BTS Jimin enters Billboard's 'Hot 100' with 'Smeraldo Garden Marching Band'
BTS Jimin enters Billboard's 'Hot 100' with 'Smeraldo Garden Marching Band'
BTS Jimin's pre-released song entered the US Billboard 'Hot 100'.

On the 8th (local time), Billboard, an American music media outlet, announced the pre-released song 'Smeraldo Garden Marching Band (feat. Loco)' from Jimin's 2nd solo album 'MUSE' released on the 28th of last month through its official SNS. Garden Marching Band) announced that it ranked 88th on the main song chart 'Hot 100' (as of July 13). With this, Jimin ranked in the 'Hot 100' for the 5th time in his career based on solo songs.

Previously, as a solo artist, Jimin first appeared on this chart with 'VIBE (feat. Jimin of BTS)', sung with Taeyang in 2023. In addition, the songs 'Set Me Free Pt.2' and the title song 'Like Crazy' from the first solo album 'FACE' released in the same year were placed on the 'Hot 100'. In particular, Jimin became the first K-pop solo singer to top the 'Hot 100' with 'Like Crazy', becoming the first K-pop singer to top the 'Hot 100' both as a group and as an individual.

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According to Billboard's official SNS, 'Smeraldo Garden Marching Band (feat. Loco)' not only ranked 'Hot 100' but also 'World Digital Song Sales' and 'Global (excluding the U.S.)', proving Jimin's continued popularity.

'Smeraldo Garden Marching Band (feat. Loco)' is a song based on a marching band that plays while marching. The hip-hop genre is added to the sound of a big band (large-scale orchestra), and Jimin's refreshing vocals and Loco's rap create a fantastic harmony.

Jimin will release his 2nd solo album 'MUSE' simultaneously worldwide at 1 PM on the 19th. 'MUSE' is an album about the journey to find the source of inspiration, and the seven songs on the theme of love are closely connected.

Lee Min-kyung, Ten Asia Reporter 2min_ror@tenasia.co.kr translated by google