Jungkook's 'Seven' Sets New Records as the K-Pop Soloist to Rule the Chart

Jungkook's 'Seven' Sets New Records as the K-Pop Soloist to Rule the Chart

Updated on July 27, 2023 17:47 PM by Andrew Koschiev

The solo debut of Jungkook BTS become the center of world attention. Through the song "Seven", which was released on July 14, 2023, success made history by topping the Billboard Hot 100. 

Became Top 10 on Billboard Hot 100 

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Reporting from Billboard.com, the song "Seven" by Jungkook BTS ft. Latto topped the Billboard Hot 100 (Top 10) chart and became the South Korean solo artist who lead the list. "Seven" soared at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with 21.9M streams, 6.4M Airplay Audience, and 153K Combined Digital and Singles. 

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Soloist with The Biggest Debut Week 

The song "Seven" by Jungkook BTS also debuted at 1st position on Billboard Global 200 with 217.1M streams and 269K downloads. Those make this song a soloist's song with the biggest debut week on the Chart. 'Seven' became the 8th song by a Korean artist who occupied the 1st position on the Hot 100 after the song 'Like Crazy,' 'Butter,' 'Dynamite,' 'Life Goes On,' 'My Universe', 'Permission to Dance,' and 'Savage Love (Remix)'. 

The song “Seven” by Jungkok BTS also debuted at 1st position Global Excl. US with 195.8M streams and 131k downloads outside the US. This achievement made Jungkook BTS became the first Korean soloist who debuted at the top of the Hot 100, Global 200, and Excl. US simultaneously. 

Success in Many Music Platforms, Especially Spotify 

Not only that, but The song "Seven" by Jungkok BTS also occupied the 1st position on streaming services, from iTunes, Spotify, and YouTube, to Apple Music. The debut song for the first male solo album, Jungkok BTS, topped the Spotify charts in 12 countries, including Indonesia. This song debuted at 1st position on the Spotify Global charts with 15.995M streams, breaking the record for the biggest opening day or debut for a collaboration singer in Spotify history. The record for the biggest collaboration singer debut was previously held by Shakira with “BZRP Music Sessions 53” which reached up to 14.4M streams. 

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Brought a Beauty Actress for His MV 

Meanwhile, Jungkook BTS's "Seven" MV, also hooked the beautiful actress Han Soo Hee until this news was written, has been watched 101M times on YouTube. This song is also trending at number 1 on Youtube. 

BTS Entered List of Elite Groups 

Jungkook is the 2nd Korean soloist and the 3rd Korean artist after BTS and Jimin BTS, who topped the chart. BTS now has two members with No.1 songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart after Jungkook followed Jimin who topped the chart last April with “Like Crazy”. Now, Jungkook BTS and Jimin BTS are the only Asian artists who debut at No.1 on the Billboard Hot 100. 

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