Here’s how BTS’ Jin got a shoutout from Coldplay’s Chris Martin

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During Coldplay’s tour stop in Amsterdam, a heartwarming moment unfolded when a fan held up a sign featuring lyrics from The Astronaut, a collaboration between BTS’ Jin and Coldplay. Chris Martin, the lead singer of Coldplay, acknowledged the sign and gave a special shoutout to Jin from BTS. The success of The Astronaut was attributed to its touching lyrics and captivating instrumental, resonating with fans worldwide.

BTS’ Jin’s Military Journey

While Jin was serving in the military, he made headlines globally for his exceptional achievements. Despite his status as a renowned global star, known for his looks and vocal prowess, Jin received an early promotion to corporal, showcasing his dedication and commitment to his military service. His elevation to corporal two months ahead of schedule highlighted his outstanding performance as a soldier during his time of enlistment.

The Astronaut’s Chart-Topping Success

“The Astronaut,” Jin’s solo release, garnered immense popularity, topping the UAE weekly chart of Spotify for two consecutive weeks. The song achieved an impressive peak position of number six in the United Arab Emirates and showcased its explosive popularity. Re-entering the top 61 on April 27, The Astronaut claimed the top spot in the Daily Top Song UAE for five consecutive days on May 18. With over 196 million streams on Spotify as of July 13, the track set records for achieving 10 million streams in just 3 days, 50 million in 22 days, and 100 million in 72 days. Jin’s solo debut also earned him the distinction of being the highest-ranking Korean solo artist on Spotify’s ‘Global Top Artist’ and ‘Japan Top Artist’ charts, solidifying his position as a remarkable soloist in the K-pop industry.

Jin’s Military Enlistment

It was just a few months ago when the BTS fans were left in shock after it was announced that the eldest member, Jin, is going for mandatory military enlistment. The moment left the global Army emotional including the rest of the BTS members who went to see him off ahead of his new journey. However, we keep getting updates about Jin’s current activities which also keeps his ardent fans happy. Before his enlistment, Jin had collaborated with Coldplay for his single titled ‘Astronaut.’ As expected, it broke all records upon its release and continues to be a chartbuster even now.