Only a few months into their time collectively, Fifty Fifty proceed to make historical past with their breakout smash “Cupid.” The infectious tune is climbing charts worldwide and has now reached a brand new milestone by debuting on a prestigious Billboard rating. In doing so, the model new group has made historical past amongst their fellow South Korean musicians and joined the ranks of among the business’s most profitable acts.
Debuting at No. 39 on this week’s version of the Grownup Pop Airplay chart, “Cupid” marks Fifty Fifty’s entry onto a rating that tracks the recognition of songs on grownup pop radio stations throughout america. Whereas it could be the lowest-ranking new entry, the mere incontrovertible fact that Fifty Fifty seems in any respect is a major accomplishment, as just one Ok-pop act earlier than them has achieved this feat.
Fifty Fifty now joins BTS as solely the second South Korean music act to land on the Grownup Pop Airplay chart. BTS has already achieved notable success on this particular radio chart, and now they’re not alone on this feat.
BTS made historical past in 2020 by turning into the primary South Korean musical entity to chart on the Grownup Pop Airplay chart with their large hit “Dynamite.” The tune climbed to No. 10, marking the group’s first prime 10 hit on a chart predominantly related to Western pop music reasonably than Ok-pop.
The next 12 months, BTS expanded their achievements on the Grownup Pop Airplay chart with their single “Butter.” Though it did not attain the identical heights as “Dynamite,” peaking at No. 14, the group continued to show their crossover enchantment.
Earlier than the 12 months 2021 got here to an in depth, BTS returned to the Grownup Pop Airplay chart in collaboration with pop rockers Coldplay. Their joint effort, “My Universe,” soared to No. 8 on the rating, turning into the very best placement ever achieved by a South Korean musical act.