BTS: V Breaks Record Previously Held by PSY With His Song ‘Sweet Night’

by Jeremy Spirogis
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On May 24, V of BTS broke an iTunes report that was beforehand held by PSY. The BTS singer’s solo observe “Sweet Night” reached No. 1 on iTunes charts in 87 totally different nations, and V grew to become the primary Korean artist to attain this.

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V launched ‘Sweet Night’ in March

On March 6, V and RM of BTS held a VLIVE livestream for followers, and V revealed that he had been busy writing songs.

“V, have you been writing songs recently?” RM requested based on an English translation.

“I’ve written three songs,” V answered.

V then informed followers that one track could be launched quickly.

“One song will be released,” he mentioned. “As far as I know, the article is already out.”

The track V was referring to was “Sweet Night,” which was featured within the Itaewon Class OST. V’s shut friend Park Seo-joon seems on Itaewon Class and the 2 are a part of a friend group often known as the “Wooga” Squad together with Park Hyung-sik, PeakBoy, and Choi Woo-shik.

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The BTS singer broke PSY’s report on iTunes

PSY launched his hit track “Gangnam Style” in 2012. The track grew to become a popular culture phenomenon all over the world, and up to now the music video for “Gangnam Style” has over three billion views on YouTube. After its launch, “Gangnam Style” topped iTunes charts in 86 nations, and PSY grew to become the Korean soloist with essentially the most iTunes No. 1’s all over the world.

Eight years later, V surpassed PSY’s accomplishment and set a brand new report. On May 24, V’s track “Sweet Night” formally topped iTunes charts in 87 countries. With this, V broke PSY’s report and have become the Korean soloist with essentially the most iTunes No. 1’s, and he grew to become the one Korean soloist to achieve No. 1 in 87 nations.

V of BTS is engaged on a mixtape

Fans of BTS ought to count on extra information damaged by V quickly. Recently, the singer introduced that he plans to launch a solo mixtape. Earlier in May 2020, V hinted that he would possibly launch a mixtape whereas enjoying on-line video games with followers.

“I wrote several songs. Please anticipate it,” V wrote within the chatroom of a sport according to a fan translation.

His second post read, “I should release a mixtape.”

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A couple of days in a while May 15, V appeared on Suga’s audio livestream on VLIVE known as “DJ SHUP-D’s Kkul FM 06.13 #0613FM_0515” because the radio present’s visitor. During the VLIVE, V formally confirmed he’s engaged on a mixtape.

V informed Suga and followers that he’s engaged on songs for BTS’s upcoming self-produced album and for his mixtape. Suga has launched two solo mixtapes underneath the persona Agust D, and he requested V if the singer deliberate to make use of a second stage identify for his solo work. However, V mentioned he wanted to complete the mixtape earlier than deciding that.

Given how a lot time V has devoted to songwriting and creating his personal distinctive artistry, followers are excited on the considered him releasing a solo mixtape. ARMY already know one track that will likely be on the mixtape, as V informed followers that he deliberate to incorporate a track he wrote for his dad and mom for Parents’ Day.

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