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Chapter 2 is a series of solo debuts albums of each BTS member, encompassing the albums Jack In The Box, "The Astronaut", Indigo, FACE, D-DAY, Layover and GOLDEN, along the following solo releases as the album HOPE ON THE STREET VOL.1, Right Place, Wrong Person, MUSE, the upcoming Jin's solo album, and collaborations with various artists as a team, unit or solo.[1]

The primary focus being around the members finding themselves through their solo music and simultaneously shooting Run BTS! episodes as a group,[2] the web series is currently on hiatus due their mandatory military service.

This is the second chapter of the BTS Chronicle.


Solo debuts[]

Big Hit Music announced that BTS has turned the page on their new chapter, throughout which the members will harmoniously carry out their group and individual activities.[3]

  • On June 25, 2022, Big Hit Music announced the release in July 15, 2022 of Jack In The Box, j-hope's solo studio album and he will be the first member of BTS to start this new journey and release his solo album.[3]
  • On October 15, 2022, Jin announced in the BTS <Yet To Come> in BUSAN that he will be the second member releasing a solo album,[4] three days later Big Hit Music announced Jin's first official solo single album, "The Astronaut", released on October 28, 2022.[5]
  • On November 1, 2022, Rolling Stones magazine released a photo pictorial and one on one interview of RM alongside American record producer Pharrell Williams, RM reveals he is working in his official first solo album,[6] nine days later Big Hit Music announced RM's first official solo studio album, Indigo, released on December 2, 2022.[7]
  • On February 10, 2023, Jimin delighted fans by revealing during a Weverse live broadcast that his first-ever solo album is likely to be released in March.[8] On February 22, 2023, Big Hit Music announced Jimin's first official solo mini album, FACE, released on March 24, 2023.[9]
  • On April 2, 2023, Big Hit Music announced Agust D's first official solo studio album and the last chapter of his trilogy, D-DAY, released on April 21, 2023.[11]
  • On July 14, 2023, Big Hit Music announced Jung Kook's official first solo digital single, "Seven (feat. Latto)".[12]
  • On August 8, 2023, Big Hit Music announced V's first official solo mini album, Layover, released on September 8, 2023.[17]

Onwards releases[]

According to Daishin Securities, BTS plans to drop more than three solo albums in 2024. These include two solo albums from recently enlisted members (RM, V, Jimin, and Jung Kook), and Jin's upcoming debut solo album.[19] Later it was revealed that the albums were RM's second studio album, Right Place, Wrong Person and Jimin's second solo mini album, MUSE.

  • j-hope releases;
  • Jin releases;
    • On December 28, 2023, Daishin Securities revealed Jin's upcoming solo album, will be released in 2024, after the singer completes his mandatory military service.[19]
  • RM releases;
  • Jimin releases;
    • On December 20, 2023, Big Hit Music announced Jimin will be releasing a solo single "Closer Than This" on December 22, 2023.[24]
    • On May 13, 2024, Big Hit Music announced a special edition of Jimin's soundtrack song, "Angel Pt.1".[25]
    • On June 17, 2024, Big Hit Music announced Jimin's second solo mini album, MUSE, released on July 19, 2024.[26]
    • On July 22, 2024, Big Hit Music announced Jimin's second remix single, Who (Remixes).[27]
  • Jung Kook releases;
  • V releases;
    • On March 3, 2024, Big Hit Music announced V's digital single, "FRI(END)S", released on on March 15, 2024.[36]

Group releases[]

In March 2022, Snoop Dogg revealed that he had a collaboration with BTS.[37] On July 20, 2022, BTS and Benny Blanco announced their collaboration along Snoop Dogg, "Bad Decisions", released on August 5, 2022. It is also revealed that it was a unit song sung by Jin, Jimin, V and Jung Kook.[38][39]

On November 1, 2022, Rolling Stones magazine released a photo pictorial and one on one interview of RM alongside American record producer Pharrell Williams, Williams revealed that he recently recorded a song with BTS for his next album.[6]

On May 30, 2023, Big Hit Music announced BTS will be releasing a digital single "Take Two" on June 9, 2023, to celebrate their 10th anniversary as part of the 2023 BTS Festa.[40]

On April 14, 2023, Thymos Media announced that BTS would be singing the theme song of the new 3D animated superhero series BASTIONS. Notably, the song will feature BTS as a full group, as it was recorded prior to Jin's military enlistment. On May 12, 2023, "The Planet" was released along with a music video featuring the characters of BASTIONS dancing to the song.[41]



Ordered by debut date.

