K-pop group BTS have once again topped the Billboard Hot 100
songs chart with their new single “Permission to Dance”. Before this,
their previous track ‘Butter’ was enjoying that position. The track has now
shifted to Number 7 in the list.

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With the latest change, the band members have become the
first artists to replace themselves at the top spot.

“Permission to Dance” was written by Ed Sheeran, Steve Mac,
Johnny McDaid, and Jenna Andrews. Mac, Stephen Kirk, and Andrews produced the
single. In addition to releasing the song as a digital single and additional
track on the “Butter” CD, BTS also dropped a music video for “Permission to
Dance” on July 9.

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According to Billboard, the song “drew 15.9 million U.S.
streams and 1.1 million radio airplay audience impressions and sold 140,100
downloads (via its original and instrumental digital versions, each on sale for
69 cents) in the week ending July 15, according to MRC Data.”

BTS’ “Butter” ruled the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart
for seven weeks and just after releasing the track, they even graced the
Billboard Music Awards with a performance on the hit song.  The band performed remotely from Korea.

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The group, comprised of Jung Kook, V, Jimin, ​j-hope, SUGA,
Jin and RM, took viewers along to a backstage dressing room and onto a red
carpet fitted for the BBMAs.

Apart from creating history on Billboard, “Butter”  also broke multiple records within the first
couple of hours of its release. It became the fastest YouTube video ever to
reach 10 million views, hitting the mark in just 13 minutes.