Jungkook of BTS Makes UK K-Pop History with “3D” Single Debut
First Korean Soloist with Two Top-Five Songs on UK’s Official Singles Chart
BTS’s Jungkook continues to make waves in the international music scene, this time making K-pop history in the United Kingdom with his latest single “3D”, featuring Jack Harlow. The Official Charts, the UK’s authoritative music charts, announced that “3D” debuted at No. 5 on its Official Singles Chart on October 6, local time.
This achievement marks Jungkook as the first Korean solo artist—and only the second artist overall after BTS—to have two different songs debut in the top five of the Official Singles Chart. This significant milestone underscores Jungkook’s influential presence in the global music industry and his ability to resonate with audiences worldwide.
Earlier, Jungkook had set a record with his official solo debut single “Seven”, featuring Latto, which entered the chart at No. 3 in July. This entry had already set a precedent as the highest debut for any song by a Korean soloist on the UK charts, highlighting the international appeal and popularity of his music.
Adding to the accolades, “3D” not only made a splash on the Official Singles Chart but also dominated in various other categories. The single debuted at No. 1 on the Official Singles Sales Chart, the Official Singles Downloads Chart, and the Official Physical Singles Chart. Furthermore, it secured a spot at No. 19 on the Official Streaming Chart, showcasing its widespread reception and success across different music consumption platforms.
Fans of Jungkook have more to look forward to as both “3D” and “Seven” will be featured on his upcoming first solo album titled “GOLDEN”, set to be released on November 3. With these continuous achievements, Jungkook solidifies his status as a prominent figure in the music industry, captivating fans globally with his talent and charisma.