BTS’ Jimin makes history on UK’s Official Big Top 40 with pre-release track ‘Smeraldo Garden Marching Band (feat. Loco)’

    Jimin of BTS‘ pre-released song ‘Smeraldo Garden Marching Band (featuring Loco)‘ from his second solo album ‘MUSE‘ has debuted at number 7 on the UK’s ‘Official Big Top 40’! This incredible achievement marks the first time a K-pop song has entered the top 10 of this prestigious chart.


    Jimin’s chart-topping debut in the UK

    Jimin’s pre-released song ‘Smeraldo Garden Marching Band (featuring Loco)’ made history by debuting at number 7 on the UK’s ‘Official Big Top 40‘, making it the only K-pop song to enter the top 10. This achievement is particularly remarkable considering the UK’s ‘Official Big Top 40’ is known for its conservative charts, making it challenging for non-English songs to break in.

    Unprecedented success with K-pop

    The ‘Smeraldo Garden Marching Band’ entered the UK’s top 10 radio chart show after only two days of tracking. The chart rankings are calculated based on iTunes sales, Apple Music streaming, and radio airplay data collected during a week.


    Jimin’s impressive discography

    This is not the first time Jimin has found success on the charts. He previously entered the top 10 with hits like “Like Crazy” from his first solo album “FACE,” reaching third place. In addition to “Smeraldo Garden Marching Band,” Jimin has charted a total of seven songs, including fan favorites like “Promise” and “Closer Than This“. His versatility as an artist and songwriter is evident in the diverse range of music he has released.

    Recognition on the Official Charts

    In addition to success on ‘Official Big Top 40’, Jimin also ranked 8th on the “Official Trending Chart Top 20.” The ‘Official Charts’ interim results showed that ‘Smeraldo Garden Marching Band,’ influenced by the Beatles, achieved the 18th spot. This demonstrates Jimin’s talent for drawing inspiration from a variety of musical sources.

    Anticipation for ‘MUSE’

    The overwhelming success of ‘Smeraldo Garden Marching Band’ in the UK has raised expectations for Jimin’s upcoming second solo album ‘MUSE’, set to be unveiled on the 19th. Fans eagerly wait for the highly anticipated album showcasing Jimin’s growth as an artist and his unique style.

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