Pseudo success? HYBE pulls ‘combined streams’ to inflate streams for BTS Jimin

BTS leader singer and dance Park Jimin made his most anticipated debut on March 24 with his album ‘Face’. However, people are pointed out that BTS member’s agency HYBE are pulling every string to make the singer’s debut number’s are shiny.

The main track in the album ‘like crazy (English Version ) debuted with a whooping 6.6 million streams which earned its #2 on Spotify Global. However, the korean version of the song was no found where on the chart.

Even fans are pointing out that that streams got combined for a ‘payola boost’. Surprisingly the same happend with the two version of the song on K charts. The streams and the ULs of korean version and the english version of ‘Like Crazy was reflected as one on the Melon chart.

People also pointed the case of BTS ‘ON’ and Girl Group TWICE songs ( from the album Ready To BE )  which had two seperate versions, but they were counted seperatly by spotify.

Many are pointing it as a company move to inflate his anticipated debut numbers.