BTS’ Jimin’s “Closer Than This” exceeds 150 million streams on Spotify

    Jimin of BTS‘ solo single “Closer Than This” reached a remarkable milestone by surpassing 150 million streams on Spotify within just 184 days of its release. This achievement highlights Jimin’s exceptional digital power and the unwavering support of his fans worldwide. But what makes this song stand out from the rest?


    An unprecedented release

    Jimin surprised fans by releasing ‘Closer Than This’ on December 22, 2023, shortly after enlisting in the military. Despite the challenges of promoting a solo single while serving his country, Jimin’s dedication to his music and his fans shone through. The heartfelt fan song, which he wrote and composed himself, resonated with listeners and quickly gained popularity.

    Global recognition

    ‘Closer Than This’ made waves on the global music scene, topping Spotify’s US daily top song chart and the global daily top song chart. It also claimed the top spot on the ‘Worldwide iTunes Song’ chart and the ‘European iTunes Song’ chart, surpassing even holiday mega hits. The song’s success further solidified Jimin’s status as a digital powerhouse in the music industry.


    Record-breaking achievements

    In April, ‘Closer Than This’ achieved a historic milestone by topping the iTunes Top Songs chart in 119 countries and regions. This marked the third global iTunes ‘all-kill’ in Jimin’s career, showcasing his immense popularity and influence on a global scale. The song’s official music video garnered millions of views, further solidifying Jimin’s position as a top artist.

    Upcoming release

    Despite the success of ‘Closer Than This’, Jimin is not resting on his laurels. He is currently preparing to release his second solo album, ‘MUSE‘, with the pre-release of ‘Smeraldo Garden Marching Band (feat. Loco)’ scheduled for June 28th. Fans can anticipate the album’s full release on July 19th, promising more exceptional music from the talented artist.

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