BTS’ “Butter” Remains #1 On Global YouTube Music Videos Chart; “Hotter Remix” Takes #3

“Butter” remains a force on the YouTube platform.

BTS spells out ARMY in the Butter video | Screenshot | HYBE/BIGHIT/Columbia

BTS’ “Butter,” which debuted atop last week’s Global YouTube Music Videos Chart, keeps the throne this week.

The record-breaking video received another 58.4 million views during the May 28-June 3 tracking period. The count keeps “Butter” ahead of the competition.

In addition to keeping #1 for the official “Butter” video, BTS earns #3 with the video for the “Hotter Remix” of the new single. The “Butter (Hotter Remix)” video received 41.5 million tracking week plays.

The song also has a third iteration in the Top 10, as the Special Performance/Choreography video takes #7 with 26.8 million views.

With views from those videos and other eligible uploads included, “Butter” amassed 174 million total YouTube streams during the tracking period. The count helps the BTS hit remain a dominant #1 on the Global YouTube Songs Chart.

BTS also spends a second week atop the Global YouTube Artists chart, courtesy of 359 million in total tracking period YouTube streams.

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

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