Only two songs in Spotify's history, Taylor Swift's "Anti-Hero" and "Lavender Haze," have achieved higher first-day streams than "Seven"
BTS' Jungkook has achieved a historic milestone on Spotify with his official solo debut. The release of his single "Seven" featuring Latto on July 14 propelled the song to the top of iTunes charts in multiple countries, while the music video starring Han So-hee garnered an impressive number of views in just 24 hours.
The success of "Seven" extends to Spotify, where it broke several records. The song debuted at No. 1 on Spotify's Global Top Songs chart, amassing a staggering 15,995,378 filtered streams on its first day alone.
This achievement solidifies Jungkook as the first male artist from any country to surpass 15 million first-day streams with a new song on Spotify, joining the ranks of Taylor Swift, who holds the overall record. Only two songs in Spotify's history, Taylor Swift's "Anti-Hero" and "Lavender Haze," have achieved higher first-day streams than "Seven."
Not only did "Seven" break records for male artists on Spotify, but it also made history as the first song by a K-pop soloist to debut at No. 1 on Spotify's Global Top Songs chart. Jungkook's bandmate Jimin previously reached the top of the chart with his debut track "Like Crazy," but it initially debuted at No. 2 before climbing to No. 1 the following day.
The instrumental version of "Seven" also had a notable debut, entering Spotify's Global Top Songs chart at No. 65. Additionally, Jungkook's previously released solo tracks "Still With You" and "My You" secured positions on the chart at No. 54 and No. 113, respectively.
Beyond Spotify, "Seven" achieved remarkable success on other platforms as well. In Japan, it debuted at No. 1 on Oricon's daily digital singles chart, while in Korea, it claimed the top spot on Melon's Top 100 chart and several other real-time charts.