Music

BTS ranks no. 1; Defeats One Direction's Harry Styles on Billboard's Twitter Top Tracks chart

By Louise Bonquin / 2017.05.15
BTS in attendance during the 24th Seoul Music Award.

BTS has another achievement that the ARMYs will be proud of. The group just dominated the Billboard's Twitter Top Tracks chart and beaten the likes of Harry Styles and Niall Horan.

The said tracks chart is a weekly list of the most mentioned or shared songs on Twitter. BTS topped the chart with their single "Not Today" and it bested One Direction's Harry Styles "Sweet Creature." What's more, the idol group's "Fire" also made it to the top five, ranking at number no. 4.

Aside from taking first place on the Billboard's Top Tracks chart, BTS was also listed on the site's Artist 100 chart, placing 10th. In any case, as stated on Billboard, the idol group's "Not Today" returned to its no. 1 spot after falling to no. 24 in the previous weeks.

Meanwhile, BTS is attending the Billboard Music Awards 2017 on May 21 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The group received its invitation on May 9 and Big Hit Entertainment, immediately confirmed BTS' attendance to the event.

The Korean boy group has been invited as they have been nominated for the "Top Social Media Artist." For the said award, BTS will go against Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Selena Gomez and Shawn Mendes.

To pick the winner, the judges will look at the candidate's total number of album and digital sales. The number of radio broadcast, streaming, social media presence and tally of performances between the dates March 18, 2016 to March 16, 2017, will all be counted as well.

BTS is currently on the move as the members perform for "BTS Wings" Asian concert tour. After completing the North American leg of the tour, the Asian countries will be the last stops before starting with their new promotion.

Finally, for their feat at the Billboard, the BTS members extended their thanks to their supporters all over the word. "We are really excited. We are truly grateful to be invited to the awards ceremony," Herald Pop quoted the idols as saying.

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