BTS Jungkook and BLACKPINK Jennie, long-term reign on “Billboard 200” and “Hot 100”

Members of the global super group BTS are dominating Billboard's main album chart "Billboard 200" with their solo albums even during their military service

According to the latest chart released by Billboard on April 16th (local time), Jungkook‘s solo album “GOLDEN” ranked 182nd on the “Billboard 200”. “GOLDEN” has remained on this chart for 23 consecutive weeks, setting the record for the longest-charting solo K-pop singer.

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J-Hope‘s special album “HOPE ON THE STREET VOL.1” maintained its position on the chart for two weeks, ranking 98th on the “Billboard 200”. Additionally, this album ranked 3rd on the “World Albums” chart and 7th on both the “Top Album Sales” and “Top Current Albums” charts.

As previously announced in a chart preview article by Billboard, the leading fourth-generation K-pop group TXT achieved 3rd place on the “Billboard 200” this week with their 6th mini album “minisode 3: TOMORROW” (released on April 1st).

With this achievement, TXT becomes the second K-pop artist, following their company senior BTS, to chart 10 albums on the “Billboard 200”.

Separately, BLACKPINK member-solo singer Jennie’s collaboration song “One Of The Girls” with Canadian star singer-songwriter The Weeknd and American actress-singer Lily-Rose Depp for HBO’s series “The Idol” ranked 76th on Billboard’s main single chart “Hot 100”, staying on the chart for a total of 16 weeks. It rose nine steps from last week, maintaining its reign on the chart.


Additionally, as announced the previous day, the title track “Magnetic” of the debut album “SUPER REAL ME” by the rookie girl group ILLIT under HYBE’s label Belift Lab debuted at No.91 on the “Hot 100”. This marks the first time a K-pop debut song has entered this chart.

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