BTS’s Jungkook, in collaboration with Usher, breaks records with the Standing Next To You remix, swiftly entering the top 10 of US iTunes. The remix, released on December 1 KST, is the lead single from Jungkook’s debut album GOLDEN, and it has already claimed the number-one spot in multiple countries, showcasing the global impact of this musical collaboration.
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Usher and Jungkook’s Swift Ascent on US iTunes Chart
Usher and BIGHIT MUSIC’s announcement on November 29 about working together on the Standing Next to You remix created immense anticipation. The remix, characterized by a smoother and softer touch, rapidly climbed the ranks on the US iTunes chart, securing the seventh position within just two hours of its release. This remarkable achievement puts Jungkook’s remix in direct competition with notable tracks like Taylor Swift’s You Are Losing Me and Jack Harlow’s Lovin on Me.
Global Chart-Topping Success
The impact of the Standing Next To You Usher remix extends beyond the US market, with the track claiming the top spot on the iTunes chart in over 15 countries. These include the Philippines, El Salvador, Peru, Cyprus, Saudi Arabia, Hungary, Argentina, Oman, Azerbaijan, UAE, Honduras, Singapore, Malaysia, Qatar, and Estonia. The collaboration between Jungkook and Usher has sparked a wave of enthusiasm on social media, with fans expressing their admiration for this groundbreaking musical collaboration.
Usher’s Acknowledgment and Social Media Trends
Usher himself has actively shared and acknowledged the remix on his social media accounts, further fueling the excitement surrounding the collaboration. Fans have labeled Jungkook as a “Global Pop Star,” emphasizing the international impact of his musical endeavors. The remix has received praise for seamlessly blending Jungkook’s vocals with Usher’s R&B flair, creating a harmonious and captivating musical experience.