'Butter' from BTS ranked most downloaded song in the US
BTS’ Butter Ranked As The Most Downloaded Song In The US ( Photo Credit – Instagram ; Facebook )

K-pop super group BTS has grabbed the honour of having the most-sold digital song of the year in the United States for the second time.

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‘Butter’ topped the charts in the country with 1.89 million downloads sold, according to an annual year-end report released by MRC Data and Billboard jointly on Thursday (US Time), Yonhap news Agency reported.

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In 2020, the BTS‘ ‘Dynamite’ was the top seller with 1.26 million sold.

The summery disco-pop song was released in May as the group’s second English-language song and stayed for 10 non-consecutive weeks atop the ‘Billboard Hot 100’ chart. Including ‘Butter’, only 40 songs have achieved the feat in Billboard history.

Coming in a distant second place in the year-end ranking was ‘Fancy Like’ by Walker Hayes, which sold 499,000 downloads. ‘Butter’ was the only song that sold more than 1 million downloads in the United States last year.

The South Korean group, in fact, showed a strong presence in the digital song sales category. It took four of the top 10 posts, with ‘Permission to Dance’ in third place with 404,000 downloads; ‘Dynamite’ in sixth with 308,000; and ‘My Universe’, a collaboration single with British rock band Coldplay, in seventh place with 287,000 downloads.

BTS also topped the top-selling physical album list with its fourth full-length album ‘Map of the Soul: 7’ in 2020, but failed to hit the list in the year gone by.

Previously, Big Hit had revealed that Jin and RM had recovered from COVID 19 after being in isolation for a while. “Members RM and Jin were released from isolation at noon as they were confirmed to have been fully recovered from Covid-19,” reports Yonhap News Agency, quoting the agency Big Hit Music.

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