As the new year approaches, a detailed analysis of artists’ performances on various music platforms and rankings through 2023 is being published daily. Jimin made his highly anticipated solo debut in March 2022 and set records for Korean solo artists worldwide, setting numerous records. As he continues to dominate artist performance analyses and summary reports, as seen from the case of data collected from South Korea’s largest music market.
The popularity of Jimin’s music was evident on the platform, as his album ‘FACE’ and his lead single – YENAC were the most streamed albums by a K-pop solo artist in 2023 and 101.7 Million (Million) streams respectively, which is even more impressive given that it was an EP.
As of January 14, ‘Like Crazy’ has amassed over 104.4 Million streams, and the current tally stands at 260.9 Million.
‘Set Me Free Pt.2′ and -FACE’ were both successful debuts on the K-pop platform, respectively, and they tied for the number of most streamed albums and solo songs in history. Jimin made his debut as the biggest solo artist on this platform earlier that year and earned a Melon Hall of Fame citation (also at the time of release).