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billboard

“The 25 Best K-Pop Albums of 2023”

#2 Layover

rolling stone

“The 100 Best Songs of 2023”

#58 Rainy Days
(highest ranking song by a solo K-Pop artist)

iheart radio

"Favorite debut album of 2023"
layover

Layover

Apple music

“Best Songs of 2023”

Slow Dancing

amazon music

“Best of 2023: K-Pop”

Slow Dancing (Piano version)

acervo chart

“Best Albums of 2023”
#11 Layover
(highest ranking male soloist and ONLY album by a K-pop artist)
“Best Songs of 2023”
#7 Love Me Again
(highest ranking male soloist and ONLY song by a solo K-pop artist)

musical genius v

V's first Solo Album Layover released globally in September 2023 showcasing his beautiful gift of artistry.


V is a sincere and true artist who has chosen authenticity over commerciality, and arts over charts. With no multiple versions, playlisting or promotions outside of Korea and Japan, Taehyung was able to achieve boundless organic success and meaningful accolades. Here are just some of the many highlights:


First soloist in history to surpass 2 million sales on both the Hanteo and Circle (Goan) charts breaking a 23 years old record.


Only Korean and Kpop Soloist to debut all tracks of a full album on the Billboard Global 200 and Billboard Global 200 Excl. US Charts.


Biggest Debut Week on Spotify Counter (101.4M) for an album by a Kpop Soloist and the Fastest album by a Kpop Soloist to surpass 100M-600M Spotify Streams.


#1 best-selling Korean album in Japan by a soloist in Oricon history, and has been certified Gold by RIAJ for having 100,000 units shipped in Japan.


Only Solo Artist to sweep first place on Hanteo Charts in USA, Japan and China, achieving an all-kill for 2 consecutive weeks.


With only 3 weeks of tracking Layover was nominated in 4 prestigious categories at the 2023 MAMA Awards

Best Vocal Performance for Love Me Again

Best Album of The Year for Layover

Best Male Artist

Song of The Year Love Me Again

Layover was named the #10 bestselling album on the IFPI Global Album Sales Chart in 2023

Critics Score of 82 Makes Layover the 4th Most Critically Acclaimed K Pop Soloist Album Of All Time!

rainy days
 

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slow dancing

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Time out

“The Top 30 Albums of 2023”

#19 Layover
(highest ranking album by a K-pop artist)

inquirer

“The Best K-Pop Releases of 2023”

Love Me Again

genius korea

“Top Songs K-R&B”

#2 Love Me Again
#6 Rainy Days
#7 Slow Dancing
#13 For Us
#26 Blue
(highest ranking song by a solo artist)

love me again

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Blue

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tidal

"POP VIDEOS: BEST OF 2023"

#25 SLOW DANCING

consequence

of sound

“Most Swoon-Worthy Single”

Love Me Again

“200 Best Songs of 2023”

#136 Slow Dancing

deezer

“2023 Global Hits”
Love Me Again

“2023 K-Pop”

#9 Slow Dancing and #19 Love Me Again
(Slow Dancing highest ranking K-Pop soloist)

for us
 

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slow dancing
frnk remix

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