Jungkook's Midas touch not only applies to things he uses or clothes he wears, but songs he touches as well. Whether his solo songs or songs he composed or produced, they are smashing the charts, selling like hotcakes.
On November 4th, K-media reported 'My Time' becomes the first Korean B-side and BTS solo song to chart for 100 days on Worldwide iTunes Song Chart, making it the longest-charting Korean B-side and BTS solo song on the chart. By November 7th, 'My Time' had charted for 103 days and recently topped Oman iTunes. Other notable achievements of 'My Time' include the highest entry for BTS solo song on Billboard Hot100, the fastest BTS solo song to sell 100,000 units in the US, and the first to chart at #1 on Billboard World Digital Song Sales.
While 'My Time' is the longest-charting Korean b-side on Worldwide iTunes, 'Euphoria' continues to secure its throne as the longest-charting Korean solo song on Billboard World Digital Song Sales.
This week, both 'Euphoria' and 'My Time' enter Billboard World Digital Song Sales chart at #15 and #11, respectively. 'Euphoria' had spent a total of 37 weeks on the chart, extending its record as the longest-charting K-pop solo song, while 'My Time,' which spent 34 weeks, is the second-longest charting K-pop solo song (tying with BTS' Jimin's Filter) on the chart. Jungkook extends his reign as the longest-charting K-pop idol on Billboard World Digital Song Sales, breaking the record previously held by Jennie (Blackpink) and Hyuna.
In addition, both 'My Time' and 'Euphoria' now sold over 200,000 units in the US, further proving Jungkook's Midas touch. 'My Time' was recently announced to reach over 200,000 units sold in the US on November 5th, joining her sister 'Euphoria,' which reached the same milestone back in July 2019. 'Magic Shop' also sold over 200,000 units in the US in August last year, right after 'Euphoria.' Jungkook is the song's main producer. In a press conference, he mentioned that he made it specially for ARMY as a source of comfort during difficult times.
'Euphoria' also set a new record as it has surpassed 180 million streams on Spotify, becomes the first K-pop male idol solo song to achieve this feat. It is the most streamed BTS solo song and the third most-streamed K-pop solo song on the platform after Blackpink Jennie's 'Solo' and PSY's 'Gangnam Style.'
Jungkook's popular self-produced song 'Still With You,' which he released on Soundcloud, also made headlines in K-media as it ranked at #1 on SoundCloud’s Top 50 Chart (all genres) despite being released 5 months ago in June this year. His cover of Dan + Shay and Justin Bieber's '10,000 hours' ranked #3 while 'Euphoria (Forever Remix)' ranked at #25 on the chart, showing timeless popularity.