On this week's Billboard Hot Trending Songs Chart, tracks by Korean artists such as BTS, TWICE, BLACKPINK Lisa and more once again made to the list.
On Nov. 24, Billboard released the Top 20 most popular songs by any artist on Twitter. The rankings are based on the number of mentions accumulated in the past week, which ran from Nov. 12 to 18.
BTS, Jin, The Boyz and More are the Male Artists on This Week's Billboard's Hot Trending Songs Chart
Among the songs by K-pop artists that landed on the Top 20 list, a total of 10 tracks were released by male groups, showing steady popularity among fans around the world.
In particular, BTS impressively entered five songs this week with the same tracks in the past week except for one. First, the septet's smash hit "Butter" remained at No. 1 with 5.8 million Twitter mentions gathered in the past seven days.
According to Billboard, a large portion of the Twitter mentions were due to BTS's "Butter" being nominated for Favorite Pop Song at the 2021 American Music Awards and later winning the title.
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After "Butter," BTS's second-highest entry is member Jin's "Yours," which took the No. 5 spot after climbing one spot. The group's collab track "My Universe" with Coldplay also entered the Top 10, claiming the No. 8 place.
BTS's other songs on this week's Hot Trending Songs Chart are "Permission to Dance" (No. 13), "Dynamite" (No. 16) and "Boy with Luv" feat. Halsey (No. 20).
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Following BTS, NCT 127's "Favorite" claimed the No. 15 position this week. The song is the band's title track from their repackaged album of the same name.
SEVENTEEN came in at No. 17 with "Rock with You," which is the title song of the group's million-seller album "Attacca."
While The Boyz's "Maverick" secured the No. 18 spot in its third week on the chart, TXT's "Frost" debuted at No. 19.
TWICE and BLACKPINK Lisa are the Only Female Artists on This Week's Billboard Hot Trending Songs Chart
Meanwhile, only three songs by female Korean artists were the most-talked-about music releases on Twitter in the previous week.
The highest-ranking among them is TWICE's "SCIENTIST," the title track from the band's third full album "Formula of Love: O+T=<3." The song entered the Billboard chart for the first time at No. 4.
According to Billboard, "SCIENTIST" debuted on Hot Trending Songs Chart after gaining 1.1 million Twitter mentions.
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Coming behind TWICE, BLACKPINK Lisa's global hit "LALISA" ranked No. 11 this week after placing eighth on the previous chart. The track has now spent five weeks on the tally and its highest peak so far is No. 3.
Finally, the last song entry of female K-pop acts this week is BLACKPINK Lisa's "MONEY," which took the No. 12 spot. Like "LALISA," it has marked its fifth week on the chart.
As it consistently ranks on Billboard's Hot Trending Songs Chart, "MONEY" is the most-talked-about B-side song by any Korean act to date.
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Written by Mhaliya Scott