BTS fans are over the moon. J-Hope aka Jung Hoseok told fans that he was nervous but excited about his first album, Jack In The Box. While the first MV More came out ten days back, Arson which released on Friday has blown away the public. This is not all. Music critics have rated the album four stars for its discography and lyrics. Some of the songs like Equal Sign have got an thumbs up for its anti-discriminatory message. Others like Future and Safety Zone have also surprised the public. Now, J-Hope aka Jung Hoseok has become the first Korean soloist to enter the Global Top Ten of Spotify with his album.
The only other act from Korea is BTS. He is there with the likes of Drake, San Benito, Harry Styles and others. In 2018, his mixtape Hope World got a debut of 1.4 million on Spotify Global. In 2022, it is close to 18 million on the same platform. The best performing song is More followed by Arson and Equal Sign. All the songs are there in the US Spotify Charts. Arson and More are there in the Indian charts as well. SUGA also had all tracks debuting on Spotify Global with his mixtape AgustD which had Daechwita.
j-hope (@BTS_twt) is the 2nd Korean/k-pop act ever to enter top 10 of Spotify's Daily Top Artists Global Chart, after BTS!
BTS Spotify Centre (@ARMYonSpotify) July 16, 2022
j-hope's 'Jack In the Box' earns the biggest debut for an album by a Korean soloist in Spotify history.
chart data (@chartdata) July 16, 2022
JUNG HOSEOK IS MAKING HISTORY WITH HIS FIRST SOLO ALBUM 'JACK IN THE BOX' AND I'M SO PROUD OF HIM ??
YET TO COME ~? (@Bts7angelic) July 16, 2022
Countries that streamed the most J-hope on Youtube in the last 28 days pic.twitter.com/SGONHvdcR6
Nicolle in the box ? (@EgosShadow7) July 16, 2022
We can see that the contribution of India is quite big here. J-Hope aka Jung Hoseok of BTS is the first to release his mixtape. He has promised fans a huge surprise at Lollapalooza Fest on July 31, 2022.