BTS Jungkook’s World Cup theme song ‘Dreamers’… tops the Middle East charts

BTS Jungkook’s World Cup theme song ‘Dreamers’… tops the Middle East charts

On the 20th (local time), BTS member Jungkook sings ‘Dreamers’, the OST of the tournament, during the opening ceremony of the Qatar 2022 World Cup held at the Alkhor Al Bite Stadium in Qatar. [연합]

[헤럴드경제=고승희 기자] The official theme song for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, where Jungkook’s BTS group participated for the first time as a K-pop singer, ‘Dreamers’ dominated the world’s major music charts in the Middle East.

According to the global music platform iTunes on the 7th, the official soundtrack ‘Dreamers’ of the ‘FIFA World Cup 2022’ released by Jungkook on the 20th of last month topped the Qatar iTunes Top Song Chart the day before .

On the same day, Apple Music topped the Apple Music Top Song Chart in Qatar, and is at the top every day in the World Cup host country.

It’s not just a box office hit in Qatar. Jungkook’s ‘Dreamers’ is currently hitting the music charts in Middle Eastern countries. It also topped the iTunes Top Song Charts in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. It also topped Saudi Arabia’s Weekly Top Songs chart from Spotify, the world’s largest music platform. On Angami, the largest streaming platform in the Middle East, they also showed their strong musical potential, surpassing 1 million streams in 14 days, the ‘shortest period’ ever for K-pop singers.

In addition, ‘Dreamers’ came 3rd on the Official Mena (MENA) Top 10 chart of the International Federation of the Music Industry (IFPI). This chart is the first official chart in the Middle East and North Africa and consolidates the chart by reflecting Angami music streaming data, Apple Music, Deezer, Spotify and YouTube.


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