BTS’ J-Hope enters Billboard Hot 100 anew; flies to US for Lollapalooza 

BTS’ J-Hope’s new song debuted on Billboard Hot 100 as the singer flew to the US for the Lollapalooza festival.

According to Billboard, J-Hope’s song “Arson,” released on July 15, debuted at No. 96 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart dated July 30.

This is J-Hope’s third time to enter the Billboard Hot 100 as a solo artist.

BTS' J-Hope in a photo for "Jack in the Box" (left) and at Incheon International Airport on July 25 to board his flight to the US (Big Hit Music, screenshot from Newsen video)

His “More” song, also a part of his solo album “Jack in the Box,” debuted at No. 82 on the July 16-dated Billboard Hot 100 chart.

In 2019, J-Hope’s “Chicken Noodle Soup” debuted at No. 81 on the chart.

Spotify Charts also announced that “Jack in the Box” debuted at No. 5 on the weekly top albums global chart for the period July 15 to 21, “the highest new entry on Top Albums Global.”

Meanwhile, J-Hope left South Korea on July 25 for the US to perform at the Lollapalooza music festival in Grant Park, Chicago from July 28 to 31.

J-Hope will headline the Bud Light Seltzer main stage on July 31 from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. Before him, the performers will be Erica Banks, DJO, Charli XCX and The Kid Laroi.

Lollapalooza said that J-Hope is the “first South Korean artist to headline a main stage at a major US music festival.”

“We're thrilled to announce #jhope of @bts_bighit will headline #Lolla 2022 on Sun, July 31st! His performance will make history, cementing him as the first South Korean artist to headline a main stage at a major U.S. music festival,” Lollapalooza announced on Twitter.

According to J-Hope, “This is going to be my first performance at @lollapalooza It's a thrilling new challenge that I think will become a really memorable chapter in my musical history! I'm gonna give you guys a great show. Get ready to get crazyyyyyy!”