BTS Jimin Breaks Spotify Record… Sets New K-Pop History
BTS Jimin’s pre-release track ‘Set Me Free Pt.2’ has set a new debut history by breaking K-pop records.
Released on March 17th at 1 PM, Jimin’s ‘Set Me Free Pt.2’ achieved the most first-week streaming record among solo debuts in Korea with 29.48 million streams on Spotify during its first week (March 17th-23rd).
Drawing much attention as Jimin’s first solo activity, ‘Set Me Free Pt.2’ topped the Spotify Global Daily Top Songs chart at 6th place and the Korean chart at 1st place on the first day with over 6.78 million streams.
In addition, it has dominated the Spotify Daily Top Songs chart in 62 countries, including the US, UK, France, and Brazil, debuting as the highest record for a male solo song in the world in 2023 with a splendid ceremony.
On the ‘Top Songs Debut’ chart, which announces the debut rankings for one week on Spotify, Jimin made a stunning achievement by ranking 2nd on the global chart in just three days from the release date (March 17th-19th).
Especially, in the US and UK ‘Top Songs Debut’ charts, he ranked 6th and 7th respectively, showing his status in the home of pop music with his Korean song topping the charts.
Moreover, Jimin, who is causing a sensation with the release of his first solo album ‘FACE’ on the 24th, is also on a high march in the global artist rankings.
As of the 24th, he has risen to 18th place on the Spotify ‘Top Artists Global’ chart, standing alongside worldwide superstars, and succeeded in charting for eight consecutive days. He also topped the ‘Top Artist Korea’ chart, becoming the top artist for 71 consecutive days.