BTS Jin's 'The Astronaut' MV Soars High, Surpassing 76 Million Views
BTS member Jin's music video for 'The Astronaut' continues its soaring popularity as fans show their unwavering love.
Jin's first solo single 'The Astronaut,' released on October 28th last year, surpassed 76 million views on May 4th.
After reaching 75 million views on April 27th, the music video added another million views in just a week, showcasing its immense popularity and power.
As of May 7th at 5 AM, 'The Astronaut' music video has exceeded 76.27 million views, and the count keeps rising rapidly.
'The Astronaut' is a song themed around an astronaut who continues their life on Earth after an unexpected landing. The music video captivated global attention with its dreamy visuals reminiscent of a sci-fi movie.
The beautiful colors, Jin's dazzling and mysterious appearance, his delicate and sensual facial expressions, and his refreshing baritone voice received rave reviews. Consequently, the video achieved 1 million views in 15 minutes, 10 million in 12 hours and 30 minutes, and 30 million in 4 days after its release.
In addition, it recorded 1 million likes in 1 hour and 4 minutes and 3 million likes in 13 hours, showcasing its overwhelming popularity. As of May 7th at 5 AM, it has surpassed 5.22 million likes.
'The Astronaut' music video ranked No. 1 for 17 consecutive days on the 'Global YouTube Music Trending' chart from October 28th to November 13th. Jin broke his own record set by his self-produced solo song 'Super Tuna,' which ranked No. 1 for 16 consecutive days, writing a new chapter in K-pop history.
Jin became the first K-pop solo artist to place two songs as the longest-running No. 1 and No. 2 on the 'Global YouTube Music Trending' chart.
Before his enlistment, Jin's heartfelt gift for fans, 'The Astronaut,' debuted at No. 51 on the Billboard Hot 100, the highest debut for a K-pop artist. It also achieved the first million sales for a single album in Gaon Chart history and became the first solo single million-seller certified by the Korea Music Content Association (KMCA).
Recently, 'The Astronaut' set a new record as the longest-charting single by an Asian solo artist on Hungary's Single Top 40 Chart, with 18 consecutive weeks and a total of 20 weeks on the chart. Jin's immense popularity and influence as a top solo artist are felt worldwide.
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