Just a week after its release, BTS’ ‘Butter’ slid to #1 on the Hot 100 and stayed there a whopping 9 weeks (making it the longest-running #1 single of the year so far).
Despite losing grip on the pole position, it’s remained a mainstay in the top 10 – a feat powered mostly by consistent digital sales.
If ever the tune seemed poised to recapture the chart’s summit it would be after the good news that ‘Good News’ diva Megan Thee Stallion had added a set of fiery bars to the Pop bop. And though it was threatened to never see the light of day due to legal issues with the GRAMMY winner’s label, a judge gave the greenlight Wednesday (August 25) for the song to be released as planned.
Without further ado, it awaits inside: