BTS V’s “Sweet Night” topped Japan’s iTunes Top Song Chart, becoming the only song in iTunes history to hit number one in 114 countries.

#BTS‘s #V Scores An All Kill, the only Asian Soloist to hit #1 in All Major iTunes Markets as #SweetNight extends its world record becoming the only song in iTunes history to hit #1 in 114 countries!👊🥇👨‍🎤🌏🥇🎶💥1⃣1⃣4⃣🌎🔥👑 @BTS_twt https://t.co/7C75a20sun pic.twitter.com/dxmDw0zP6y

— World Music Awards (@WORLDMUSICAWARD) August 1, 2020

While it is common for a Korean artist to promote their Japanese album in Japan, V has become the first Korean solo artist to top the Japan’s iTunes Top Song Chart with a song that was released in Korea.

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Twipple, Japan’s Twitter ranking site, ranked V at number eight for the popularity ranking for the first half of 2020, proving V’s popularity in Japan once again.

Popular Japanese portal site Biglobe stated, “BTS’s V is leaving his name in history as his solo track ‘Sweet Night’ receives tremendous popularity.”

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He has also topped charts in Germany with V’s solo track “Inner Child” ranking at number two on the Top Song Chart in the U.K. Thus, V has become the first Korean artist to take both the number one and two spots on a U.K. chart.

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As of August 1, BTS’s track “Your Eyes Tell” joins V’s “Sweet Night” as the only songs by an Asian act to achieve an iTunes ‘all-kill’ on the charts! Way to go for BTS!

“Sweet Night” by @BTS_twt V joins “Your Eyes Tell” by BTS as the only songs by an Asian act in history to achieve an ‘iTunes All-Kill’ in the biggest music markets worldwide, landing at #1 in the US, UK, Japan, Germany, France, Canada, Australia, & Brazil.

— K-Charts & Translations⁷ (@charts_k) August 1, 2020

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