BTS songs soar to No. 1 on iTunes charts amid enlistments

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While the BTS members embark on their mandatory military service, the global charts witness the timeless allure of their music. On December 14, BTS’ 2018 release “Outro: Tear” secured the No. 1 spot on the iTunes song charts, captivating listeners even after five years.

“Outro: Tear” Resonates Globally

BTS’ “Outro: Tear,” a fast-paced rap track performed by SUGA, J-Hope, and RM, is the final track on the 2018 album “Love Yourself: Tear.” Despite its release in 2018, the song’s powerful melody and poignant lyrics continue to resonate with fans. The track explores themes of separation and the agony associated with it.

In May 2020, SUGA revealed that “Outro: Tear” is dedicated to the BTS members, reflecting on a challenging time when disbandment was considered due to early career pressures. The resurgence of the song on iTunes Charts sparked nostalgia among K-netizens, highlighting the enduring impact of BTS’ musical journey.

“Spring Day” Dominates Global Charts

In addition to “Outro: Tear,” another BTS track, “Spring Day,” has claimed the No. 1 spot on the iTunes song charts in 83 countries. This achievement underscores the global influence and timeless appeal of BTS’ discography.

As the songs reclaim their positions on iTunes Charts, fans took to social media to express their emotions and reminisce about the powerful melodies. The resurgence of these tracks serves as a testament to the enduring connection between BTS and their dedicated fanbase.

BTS’ Monumental Impact

BTS, consisting of Jin, SUGA, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook, has left an indelible mark on the global music landscape since its debut in 2013. The group’s success has contributed significantly to the international popularity of K-pop.