BLACKPINK’s records of hitting hundreds of millions of views on Youtube continue to be achieved not only in MVs but also in dance practice videos.
According to YG Entertainment’s report on September 19, at 0:05 AM KST, the dance practice video of “Kill This Love” surpassed 400 million views on Youtube. In addition, the MV of “Kill This Love” only needs to gather 4.8 million more views to reach the milestone of 1.4 billion, surprising everyone with BLACKPINK’s popularity.
“Kill This Love” has captivated the hearts of fans around the world by maximizing BLACKPINK’s strong girl crush vibe with the viral gun-shooting dance. During the first week of its release in April 2019, the song ranked No.41 and No.24 on the US Billboard main chart Hot 100 and Billboard 200, respectively, breaking the highest rankings of KPOP girl groups.
In addition, BLACKPINK also became the first KPOP girl group to rank No.1 on the US’s iTunes song chart. What’s more meaningful is that after 15 years of this record’s establishment, BLACKPINK was the first female group to achieve it.
Therefore, BLACKPINK has earned a total of 30 billion views for all of their MVs, including their most-viewed MV “DDU-DU DDU-DU” (1.69 billion views).
In particular, the number of people subscribed to their Youtube channel is soaring at an unbelievable speed. On September 10, Lisa’s first solo album ‘LALISA’ was released, sweeping the global charts and adding to the craze. In fact, since Lisa debuted solo, BLACKPINK’s Youtube subscribers have increased by nearly 2 million and currently exceeded 66.8 million. Therefore, this channel ranked No.1 among global male and female artists for having the most subscribers.
BLACKPINK is breaking their own new records regardless of the group or individual activities. Lisa’s title song MV ‘LALISA’ recorded 73.6 million views in the first 24 hours of its release, helping Lisa win the title of “Best Solo Artist In The World”. Moreover, this MV reached 100 million views in only 2 days, making Lisa the KPOP soloist to achieve this milestone in the shortest time. It is reported that ‘LALISA’ is running fastly towards the next milestone of 200 million views.