The Supremacy Taehyung Holds!
On May 25, ARMY trended #HistoryMakerV on worldwide trends as BTS V officially broke the eight years record previously held by PSY. He is now crowned to become the first and only Korean Soloist to have a song charting at #1s in 88 countries on iTunes.
On March 13, BTS Kim Taehyung dropped “Sweet Night” as an OST for drama series “Itaewon Class“. It was a self-composed, self-produced track only by V. Soon after it releases, Sweet Night took over the Charts (Genie, Flo, Melon, Soribada, and Bugs).
Recently BTS V ‘s Sweet Night broke an 8-year-old record of Psy’ “Gangnam Style” released back in 2012. Making Kim Taehyung the only Korean Solo Artist to have 88 #1s on iTunes with Sweet Night and also the Youngest to Achieve the Feat. While Gangnam Style has 86 #1s on iTunes
Now the most iTunes #1’s ranking for a Korean Soloist ‘SONG’ (Countries) so far follows as:
1. Sweet Night by V (88)
2. Gangnam Style by PSY (86)
3. Gentlemen by PSY (81)
4. Chicken Noodle Soup by J-Hope (75)
5. Eight by IU “feat. & prod by Suga of BTS” (63)
In addition, Taehyung isn’t the only Korean solo act with most #1 on iTunes, but also the Asian solo act with most #1 worldwide. Sweet Night is the first Korean and also Asian OST to Debut at #1 on
1. US iTunes
2. European iTunes.
3. Worldwide iTunes.
4. Official Big to 40 UK.
And also the only Asian OST to reach at #1 on the UK and Top 3 on Japan iTunes (#2).
Taehyung made history in just two months, with a self-made, self-produced, and most importantly with an Unpromoted song.
Now Lativia has become the 88th country to break the Tie between Sweet Night and Gangnam Style where Sweet Night peaked #1 on iTunes charts the time article was written.
Moreover it became the BTS‘ solo credited song by Surpassing J-Hope that charted the longest on the iTunes and Worldwide song charts. And also the one that cumulated the most points on SN and CNS equivalent Worldwide sales.