BTS member V (Kim Taehyung) wrote and produced a song for the Korean drama “Itaewon Class” (2020), with the title “Sweet Night”. On January 23rd, V won the award for “OST of the Year” at the 7th APAN Music Awards.
The day it was released, the song immediately took over the itunes chart in various countries, breaking the previous record of most No. 1’s on the platform.
V’s “Sweet Night” surpassed singer-songwriter Adele’s five-year record of most No. 1’s on iTunes (which was previously held by the song “Hello” which reached No. 1 in 102 regions). On July 8, “Sweet Night” reached No.1 in 103 regions, but at the moment it is the current record holder with 105 regions. The song also passed the group’s own song “Black Swan” which has 104 No. 1’s on iTunes.