On September 9, 2023, according to data on X (formerly known as Twitter), BTS’ Jimin achieved a remarkable milestone as his solo track “Like Crazy” surpassed 500 million streams on Spotify. What makes this achievement even more impressive is that it became the fastest Korean song to reach this milestone, accomplishing the feat in just 166 days, breaking the previous record held by BTS & Coldplay’s “My Universe,” which took 177 days.
"Like Crazy" also breaks the record for the Fastest Korean song to reach 500 Million streams on Spotify 🥳🔥
The record was previously held by "My Universe"
RECORD BREAKER JIMIN pic.twitter.com/iF8pDheS4m
— JIMIN DATA (@PJM_data) September 6, 2023
Anniversaries of Jimin’s Solo Songs
Jimin’s beloved solo songs, “Serendipity” and “Lie,” celebrated their 6th and 7th anniversaries, respectively. Fans flooded X with hashtags and tributes to mark these milestones. “Serendipity,” known for its serene beauty, and “Lie,” characterized by its darker and grittier tone, both hold a special place in Jimin’s discography. Impressively, these songs, along with “Filter,” collectively sold 500,000 units in the US and have all earned gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
Jimin’s Recent Activities
Jimin has been keeping busy with various activities. He attended a Dior event in Seoul, where he interacted with fans and addressed a mystery concerning his bruised knuckles, revealing that it was a result of his newfound hobby, boxing. Fans were delighted when he hosted a live session on Weverse after a considerable hiatus. During the live session, he shared insights into his life, including glimpses of his exercise room and bedroom. Jimin also revealed that he had added more decorations to his home at his parents’ request, showcasing his dedication to being a thoughtful son.