BTS’ Jimin Dethrones Drake for Most Streams In First 24 Hours on SoundCloud


Jimin’s hit solo “Promise” broke the record for most streams in its first 24 hours on SoundCloud.

When Jimin stopped the world on December 31st and announced that he released a song for free on SoundCloud, fans went crazy. Forbes reported that “Promise” surpassed the previously set 24-hour debut record by Drake’s “Duppy Freestyle” with 3.6 million streams last May. “Promise” achieved over 8.5 million streams within the first 24 hours.

The top 5 countries that streamed the song were South Korea, USA, Japan, Vietnam, and Indonesia. This achievement was done with no promotions from Bighit or any other teasers. Jimin’s power to attract a crowd is unmatched. Fans raved about it on Twitter:

You can listen to “Promise” below.