BTS is back.
In celebration of their 10th anniversary, the K-pop superstars will drop “Take Two,” a new digital single, on June 9.
The title of “Take Two” is a nod to BTS progressing into “their second chapter,” reads a statement from their reps at HYBE, and is said to be an “ode to their fans” — ARMY.
Bandmate SUGA participated in the production of the new recording, with RM and j-hope contributing to the songwriting, the statement continues.
As previously reported, the South Korea-formed phenomenon will celebrate their milestone with BTS 10th Anniversary FESTA. The annual event coincides with the date of the group’s debut (June 13, 2013), and will roll out from today, culminating in a grand finale June 17 in Seoul.
BTS FESTA at Yeouido, in the South Korean capital, will be open to the public.
Formed around Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook, BTS made its first Billboard chart appearance in 2013, when “No More Dreams” debuted at No. 14 on World Digital Song Sales (before climbing to No. 2 seven years later). Since then, the group has broken numerous records, including the most Hot 100 No. 1 debuts among groups and the most top 10 debuts among groups. All seven members have now scored solo hits on the Billboard Hot 100.
With BTS having tallied six Hot 100 No. 1s, and Jimin notching his first with “Like Crazy,” BTS joined the Beatles and the Supremes as the only groups with at least six leaders and at least one member having led the list solo.
The hits have dropped around the globe. In the U.K., BTS has bagged five top 10 appearances on the national albums survey, including two No. 1s. The septet has also hit the top 10 on the Official U.K. Singles Chart on four occasions.
Jimin from pop mega-group BTS has become the fastest solo K-pop artist to reach 1 billion streams on Spotify (male) in just 393 days.
His bandmate Jungkook set this record just two months ago, but it took him 16 days longer.
Jimin’s six-track EP FACE was uploaded to Spotify on 24 March and was the catalyst for his surge in popularity, with support from the singles “With You” (feat. Ha Sung-woon), “VIBE” (TAEYANG feat. Jimin), “Set Me Free Pt. 2” and “Angel Pt. 1” (feat. Kodak Black, NLE Choppa, JVKE & Muni Long).
He also had a five-track EP titled Like Crazy and even released singles “Promise” (2018) and “Christmas Love” (2020) exclusively on Soundcloud.
As aforementioned, Jungkook set the record two months before with just three songs released to the public.
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BTS‘ Jimin recently set off a frenzy among fans as he jetted off to London for a highly anticipated Dior fashion event. With his impeccable sense of style and innate fashion-forwardness, Jimin has become an icon in the fashion world. Let’s dive into the details of his London schedule and explore his evolving fashionista status.
As Jimin made his way to the airport, he effortlessly stole the spotlight with his youthful charm and undeniable charisma. Fans couldn’t help but gush over his stylish airport fashion, where he effortlessly combined comfort and trendiness. From his trendy outfit to his flawless visuals, Jimin left fans in awe and anticipation of his fashion-forward journey in London.
As news of Jimin’s fashion event schedule spread, ARMYs flooded social media with messages of love and support, trending hashtags like #HAVEASAFEFLIGHTJIMIN. Fans expressed their excitement for his new fashion endeavors, eagerly anticipating the unique looks and breathtaking moments that Jimin would bring to the international fashion scene.
Jimin’s influence on fashion is undeniable, as his wardrobe choices have often set trends and sparked global conversations. From his daring streetwear ensembles to his sophisticated red carpet looks, Jimin continuously pushes boundaries and showcases his unique fashion sense. With each appearance, he inspires fans to embrace their style and take fashion risks.
Fans have noticed that Tommy Brown, the producer who worked with Jimin, is also reported to be in London. With this, fans are calculating and manifesting prospective collaborations or Jimin shocking ARMYs by unexpectedly unleashing a new song.
BTS’ Jimin’s trip to London for a fashion event for the brand at the same time Tommy Brown’s presence in London has ignited excitement among fans worldwide. Known for his youthful charm and impeccable fashion sense, Jimin is set to leave a lasting impression on the international fashion scene while fans also are waiting for any news regarding Jimin working around new songs. As fans eagerly anticipate his fashion-forward journey, one thing is certain, Jimin’s influence and youthful charisma will continue to captivate the hearts of fans and fashion enthusiasts around the globe.
Jimin, a member of BTS, continues to make waves as a soloist, breaking another record on Spotify and surpassing the achievement of fellow BTS member Jungkook. With his song ‘Like Crazy’ debuting at the top of the US Billboard Hot 100 chart, Jimin now holds the record for the biggest streaming year by a K-Pop soloist in Spotify’s history.
In April 2023, ‘Like Crazy’ became the fastest K-pop soloist track to reach 300 million streams on Spotify and spent four weeks on the prestigious Billboard Hot 100 chart. The recent news of Jimin’s new record quickly spread across the internet, causing a flurry of excitement among his dedicated fanbase. According to The BTS Chart on Twitter, Jimin accumulated a massive 759 million views on Spotify in 2023, surpassing Jungkook’s previous record of 757 million in 2022. This achievement solidifies Jimin’s popularity and cements his status as a beloved figure in the world of K-pop.
‘Like Crazy’ has not only crossed the milestone of 100 million streams on Spotify but has also found success on various Spotify Daily Top Songs country charts, including major music markets like the USA, Japan, UK, Germany, France, Canada, Brazil, and Australia.
Fans of K-pop expressed their excitement over Jimin’s accomplishment, recognizing it as a historic moment. They praised his remarkable achievements and unique influence, noting that he has achieved such feats without the typical support of radio, TikTok, playlists, or label backing. The impact of his success is felt beyond K-pop, with fans acknowledging his global significance.
As ‘Like Crazy’ continues to dominate charts, Jimin’s album FACE has also made its mark, spending four weeks in the top 60 of the Billboard 200 chart. With his consistent achievements and growing fan base, Jimin’s influence as a solo artist shines brightly, solidifying his status as a living legend in the music industry.