“Seven” by Jung Kook (BTS) is the 1,151st song to conquer the top since the Hot 100 began in August 1958.
And in all of history it’s the 68th song to debut directly at the top of the Hot 100.
SEVEN JUNG KOOK
BTS now has 2 members who have achieved number 1 solo on the Hot 100. The other is Jimin with “Like Crazy”, number 1 in April this year.
THE ONLY NINE GROUPS WHOSE MEMBERS HAVE EARNED NUMBER ONES AS SOLO ARTISTS ON THE HOT 100
The Beatles (lennon, mccartney, starr, harrison)
The Black Eyed Peas (it will be me)
Blind Faith (Steve Winwood, Eric Clapton)
BTS (crazy trash, Jimin)
Destiny’s Child (Beyonce, Kelly Rowland)
Fugees (lauryn hill, wyclef jean)
Genesis (phil collins)
Hot Boys (little wayne)
One Direction (Harry Styles)