In a dazzling display of his solo prowess, BTS’s Jungkook has secured his eighth consecutive music show trophy for his sensational track “Seven.” The triumphant moment took place on the recent episode of “Show Champion.” The competition was fierce, with nominees including chart-toppers like ITZY’s “CAKE,” TREASURE’s “BONA BONA,” xikers’ “DO or DIE,” and NewJeans’ “Super Shy.” However, it was Jungkook’s immaculate performance and the enchanting allure of “Seven” that clinched him the prestigious trophy! “Seven” marks Jungkook’s debut English digital single, a monumental milestone in his musical journey. The track’s mesmerizing fusion of Jungkook’s velvety vocals and the dynamic verses of American rapper Latto has captured the hearts of fans worldwide. The song was unveiled on July 14, 2023, leaving an indelible mark on the global music scene.
The impact of “Seven” has been nothing short of extraordinary. A true testament to its universal appeal, the track soared to the #1 position on the iTunes Top Songs chart in a staggering 106 countries by July 15. The song’s resonant melodies also earned it a spot on the Melon Top 100 chart and secured positions on the real-time charts of Genie and Bugs. The accompanying music video for “Seven” achieved phenomenal success within its first 24 hours, garnering a staggering 35,489,720 views and amassing an impressive 5.4 million likes. These numbers are a testament to Jungkook’s unrivaled star power and the compelling allure of his musical artistry.
Jung Kook’s domination of streaming platforms is unparalleled. “Seven” achieved a remarkable 15,995,378 filtered streams on Spotify during its debut day, solidifying Jung Kook’s position as the first male artist and second artist overall to reach this remarkable milestone within a single day. The song’s undeniable magnetism catapulted it to the coveted #1 spot on the Spotify Global Top Songs chart, marking Jung Kook as the first Kpop soloist to attain such a remarkable feat. The global takeover of “Seven” continued with its debut at #1 on the Oricon daily digital singles chart, further solidifying its position as an international sensation.
“Seven” debuted at #3 on the United Kingdom Official Singles chart, a monumental achievement for the Kpop genre. It also reigned supreme at #1 on the United Kingdom Official Singles Sales chart and secured a spot at #5 on the United Kingdom Official Streaming chart, maintaining a stronghold in the top 30 for three consecutive weeks. The pièce de résistance of “Seven’s” success story came in the form of its triumphant debut at #1 on the prestigious Billboard Hot 100 chart, alongside commanding positions on the Billboard Global 200 chart and the Billboard Global Excl. U.S. chart. The song’s resounding impact translated to a remarkable 6.4 million radio airplay impressions, 21.9 million streams, and an impressive 153k downloads/CD singles. Its domination continued with an impressive two-week stay in the Billboard Hot 100 chart’s top 10.