BTS Member Profile: Suga (슈가)

Musical Achievements (as an Individual)

“Wine” by Suran feat. Changmo (2017)

Even though Suga did not sing or perform on the song, I’ve included this here because he helped produce it.

  • “Wine” won several awards during the 2017-2018 awards cycle: the Melon Music Awards (Best R&B/Soul), the Golden Disc Awards (Best R&B/Soul), and the Seoul Music Awards (Best R&B/Ballad).
  • Suga and Suran also won the Hot Trend Award at the Melon Music Awards for their collaboration together.

“Song Request” by Lee Sora feat. Suga (2019)

  • “Song Request” topped the digital download and BGM charts on Gaon the week of January 20 – 26.
  • “Song Request” won Best Collaboration at the MNET Asian Music Awards (MAMA).

“Suga’s Interlude” by Halsey feat. Suga (2019)

  • “Suga’s Interlude” debuted at #41 on Billboard‘s Digital Song Sales chart and moved up to #10 in its second week.

“eight” by IU Prod.&feat. Suga (2020)

  • “eight” broke Melon’s record for a song’s highest amount of unique listeners in its first hour after release, recording a total amount of 199,327 listeners. The previous record holder was BTS with “ON,” meaning Suga broke a record set by his own group.
  • “eight” got a Certified All-Kill less than 2 days after its release, and a Perfect All-Kill several days after that.
  • “eight” had the following results on Gaon Chart:
    • Triple Crown the week of May 3 – 9 (overall digital, digital download, BGM)
    • Double Crown the week of May 10 – 16 (overall digital and streaming)
    • Double Crown the week of May 17 – 23 (overall digital and streaming)
    • Triple Crown the month of May (overall digital, streaming, digital download)
    • Double Crown the month of June (overall digital and streaming)
  • “eight” won three trophies on Inkigayo, earning a triple crown.
  • “eight” was certified platinum by Gaon for passing 100 million streams.
  • “eight” won Best Rock at the Melon Music Awards.
  • “eight” won Best Collaboration at the MNET Asian Music Awards.

“Daechwita”/D-2 (2020)

  • D-2 debuted at #11 on the Billboard 200, which broke the record for highest ranking by a Korean solo artist. (This was previously held by J-Hope and then RM.)
  • “Daechwita” also debuted at #76 on Billboard‘s Hot 100, making him the 2nd highest ranking Korean solo artist on the chart after PSY.
  • Suga was Spotify’s Top Male K-pop Artist of 2020 (as Agust D).

SOURCES: YouTube, Big Hit Entertainment, Big Hit Labels, 에르타알레, 1theK (“eight” MV), Billboard, SUPER SOUND Bugs! (“Song Request” MV), Capitol Records, Colour Vision Records, EDAM Entertainment, Gaon, Halsey’s YouTube channel (“Suga’s Interlude” audio), iChart, MAX’s YouTube channel (“Blueberry Eyes” MV), Melon, Soompi (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12) (13) (14) (15) (16) (17) (18), Wikipedia (1) (2) (3) (4)

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