Today (October 31), Spotify announced on Twitter that Jungkook’s debut solo single, ‘Seven’ featuring Latto, became the fastest song to reach 1billion streams on the streaming platform on Monday (October 30).
On October 30, Jung Kook’s “Seven (feat. Latto)” became the fastest song to reach 1 Billion streams in Spotify history. pic.twitter.com/F0FgNPc1zr
— Spotify (@Spotify) October 30, 2023
According to The Korea News, the song reached the milestone in just 108 days of its release. ‘Seven’ surpassed Miley Cyrus‘ hit viral song ‘Flowers’, which took 112 days to reach 1bllion streams earlier this year.
Back in July, Jungkook also topped the Billboard Hot 100 with ‘Seven’. He became the second member of BTS to do so, following bandmate Jimin with ‘Like Crazy’ in early-April this year.
Since the release of ‘Seven’, Jungkook has followed it up with the Jack Harlow collaboration ‘3D’. Both songs will appear on the BTS singer’s upcoming debut solo album, ‘Golden’, which drops this Friday (November 3).
Earlier this month, Jungkook also appeared on The Kid Laroi‘s new single ‘Too Much’, which also featured UK rapper Central Cee. The song is expected to appear on the Aussie singer’s long-awaited debut album ‘The First Time’ in November.
In other K-pop news, former SF9 member Rowoon has revealed that it was “not an easy decision” for him to leave the K-pop boyband, saying he did it because he “wanted to become more serious about acting”.
Meanwhile, TXT member Soobin has revealed that he became a K-pop idol because he “wanted to meet” iconic girl group KARA.