“BTS’ V’s Upcoming Solo Album ‘Layover’ Surpasses 100 Million Spotify Streams Prior to September Release, Fueled by ‘Love Me Again’ and ‘Rainy Days'”
- Spotify Milestone: BTS’ V’s solo album ‘Layover’ achieves over 100 million streams on Spotify.
- Upcoming Album Release: The full official album ‘Layover’ is set to launch on September 8 at 1 pm KST (9:30 am IST).’
BTS member V, also known as Kim Taehyung, has achieved a remarkable milestone with his solo debut album ‘Layover.’ The album’s pre-release tracks, ‘Love Me Again’ and ‘Rainy Days,’ garnered immense popularity on Spotify, amassing over 100 million streams. ‘Layover’ is scheduled for its official release on September 8 at 1 p.m. KST (9:30 a.m. IST), featuring the full album with additional tracks, including the title song.
V’s solo journey has been marked by remarkable achievements. ‘Love Me Again’ and ‘Rainy Days’ made their debut on Billboard’s Global 200 chart (excluding the U.S.), a historic feat for a Korean solo artist. ‘Love Me Again’ topped the iTunes Top Songs Chart in 35 regions, while ‘Rainy Days’ secured the No. 1 spot in 70 countries.
Fans have shown tremendous support for the songs, as evidenced by their performance on YouTube.
V’s solo debut has been highly anticipated, and he has treated fans to a variety of engaging content. In addition to the pre-release tracks, he has shared concept photos that showcase his unique style, often featuring his beloved pet dog, Yeontan.
Recently, music video teasers for the B-side track ‘Blue’ were unveiled, with its release scheduled for September 13, KST. The album comprises five tracks: ‘Love Me Again,’ ‘Rainy Days,’ ‘Blue,’ ‘For Us,’ and the title track ‘Slow Dancing,’ along with a piano version of ‘Slow Dancing.’
What has particularly excited fans is the official release of songs that were previously available on SoundCloud. ‘Winter Bear,’ ‘Snow Flower,’ and ‘Scenery’ will be accessible on Spotify starting August 28 at 1 p.m. KST (9:30 a.m. IST).