BTS’s Jin has already reached an exciting milestone with his first official solo single!
On October 28 at 1 p.m. KST, Jin released his highly-anticipated new single “The Astronaut,” which he co-wrote together with Coldplay.
According to Hanteo Chart, “The Astronaut” sold an impressive total of 700,954 copies on October 28 alone, making Jin only the third solo artist in Hanteo history to surpass 700,000 sales with an album on the first day of its release.
“The Astronaut” also achieved the third-highest first-day sales of any album by a soloist in Hanteo history, bested only by Lim Young Woong’s “IM HERO” and EXO‘s Baekhyun‘s “Bambi.”
In addition to its impressive physical sales, “The Astronaut” topped iTunes charts in numerous countries all over the world immediately upon its release on Friday.