BTS’ golden maknae, Jungkook, has not only left an indelible mark on the global music scene but has also secured an astounding four Guinness World Records with his solo debut single, “SEVEN.” This monumental achievement not only celebrates Jungkook’s exceptional talent but solidifies his status as a K-pop icon, breaking barriers.
Guinness World Records Acknowledges Jungkook’s Feat
Guinness World Records officially recognizes Jungkook’s solo track “SEVEN” for setting a new record: the Fastest Time to Reach 1 Billion Streams on Spotify. Surpassing the previous record held by global pop star Miley Cyrus with “Flowers,” Jungkook achieved this remarkable feat in just 109 days, outpacing Cyrus’s record of 112 days before October 30, 2023.
[NEWS] #JUNGKOOK sets a 2 new Guinness World Records!
🏆 The most streamed track on Spotify Charts in one week (male) – Seven with 89,748,171 streams
🏆 Fastest time for a music track to reach 100 million streams on Spotify (male)
Congratulations Jungkook 🥳… pic.twitter.com/zEaiVSU1rs
— BTS Charts Daily (@btschartsdailyc) August 2, 2023
Additional Guinness World Records and Spotify Dominance
In August, Jungkook secured two Guinness World Records with “SEVEN” on Spotify’s global chart. With an impressive 89,748,171 streams, he holds the record for the most weekly streams among all male artists worldwide. This recent acknowledgment increases Jungkook’s individual Guinness World Records count to four.
Unprecedented Dominance on Spotify and Global Charts
“SEVEN” dominated the Spotify Daily Global Top Song chart for an unprecedented 71 days, making it the first and longest Asian song to achieve this. Additionally, it maintained its top position on the Spotify Weekly Global Top Song chart among male artists globally for 9 weeks in 2023. The song made a noteworthy entrance at the top spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart and continued its reign on various global charts.
Platinum Status and “GOLDEN” Album Success
Apart from its chart dominance, “SEVEN” achieved platinum status from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), surpassing the 1 million units mark in sales in the United States. In the latest Billboard chart, four tracks from Jungkook’s solo album “GOLDEN” achieved notable positions, further solidifying his solo success in the music industry.
Jungkook’s Impact on the Global Music Scene
Jungkook’s unparalleled success with “SEVEN” showcases his influence not only within the BTS group but also as a solo artist. As he continues to break records and set new milestones, fans eagerly anticipate the next chapters in Jungkook’s musical journey. The global recognition of his achievements reflects the profound impact of K-pop on the international music landscape.