Having strong international fandoms, Black Pink and BTS are now the only groups that can be each other rival on Youtube.
On September 12th, BlackPink‘s “DDU-DU DDU-DU” music video has officially reached 350 million views on Youtube. The group had broken the record of BTS’ “DNA” to become the Kpop MV to achieve such views within the shortest time – 88 days since its release on June 15th. It is known that “DNA” reached 350 million views in 218 days.
If “DDU-DU DDU-DU” is breaking the previous records set by BTS, the latest MV of Big Hit’s boy group, “IDOL” is also sweeping the old records of Black Pink. Recently, at 150 million views, “IDOL” had defeated “DDU-DU DDU-DU” when it hit such number in only 18 dáy, 1 hour, and 50 minutes, 3 days faster than Black Pink’s MV.
It can be said that with their achievements, only Black Pink and BTS can be opponents in Youtube’s views.