Jungkook selected by US Billboard staff as ‘Pop Star of the Year’

Bts Jungkook achieved a remarkable milestone as his first solo single, "Seven," featuring Latto, surpassed 300 million views on YouTube. This achievement was reached approximately five months after the music video's release on July 14. "Seven" has garnered consistent love from global fans for its cinematic storytelling and stunning visual aesthetics. The song quickly dominated major music charts worldwide after its release, becoming a "mega hit."

The track soared to the top spot on the US Billboard's main song chart, 'Hot 100', and peaked at number three on the UK's official single chart, 'Top 100.' Additionally, "Seven" secured the fourth position in Spotify's 'Top 10 Songs Globally' in their '2023 Wrapped Year-End Summary' campaign, reaffirming its global popularity.


Jungkook and "Seven" received accolades from US Billboard, with the staff recognizing them in the categories of 'Billboard's Greatest Pop Stars of 2023: Introduction & Honorable Mentions (Staff List)' and 'The 100 Best Songs of 2023: Staff Picks.' Billboard praised "Seven", stating, "With a beat influenced by UK garage and Latto's strong featuring, this song is worthy of captivating even the most discerning pop fans worldwide."