Will BTS' Jimin release solo song in 2021? Singer reveals plans in BTS 'Comeback Countdown' after 'BE' release
Jimin, who last released his solo song 'Filter' in 2020, talked about his next solo offering during BTS' 'Comeback Countdown'
Is Jimin of BTS going to release new solo music in 2021? The singer, songwriter and dancer, who last released his solo song 'Filter' in 2020, talked about his next solo offering during BTS' 'Comeback Countdown' session following the release of their fifth Korean language studio album 'BE' on November 20. When asked by fellow BTS member Taehyung, also known as V, during the 'Comeback Countdown' session when he would releasing "the second Filter", Jimin laughed and stated that he’s currently not thinking about releasing a solo song. V had, just before the question, praised 'Filter' which was featured on BTS' fourth Korean language album 'Map of the Soul: 7'.
The reason for not releasing a solo song any time soon, according to Jimin, is that he is trying to find his own voice while figuring out different things. Jimin added that he would likely release a solo song at an unspecified later time. V's next question to Jimin was if he would be releasing a solo song in 2021 to which Jimin replied saying that fans can, indeed, expect something in 2021. When V got more specific and asked if Jimin would release his song in June 2021, Jimin said that would be too early. Not letting the matter go, V further asked if Jimin would release solo material in July 2021, he sighed and said the exact date will be decided later. Following this, V concluded that Jimin's solo song will release in August 2021 to which following which Jimin gave in as asked V to help him with the song. you can watch the full conversation below.
Jimin's solo career
Jimin's solo career began back in 2014 when he collaborated with fellow BTS member Jungkook for 'Christmas Day', a Korean rendition of Justin Bieber's 'Mistletoe'. He also wrote the lyrics of the track. Later, in 2017, he collaborated with Jungkook again by releasing a cover of 'We Don't Talk Anymore', originally by Charlie Puth and Selena Gomez. Jimin participated in shows such as 'Hello Counselor', 'Please Take Care of My Refrigerator', and 'God's Workplace' and also hosted 'Show! Music Core' and 'M Countdown'. He also participated in a duet at the 'KBS Song Festival' with Taemin from Shinee.
Outside BTS, Jimin released his first solo song 'Promise' in 2018 on BTS' SoundCloud page. It was composed by Jimin and producer Slow Rabbit while it was written by Jimin and RM. He also lent his vocals solo on the track 'Intro: Serendipity' on BTS' fifth EP, 2017's 'Love Yourself: Her'.