Seven” by BTS Jungkook clinches 10th spot on IFPI Global Chart, just behind Taylor Swift

Jungkook’s global impact shines once again as his collaboration “Seven feat Latto” secures the 10th spot in IFPI’s annual report, marking him as the sole Asian artist among the top rankings.

Despite being on mandatory military duty, BTS’ Jungkook continues to make waves in the music industry, consistently achieving remarkable milestones. His latest achievement is recognized by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) in their 2023 annual report, which ranks the year’s top singles globally. Among a lineup dominated by Western artists, Jungkook stands out with “Seven feat Latto” claiming the 10th position, solidifying its status as one of the most impactful songs of the year.

IFPI took to its official handles to announce Jungkook’s success, describing “Seven feat Latto” as an instant global hit. Released in the summer, the debut solo single from BTS’ Jungkook featuring rapper Latto quickly soared to the top spot across various global charts, breaking numerous records in streaming and chart performance.

Leading the list is Miley Cyrus with her Grammy-winning sensation “Flowers,” which has been dominating musical platforms and igniting trends on social media platforms like TikTok and Reels. Following closely is the collaborative hit “Calm Down” by Rema featuring Selena Gomez, solidifying Rema’s status as a global icon. In third place is SZA’s “Kill Bill,” showcasing the diverse range of talent represented in the rankings. Taylor Swift, a multiple Grammy winner, takes the ninth spot, just ahead of Jungkook.

The full list of top singles includes:

1. Miley Cyrus – Flowers
2. Rema x Selena Gomez – Calm Down
3. SZA – Kill Bill
4. The Weeknd x Ariana Grande – Die For You
5. Harry Styles – As It Was
6. Yng Lvcas x Peso Pluma – La Bebe
7. Taylor Swift – Cruel Summer
8. Morgan Wallen – Last Night
9. Taylor Swift – Anti-Hero
10. Jungkook ft. Latto – Seven

For those unfamiliar, last year saw all seven members of BTS pursuing solo endeavors ahead of their mandatory military service. Jungkook initiated this with his debut digital single “Seven,” featuring American rapper Latto, followed by “3D” with Jack Harlow. He then made his album debut with “Golden.”