Artist Main Releases
BTS (방탄소년단)
Take Two Promo Picture
(June 13, 2013)
Bad Decisions Cover 1. "Bad Decisions" (Jin, Jimin, V and Jung Kook)
The Planet Cover 2. "The Planet"
Take Two Cover 3. "Take Two"
4. Upcoming collab with Pharrell Williams
j-hope (제이홉)
J-hope HOPE ON THE STREET VOL.1 Preview Cut (4)
(July 15, 2022)
Jack In The Box Cover 1. Jack In The Box
Rush Hour Cover 2. "Rush Hour (feat. j-hope of BTS)"
On the street Cover 3. "on the street (with J. Cole)"
Jack In The Box Hope Edition Digital Cover 4. Jack In The Box (HOPE Edition)
Jin (진)
The Astronaut Outlander Concept Photo (1)
(October 28, 2022)
The Astronaut Cover 1. "The Astronaut"
2. Upcoming solo album
RM Right Place, Wrong Person Concept Photo 1 (6)
(December 2, 2022)
SEXY NUKIM Cover 1. "SEXY NUKIM (feat. RM of BTS)" (Pre-solo debut)
Indigo Cover 2. Indigo
Smoke Sprite Cover 3. "Smoke Sprite (feat. RM of BTS)"
Don't ever say love me Cover 4. "Don't ever say love me (feat. RM of BTS)"
Come back to me Digital Cover 5. "Come back to me" (Pre-release)
Right Place, Wrong Person Digital Cover 6. Right Place, Wrong Person
Jimin (지민)
Jimin MUSE BLOOMING Concept Photo (3)
(March 24, 2023)
VIBE Cover 1. "VIBE (Feat. Jimin of BTS)" (Pre-solo debut)
FACE Cover 2. "Set Me Free Pt.2" (Pre-release)
FACE Cover 3. FACE
Angel Pt.1 Cover 4. "Angel Pt.1 (feat. Jimin of BTS, JVKE & Muni Long)"
Angel Pt.2 (feat. Jimin of BTS, Charlie Puth, JVKE & Muni Long) 5. "Angel Pt.2 (feat. Jimin of BTS, Charlie Puth, JVKE & Muni Long)"
Closer Than This Cover 6. "Closer Than This"
Angel (Anniversary Edition) Cover 7. "Angel (Anniversary Edition)"
MUSE Digital Cover 8. "Smeraldo Garden Marching Band (feat. Loco)" (Pre-release)
MUSE Digital Cover 9. MUSE
Agust D | SUGA (슈가)
D-DAY Concept Photo Being Version (1)
(April 21, 2023)
People Pt.2 Cover 1. "사람 Pt.2 (People, Pt. 2) (feat. 아이유 (IU)" (Pre-release)
D-DAY Cover 2. D-DAY
Lilith Cover 3. "Lilith (feat. SUGA of BTS)"
Jung Kook (정국)
Jung Kook GOLDEN Concept Photo SHINE Version (2)
(July 14, 2023)
Left and Right Cover 1. "Left and Right (Feat. Jung Kook of BTS)" (Pre-solo debut)
Dreamers Cover 2. "Dreamers" (Pre-solo debut)
Seven (Digital) Cover 3. "Seven (feat. Latto)"
3D Cover 4. "3D (feat. Jack Harlow)"
Never Let Go Digital Cover 7. "Never Let Go"
V (뷔)
V FRI(END)S Concept Photo 2 (2)
(September 8, 2023)
Layover Cover 1. Layover
Wherever u r (ft. V of BTS) Cover 2. "Wherever u r (ft. V of BTS)"
FRI(END)S Cover 3. "FRI(END)S"


