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New Around the World: J-Hope Becomes Sixth BTS Member With a Solo Global Chart Hit

"More" debuts on the Billboard Global 200 and Global Excl. U.S. charts.

A week after Jung Kook blasted onto Billboard‘s global charts as featured on Charlie Puth‘s “Left and Right,” J-Hope debuts his own single “More” on the July 16-dated Billboard Global Excl. U.S. and Billboard Global 200 surveys, at Nos. 12 and 15, respectively. The song drew 40.2 million streams and sold 26,000 downloads worldwide in its first week, ending July 7, according to Luminate.

J-Hope becomes the sixth member of BTS to score a hit on Billboard‘s global charts, and the fourth as an unaccompanied soloist, in addition to the 19 songs that the group has collected in total. While the global charts launched in September 2020, six of the eight charting BTS solo tracks have debuted in 2022, and the other two arrived in November and December 2021.


Here is a rundown of every solo entry by a BTS member on Billboard‘s global charts so far.

Debut/peak date, Artist, Title – Global Excl. U.S. debut/peak position, Global 200 debut/peak position:

  • July 16, 2022: J-Hope, “More” – No. 12, No. 15
  • July 9, 2022: Jung Kook, as featured on Charlie Puth’s “Left and Right,” – No. 2, No. 5
  • May 14, 2022: Suga, as featured on PSY‘s “That That” – No. 2, No. 2
  • May 7, 2022: Jimin, with Ha Sung Woon, “With You” – No. 14, No. 19
  • Feb. 26, 2022: Jung Kook, “Stay Alive” – No. 8, No. 13
  • Jan. 8, 2022: V, “Christmas Tree” – No. 43, No. 51
  • Dec. 25, 2021: Suga, with Juice WRLD, “Girl of My Dreams” – No. 55, No. 37
  • Nov. 20, 2021: Jin, “Yours” – No. 67, No. 90

Jung Kook and Suga are the two BTS bandmates with multiple global chart hits so far. Meanwhile, “More” is the second-highest peaking song by a BTS member in a lead role, after Jung Kook’s “Stay Alive.”

Also notably, in a potential sign of further solo success for the members of BTS after the group announced a break in June, of the eight songs above, the first three peaked between Nos. 37 and 90 on the rankings. The five since have all hit the top 20 of each global tally.