This photo, captured from BTS’s Twitter account on September 23, 2021, shows the K-pop and Coldplay act in New York City. (Yonhap)
The song, which was released on September 24, placed third on the charts from October 1 to 7, the official charts website (UK time) announced on Friday.
“This is the biggest seller of the week in digital downloads and CDs, with 27,000 outright sales in the past seven days,” said an article on the site. “21,400 of them are for digital download, marking the biggest week of downloads for a song this year. “
Weekly rankings are compiled by the Official Charts Company, based on official sales of downloads, CDs, vinyl records, audio streams and video streams.
BTS had previously reached third place in the singles charts with its English songs “Dynamite” and “Butter”.
“My Universe”, an uplifting song about love transcending all divisions, was co-written in Korean and English by the two groups and produced by hitmaker Max Martin.
It will be included on Coldplay’s ninth album “Music of the Spheres”, which will be released on October 15th.
Ed Sheeran’s “Shivers” and “Cold Heart” by Elton John and Dua Lipa, respectively, came in at # 1 and # 2 this week. (Yonhap)