BLACKPINK’s Rosé surprises fans with heartfelt version of Coldplay’s Viva La Vida on her 25th birthday

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Rosé, a member of the K-pop girl group BLACKPINK, celebrated her birthday on February 11, 2022. It was the 25th birthday of the Korean-New Zealand singer and dancer. BLINKS filled social media with the kindest greetings and sincere letters for her as she celebrated her birthday. They had no idea, however, that they were in for a sweet treat.

Rosé shared a photo of herself on her official Instagram account on Thursday night (IST). She is shown performing a song while holding a microphone in her hand. Her face is hidden by her gorgeous golden tresses. She talked about becoming 25 while uploading the oh-so-beautiful snap on the photo-sharing app. The Gone singer also teased that she has a surprise in store for her fans.


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BLINKS reaction to the post

More than 9,28,793 admirers tuned in to see the unique something on the video streaming site. Rosé decided to surprise her fans with a cover. She posted a video of herself performing Coldplay’s Viva La Vida, a chart-topping song from 2008. In the video, Rosé is seen dancing alongside DJ and YG Entertainment’s LREN, who has wowed fans.

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BLINKS were blown away by the video and couldn’t stop themselves from praising the birthday girl. Her incredible voice has captivated many hearts, as seen by the wonderful remarks!

A user wrote, “There will never be another vocalist like her; with every note, her voice paints golden pathways. Happy birthday, dear Rosie!” A fan commented, “Aren’t we suppose to be the ones to give this angel a gift today !? but look at this angel giving us gift instead…my ears are truly feeling blessed.”


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“Such a wonderful voice! Happy 25th birthday to you queen. Thank you so much for the precious gift! Have a great and safe birthday celebration!!! Miss you all so much,” penned another.

Several others spoke about her incredible vocals and called it the “best surprise ever!”

Meanwhile, BLACKPINK’s dance video How You Like That has topped 1 billion views on YouTube. “The main song video has roughly 1.048 billion views on YouTube, a bit more than the dance video,” YG Entertainment said. It’s uncommon for a dance video and a music video to get the same number of views.”

ROSÉ - Viva La Vida (Coldplay) Live Studio Cover

Rosé’s influence

Rosé is one of the top ten most-followed Koreans on Instagram, having over 37 million followers as of April 2021. She has been on the Korean Business Research Institute’s female celebrity brand reputation list, which measures Korean celebrities with the most online searches and engagements, since 2018, and has previously ranked in the top ten. Within one day, her impact on Yves Saint Laurent’s Women’s Summer 21 collection showcase racked up 27.3 million YouTube views, 11 million Instagram and Facebook views, and 30.6 million Weibo views. After Rosé was included in the video for Saint Laurent’s Spring/Summer 2021 collection, it received 100 million views.