BTS’ Jungkook makes Billboard record for 6 consecutive weeks; Here’s how

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Jungkook, the youngest member of BTS, achieved a remarkable feat recently. So, the golden maknae spent six consecutive weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, all thanks to his solo track “Seven” featuring American rapper Latto. For the unversed, the popular song was released on August 14, 2023.

Historic Chart Performance

“Seven” secured the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, which made Jungkook the first Asian artist to hold this position for an extended period on various Billboard charts. The song’s consistent presence on the chart, at No. 32, marked an amazing achievement for JK. Now, he has become the fastest male artist song to surpass 100 million streams within a week. The track also remained at No. 1 on the Spotify Global Top Songs Chart for six weeks.

Billboard Domination

“Seven” dominated Billboard’s Global 200 and Global 200 (Excl. US) charts and surpassed records set by BTS’ “Dynamite.” Jungkook’s remarkable six-week run on the Billboard charts further extended his legacy as an Asian artist. With over 7.7 million filtered streams and a total of 432.7 million streams to date, the excellent track continued to impress. It maintained its reign at the top of the Global Spotify Chart for an astonishing 45 days!

Jungkook’s Ongoing Activities

Apart from his music success, Jungkook also engaged with fans through a Stationhead live session on August 29, 2023. During the session, he shared insights into his busy schedule. For the unversed, it is set to continue until mid-November, including his birthday on September 1, 2023. While temporarily stepping back from live broadcasts, Jungkook expressed his commitment to providing entertaining content on TikTok for his global fanbase, promising to stay connected in new and creative ways.

In a lighthearted moment, Jungkook pondered whether he should make seaweed soup for himself on his upcoming birthday, demonstrating his relatable and endearing personality. The golden maknae’s journey on the Billboard charts and his commitment to engaging with fans show his enduring impact and connection with audiences around the world.