BTS’ “Fake Love” Makes Big Debut On Billboard Hot 100

“Fake Love” becomes BTS’ highest-charting Hot 100 hit.

BTS by Paul Drinkwater/NBC

BTS’ album “Love Yourself: Tear” just debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 and Top Album Sales charts.

“Fake Love,” the official single from the album, concurrently makes a big bow on the Billboard Hot 100.

The song starts at #10 on the listing, which ranks songs from all genres based on activity from sales, streams and radio airplay.

“Fake Love” posted strong opening week sales and streaming numbers. It also received a decent amount of attention at pop radio.

In debuting at #10, “Fake Love” becomes the group’s highest charting Hot 100 peak. It previously went as high as #28 with “MIC Drop.”

Written by Brian Cantor

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