“Chicken Noodle Soup” By J-Hope Becomes First BTS Solo To Land On Billboard’s Hot 100
BTS’ J-Hope’s “Chicken Noodle Soup” is on fire on Billboard’s Hot 100!
Two weeks after his solo release “Chicken Noodle Soup” featuring Becky G, BTS’ J-Hope landed the 81st spot on Billboard Hot 100 for the week of October 12. As announced on Billboard’s website, J-Hope is the first out of his seven bandmates to hit the Hot 100 chart. J-Hope also becomes the sixth K-Pop artist and the third K-Pop soloist to enter the said chart.
Teaming up with the Mexican-American artist Becky G, J-Hope’s “Chicken Noodle Soup” is the musical revival of Webstar and Young B’s 2006 hit track. J-Hope and Becky remade the track with Korean and Spanish lyrics, stylishly blending it to the original English lyrics.
The trilingual song also debuted at No. 1 for Billboard World Digital Song Sales chart, scoring it as J-Hope’s second No. 1 on the same chart after his first released “Daydream” in 2018. The track also marks Becky G’s first entry on the World Digital Song Sales.
Alongside topping the charts, the song also trended on different social media platforms with the hashtag “CNSChallenge” — in which thousands of fan videos covering the comical and old-school’s song choreography including J-Hope’s fellow BTS members Jungkook and V.
방금 올라온 BTS #CNSChallenge 라쓰트 멤버별 교차 버전 치킨누들숲?? 이번 영상은 정말 역.대.급!!!
— TikTok_Korea (@TiktokKR) September 30, 2019
Since the release of “Chicken Noodle Soup” on September 27, its music video has already garnered 70 million views.
Source: Yonhap News Agency
Image Source: BTS’ Twitter