Steve Aoki & BTS Enter Hot 100 With 'Waste It on Me' Collaboration


The new team-up earns BTS their first prime 10 on the electronic-dance charts.

Steve Aoki and BTS proceed to be a profitable mixture on the charts as their new collaboration enters the Billboard Hot 100 this week.

The DJ-producer's new single "Waste It on Me," that includes the Korean supergroup, debuts at No. 89 on the Hot 100 (dated Nov. 10). The observe, which marks BTS' first all-English report, earned 5.eight million U.S. streams and bought 13,000 downloads in its first full week of monitoring (ending Nov. 1), based on Nielsen Music. The Hot 100 blends all-genre U.S. streaming, radio airplay and digital gross sales information.

This isn't the primary time Aoki and BTS have appeared collectively on the charts. "Waste It on Me" is the second time they've collaborated on a Hot 100 hit, because the Steve Aoki remix of BTS' "MIC Drop" (credited formally to BTS that includes Desiigner) hit No. 28 on the Hot 100 and spent 10 weeks on the chart. Meanwhile, "The Truth Untold," an album lower from BTS' Love Yourself: Tear album that featured Aoki, hit No. 2 on the World Digital Song Sales chart in June of this yr.

Despite being initially launched on Thursday, Oct. 25, and having lower than a day to earn chart factors final week, "Waste It on Me" nonetheless wound up touchdown at No. 11 on the Nov. Three-dated Hot Electronic/Dance Songs chart (which, just like the Hot 100, blends streaming, airplay and gross sales information). On this week's tally, "Waste It on Me" jumps 11-6 on Hot Dance/Electronic Songs, marking Aoki's fifth prime 10 and BTS' first. To date, "Waste It on Me" has bought 27,000 downloads complete.

"Waste It on Me" can also be effervescent underneath the Pop Songs radio airplay chart. It's led by 63 performs within the monitoring week (ending Nov. four) by Radio Disney, together with 26 spins on KMVQ San Francisco, 23 on KDDB Honolulu and 19 on KJYO Oklahoma City, Okla. The Steve Aoki remix of "MIC Drop" peaked on Pop Songs at No. 25 to offer BTS its highest rating on the highest 40 radio-based chart up to now.

With its easy-on-the-ears trop-pop sound and comforting crooning from the singers, "Waste It on Me" may actually have longevity on the charts with early curiosity from radio indicating it may assist the artists break into much more new chart territory.

All charts, together with the Hot 100, Pop Songs and Hot Dance/Electronic Songs, will replace on on Nov. 6.

--Additional reporting by Gary Trust.