Jungkook of BTS Sets Records During Military Service: A Triumph for Golden
In a remarkable achievement, BTS' Jungkook has clinched a significant milestone even as he begins his mandatory military service. The talented singer's songs from his debut album, "Golden," have dominated the Top 40 of the Billboard 200 list for an impressive five consecutive weeks.
This feat not only solidifies Jungkook's status as a global sensation but also cements his position as the first Korean solo artist to attain such a notable standing on the prestigious Billboard chart. The Seven singer continues to make waves in the industry, surpassing even heavyweights like Taylor Swift, as his debut album overtook Taylor's Swift's "1989 (Taylor's Version)" on the global sales chart back in November.
According to the United World Chart, Jungkook's debut album boasts a staggering 951,000 total equivalent sales, underscoring the widespread acclaim and support from fans around the world.
Adding to his list of accomplishments, Jungkook's single "Seven" from the album reached an impressive milestone of one billion streams on Spotify in October. This achievement not only showcases the artist's global appeal but also surpasses the previous record set by Miley Cyrus' iconic song "Flowers."
Prior to commencing his military service, Jungkook took a moment to connect with his fans worldwide. In a heartfelt note, he shared his mixed emotions, expressing both the heaviness in his heart and the warmth generated by cherished memories with the ARMYs. He acknowledged the bittersweet nature of the announcement, stating, "As I deliver this news, on one hand, my heart feels heavy but on the other hand, my heart warms up with the precious memories with our ARMYs coming to my mind."
Concluding his message, Jungkook conveyed his deep affection for the fans, saying, "I'll miss you deeply while waiting for the day we meet again and share new stories." As he embarks on this new journey during his military service, Jungkook's legacy continues to shine brightly, leaving an indelible mark on the global music scene.
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