With the record of maintaining number 1 for 28 days on daily digital music charts, YG Entertainment’s CEO and producer, Yang Hyun Suk, has sent his congratulations to BlackPink.
Today (July 13th), BlackPink’s “DDU-DU DDU-DU” is reported to have been in first place for 12 days on Melon’s daily digital music chart. DDU-DU DDU-DU is the title song of BlackPink’s new mini album, “Square Up,” and the song has been on the chart for 28 days. In addition, the song has taken the number 1 spot of the weekly digital music chart for 4 weeks.
BlackPink has conquered not just music charts, but also YouTube. “DDU-DU DDU-DU”’s music video has reached approximately 178 million views and the view number is still increasing. In addition, “DDU-DU DDU-DU” won the 1st place trophy on the latest episode of MCountdown.
Yang Hyun Suk has also expressed his excitement for Black Pink’s success by posting “#BLACKPINK #블랙핑크 #28days # DDU-DU DDU-DU #Youtube_178,000,000views #Melon_daily_chart1st #precious_1st_album #YG” with a photo of a BlackPink’s signed CD on his personal SNS.
“Square Up” landed at number 40 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart, and “DDU-DU DDU-DU” at number 55 on Billboard Hot 100, rewriting K-Pop history for girl groups.