The debut of BTS Jungkook’s ‘Stay Alive’ on the UK official singles chart created a new record for the first and only Korean OST. From February 18 to 22, the song ‘Stay Alive (Prod. SUGA of BTS)’, sung by Jungkook and produced by Suga, was rated 89th on the UK Official Singles Top 100 Chart.
The official single Top 100 list is an official chart that measures both streaming and download performance, and ‘Stay Alive’ sets a new record as the first and only Korean OST to chart on the chart, confirming Jungkook’s status as a super-powerful musicking. From February 18 to 22, ‘Stay Alive’ was rated 5th in the UK Official Single Sales Top 100 Chart and 5th in the Single Download Top 100 Chart.
As of February 15th, ‘Stay Alive’ was ranked 13th on the UK’s Official Trending Top 20 Chart. In addition, from February 14 to 20, it entered the UK Official Singles Update Top 100 list at No. 47, showing great sound source power. With ‘Stay Alive,’ Jungkook also achieved a new record for a Korean soloist entering the ‘best’ ranking on the official trending song list, continuing his domination in the UK’s representative music charts.
‘Stay Alive,’ on the other hand, broke the iTunes Top Song lists in 104 countries for the solo son, and was number one on the iTunes Worldwide Song Chart for 5 consecutive days, a first for a K-pop idol. As a solo artist, he reached 13th place in the ‘best’ ranking and first place on the Spotify Global Top Song Debut Chart (February 11-13). The OST set a new record in the first week of its release, with 24.8 million streams (streaming total number).