Blackpink’s ‘Ice Cream’ music video has reached 600 million views. This is Blackpink’s 10th video with 600 million views and the highest record for a K-pop girl group.
According to YG Entertainment on the 22nd, the music video for Blackpink’s ‘Ice Cream’ surpassed 600 million views on YouTube at 8 pm the previous day. It has been about 320 days since it was released on August 28 last year. It took less than a year to reach 600 million views amid the explosive interest and love of global fans.
‘Ice Cream’ is a song in which Blackpink collaborated with the world-famous pop star, Selena Gomez. It was the first time that Blackpink had tried a cute and refreshing concept. As a result, it drew more attention because it was a pop genre song with a simple rhythm and light sound.
At the time of release, the song was ranked 13th on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart, breaking the group’s own top-ranking record for a K-pop girl group. In addition, it managed to stay in the Billboard Hot 100 chart for 8 consecutive weeks, proving BLACKPINK’s global influence. It was an achievement made only by song and MV without any special activities due to the pandemic situation.
There are a total of 29 videos of Blackpink’s billion views on YouTube. The songs that broke various records such as ‘DDU-DU DDU-DU’ MV with over 1.6 billion views, ‘Kill This Love’ (1.3 billion views), ‘Boombaya’ (1.2 billion views), ‘As if it’s your last’ (1 billion views), ‘How You Like That’ (900 million views)… At the same time, Blackpink’s YouTube channel subscribers reached 63.2 million.