BTS member Jungkook is garnering significant attention for his first solo album, “Golden,” which has the potential to achieve remarkable chart success on the Billboard 200 and the Billboard Hot 100. His debut single, “Seven,” previously reached number one on the Hot 100, making him the first Korean solo artist to achieve this feat. The recent release of “Golden” has already shattered records by selling over 2 million copies on its first day and securing the title of “double million seller” for a solo artist in K-pop. The album’s lead track, “Standing Next to You,” also dominated iTunes charts in 77 countries and regions.
Jungkook’s “Golden” album is inspired by his “golden moments,” and he was actively involved in selecting all 11 songs and contributing to the album’s production. With a unique blend of retro punk and a message of unwavering support, the title track resonates with audiences worldwide. Jungkook’s previous solo releases, “Seven” and “3D,” have also enjoyed international success, with the latter reaching the third spot on the Billboard Hot 100 and topping various global charts.
While Jungkook faces fierce competition, particularly from Taylor Swift’s latest release, “1989 (Taylor’s Version),” which achieved impressive first-week sales, music experts are closely monitoring whether “Golden” will break new records, potentially propelling Jungkook to the top of the Billboard 200 and continuing his streak of chart-topping achievements as a Korean solo artist.