Jungkook of BTS Shatters Billboard Records with ‘GOLDEN’ as a Solo Artist

Chart-Topping Success: Jungkook’s 'GOLDEN' Era in K-pop

Jungkook of BTS Shatters Billboard Records with 'GOLDEN' as a Solo Artist


Jungkook, a member of the globally acclaimed BTS, is rewriting the history of K-pop soloists with his debut album “GOLDEN,” achieving monumental success on the Billboard 200 chart. As of January 17th, “GOLDEN” impressively held its position at #43 on the Billboard 200, marking a groundbreaking 10 consecutive weeks on the chart. This achievement has earned Jungkook the distinction of being the first Korean solo artist to maintain such a consistent presence on the chart, with “GOLDEN” staying within the top 50 throughout its run.

But Jungkook’s influence doesn’t stop there. The album has also achieved notable success on other Billboard charts. It secured the #9 spot on the Top Current Album Sales chart and ranked 12th on the Top Album Sales chart, demonstrating its widespread popularity.

Further cementing his status in the industry, Jungkook has extended his record as the longest-charting K-pop soloist on Billboard’s Artist 100. He currently occupies the #24 spot, marking his impressive 22nd consecutive week on the chart.

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The album’s lead single, “Standing Next to You,” continues to resonate with global audiences. It has spent 10 consecutive weeks on the Billboard Hot 100, currently positioned at #76. Jungkook’s journey as a solo artist has been nothing short of historic, captivating fans and exploring new horizons in the global music landscape.

Jungkook’s impact is further solidified on Billboard’s global charts, with his tracks achieving high rankings and showcasing his international appeal. On the Global Excl. U.S. chart, “Seven” featuring Latto impressively ranked at number 5, followed by “Standing Next to You” at number 9 and “3D” at number 32.

Moreover, on the Global 200 chart, “Seven” achieved the 13th spot, with “Standing Next to You” close behind at number 14, and “3D” ranking at number 44.

Even as he fulfills his military commitments, Jungkook, along with his BTS bandmates, continues to make a profound impact on the music industry. This latest achievement not only highlights Jungkook’s exceptional musical talent but also his ability to capture hearts across the globe.

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