It also has the most first-day views for any video in 2018.
K-pop quartet BLACKPINK broke numerous records with the release of their SQUARE UP album last month, and now they can add one more accolade to their name: the girl group has now broken the record for the most-viewed Korean music video within 24 hours of its release on YouTube.
The quartet is also only the second girl group to top both main world-music charts.
BLACKPINK’s latest chart accomplishments bring additional accolades that indicates the girl group is on its way to being one of K-pop’s brightest acts in America.
Girl group BLACKPINK recently returned after a year’s absence with their new EP Square Up and promptly made history when their album and the single “Ddu-Du Ddu-Du” became the highest-charting ever by a female K-pop act to appear on the Billboard 200 and Hot 100 charts, landing at Nos. 40 and 55, respectively. The foursome recently spoke to Billboard about their new release and what fans can hope to see from them in the future.
In a recent interview, BLACKPINK talked about being known as style icons, participating in variety shows, and more.
When asked what title they would like to be called, Jisoo answered, “It’d be nice if we could be a BLACKPINK that people trust to put out good music. I have a large desire to be acknowledged musically. I want us to make sure we keep the image of a group that releases only good songs.”
BLACKPINK is currently enjoying the success of their comeback with their latest track “DDU-DU DDU-DU” at home and overseas. After the girl group’s latest title track off of their first mini album “Square Up” charted at No. 55 on the Billboard Hot 100, many are wondering what’s next. BLACKPINK shared their thoughts on these recent developments and more in an interview with OSEN.
In a recent interview, BLACKPINK talked about the success of their latest comeback.
The girl group returned to the music scene on June 15 and swept charts with their first mini album “SQUARE UP.” Their title track “DDU-DU DDU-DU” earned trophies on music shows and rose up on the Billboard with fantastic results.
‘The Old Man Shaping the Bat’
This old man who appeared on Yoon Ohyoung’s essay shaped his bat until his product became the ‘best’, putting in time and effort despite the buyers’ urge and demands. He did not give up shaping the bat, although the buyer urged him to stop by saying ‘that’s enough’. The buyer was mad at the old man who made him miss his train, but gets surprised when his wife praises the bat in the end. It was ‘craftmanship’.
BLACKPINK has caught the attention of the international entertainment industry!
According to OSEN’s report on June 22, many U.S. networks and music producers have their eyes on BLACKPINK.