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Posted by haydn-an AKP STAFF Thursday, September 3, 2020

Netizens surprised by some of the legendary boy groups that had worldwide popularity but never achieved number 1 on Billboard's 'HOT 100'

AKP STAFF

In light of BTS's recent achievement in hitting number 1 on Billboard's 'HOT 100', a netizen posted on an online community a list of world-wide popular boy groups throughout the years.

The netizen listed these boy groups along with their songs that have hit number 1 on Billboard's 'HOT 100' list. Many netizens were surprised to see the number of legendary boy groups that did not achieve this milestone in their careers since these boy groups were world-wide famous.

So without further ado, here are some of the boy groups who were popular and known worldwide.

New Kids on the Block

Number 1 on Billboard: 3 songs

"I'll Be Loving You (Forever)" (1988)
"Hangin' Tough" (1988)
"Step by Step" (1990)

Take That

Number 1 on Billboard:  None
Peaked at number 7 with "Back For Good" (1995)



Backstreet Boys

Number 1 on Billboard: None
Peaked at number 2 with "Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)" (1997)


West Life

Number 1 on Billboard: None
Peaked at number 20 with "Swear It Again" (2000)

N'Sync

Number 1 on Billboard: 1 song
"It's Gonna Be Me" (2000)

Jonas Brothers

Number 1 on Billboard: 1 song
"Sucker" (2019)

One Direction

Number 1 on Billboard: None
Peaked at number 4 with "What Makes You Beautiful" (2012)

BTS

Number 1 on Billboard: 1 song
"Dynamite" (2020)

After seeing the number of boy groups that had worldwide popularity but did not receive number 1 on Billboard's 'HOT 100', many netizens could not hide their surprise.

Netizens' Commented:

"Wow, I'm surprised that Backstreet Boys, West Life, and even One Direction didn't get number 1."

"Now I can kind of understand why a lot of people are making a big deal about BTS getting number 1 on the billboards."

"I didn't know One Direction didn't get number 1 on the single's chart 'HOT 100'. that's a big surprise."

"When One Direction came out with 'What makes you beautiful' really shook the whole world. Thought they would get number 1 with that song."

"I'm really surprised, I through Backstreet Boys would have gotten number 1 with 'I want it that way'."

"This is an interesting post."

"Well, all these bands have a lot of songs that are recognized by the public regardless of getting number 1 or not."

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jung-ryuk795 pts Thursday, September 3, 2020 16
Thursday, September 3, 2020

FUCKING BACKSTREET BOYS DIDN'T ACHIEVE #1!! HOW IS THAT POSSIBLE? I WANT IT THAT WAY WAS EVERYWHERE...............

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quark1239512,085 pts Thursday, September 3, 2020 2
Thursday, September 3, 2020

I too am surprised that I Want It That Way wasn't number 1 or their highest chart position. I mean that's probably still considered their biggest hit.

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