Halsey Collaboration “Boy With Luv” Becomes BTS’ Highest-Charting Song At Pop Radio

“Boy With Luv” rises to #22 on this week’s pop radio chart.

BTS & Halsey - Boy With Luv | Big Hit Entertainment / Columbia Records

BTS’ “Boy With Luv (featuring Halsey)” makes another big jump on this week’s Mediabase pop radio airplay chart, in the process becoming the group’s highest-charting song at the format.

Up five places, “Boy With Luv” earns #22 on this week’s edition of the chart. It received 4,172 spins during the April 28-May 4 tracking period, besting last week’s mark by 698 spins.

BTS had previously peaked at #24 thanks to its single “MIC Drop.” The group’s other pop radio chart entries include “Fake Love” and the Steve Aoki collaboration “Waste It On Me.”

“Boy With Luv” received the strongest launch support. It received “every hour” first day airplay from dozens of Entercom and iHeartRadio station. A few days later, it ruled the pop radio add board with playlist pickups from over 100 stations.

Written by Brian Cantor

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