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BTS Scores Record-Extending 22nd No. 1 on World Digital Song Sales Chart

BTS scores its record-extending 22nd career No. 1 on Billboard‘s World Digital Song Sales chart, as “My Time” jumps from No. 15 to the top of the list dated Aug. 15.

The single surged by 733% to 3,000 downloads sold in the tracking week ending Aug. 6, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data, as fans rallied around the song as an early present for BTS member Jungkook, whose birthday is Sept. 1.

“My Time” appears on the group’s LP Map of the Soul: 7, which debuted at No. 1 on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart in March and has spent total 19 weeks at No. 1 on World Albums.

BTS extends its record for the most World Digital Song Sales leaders among all artists, dating to the chart’s 2010 inception. Blackpink follows with six.

Here’s a chronological look at all 22 BTS No. 1s on World Digital Song Sales:

Title, Peak Date
“Fire,” May 21, 2016
“Blood Sweat & Tears,” Oct. 29, 2016
“Spring Day,” March 4, 2017
“Not Today,” March 11, 2017
“DNA,” Oct. 7, 2017
“Mic Drop,” feat. Desiigner, Dec. 16, 2017
“Don’t Leave Me,” April 14, 2018
“Fake Love,” June 2, 2018
“Idol,” feat. Nicki Minaj, Sept. 8, 2018
“2! 3!,” Nov. 24, 2018
“Boy With Luv,” feat. Halsey, April 27, 2019
“Dream Glow,” with Charli XCX, June 22, 2019
“A Brand New Day,” with Zara Larsson, June 29, 2019
“All Night,” with Juice WRLD, July 6, 2019
“Heartbeat,” July 13, 2019
“Lights,” July 20, 2019
“Make It Right,” feat. Lauv, Nov. 2, 2019
“Black Swan” Feb. 1, 2020
“On,” March 7, 2020
“Stay Gold,” July 4, 2020
“Your Eyes Tell,” July 25, 2020
“My Time,” Aug. 15, 2020

BTS first ruled World Digital Song Sales with “Fire” in May 2016, followed by “Blood Sweat & Tears” that October. The group then notched four No. 1s in both 2017 and 2018, seven in 2019 and now five so far in 2020.

On the World Albums chart, BTS charts seven titles. Map of the Soul: 7 leads at No. 2, followed by Love Yourself: Answer (No. 3), Map of the Soul: Persona (No. 5), Love Yourself: Tear (No. 9), Map of the Soul: 7 – The Journey (No. 11), BTS World soundtrack (No. 14) and Love Yourself: Her (No. 15; re-entry).

Source: Billboard