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“Chicken Noodle Soup” By J-Hope Becomes First BTS Solo To Land On Billboard’s Hot 100

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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.

READ: BTS’ J-Hope And Becky G Cook Up Their Own Rendition Of “Chicken Noodle Soup”

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.

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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.

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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.

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