BTS & Halsey’s “Boy With Luv,” Julia Michaels & Niall Horan’s “What A Time” Make Top 40 At Pop Radio

“Boy With Luv” and “What A Time” earn spots on this week’s pop chart.

BTS in Boy With Luv | Big Hit / Columbia

It may not have premiered until the sixth day of the April 7-13 tracking period, but BTS & Halsey’s “Boy With Luv” still amassed an impressive amount of airplay.

The collaboration actually received enough airplay to earn a Top 40 position on this week’s Mediabase pop radio airplay chart.

Played 1,167 times during the tracking week, “Boy With Luv” debuts at #36 on this week’s chart. It is the first BTS song to make the Top 40 during its first week of release.

— Julia Michaels’ “What A Time (featuring Niall Horan)” also cracks the Top 40 this week. The song rises one place to #40 on the strength of its 949 spins (+57).

Written by Brian Cantor

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