BLACKPINK has proven, time and again, that they are the biggest girl group in the world today. Aside from their stunning visuals and sold-out concerts, Jennie, Lisa, Jisoo and Rosé have been dominating surveys and music charts in the past few months.
BLACKPINK's 'DDU-DU DDU-DU' MV Reaches a New Feat
On Tuesday, Feb. 23, it was announced that the official music video of "DDU-DU DDU-DU" by BLACKPINK exceeded the 1.5 billion views mark on YouTube already. Reports have it that only Jennie, Lisa, Jisoo and Rosé have made this kind of milestone among other K-Pop groups.
Most, if not all, fans are very much aware that the "DDU-DU DDU-DU" music video of BLACKPINK was released on June 15, 2018, on YouTube. In other words, the clip took two years and eight months before it reached its newest feat.
In November, the official music video of "DDU-DU DDU-DU" by BLACKPINK surpassed the 1 billion views mark, which was also a first among other K-pop acts. Though it was launched more than two years ago, the song continues to gain popularity due to its addictive beats and choreography.
"DDU-DU DDU-DU" is the carrier single of the "SQUARE UP" album, which is the first EP of BLACKPINK. Through the years, the said track has achieved several victories in major global music charts.
As a matter of fact, "DDU-DU DDU-DU" effortlessly made it to the No. 40 spot of the Billboard 200 chart and at No. 55 spot of the Billboard Hot 100 chart just days after it was released. The BLACKPINK track even surpassed 300 million streams on Spotify, which proves that they are truly a global phenomenon.
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BLACKPINK Lisa Gets 47 Million Followers on Instagram
Meanwhile, BLACKPINK member Lisa has proven, again, that she is the Queen of Instagram when she surpassed the 47 million followers mark recently. The co-member of Jennie, Jisoo and Rosé, who has a total of 648 posts, is said to be the very first K-Pop idol to ever reach this milestone on the said social media platform.
Aside from BLACKPINK Lisa, Jennie also got 40.2 million followers already on Instagram while Jisoo and Rosé both got 36.4 million followers each. Because of these whopping numbers, it comes as no surprise that the foursome is considered as the Top 4 most followed K-Pop artists on Instagram.
The social media power of BLACKPINK has not gone unnoticed as they were tapped by various luxury fashion brand to endorse their products. In fact, Jisoo endorses Dior while Lisa endorses Celine. Rosé, on the other hand, is the brand ambassador of Saint Laurent while Jennie is the face of Chanel.
Other South Korean artists with the most followers on the said platform include EXO members Chanyeol with 22.7 million followers, Sehun with 21.2 million followers and Baekhyun with 20.1 million followers. GOT7 member Jackson Wang also made it to the list with 22.1 million followers. G-Dragon and IU completed the Top 10 list with 19.1 million followers and 18.8 million followers as of this writing.
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Written by Nica Vaughn