BTS’ Jin Earns His First Ever HOT 100 Solo Entry, Highest Debut For Korean Solo Artist

“With 4.9 million US streams, 44,000 downloads sold, BTS’ Jin has earned a spot as the highest debut Korean solo artist of the Billboard Hot 100 chart only after PSY. Jin’s first solo song “The Astronaut” debuted at # 52 on this week’s Billboard chart. The enormous success Jin has had on the Billboard Hot 100 chart is being lauded by the fans. “The Astronaut” now holds the record for the decade’s highest solo single debut for a K-pop artist. Back in 2013, only PSY’s “Gentleman” peaked higher on the charts than Jin. Jin has authored history.

Jin is the fifth BTS member to score a solo hit on the chart, joining J-Hope, Jung Kook, Suga and V. Other achievements include #1 on Billboard Digital Song Sales, #1 Billboard World Digital Song Sales, #1 Billboard Emerging Artists, #6 Billboard Global 200 Excl. US and #10 Billboard Global 200

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