BTS Jimin’s Solo Songs Shine On Spotify’s Charts

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2018 December seems to be Jimin’s month!

Out of the 24 BTS songs that have garnered over 50 million streams on Spotify, only two of them are solo songs: Jimin’s “Lie” and “Serendipity“.

(images via Naver)

This is the first time after five years that a solo song from a Korean act has surpassed 50 million streams, the last being PSY’s “Gentleman” in 2013.

Notably, Jimin’s solo songs have also made their debut on Official Chart’s 20 Most Streamed BTS Songs in the UK earlier this year.

(image via Official Chart)

Prior to this achievement, Jimin’s solo songs have garnered praise from Korean and international media. “Lie” was picked as a contest song for YG Treasure Box, which caught the attention of fans since it showcased Jimin’s unique vocal talent and expressive dance performance.

“Lie” has also gained attention in the United States. Billboard praised Jimin’s performance of his solo, stating that he “took things to another level with his expressive delivery of the song’s dramatic choreography, telling a message as much with his body as his vocals.”

Meanwhile, “Serendipity” has gained the attention of European and North American audiences. His live performances are often described as “sweet and sensual,” with vocals that are “sweet and elegant.” This solo song earned praise from various celebrities in the United States– including Khalid himself.

Read: “International Artists Send Out Praises For BTS’ Jimin’s “Serendipity

In related news, Jimin’s stellar live performances are also earning praises from various media outlets. Insight Korea named him one of the best dancers in the idol industry, noting how he pays attention to the smallest details and create artistic body movements.

The Guardian ranked him the seventeenth best boyband member, and he was also the most preferred male idol according to Gallup Korea‘s survey.

Read: BTS’ Jimin Is The Most Preferred Idol Of Koreans In 2018, Survey Says