  1. Soompi: Big Hit Music Comments On BTS’s Solo Careers + J-Hope To Be First Member To Start Solo Activities
  2. YouTube: BTS (방탄소년단) ‘찐 방탄회식’ #2022BTSFESTA
  3. 3.0 3.1 Weverse: [Notice] j-hope’s Solo Album “Jack In The Box” Release Information (+ENG/JPN/CHN)
  4. Koreaboo: BTS’s Jin To Release His Solo Album Following J-Hope, The Singer Announced Himself During Busan Concert
  5. Weverse: [Notice] Information on the Release of Jin’s Solo Single “The Astronaut” (+KOR/JPN/CHN)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Rolling Stones: ‘What If I Don’t Like Music Anymore?’: A Wildly Honest Conversation Between BTS’ RM and Pharrell Williams
  7. Weverse: [Notice] Information on the Release of RM Solo Album “Indigo” (+KOR/JPN/CHN)
  8. BTS’s Jimin Announces Plans To Make Solo Debut In March
  9. Weverse: [Notice] Jimin’s Solo Album “FACE” Release Announcement (+KOR/JPN/CHN)
  10. Weverse: [Announcement] Jimin "Like Crazy (Deep House Remix / UK Garage Remix)" Release Information
  11. [Notice] SUGA | Agust D Solo Album “D-DAY” Release Announcement (+KOR/JPN/CHN)
  12. Weverse: [공지] 정국 솔로 디지털 싱글 ‘Seven' 발매 안내 (+ENG/JPN/CHN)
  13. BTS's Jung Kook releases "Weekday Version" of 'Seven'
  14. Weverse: [공지] 정국 ‘Seven (Weekend Ver.)’ 발매 안내 (+ENG/JPN/CHN)
  15. Weverse: [공지] 정국 'Seven (feat. Latto) - Alesso Remix' 발매 안내 (+ENG/JPN/CHN)
  16. 16.0 16.1 Weverse: [공지] 정국 ‘Seven (feat. Latto) - David Guetta Remix’ / ‘3D (feat. Jack Harlow) - MK Remix’ 발매 안내 (+ENG/JPN/CHN)
  17. Weverse: [공지] V 솔로 앨범 ‘Layover’ 발매 안내 (+ENG/JPN/CHN)
  18. Weverse: [공지] V 'Slow Dancing Remix' 발매 안내 (+ENG/JPN/CHN)
  19. 19.0 19.1 Jin of BTS will release his first solo album in 2024: Reports
  20. Weverse: [Notice] Release of j-hope’s Solo Single "on the street" (+KOR/JPN/CHN)
  21. Weverse: [공지] j-hope 솔로 앨범 ‘Jack In The Box (HOPE Edition)’ 발매 안내 (+ENG/JPN/CHN)
  22. Weverse: [공지] j-hope 스페셜 앨범 ‘HOPE ON THE STREET VOL.1’ 발매 안내 (+ENG/JPN/CHN)
  23. Weverse: [NOTICE] RM’s 2nd Solo Album "Right Place, Wrong Person" Release (+KOR/JPN/CHN)
  24. Weverse: [공지] 지민 솔로 디지털 싱글 'Closer Than This' 발매 안내 (+ENG/JPN/CHN)
  25. @bts_bighit on X/Twitter (March 13, 2024)
  26. Weverse: [NOTICE] Release Information for Jimin’s Second Solo Album, "MUSE"
  27. Weverse: [NOTICE] Jimin’s "Who (Remixes)" Release Information
  28. Weverse: [공지] 정국 솔로 디지털 싱글 ‘3D (feat. Jack Harlow)' 발매 안내 (+ENG/JPN/CHN)
  29. Weverse: [공지] 정국 '3D : The Remixes' 발매 안내 (+ENG/JPN/CHN)
  30. Weverse: [공지] 정국 ‘3D - Justin Timberlake Remix’ 발매 안내 (+ENG/JPN/CHN)
  31. Weverse: [공지] 정국 솔로 앨범 ‘GOLDEN’ 발매 안내 (+ENG/JPN/CHN)
  32. Weverse: [공지] 정국 ‘Standing Next to You : The Remixes’ 발매 안내 (+ENG/JPN/CHN)
  33. Weverse: [공지] 정국 'Standing Next to You - USHER Remix' 발매 안내 (+ENG/JPN/CHN)
  34. Billboard: The Kid LAROI, Jung Kook & Central Cee Announce ‘Too Much’ Collab
  35. Weverse: [NOTICE] Jung Kook’s "Never Let Go" Release Information (+ENG/JPN/CHN)
  36. Weverse: [공지] V 디지털 싱글 ‘FRI(END)S’ 발매 안내 (+ENG/JPN/CHN)
  37. Billboard: Snoop Dogg: BTS Collab Is ‘Official Like a Referee With a Whistle’
  38. @ItsBennyBlanco on Twitter (July 20, 2022)
  39. @bts_bighit on Twitter (July 20, 2022)
  40. Weverse: [Notice] BTS Digital Single "Take Two" Release Information (+KOR/JPN/CHN)
  41. Soompi: Watch: BTS Drops “THE PLANET” For OST Of New Animation “BASTIONS”