The song Stay Alive performed by Jungkook is reaping impressive achievements.
As soon as it was released, the OST Stay Alive received a lot of attention from the ARMY. The song was just a soundtrack for the webtoon and wasn’t promoted, but Stay Alive still won a series of amazing achievements after just 1 day of release.
Specifically, Stay Alive achieved 4.2 million streams, debuting at #3 Global Spotify. This is the highest stream and debut rank of a Korean solo artist, surpassing the previous record of BLACKPINK’s Rosé.
The song also reached 5.62 million (unfiltered) desktop streams on Spotify on the first day of its release. This number makes Stay Alive the song of a Korean solo artist with the highest number of desktop streams on the first day of debut ever. Stay Alive also reached high ranks on Spotify charts of many countries on debut day such as: #44 US, #1 India, #8 Japan, #1 Korea… Especially, Stay Alive debuted #3 Global Spotify, which is the highest ranking of a Kpop solo artist ever.
In the iTunes segment, Stay Alive helped Jungkook become the solo artist to reach No.1 iTunes in the most countries in 24 hours (98 countries and territories), breaking the previous record held by BTS’s Jin with the song Yours. Jungkook also became the first Asian solo artist to achieve All-kill (ranked No.1 on iTunes) in all 8 of the world’s largest music markets (USA, UK, Japan, Canada, Australia, France, Germany, Netherlands) just over 6 hours after release.
In addition, this song also achieved some achievements such as entering the Apple Music charts in 40 countries, the highest number for a Korean OST song. At the Oricon Digital Single Daily Chart in Japan, Stay Alive debuted at No.1 with 8,617 downloads on February 11th, which is also the highest achievement for a Korean OST song.
It can be seen that the influence of Jungkook and BTS is truly unrivaled. His OST song can already accomplish such great achievements, let’s see how great they would be with his solo products!