BTS’ Jimin’s ‘FACE’ makes history with RIAA Gold certification

    Jimin of BTS has made history by becoming the first Korean solo artist to receive RIAA Gold Certification for his first solo album ‘FACE’. With over 500,000 units sold in the United States, Jimin’s ‘FACE’ has not only captured the hearts of fans worldwide but has also made a significant impact on the global music scene.


    A new chapter in K-pop sistory

    Jimin’s solo debut with ‘FACE’ marks a turning point in the K-Pop industry, showcasing the talent and versatility of Korean artists on an international stage. With this, Jimin’s position as a soloist has already been cemented, particularly after achieving the RIAA Gold Certification, paving the way for new records with his achievements.

    Capturing the American market

    By surpassing the 500,000 mark in album sales in the United States, Jimin has proven his ability to resonate with a diverse audience and make a lasting impression in the world’s largest music market. His title track ‘Like Crazy‘ has also received critical acclaim, further solidifying his status as a global sensation.


    Billboard domination

    Immediately upon its release, ‘FACE’ made waves on the Billboard charts, reaching the 2nd position on the prestigious ‘Billboard 200‘ chart. The album’s lead single ‘Like Crazy’ topped the ‘Hot 100‘ and ‘Artist 100‘ charts, making Jimin the first K-Pop soloist to achieve such a feat. His other solo tracks, including ‘Filter’, ‘Serendipity Full Length’, and ‘Lie’, have also surpassed the 500,000 unit mark, earning RIAA Gold Certification.

    Streaming success

    Jimin’s music continues to reign supreme on streaming platforms, with ‘Like Crazy’ maintaining a top position on the US Spotify Daily Top Song Chart for an impressive 227 days. With all songs on ‘FACE’ exceeding 100 million streams on Spotify, Jimin has amassed a total of 2.183 billion streams as of the latest count, showcasing his enduring popularity and influence.

    Longevity on the charts

    Not only did ‘FACE’ make waves upon its release, but it continues to hold its own on the charts. The album ranked 11th on the Billboard ‘World Album Chart‘ for 56 weeks, setting a new record for the longest entry by a K-pop solo album. ‘Like Crazy’ also made its mark on the Billboard Global Chart for an impressive 61 weeks, cementing Jimin’s status as a chart-topping sensation.

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