BTS’ Jin’s “The Astronaut” MV surpasses 100 million views on YouTube

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On December 4, BTS’s Jin received a special birthday gift from ARMYs as the music video for his solo track “The Astronaut” surpassed 100 million views on YouTube. This achievement marks a significant milestone for Jin as it aligns with the heartfelt nature of the song and its connection to his temporary departure for military enlistment.

Emotional Resonance of “The Astronaut”

“The Astronaut” holds a special place in Jin’s solo discography, serving as his final release before embarking on military enlistment. Originally conceived as a heartfelt letter to ARMYs, the song became a poignant expression of Jin’s love and appreciation for his fans. The achievement of 100 million views on the music video adds another layer of emotional resonance to this track, symbolizing the enduring support and connection between Jin and ARMYs.

진 (Jin) 'The Astronaut' Official MV

Jin’s Solo Success

This accomplishment with “The Astronaut” marks Jin’s second solo music video to surpass 100 million views, with the first being “Epiphany,” a comeback trailer for BTS’s “LOVE YOURSELF: Answer” album. Jin’s solo ventures showcase not only his vocal prowess but also his ability to convey deep emotions through his music, resonating with fans around the world.

Collaboration and Live Rendition

“The Astronaut” is a pop-rock composition co-written by Coldplay, Jin, and Kygo, with co-production by Kygo and Bill Rahko. The collaboration between Jin and Coldplay came to life during a live rendition of the song in Buenos Aires as part of the Music of the Spheres World Tour. This momentous collaboration underscored the global impact of Jin’s solo work and the recognition he has received from renowned artists in the industry.

Jin’s Artistic Journey

Before joining BTS, Jin pursued a degree in acting, showcasing his commitment to mastering various aspects of his craft. As the eldest member of BTS, Jin gracefully assumed the role of the group’s Hyung, providing support and guidance to his fellow members. Despite limited formal training in singing initially, Jin’s innate talent and hard work have established him as one of the industry’s most esteemed vocalists, known as the “silver voice” of BTS.

Achieving 100 million views on “The Astronaut” MV on his birthday adds a special chapter to Jin’s solo journey, reinforcing the deep connection he shares with fans. As he continues his military service, this milestone serves as a testament to the enduring impact of Jin’s artistry and the unwavering support of ARMYs worldwide.