In a groundbreaking triumph that has sent shockwaves through the music industry, BTS’ very own Jimin has achieved an unprecedented feat. With his captivating solo tracks “Like Crazy” and “With You,” he has not only conquered the iTunes charts upon their release but continues to dominate them even months later. In an extraordinary turn of events, Jimin has become the first and only artist in K-pop history to secure multiple number-one spots in a staggering 119 countries. Let’s dive into the story behind Jimin’s remarkable ascent to the top of the iTunes world.
Jimin’s Chart-Topping Journey
Jimin’s solo music has sparked a global frenzy, propelling him to rule the iTunes charts with unwavering dominance. The enchanting melodies of “Like Crazy” and “With You” have captured the hearts of listeners across the globe. Upon their debut, these songs quickly soared to the number one position on the iTunes chart, firmly establishing Jimin’s reign. What’s truly remarkable is that even after months since their release, they continue to hold their ground at the pinnacle of success.
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Unleashing the Power of FACE
Jimin’s first solo album, aptly titled “FACE,” has been the catalyst for his skyrocketing solo career. The title track, “Like Crazy,” unleashed an unstoppable storm on the iTunes Album and Top Songs charts upon its unveiling. The heartfelt collaboration between Jimin and the talented Ha Sung Woon, formerly of Hotshot and Wanna One, has resulted in the magnetic hit “With You.” Within a mere four hours, this sensational track soared to number one in an astonishing 100 countries, ultimately conquering the hearts of listeners in 119 countries. Notably, “With You” also served as the mesmerizing original soundtrack for Shin Min Ah’s captivating K-drama, “Our Blues.”
The Extraordinary Milestones
Jimin’s achievements extend far beyond the confines of the iTunes chart. His mesmerizing track, “Like Crazy,” accomplished the extraordinary feat of amassing over 100 million streams on Spotify within a mere 30 days. This remarkable accomplishment firmly cements Jimin’s position as the fastest K-pop soloist to achieve such a milestone. Furthermore, he reached an astonishing milestone of 1 billion streams across all his credits in just 393 days, leaving fans and industry experts in awe of his global impact. As if that wasn’t enough, Jimin’s album “FACE” shattered records by selling over 1 million copies in a jaw-dropping 24 hours. To top it all off, “Like Crazy” claimed the coveted number one spot on the prestigious Billboard Hot 100 for multiple weeks, solidifying Jimin’s status as the first Korean soloist to achieve this groundbreaking accomplishment.
With his unparalleled success on the iTunes charts and a string of record-breaking achievements, Jimin has unequivocally established himself as the unrivaled king of iTunes. His remarkable global influence and unparalleled talent continue to inspire and captivate fans worldwide. Jimin’s trailblazing journey has not only rewritten the rules of K-pop but has also set the stage for future artists to aspire to greatness. As we eagerly await the next chapter in Jimin’s musical odyssey, one thing is clear: his reign shows no signs of slowing down, and the world eagerly awaits the next chart-topping sensation from this unstoppable superstar.