It was breaking news! BTS’s Jungkook has made history by claiming the prestigious No. 1 position on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with his incredible song “Seven,” featuring Letto. He becomes the second member of BTS to achieve this remarkable feat. Congratulations to Jungkook and the ARMY for this incredible achievement!
Celebrate the joyous moment in K-pop and rap as Jungkook’s “Seven,” featuring Letto, has ascended to the prestigious number one position on the Billboard Hot 100 Songs chart. This remarkable accomplishment solidifies Jungkook’s status as the second BTS member to achieve a Hot 100 No. 1, following Jimin’s earlier success with “Like Crazy” earlier this year.
Jungkook, the South Korean singer, has created a sensation in the music world with his solo single “Seven,” which debuted at an astounding No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart dated July 29, 2023. This hit track achieved the impressive feat of surpassing Jason Aldean’s “Try That in a Small Town” to claim the coveted top spot.
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Jungkook released the song featuring American rapper Leto on July 14, and it swiftly soared to the number-one spot on the charts. Remarkably, this marks the second occasion when a South Korean solo artist has reached the pinnacle of the Hot 100, with BTS member Jimin achieving the same feat with “Like Crazy” in April.
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As per Billboard, “Seven” amassed 21.9 million streams and 6.4 million radio airplay listeners while selling 153,000 combined digital and CD singles from July 14 to July 20. Jungkook, elated and filled with joy by this accomplishment, conveyed on Weverse, translated by @BTStranslation_ on Twitter, “Let’s aim for even greater heights.”
congratulations jungkook <3 pic.twitter.com/y7QslywJvL
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In addition to its Hot 100 success, “Seven” achieved impressive rankings on other charts, securing the number two spot on Digital Song Sales, fourth position on Streaming Songs, 30 on Adult Pop Airplay, and 33 on Pop Airplay.
This victory marks Jungkook’s seventh reign at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, an extraordinary achievement. Previously, he and BTS had topped the chart six times from 2020 to 2021, including their recent chart-topping collaboration with Coldplay, “My Universe.”
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“Jungkook is number one billboard today!! Incredible work. THE ARMY ARE THE BEST FANS IN THE WORLD!!! Teamwork makes the dream work.”
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Lato has achieved his first-ever No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with “Seven,” marking an incredible milestone for the talented rapper. Before this, he had made a significant impact with his Top 3 hit, “Big Energy,” in April 2022. Notably, Leto’s collaboration with Jungkook has earned him the distinction of being the first rapper to top the Hot 100 in 2023.
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The BTS fans, famously known as the ARMY, immediately caught the celebration bug. Trending hashtags such as #CONGRATULATIONSJUNGKOOK, #SevenNo1Hot100, and #JungkookNo1onHot100 flooded Twitter as fans showered Jungkook with love and admiration for his achievement.
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— kitty gang (@party_party06) July 24, 2023
Since its mid-July release, “Seven” has maintained its captivating hold on audiences, with Jungkook unveiling an array of six different remixes for the single. Each version adds a distinctive flavor to this chart-topping sensation, from the vibrant “Summer Mix” to the exhilarating “Festival” Mix.
In a recent highlight, Jungkook graced the stage for his debut solo performance of “Seven” on BBC Radio One’s Live Lounge, leaving the audience in awe of his extraordinary talent and versatility. During the enthralling appearance, the gifted singer also treated listeners to a soul-stirring rendition of Oasis’ timeless classic, “Let There Be Love.”