TWICE Tops Billboard Japan’s Hot 100 Chart + Several BTS Tracks Take Impressive Rankings

2018-05-23 20:12:25 2018-05-23 20:12:25

TWICE and BTS have shown impressive results on Billboard Japan’s weekly chart!

Earlier in the week, it was revealed that “Wake Me Up” topped Oricon’s weekly singles chart and became the first foreign artist in history to surpass 200,000 sales with three consecutive releases.

In the newest Hot 100 announced by Billboard Japan, TWICE’s third Japanese single “Wake Me Up” took first with a total of 299,195 sales recorded for the week. With 28,695 points, the single took an overwhelming victory with the second place single taking 10,328 points.

Other TWICE releases that made the chart include “What is Love” at No. 12, the Japanese version of “TT” at No. 42, Japanese track “Candy Pop” at No. 56, “Likey” at No. 65, and “Heart Shaker” at No. 92.

BTS also showed great strength in Billboard Japan’s Hot 100 with┬áthree releases in the top 20. The Japanese version of “DNA” took No. 9, “Fake Love” took No. 10, and their Japanese single “Don’t Leave Me” took No. 11. “Singularity” also placed No. 86.

Other releases by Korean artists in the Top 100 are NCT 127’s Japanese track “Chain” at No. 26, GOT7’s Japanese track “THE New Era” at No. 30, and the Japanese version of MOMOLAND’s “BBoom BBoom” at No. 39. Source (1)