Jimin Set New Milestone

  • 이소연 기자
  • 2024-02-05

BTS member Jimin, as a solo artist, has set a new milestone in the Korean music scene with his Korean track "Like Crazy," achieving 850 million streams on the world's largest music streaming platform, Spotify, in just 317 days since its release on February 3rd.
This accomplishment marks the fastest streaming record for a Korean-language song. Following his previous achievement of having the most streams on Spotify in 2023 (770 million) for a K-pop solo song within a year of its release on March 24th, Jimin continues to make new history. Notably, he became the first Korean solo artist to top the Billboard Hot 100 chart with his main single, making a significant impact on the Korean music industry.
Jimin has also gained recognition across various platforms, adding to his list of achievements. Apart from holding two Guinness World Records for his self-composed track "Promise" on SoundCloud, he has now set a new record as the K-pop solo artist with the fastest 10 billion streams on Spotify. Overall, he has solidified his reputation as a leading figure in the K-pop industry.

Written by Mun Wan Sik
Translated by Lee So Yun
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