BTS’ Suga becomes first Asian solo artist to ever debut at No. 1 on Billboard Digital Song Sales chart

Suga Juice Wrld Billboard No. 1 Selling
  • BTS’s Suga and late rapper Juice WRLD each made their first ever No. 1 hit in their careers.
  • Suga is the first Korean soloist to ever debut at No. 1 on Billboard's Digital Song Sales Chart and, as a member of BTS, is also part of the only Asian groups to do so.
  • Suga also became the Asian soloist to have the most entries ever on the chart with a total of 16 entries.

Billboard Charts’ official Twitter account revealed on Monday that BTS’s Suga and Juice WRLD had the best-selling song in the United States this week.

“Girl of My Dreams” is a part of Juice WRLD’s second posthumous album, “Fighting Demons,” since his death in December 2019.

This is the first time a song by either artist has hit No. 1 on any chart. The single has sold over 40,000 copies as of this writing, according to Forbes.

Both Juice WRLD’s “Come and Go” with Marshmallow, and Suga’s single as his alter ego Agust D, “Daechwita,” peaked at No. 2 on Billboard’s Digital Song Sales Chart in 2020.

Suga has also been featured as a soloist on other songs by American artists, including “Blueberry Eyes” by MAX which peaked at No. 39 on Billboard’s Pop Airplay chart.

Suga is the first Korean solo artist to ever debut at No. 1 on Billboard’s Digital Song Sales Chart. He also joined his fellow BTS members as the only Asian group to do so. Suga broke another record by becoming the Asian soloist with the most entries on the chart with 16 songs.

Featured Images via HYBE Labels and Juice WRLD

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