UNITED STATES: In a thrilling reveal on September 8, Billboard unveiled the prestigious top 10 Global Songs of the Summer 2023, and Jungkook’s remarkable solo debut, ‘Seven’ (featuring Latto), has seized the coveted first position.
Miley Cyrus with ‘Flowers’ and Taylor Swift with ‘Cruel Summer,’ as well as ‘La Bebe’ by Yung Lucas x Peso Pluma, round out the top tier.
The list continues with Rema’s ‘Calm Down’ and Selena Gomez, FIFTY FIFTY’s ‘Cupid,’ Morgan Wallen’s ‘Last Night,’ Bad Bunny’s ‘WHERE SHE GOES,’ and Dua Lipa’s ‘Dance The Night.’
This exclusive ranking was meticulously curated based on their performance on Billboard’s esteemed Global 200, a weekly chart that serves as a global pulse of music trends.
Seven MV crosses the 200 million view milestone
Jungkook’s enchanting Seven music video achieved a remarkable milestone by surpassing 200 million views on September 7, mere months after its captivating release on July 14.
Seven is a high-energy composition that encapsulates the essence of summer, touching on the yearning to spend an entire week with a loved one.
It is the quintessential summer anthem, captivating listeners with its infectious UK garage rhythm, irresistible melody, and enchanting acoustic guitar harmonies.
The music video’s allure was further heightened by the inclusion of the renowned Han So Hee, whose chemistry and playful antics alongside Jungkook delighted fans worldwide.
Jungkook’s flourishing endeavors
Jungkook’s influence continues to soar as he recently surpassed the milestone of 10 million followers on TikTok. The revelation of his TikTok account came through a shared video featuring ENHYPEN members dancing to Seven on Weverse.
Jungkook confirmed his ownership of the account, which was promptly verified. Despite containing only one video featuring Jungkook and SEVENTEEN’s Mingyu taking on the “Seven challenge,” the account amassed over 10 million followers in a mere 21 days, underscoring his immense global impact and the fervor of his devoted fanbase.
Excitement is on the horizon as Jungkook is set to co-headline the Global Citizen Festival in New York on September 23, alongside distinguished acts such as Red Hot Chili Peppers, Anitta, and Ms. Lauryn Hill.
The star-studded lineup also includes performances by Stray Kids, Megan Thee Stallion, Conan Gray, D-Nice, and Sofia Carson.
Fans worldwide eagerly anticipate Jungkook’s performance as a co-headliner at the festival, which seeks to shed light on pressing issues such as the climate crisis and gender equity for women and girls.