio airplay audience impressions, and 127,000 downloads and physical singles combined, ‘My Universe’ came in first.
After ‘Dynamite,’ ‘Savage Love,’ ‘Life Goes On,’ ‘Butter,’ and ‘Permission to Dance,‘ ‘My Universe’ is BTS‘ sixth song to top the Hot 100, following ‘Dynamite,’ ‘Savage Love,’ feat. Jason Derulo, ‘Life Goes On,’ ‘Butter,’ and ‘Permission to Dance.’
‘My Universe’ is also BTS’ sixth number-one single on the Hot 100, making them the group with the most number-one songs.
‘My Universe’ is also the first Hot 100 number one song to include two groups as lead performers. Coldplay has now top the Hot 100 for the second time, following ‘Viva La Vida’ in 2008.
Ranks No 1 On Billboard
Everybody is aware of BTS’ collaboration with the Grammy-winning band, Coldplay as it is getting legendary day after day. Both the bands came together for the very first time for the pre-release single My Universe for Coldplay’s upcoming album, Music of the Spheres.
ARMYs got the good news of BTS leader RM becoming the youngest and second most credited songwriter in K-Pop thanks to his contribution in the lyrics for My Universe. Along with this epic collaborative song, RM has written 178 songs in total.
A day after the song was released, My Universe was on #1 on iTunes in 95 countries. Now, Billboard announced on October 5 that the single featuring both Coldplay and BTS has topped the charts. The song has become the 1,129th song to hit #1 on Billboard Hot 100. It has also become the 57th song to debut directly at #1 in the history of Billboard.
This is Coldplay’s second song to have directly hit #1 after Viva La Vida in 2008. While the ARMY is ecstatic for Coldplay, they have another reason to celebrate. BTS makes history with My Universe becoming their sixth song to debut at #1 on Billboard Hot 100. It is also the top-selling song of this week after their English single, Butter.