After the exhausting work, the Okay-pop star can now watch the numbers trickle in following the discharge of Golden, his debut solo album. Primarily based on midweek information, it’s set to debut at No. 3 in the U.K., for what could be the very best charting solo launch from a BTS member. The album contains “Seven” with Latto, which final month set a brand new file for the quickest entry into Spotify’s one billion streams club, at 108 days. As at Monday, Nov. 6, the only is platinum certified by RIAA.
Count on an entire lot extra to return.
Jung Kook stopped by NBC‘s The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon on Monday for a chat, a dance, a slice of pizza, and a glimpse on the street forward.
“After all I need to do a world tour as a solo artist, however I don’t suppose I’ve sufficient songs for that,” he tells the late-night host. “So I need to complement them extra and make extra songs. And possibly after I’m prepared, I can do the tour in full swing.”
That mission assertion ought to get ARMY buzzing. Golden is right here, now, and it’s received one thing for everybody, he assures Fallon. Certainly, it tops this week’s new music ballot on Billboard, with 88% of the vote.
“I wished to have this common emotion, love. Everybody can relate to it,” he says of the album. “I wished to indicate the change of this emotion. And likewise by way of the flexibility. I wished to change into a solo artist who can pull off plenty of genres and that’s what I attempt to do right here.”
Throughout his visitor spot, the pop star mentioned the origin of the identify “Golden” (he’s the “golden youngest” in BTS, a nickname coined by RM), his proudest achievements (ARMY and BTS. “If it weren’t for them I’d not be what I’m immediately”), and the response from his fellow bandmates when he first performed them the LP (“They only mentioned, ‘It’s nice.’”).
Yung Kook additionally joked concerning the shock hit that was the Weverse video of him sleeping, a clip that captured some six-million units of eyeballs. These people who tuned in, it was “one thing just a little sudden,” he explains in English, earlier than switching to his native tongue: “truly its’ just a little embarrassing”.
The 26-year-old artist additionally caught round to carry out album monitor “Standing Subsequent to You,” a music that “might finest present my vocals and efficiency as an artist. After all it needed to be the primary monitor for my album,” he reckons.
Watch the interview and efficiency under.