K -pop superband BTS member Jungkook has set a new US record and swept iTunes charts with his World Cup song ‘Dreamers’.
Being tapped to perform at the opening ceremony in Qatar, the ‘Euphoria’ singer debuted the full-English song on Sunday, ahead of his live performance of the song. As soon as the song was released, it shot to the top of iTunes charts in numerous countries all over the world, reports aceshowbiz.com.
Just 13 hours after it first dropped, the single had already reached No. 1 on iTunes Top Songs charts in at least 102 different regions, including the world’s eight biggest music markets, the United States, the United Kingdom, Japan, France, Canada, Australia, Germany and Italy.
Additionally, ‘Dreamers’ set the new record for the fastest official FIFA World Cup song to Һit No. 1 on the iTunes Top Songs chart in the United States.
The song took only 2 hours and 11 minutes to top the chart, according to South Korea’s News Herald.
Jungkook later performed ‘Dreamers’ at Albaite Stadium in Alcor, Qatar. Kicking off the performance solo, he was joined onstage Qatari singer Fahad Al Kubaisi halfway through the song. Clad in a sparkly black jacket, he showed off his energetic dancing moves along with a bunch of backup dancers. Look who we are, we are the dreamers/ We make it happen, ’cause we believe it,” he sings in the motivational single. “Look who we are, we are the dreamers/ We make it happen ’cause we can see it.”
Besides Jungkook, who was billed as the main act, and Fahad Al Kubaisi, the World Cup opening ceremony featured Hollywood actor Morgan Freeman, who delivered a speech about the “emotions that connect us all now.” He added: “We gather here as one big tribe and Earth is the tent we all live in.” (IANS)
Jungkook (BTS) caused a fever at the Korean airport after the historic stage at the 2022 World Cup, showing off a special gift from the national team
Osen reported that on November 21 (KST), BTS boy group member Jungkook returned to Korea after going to Qatar to perform on the opening night of the 2022 World Cup. Welcoming him at the airport was cheers and cheers. riоting the airport with a crowd of fans.
As soon as he left the airport, Jungkook politely bowed to everyone and took off his jacket, showing off the red Korean national team jersey he was given earlier. The male idol also did not forget to repeat the act of pretending to shооt the ball.
The opening ceremony of the 2022 World Cup was held on November 20 at Al Bayt Stadium, Qatar. During the show, Jungkook performed the song Dreamers . At the end of the performance, Jungkook wished good luck to the teams participating in the gold cup competition.
Some pictures of Jungkook at the airport on November 21:
Jungkook bows to the fans waiting outside the airport
Jungkook performing kicking moves
He happily showed fans the Korean national team jersey. The male idol waved goodbye to fans before leaving.