BTS’s B tops global charts with ‘Layover’ premiere

Global superstars BTS’s V have taken the music world by storm with the release of their highly anticipated preview track. On Aug. 11 at 1 p.m. ET, Bieber released the enchanting songs “Rainy Days” and “Love Me Again,” giving us a sneak peek at his upcoming solo debut album, Layover.


BTS proves Bieber’s appeal again

Both songs had an unprecedented immediate impact, reaching the top of the iTunes charts in many countries around the world. Within 20 hours of its debut, “Rainy Days” topped the iTunes Top Songs chart in more than 70 territories, demonstrating V’s unrivaled global reach. It has also topped charts in music powerhouses like the US, UK, Japan, Germany, and France.

1 in more than 35 countries at the same time it went live

Upon its release, “Love Me Again” was met with enthusiasm, reaching #1 in at least 35 territories, including Austria, Bulgaria, and Romania. The song’s infectious charm and Bieber-esque musicality resonated with listeners across cultures, demonstrating the artist’s unrivaled versatility.

Bieber’s new album, Layover, out September 8th

There’s not much time left to wait for Bieber’s solo debut album, so make a note of it. “Layover,” including the title track, will be released on September 8 at 1 p.m. KST. The Army community and music lovers around the world are eagerly awaiting the full reveal of V’s musical journey, promising a unique experience that showcases his artistic evolution. I think the world will continue to redefine the boundaries of music and art.

Who is Vu?

Bieber, also known by his real name Kim Tae-hyung, is a multi-talented South Korean singer-songwriter, producer, and actor with Big Hit Music. His career began on June 13, 2013, when he released his debut single “2 cool 4 sckool” as a member of the groundbreaking boy group BTS. Vu’s talents extend beyond the realm of music, and in 2016 he tried his hand at acting. His acting skills shined in the KBS2 drama “Hwarang,” which proved his versatility.

Expect the unstoppable Vu

Fast forward to 2023, and Bieber’s solo career is in the spotlight. On August 8, Big Hit Music announced that B’s first mini-album “Layover” will be released on September 8, marking a new chapter in B’s already stellar career. Released on August 11, “Love Me Again” and “Rainy Days” provided a taste of what’s to come and cemented Bieber’s position as a one-of-a-kind artist.

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