BTS tops 9 Billboard year-end charts, announces Seoul concert in 2022
While the year comes to an end, BTS has no plan of slowing down anytime soon just like RM (Namjoon) of BTS. RM promised in his ending ment to ARMYs on the final day of ‘PTD on Stage’ on December 2 that he will continue to meet fans even when he's 40 or 50 years old. The K-pop groups rocked their way into 2021 seeking ‘Permission to Dance’ and seeing the pandemic slowly coming to an end as life tries to go back to normal again.
This year saw the group bagging a lot of firsts and making history for other music acts as BTS proved their superpower by selling out not one but four shows in the history of SoFi Stadium. Early this week it was reported that the BTS ‘PTD on Stage’ concert sold the highest number of tickets in SoFi stadium history. Now with the success of their first international concert since 2019, a Seoul concert for 2022 has to be on the way.
On December 3, BTS posted the official announcement of their 2022 concert after the success of ‘Permission to Dance on Stage’ in the US. According to the announcement, the concert will be held in March 2022 and fans have already started talking about how grand the event will be.
BTS tops 9 different Billboard Charts for 2021
That is not the only BTS big news for the day because the boy band has also topped the US Billboard 2021 year-end charts by featuring in not one or two but nine different charts. As per the charts released by Billboard on December 2, BTS has officially ranked number 1 on the following Billboard charts for 2021.
1. Top Artist Duo/Group Chart
2. Hot 100 Artists Duo/Group Chart
3. Billboard 200 Artists – Duo/Group Chart
4. Global Excl. US - Artists Chart
5. Global Excl. US - Songs Chart for ‘Dynamite’
6. Digital Song Sales - Artists Chart
7. Digital Song Sales - Songs Chart for ‘Butter’
8. World Albums Artists Chart
9. World Albums Chart for ‘BE’ at Number 1 and ‘Map of the Soul: 7’ at Number 2
#BTS rules #Billboard's year end charts, the #1 #DuoGroup, #Hot100DuoGroup, #Billboard200DuoGroup, #GlobalExclUSArtist, #GlobalExcluUSSong (#Dynamite), #DigitalSongSalesArtist, #DigitalSongSalesSong (#Butter), #WorldAlbumsArtist + #WorldAlbum (#BE)💪🏆✖️9⃣🇺🇸🐐👑👑👑👑👑👑👑💜 pic.twitter.com/nu7KmR6daX— World Music Awards (@WORLDMUSICAWARD) December 3, 2021
BTS claims the Top 2 spots of Billboard World Albums chart for 2021
This is not BTS’ first time on Billboard Top Artist Duo/Group Chart, Billboard 200 Duo/Group, Billboard Digital Song Sales - Artist, as well as Billboard Digital Song Sales. BTS topped all four of these charts in the 2020 Year-end chart lists as well making it their second consecutive Number 1 on all aforementioned charts. BTS also swept two new 'global' charts this year making their global power known. Not only ‘BE’, BTS’ fourth studio album, ‘Map of the Soul: 7’ also appeared on the Billboard World Albums chart for 2021 as it ranked Number 2.
According to Billboard themselves, BTS had seemingly dominated the world in 2021. Billboard also noted that “(BTS is) the best artists and group with the best songs on the year-end Billboard Global (excluding the US) chart.” This year saw not one or two but five BTS songs rule over Billboard charts with ‘Dynamite’, ‘Butter’, ‘Life Goes On’, ‘Permission to Dance’, and Coldplay’s ‘My Universe’ ft. BTS took first place on Billboard’s Hot 100 songs chart this year.
As an early Christmas present for their dedicated fanbase, BTS has surprised fans by dropping the Holiday Remix of ‘Butter’ to get fans into the holiday spirit on December 3 at 5:00 pm KST (3 am ET).