BTS Jimin's 'Like Crazy' achieves record as the only Korean song to spend 30 weeks on Spotify US weekly chart

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BTS Jimin's track 'Like Crazy' spends 30 weeks on Spotify US weekly chart (Images via Weverse)

On May 27, 2024, BTS Jimin's Like Crazy from his solo debut album FACE landed at 93rd place on the Spotify US Weekly Chart (for the week of May 17 to May 23). This achievement makes it the first and only Korean song to remain on Spotify's US Weekly Chart for 30 weeks, as per Star News on Naver.

Released on March 24, 2023, the album has been breaking records consistently. Even over a year after its release, it continues to set new milestones while Jimin is currently serving in the military. FACE album features six tracks:

  1. Face-Off
  2. Interlude: Dive
  3. Like Crazy
  4. Alone
  5. Set Me Free Pt.2
  6. Like Crazy (English Version)

Like Crazy has surpassed 1 billion total streams on Spotify. In the US alone, it has approximately 81 million streams, according to the stream-counting website

BTS' Jimin continues to stay on the Spotify US weekly charts with Like Crazy

As reported by Star News, on May 24, 2024, Interlude: Dive from the album FACE reached 100 million streams on Spotify. It is the first and fastest interlude by a Korean artist to achieve this milestone. With this achievement, every track on Jimin's solo album now has over 100 million streams.

Like Crazy remains the highest-charting song by a South Korean act, reaching #90 on the Spotify USA Daily Top Songs chart with 550,049 streams as of May 20, 2024, an increase of 25,155 streams from the previous day.

The song extends its record as the longest-charting and most streamed Korean song in the chart's history.

Among Korean solo songs, Like Crazy is the second longest-charting track in K-pop history, following BTS's top hit Dynamite.

On the US Spotify Weekly Chart, Jimin's track recorded 3.6 million streams from May 10 to 16, and 3.8 million streams from May 17 to 23, surpassing the previous week's count by 200,000 streams.

Despite being released 14 months ago, it continues to make its way on the charts. On May 21, it recorded the highest daily streaming with 560,000 streams ranking at 90th place on the chart among all K-pop songs by a Korean artist.

Meanwhile, Jimin has achieved a significant milestone as the first Korean solo artist to top the Billboard Main Single Chart with Like Crazy. He is also the only Korean artist to top it with a solo song, setting a precedent in the chart's history.

Recently, he set a new record for the longest-charting K-pop solo song by climbing 10 places from the previous week to 167th place on the Billboard Global 200 Chart (Excl. US).

As Jimin's discography continues to break records while serving in the military, fans eagerly anticipate the group's return.

All seven BTS members are currently enlisted in the military and are expected to return as a group by 2025. Jin, the eldest of the septet, is expected to return in June 2024.

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