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All 7 Members of BTS Have Now Reached the Top 10 of the Artist 100 Chart

V re-enters the latest Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated Sept. 23) at No. 3, reaching the top 10 for the first time thanks to his new solo EP Layover.

The set debuts at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 with 100,000 equivalent album units earned in its opening week (Sept. 8-14), according to Luminate. It marks his first solo entry on the chart.

With his No. 3 return to the Artist 100 (after he hit a prior No. 30 best, in August), V becomes the seventh and final member of BTS to reach the ranking’s top 10 in a solo capacity. Here’s a recap of each member’s highpoint on the chart, listed chronologically of when each peaked in the top 10.

Artist, Peak Position, Peak Date:
Jin, No. 10, Nov. 12, 2022
RM, No. 6, Dec. 31, 2022
Jimin, No. 1, April 8, 2023
Agust D/Suga, No. 3, May 6, 2023
Jung Kook, No. 5, July 29, 2023
J-Hope, No. 6, Sept. 2, 2023
V, No. 3, Sept. 23, 2023

As a group, BTS has spent 21 weeks at No. 1 on the Artist 100, the most among groups and the fourth-most overall (dating to the chart’s 2014 start), after Taylor Swift (79), Drake (37) and The Weeknd (28).

V is also the fifth member of BTS to score a solo top 10 on the Billboard 200, after RM, Agust D/Suga, Jimin and J-Hope. Here’s a recap of every solo project by a BTS member to reach the top 10, sorted chronologically:

Artist, Title, Peak Position, Peak Date:
RM, Indigo, No. 3, Dec. 31, 2022
Agust D, D-Day, No. 2, May 6, 2023
Jimin, Face (EP), No. 2, April 8, 2023
J-Hope, Jack in the Box, No. 6, Sept. 2, 2023
V, Layover (EP), No. 2, Sept. 23, 2023

BTS has tallied seven top 10s as a group on the Billboard 200, including six No. 1s: Love Yourself: Tear, Love Yourself: Answer (both in 2018), Map of the Soul: Persona (2019), Map of the Soul: 7, Be (both in 2020) and Proof (2022).

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