BTS’ Jungkook has been making waves in the music industry with his solo venture, “Seven,” featuring American rapper Latto. Since its release on July 14, the pop single has been smashing charts and setting records. The latest achievement for “Seven” came on September 17 when it entered an elite list that includes renowned artists like Miley Cyrus and Harry Styles.
Fastest Song to Reach 700 Million Streams
“Seven” achieved a remarkable milestone by becoming the fastest song by a male artist to reach 700 million streams on Spotify. In just under 70 days, it surpassed the previous record held by British singer Harry Styles’ “As It Was.” This accomplishment demonstrates the immense global popularity of Jungkook’s solo work. The only track that outpaced “Seven” in this feat is Miley Cyrus’ “Flowers,” which reached 700 million streams in a mere 62 days.
Fan Favorite Music Video and Choreography
The music video for “Seven,” featuring Han So Hee, quickly became a fan favorite, accumulating millions of views within the first 24 hours of its release. The golden maknae surprised fans by releasing the song in two versions, adding to the excitement surrounding the track. Not only the song but also its performance and choreography garnered significant attention, leading fans to participate in the popular “Seven challenge” and share their renditions on social media.
Jungkook’s Spotify Records
Jungkook’s dominance extends beyond “Seven” as he shattered records on Spotify. He became the most-listened-to Korean soloist, amassing over 28.9 million monthly listeners on the platform. Moreover, as an artist, Jungkook achieved the incredible milestone of surpassing 1 billion streams on Spotify, accomplishing this feat in just 409 days. “Seven” also made its mark on the Spotify Global charts, earning Jungkook the Guinness World Record for the most streamed song in a week by a male artist, with an astonishing 89.7 million streams.
JK’s Colleague Bids Goodbye!
Yes, you heard it right. BTS member Suga, aka Min Yoongi, recently set off for his military enlistment. He is the third member of the K-pop group after Jin and J-Hope to have gone for his mandatory duties. Suga bid an emotional goodbye to the Army, saying that he will meet them again in 2025.