BTS's Jimin Becomes 1st Soloist Since PSY To Chart A Korean Song For 3 Weeks On Billboard's Hot 100

BTS’s Jimin’s “Like Crazy” has become the first Korean song in a decade to spend three weeks on Billboard’s Hot 100!

Earlier this month, Jimin made history with his solo debut album by becoming the first K-pop soloist ever to top Billboard’s Hot 100 and Artist 100, as well as the first to enter the top 2 of the Billboard 200.

For the week ending on April 22, Jimin’s title track “Like Crazy” charted at No. 52 on Billboard’s Hot 100 (its weekly ranking of the most popular songs in the United States), marking its third consecutive week on the chart.

With this achievement, Jimin has become only the second solo artist to chart a Korean song for three weeks on the Hot 100 following PSY, who achieved the feat twice (with his smash hits “Gangnam Style” and “Gentleman” back in 2012 and 2013).

Additionally, Jimin has become the first K-pop soloist in history to spend three weeks in the top 25 of the Billboard 200: in its third consecutive week on the chart, his solo debut album “FACE” stayed strong at No. 24.

“FACE” also spent its third straight week at No. 1 on Billboard’s World Albums chart, while ranking No. 5 on the Top Current Album Sales chart and No. 6 on the Top Album Sales chart.

Meanwhile, “Like Crazy” swept the No. 2 spot on both Billboard’s Digital Song Sales chart and World Digital Song Sales chart this week, in addition to ranking No. 8 on the Global Excl. U.S. chart and No. 10 on the Global 200.

Finally, Jimin charted at No. 14 on Billboard’s Artist 100, marking his fourth overall week on the chart as a soloist.

Congratulations to Jimin!

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