“BTS’ Jimin breaks another record and sets new record with his first ever solo album, “FACE” as his title track “Like Crazy” debuts at #1 On Billboard Hot 100 chart. He is now the first Korean soloist to debut at #1 on the chart and the first BTS member to earn a #1 hit as a solo act ontop of the US Chart. It earns him his first career solo No. 1 hit on the chart. Jimin already made history on Billboard 200 by earning the number 2 spot on the chart becoming the first and only artist to debut that high on the chart’s history! His album is this week’s best selling album.
According to Billboard “Like Crazy” sold 254,000 song downloads and CD singles combined and drew 10 million streams and 64,000 radio airplay audience impressions in its first week (March 24-30). The sales sum for “Like Crazy” is the highest in a single week since Taylor Swift’s “Anti-Hero” sold 328,000 (Nov. 19, 2022), sparked by seven remixes released that tracking week.
“Like Crazy” debuts at No. 1 on the Digital Song Sales chart, where its Jimin’s third leader, and No. 35 on Streaming Songs, where he makes his first appearance. (Its airplay audience is the lowest for a Hot 100 No. 1 this decade, although it’s not being actively promoted to radio; still, it has received a handful of early plays on Radio Songs reporters KIIS Los Angeles, KJYO Oklahoma City, Okla., KYLD San Francisco and WSNX Grand Rapids, Mich., all of which also contribute to the Pop Airplay chart and are owned by iHeartMedia, as well as Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart panelist KNHC Seattle.)
Jimin’s “Like Crazy” is the 1,148th No. 1 song in #Hot100 history, and the 66th to debut at No. 1. Jimin joins BTS as the only Korean acts in history to reach #1 on the Hot 100. He has earned 7 #1 hits across his overall career..
Jimin achieved the Hot100 position with little to no radio! Park Jimin you are a LEGEND!