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BLACKPINK topped the Spotify chart, to appear in “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”

BLACKPINK’s second full album “BORN PINK” title song “Shut Down” has topped the world’s largest streaming platform Spotify’s “Daily Top Song Chart” for two consecutive days.

According to YG Entertainment on Sep 19th, “Shut Down” was streamed 6.26 million times on Spotify on Sep 17th. The song was also streamed more than 6.6 million times on Sep 16th, which is the first day of its release.

BLACKPINK’s agency said, “The only K-pop song that has topped the chart consecutively was the pre-released song ‘Pink Venom’ released by BLACKPINK last month,” adding, “’Shut Down” has also topped the chart for two consecutive days.”

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Earlier, “Pink Venom” topped the “Daily Top Song Chart” for three consecutive days. The choreography video of “Shut Down” also surpassed 10 million views on YouTube less than a day after it was released around midnight.

The agency introduced the choreography video, saying, “Here we have BLACKPINK’s colorful facial expression, delicate techniques, and even rapid control.” Thanks to their global popularity, BLACKPINK has confirmed their appearance on the famous talk show “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” on ABC in the U.S.

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“Jimmy Kimmel Live!” is a late-night talk show that has been hosted by famous American entertainer and comedian Jimmy Kimmel since 2003. BLACKPINK will appear on the show at 12:35 p.m. on Sep 20th (Korea Standard Time) and perform the “Shut Down” stage.

BLACKPINK will return to the show since their last appearance in October 2020, when they were active with their first full album “THE ALBUM.”

BLACKPINK sold 1.01 million copies on the first day of the release of “Born Pink,” which is a first among K-pop girl groups. They will tour North America, Europe, Asia, and Oceania starting with 2 nights at KSPO Dome in Seoul Olympic Park from Oct 15th to 16th, expecting a world tour with about 1.5 million audiences.

Source: Daum

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