BTS Jimin’s Solo Songs Shine On Spotify’s Charts
2018 December seems to be Jimin’s month!
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.
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.
— Khalid (@thegreatkhalid) August 28, 2018
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.