KPop on Billboard Artist 100

Updated: 2 June

The Billboard Artist 100 is ranked by a combination of collected data points from album and song sales, streaming, radio play, and social media. Artist 100 chart updates are released on Wednesday, and as of 2018 are dated for the upcoming Saturday. Korean artist chart rankings are listed here by month in descending order.

COLOR KEY:
Group artists
Solo artist

Ranking Snapshot:

Artist Weeks on Chart Highest Peak
BTS 137 1 (6 weeks total)
EXO 35 9
NCT 6 51
BlackPink 8 19
NCT 127 4 56
GOT7 2 45
J-Hope 2 91
Seventeen 1 87
LAY 1 28
RM 1 41
TOMORROW X TOGETHER 1 54
BAEKHYUN 1 84
PSY 1 88
Stray Kids 1 90
Kris Wu (ex-EXO) 1 95

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COLOR KEY:
Artist Debut on chart
Artist Reentry on chart
Holding on chart
New Artist Peak on chart
Records on chart

2019

~June~

Week of 1 June

  • 1 — BTS

~May~

Week of 25 May

  • 1 — BTS

Week of 18 May

  • 3 — BTS — 135 week on chart
  • 99 — BLACKPINK

Week of 11 May

  • 2 — BTS
  • 98 — BLACKPINK

Week of 4 May

  • 1 — BTS
  • 78 — BLACKPINK
  • 92 — EXO — 35th week on chart

~April~

Week of 27 April

  • 1 — BTS — 3rd time to top chart at #1. 
  • 54 — BLACKPINK — 5th week on chart

Week of 20 April

  • 6 — BTS
  • 19 — BLACKPINK
  • 77 — EXO

Week of 13 April

  • 10 — BTS — 130th week on chart
  • 65 — EXO
  • 82 — BLACKPINK

Week of 6 April

  • 6 — BTS
  • 90 — Stray Kids
  • 95 — EXO

~March~

Week of 30 March

  • 8 — BTS
  • 60 — EXO

Week of 23 March

  • 5 — BTS

Week of 16 March

  • 13 — BTS
  • 54 — TOMORROW X TOGETHER
  • 93 — EXO30th week on chart

Week of 9 March

  • 6 — BTS — 125th week on chart

Week of 2 March

  • 4 — BTS

~February~

Week of 23 February

  • 4 — BTS

Week of 16 February

  • 10 — BTS
  • 93 — NCT

Week of 9 February

  • 5 — BTS

Week of 2 February

  • 4 — BTS — 120th week on chart

~January~

Week of 26 January

  • 2 — BTS

Week of 19 January

  • 4 — BTS

Week of 12 January

  • 3 — BTS
  • 97 — EXO

Week of 5 January

  • 2 — BTS
  • 94 — EXO

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2018

~December~

Week of 29 December

  • 2 — BTS — 115th week on chart
  • 81 — EXO

Week of 22 December

  • 4 — BTS
  • 42 — EXO

Week of 15 December

  • 3 — BTS

Week of 8 December

  • 7 — BTS
  • 56 — NCT 127 

Week of 1 December

  • 11 — BTS
  • 51 — EXO — 25th week on chart
  • 65 — NCT 127

~November~

Week of 24 November

  • 9 — BTS — 110th week on chart
  • 27 — EXO

Week of 17 November

  • 4 — BTS
  • 9 — EXO

Week of 10 November

  • 17 —  BTS
  • 44 — EXO
  • 81 — NCT — 5th week on chart

Week of 3 November

  • 4 — BTS
  • 28 — LAY
  • 41 — RM
  • 64 — EXO
  • 72 — NCT 127

    ~October~

Week of 27 October

  • 2 — BTS
  • 60 — NCT 127

Week of 20 October

  • 7 — BTS — 105th week on chart

Week of 13 October

  • 4 — BTS

Week of 6 October

  • 7 — BTS
  • 84 — BAEKHYUN

~September~

Week 29 September

  • 4 — BTS
  • 51 — GOT7

Week of 22 September

  • 4 — BTS

Week of 15 September

  • 2 — BTS — 100th week on chart.

Week of 8 September

  • 1 — BTS — 2nd time #1 on chart. Only Korean artist to chart in top spot.

Week of 1 September

  • 9 — BTS

~August~

Week of 25 August

  • 7 — BTS

Week of 18 August

  • 3 — BTS

Week of 11 August

  • 10 — BTS — 95th week on chart
  • 51 -NCT

Week of 4 August

  • 4 — BTS

~July~

Week of 28 July

  • 7 — BTS
  • 18 — EXO — 20th week on chart

Week of 21 July

  • 3– BTS
  • 53 — EXO

Week of 14 July

  • 5 — BTS
  • 87 — SEVENTEEN

Week of 7 July

  • 7 — BTS — 90th week on chart
  • 92 — BLACKPINK

~June~

Week of 30 June

  • 12 — BTS
  • 33 — BLACKPINK — 1st Korean girl group on chart

Week of 23 June

  • 6 — BTS
  • 85 — EXO

Week of 16 June

  • 4 — BTS
  • 69 — EXO

Week of 9 June

  • 2 — BTS
  • 85 — EXO

Week of 2 June

  • 1– BTS — 1st time Korean artist takes #1 spot on chart. This is their 85th week on chart.
  • 95 — Kris Wu

