BTS reigns No. 1 and 2 on Billboard Hot 100 after “Savage Love” remix goes to the top

2020.10.13 14:51:45 | 2020.10.13 14:52:06

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K-pop sensation BTS name commanded No. 1 and 2 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 songs chart after the latest remix version of hit song “Savage Love” featuring the group went to the top, a rare feat after The Black Eyed Peas in 2009.

The remix “Savage Love (Laxed – Siren Beat)” of viral sensation “Savage Love” by producer Jawsh 685, singer Jason Derulo and featuring BTS soared to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart.

This is the second Hot 100 No.1 for the seven-member boy group as the latest single “Dynamite” reigns at No. 2 after spending three weeks at No. 1.

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BTS is the first group to double the top two on the U.S. chart since The Black Eyed Peas command over four weeks in June-July 2009 with “Boom Boom Pow” and “I Gotta Feeling,” Billboard said. Only three other duos or groups held names on top two ranks in the same week – OutKast in 2003-2004, Bee Gees in 1978 and The Beatles in 1964.

Savage Love, which sparked a unique “culture dance” challenge on video-sharing platform TikTok, drew 16 million U.S. streams (up 32 percent) and sold 76,000 downloads (up 814 percent), in the week from Oct. 2 to 8. The track made the biggest leap from the eighth to the top in a week after two BTS remixes (a vocal and an instrumental version) were released at midnight Oct. 2.

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