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BTS song 'Butter' ranks No. 4 on Billboard Hot 100

Korea Times 10 Aug 2021
BTS / Courtsy of Big Hit Music. South Korean superband BTS' Billboard-topping hit "Butter" came in at No. 4 on this week's Billboard main singles chart, slipping from last week's top spot. "BTS' "Butter" drops to No ... time). "It posts a 10th week at No ... 1 song of 2021 ... Japanese singer Kyu Sakamoto held the title with "Sukiyaki" in 1963 ... It debuted at No ... .
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Closing Ceremony Gives Athletes Glimpse of City With ‘All Tokyoites'

NBCBayArea 09 Aug 2021
After weeks of rigorous competition, it’s time for Olympic athletes to unwind ... The Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra, pop singer Kyu Sakamoto, Tokyo Metropolitan Katakura Senior High School Brass Band, DJ Matsunaga and singer milet injected the stadium with energy as bikers and dancers flew across the stage ... .
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Live updates from Olympics closing ceremony: Bidding farewell to Summer Games in Tokyo

The Hillsdale Daily News 08 Aug 2021
Conducted one year behind schedule because of the coronavirus pandemic, Japan pulled off these Games despite more than 400 cases connected to the event ... ET before airing in primetime (8-11 p.m ... The U.S ... Music will begin to play and various performers, among them pop singer Kyu Sakamoto and the Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra, will enter the athlete area.
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Recapping the Olympics closing ceremony: Bidding farewell to Summer Games in Tokyo

The Daily Reporter 08 Aug 2021
Conducted one year behind schedule because of the coronavirus pandemic, Japan pulled off these Games despite more than 400 cases connected to the event ... ET) on NBC. 'WE CAN DO IT ALL' ... WELCOME HOME ... Music will begin to play and various performers, among them pop singer Kyu Sakamoto and the Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra, will enter the athlete area.
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BTS reigns Billboard Hot 100 for 10 weeks, with 'Butter' leading for 9

Korea Times 03 Aug 2021
BTS / Yonhap. South Korean superband BTS sat atop Billboard's main singles chart for the 10th consecutive week, with "Butter" leading the latest Hot 100. "'Butter' is officially No. 1 on this week's #Hot100 chart for a ninth week," Billboard said on its Twitter account on Monday (U.S ... Japanese singer Kyu Sakamoto held the title with "Sukiyaki" in 1963.
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Tokyo sukiyaki restaurant open over 140 years to shut due to virus

Asahi News 30 Jul 2021
The boisterous conversations are coming to an end at a sukiyaki restaurant with a 140-plus-year history in Tokyo’s Asakusa district, which will shut its doors after a plunge in business its owner blames on the COVID-19 pandemic ... 15 ... SERVING THREE GENERATIONS ... In the meantime, he added, he would be singing Kyu Sakamoto's 1960s hit song "Sukiyaki." .
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BTS vs BTS: 'Butter' returns to top of Billboard after giving way to 'Permission to Dance'

Korea Times 27 Jul 2021
BTS / Courtesy of Big Hit Music. South Korean supergroup BTS sat atop the Billboard's main singles chart for the ninth consecutive week as its hit single "Butter" returned to the throne after briefly giving way to its own latest single. "'Butter' officially returns to No ... time) ... Japanese singer Kyu Sakamoto held the title with "Sukiyaki" in 1963 ... .
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BTS replaces Billboard No. 1 with new song 'Permission to Dance'

Korea Times 20 Jul 2021
BTS / Courtesy of Big Hit Music. South Korean superband BTS has added another feat to its copious list of accomplishments. replacing one of the group's own songs at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and scoring back-to-back debuts atop the list ... 1 on this week's Hot 100 ... time). BTS' new No ... Japanese singer Kyu Sakamoto held the title with "Sukiyaki" in 1963.
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BTS extends No. 1 streak on Billboard Hot 100 to 7 straight weeks

Korea Times 13 Jul 2021
BTS / Courtesy of Big Hit Music. K-pop sensation BTS' summery, up-tempo number "Butter" remained atop Billboard's main singles chart for the seventh consecutive week in the group's best chart record since its debut. ""Butter" is officially No ... time) ... "Thank you so much." ... Previously, Japanese singer Kyu Sakamoto held the title with "Sukiyaki" in 1963 ... .
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BTS tops Billboard Hot 100 for 6th straight week in new record

Korea Times 07 Jul 2021
BTS / Courtesy of Big Hit Music. Supergroup BTS rewrote its chart record on Wednesday as its upbeat summer number "Butter" retained the top spot on Billboard's main singles chart for the sixth consecutive week. ""Butter" is officially No ... time) on its Twitter account ... Previously, Japanese singer Kyu Sakamoto held the title with "Sukiyaki" in 1963 ... 7." ... .
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Korean boy band BTS dominates Billboard singles chart for fifth straight week

Hong Kong Standard 29 Jun 2021
Korean boy band BTS retained the top spot on Billboard's main singles chart for the fifth straight week with its upbeat summer number "Butter," once again outpacing the group's chart record, Yonhap reports ... 1 with 12.4 million U.S ... IOS Android ... Previously, Japanese singer Kyu Sakamoto held the title with "Sukiyaki" in 1963.
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BTS tops Billboard Hot 100 for 5th straight week with 'Butter'

Korea Times 29 Jun 2021
An Indonesian fan of K-pop boy band BTS poses with a giant poster of the band members at a shopping mall in Jakarta, June 21. AFP-Yonhap ... ""Butter" holds at No. 1 with 12.4 million U.S. streams and 128,400 downloads sold (up 15 percent) in the week ending June 24 ... 1 records ... Previously, Japanese singer Kyu Sakamoto held the title with "Sukiyaki" in 1963.
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BTS' agency buys US firm that manages Bieber for $1.4b

Straits Times 04 Apr 2021
SEOUL • The agency behind K-pop phenomenon BTS announced a US$1.05 billion (S$1.41 billion) deal last Friday to buy the American firm that manages Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande and other major stars ... BTS were the first Asian act to be No. 1 on the US music chart since Japan-born crooner Kyu Sakamoto held the No ... AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, BLOOMBERG ....
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K-pop agency in $1bn deal to buy US media group that managed Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande

The National 03 Apr 2021
Atlas also owns the rights to music by Brandi Carlile, Andrea Bocelli and the back catalogue of rock group Van Halen ... Read More ... BTS UAE fan group ... BTS’s “Dynamite” topped the Billboard’s Hot 100 in 2020, the first Asian act to be No 1 on the US Music chart since Kyu Sakamoto’s “Sukiyaki” held the No ... .
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K-pop agency buys Justin Bieber manager’s firm for $1 billion

Finger Lakes Times 03 Apr 2021
The Korean company that launched K-pop sensation BTS is paying $1.05 billion for a star-studded U.S. media group behind the careers of global stars Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande. Big Hit Entertainment, which is changing its name to HYBE, is investing 1.07 trillion won ($950 million) into its U.S ... music chart since Kyu Sakamoto held the No ... .
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