~May~

Week of 26 May

  • 4 — BTS

Week of 19 May

  • 10 — BTS

Week of 12 May

  • 9 – BTS
  • 95 — EXO — 15th week on chart

Week of 5 May

  • 13 — BTS
  • 64 — NCT
  • 88 — EXO

~April~

Week of 28 April

  • 13 — BTS — 80th week on chart
  • 79 — EXO
  • 81 — NCT

Week of 21 April

  • 8 — BTS
  • 21 — EXO

Week of 14 April

  • 2 — BTS — A new record high for all Korean artists. This is their 6th time in the Top 10.
  • 46 — EXO
  • 76 — NCT

Week of 7 April

  • 31 — BTS
  • 95 — EXO — 10th week on chart

~March~

Week of 31 March

  • 34 — BTS
  • 100 — EXO

Week of 24 March

  • 15 — BTS — 75th week on chart
  • 65 — EXO

Week of 17 March

  • 17 — BTS
  • 71 — EXO
  • 91 — J-Hope — A new record for Korean solo artists with 2 weeks on the chart. Psy was only on the chart for 1 week.

Week of 10 March

  • 14 — BTS
  • 35 — EXO
  • 97 — J-Hope

Week of 3 March

  • 15 — BTS
  • 48 – EXO

~February~

Week of 24 February

  • 14 — BTS
  • 64 — EXO

Week of 17 February

  • 14 — BTS
  • 60 — EXO

Week of 10 February

  • 22 — BTS
  • 78 — EXO

Week of 3 February

  • 15 — BTS
  • 87 — EXO

~January~

Week of 27 January

  • 11 — BTS

Week of 20 January

  • 19 — BTS

Week of 13 January

  • 71 — BTS

Week of 6 January

  • 26 — BTS

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2017

~December~

Week of 3 January — #49 — BTS — 63rd week on chart both consecutive and overall. BTS has placed on the chart for every week of the entire year.
Week of 30 December — #15 — BTS
Week of 23 December — #12 — BTS
Week of 16 December  — #12 — BTS
Week of 9 December — #26  — BTS
Week of 2 December — #21 — BTS

~November~

Week of 25 November — #34 — BTS
Week of 18 November — #42 — BTS
Week of  11 November — #38 — BTS
Week of 4 November — #18 — BTS

~October~

Week of 28 October — #11 — BTS
Week of 21 October — #24 — BTS
Week of 14 October — #9 — BTS
Week of 7 October —  #5 — BTS — New record high for all Korean artists. Also this is their 50th week on chart.

~September~

Week of 30 September — #38 — BTS
Week of 23 September — #27 — BTS
Week of 16 September — #43 — BTS
Week of 9 September — #71 — BTS
Week of  2 September — #51 — BTS

~August~

Week of 26 August  — #22 — BTS
Week of 19 August — #31 — BTS
Week of 12 August — #51 — BTS
Week of 5 August — #76 — BTS

~July~

Week of 29 July —  #43 — BTS
Week of 22 July — #37 — BTS
Week of 15 July — #39 — BTS
Week of 8 July — #43 — BTS
Week of 1 July — #31 — BTS

~June~

Week of 24 June — #40 — BTS
Week of 17 June — #36 — BTS
Week of 10 June — #8 — BTS Third time in the top 10.
Week of 3 June — #14 — BTS

~May~

Week of 27 May#8 — BTS — New Korean artist record for highest rank.
Week of 20 May#10 — BTS — First time a Korean artist has entered the top 10.
Week of 13 May — #26 — BTS
Week of 6 May — #53 — BTS

~April~

Week of 29 April — #29 — BTS
Week of 22 April — #31 — BTS
Week of 15 April — #27 — BTS — 25th week on chart
Week of 8 April — #23 — BTS
Week of 1 April — #37 — BTS

~March~

Week of 25 March — #31 — BTS
Week of 18 March  — #34 — BTS
Week of 11 March — #20 — BTS
Week of 4 March — #21 — BTS

~February~

Week of 25 February — #32 — BTS
Week of 18 February — #79 — BTS
Week of 11 February — #44 — BTS
Week of 4 February — #18 — BTS

~January~

Week of 28 January — #52 — BTS
Week of 21 January — #36 — BTS
Week of 14 January — #16 — BTS
Week of 7 January — #40 — BTS

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2016

~December~

Week of 31 December — #48 — BTS — 10th week on chart
Week of 24 December — #25 — BTS
Week of 17 December — #32 — BTS
Week of 10 December — #42 — BTS
Week of 3 December — #42 — BTS

~November~

Week of 26 November — #73 — BTS
Week of 19 November — #86 — BTS
Week of 12 November — #43 — BTS
Week of 5 November — #21– BTS

~October~

Week of 29 October#16 — BTS — New record high for all Korean artists. 

~September, August, July, June,May~

–None–

~April~

Week of 9 April #45 — GOT7 —  First Korean group to enter Billboard Artist 100. Also set a new record for highest Korean artist beating Psy’s peak of #88. Charted for 1 week.

~March, February, January~

–None–

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2015

~December~

Week of 19 December #88 — Psy — First Korean artist to enter Billboard Artist 100. Charted for 1 week.

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