BLACKPINK is going viral globally. Their music video set a new record in YouTube views, and now their new song has topped all Chinese charts.
BLACKPINK released the song and music video of “As If It’s Your Last” at 6 PM on June 22. The song swept the online chart upon release. However, there something else that is phenomenal about the song, and that is the YouTube views of its music video.
Many were curious about how long it will take for BLACKPINK’s new music video to surpass the 10 million mark. Although BLACKPINK is only a rookie that debuted less than a year ago, the YouTube views of the group’s new music video went up as fast as that of a global star.
BLACKPINK is going viral in China too.
As of 4 PM on June 25, BLACKPINK’s “As If It’s Your Last” took the No.1 spot on QQ Music’s New Songs chart.
This is remarkable considering that BLACKPINK is the only Korean act who made it to the top ten.
QQ Music has more than 400 million monthly subscribers, and topping its charts means that an act is hugely popular in China.
US Apple Music also chose BLACKPINK’s new song as one of its Best of the Week. The girl group also topped the iTunes charts in 18 countries. Signaling BLACKPINK’s successful comeback, the music video of “As If It’s Your Last” surpassed 10 million views and 20 million views in the shortest time among all K-pop groups.
Meanwhile, BLACKPINK is to appear in a number of music shows, variety shows including Weekly Idol, and radio shows to promote their new single.