BTS J-Hope’s solo mix tape Hope World has now topped the iTunes charts in 100 countries.
He is the second member, after RM’s solo mix tape Mono, to reach number one in a 100 countries. J-Hope’s mix tape was first released in 2018 and ranked number 38 on the Billboard 200 chart at the time.
Although this album was released on Soundcloud, it continued to gain popularity on the iTunes and Billboard chart and became the first Korean solo artist to stay in the chart for two consecutive weeks.
After hearing news about the news, fans began trending the hashtag #HopeWorld100thWin to celebrate another achievement for J-Hope!
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BTS’s new all-English track “Dynamite” has also been breaking records since its release as it became the first Korean artist to rank No.1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for two weeks in a row. This also makes them the first group in history with 333 PAKs.
Dynamite is Social distancing baby💅 And now the song with most perfect all kills in k-chart history with 333 PAKs
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— ⁷⟭⟬ A fan of Billboard 100 No1 singers (@armystankings) September 14, 2020
Take a listen to the mix tape if you haven’t already!
The group will also be making a radio appearance on MBC FM4U’s Bae Cheol Soo’s Music Camp on September 14.