BTS’s V Sets New Records on UK Official Chart with Solo Album ‘LayOver’
'LayOver' Marks Unprecedented Milestone for K-pop Solo Artists in the UK
BTS‘s V is redefining what it means to be a successful K-pop solo artist in the competitive UK music market. Upon its debut, ‘LayOver’ dominated multiple chart categories, notably clinching the top position in the Single Downloads Chart, Single Sales Chart, and Album Downloads Chart. This triumphant entry made V the premier K-pop soloist to clinch these spots.
As the album journeyed into its fifth week, it remained in the limelight, holding onto the 9th position on the UK Official Album Downloads Chart. Its lead single, “Slow Dancing”, gracefully danced its way up the UK Official Single Downloads and Single Sales Charts, establishing V as the K-pop solo artist with the most extended presence on the UK Official Chart. Notably, tracks like “Love Me Again,” “Rainy Days,” “For Us,” and “Blue” maintained a steady chart performance for five consecutive weeks in both single chart sectors.
Simultaneously, ‘LayOver’ showcased its might on the UK iTunes Album Chart, reigning supreme above prominent releases from global music giants like Drake, Ed Sheeran, and ABBA.