BTS, Enhypen, Seventeen: HYBE boybands rule Billboard's 'Hot Trending Songs' chart
Enhypen and Seventeen join BTS into becoming the most talked-about groups on Billboard’s new songs chart ‘Hot Trending Songs’ powered by Twitter
On October 22, Billboard introduced a new chart to celebrate the most talked-about music acts over the last week as well as the last 24 hours. K-pop took lead on the debuting chart with 14 out of 20 songs on the chart being from K-pop artists.
The boybands from HYBE reach greater heights of fame with every new comeback. The current boybands under the label are BTS, TXT, Enhypen, as well as Seventeen who are co-managed by Pledis Entertainment. With the most powerful third and fourth-generation groups under its belt, HYBE is continuing on its journey to be the biggest label for K-pop as well as international artists.
Hot Trending Songs on Billboard
According to Billboard’s chart from October 27, the ‘Hot Trending Songs Powered by Twitter’ has a total of ten songs from HYBE labels among the 20 songs on the chart. On the chart, BTS was the Number 1 group for their hit single ‘Permission to Dance’ with a total of 796,205 plus mentions in Twitter over the last few days.
The group that followed BTS’ overwhelming numbers was Seventeen with its ‘Rock With You’. BTS’ ‘Butter’ took the sixth spot on the chart followed by Enhypen’s ‘Tamed-Dashed’ in the seventh place. BTS collab ‘My Universe’ was placed on Number 8 on the chart and BTS’ ‘Dynamite’ was at Number 9 on the chart.
HYBE’s power group
It was known that Enhypen and Seventeen, the two groups co-managed by HYBE were going to rule over the second half of 2021 with back-to-back comebacks and they sure have done that. Early in August, monster rookies Enhypen released their studio album ‘Dimension: Dilemma’ where the group recorded 800K copies sold on the Hanteo chart as of October 19, only eight days after its release.
Followed by Enhypen, Seventeen released their ninth mini-album, ‘Attacca’ on October 22, and the group recorded one million-plus copies sold only in five days since the release of the album. The album recorded the largest album sales in South Korea according to Hanteo Chart. This is the fifth consecutive album for which the group has recorded more than one million sales.