On November 12th, YG Entertainment said that the girl group BLACKPINK’s debut song, “BOOMBAYAH,” has received more than 1.5 billion views on YouTube. At 3:50 in the morning on that day, the song had crossed 1.5 billion views. This marks the first milestone since achieving 1.4 billion views in roughly 7 months.
One of the two titles for BLACKPINK’s 2016 debut single, “SQUARE ONE,” is “BOOMBAYAH.” Even after six years, it has continued to grow in acceptance among music lovers around the world. With this, BLACKPINK became the first K-Pop group to have three YouTube videos with over 1.5 billion views, joining “DDU-DU DDU-DU” and “KILL THIS LOVE.”
Previous accomplishments of BLACKPINK:
According to Billboard’s most recent chart, which was announced on November 8 (local time), “BORN PINK” moved up 7 spots from the previous week’s “Billboard 200” position, increasing the likelihood of a protracted stay there. The second regular album’s lead single, “Shut Down,” slid six positions to 46th place on the Billboard Global 200 comprehensive list this week. The pre-released single “Pink Venom” debuted at number 61 on the same chart and spent 11 weeks there.
The accomplishments of BLACKPINK’s “BORN PINK”
The music videos for “Shut Down,” “Pink Venom,” and “BORN PINK,” from BLACKPINK’s second full-length album, each earned four views on YouTube. YG Entertainment declared on the 26th that it had surpassed 200 million and 200 million. At 9:37 p.m. the day before, the music video for the previously unreleased song “Pink Venom” had reached 400 million views. The quickest of all K-pop girl groups, “Pink Venom” amassed 100 million views on YouTube in 29 hours and 35 minutes after receiving 90.4 million views in 24 hours. These tracks are from BLACKPINK’s second album, “BORN PINK,” which debuted at the top of both the US Billboard 200 main album list and the UK’s Top 100 official album chart. They made history by being the first Asian female artist to simultaneously top both global charts.