Seoul, Dec 4 | BTS tops nine of Billboard’s year-end charts. K-pop superband BTS has topped nine of Billboard’s year-end charts for 2021, including the year’s top duo/group category.
Yonhap News Agency quotes Billboard as saying that BTS ranked No. 1 on the lists of Top Artists – Duo/Group, Hot 100 Artists – Duo/Group, Billboard 200 Artists – Duo/Group, Billboard Global Excl. U.S. Artists, Digital Song Sales Artists and World Albums Artists.
The band’s 2020 hit song ‘Dynamite’ led the year-end Billboard Global Excl. U.S. chart, while ‘Butter’ stood atop the Digital Song Sales list. Its fifth studio album ‘BE’ took the No. 1 title on the top World Albums for 2021.
“BTS dominates internationally,” said Billboard in a posting on its website. “The seven-piece South Korean group is the year’s top artist, and has the year’s top song, on the Billboard Global Excl. U.S. recaps.”
BTS has gone big in 2021, having three Billboard Hot 100 chart-toppers under its belt — ‘Butter’, ‘Permission to Dance’ and ‘My Universe’, a collaborative effort with British rock band Coldplay.
Dalal Street witnessed tug of war between bulls and bears as Sensex settled at 54208.53 losing 109 points or 0.20 percent and Nifty ended at 16240.30 with loss of 19 points. Bank nifty closed the session at 34163.70 levels with loss of 138 point after erasing early session gain.
BSE Midcap and BSE Small cap indices turned flat after rising around half a percent each. On the sectorial front, Nifty Pharma and FMCG have contributed a percent each on a closing basis. On the flip side Nifty Realty, Nifty PSE ended with losses of 1.75 percent and 1.73 respectively. In Nifty stocks, TATACONSUM, CIPLA and ADANI PORT were the top gainers while POWERGRID, BPCL and TECHM were the prime laggards.
In the daily chart Nifty has ended with a bearish candle. However 16200 levels are protected throughout the day. Index might face high volatility on weekly expiry day. Riding against the trend may not be beneficial for short term traders. According to volume profile 16100 and 16000 may act as immediate support.
Indicators such as MACD and RSI are still struggling to overcome from oversold zone in the daily time frame. From the time cycle prospect Index would remain highly volatile till 27th May of this month. Bollinger band indicates 16650 would remain strong resistance in coming days. On the other hand, Bank nifty has support at 33400 levels while resistance at 35000 levels.