BLACKPINK’s Jennie is making waves in the music industry with her track “You & Me.” Despite its official release coming a year after its initial preview and no promotional efforts, the song continues to impress on digital platforms. Recently, “You & Me” achieved a significant milestone, solidifying Jennie’s position as a groundbreaking K-pop female soloist.
Breaking Records on Worldwide iTunes Songs Chart
“You & Me” has climbed the charts rapidly, earning praise from the public and fans alike. It secured the top spot on the Worldwide iTunes Songs chart, surpassing tracks like Doja Cat’s “Paint the Town Red” and the Jungkook-Jack Harlow collaboration “3D.” What’s even more impressive is that Jennie’s song achieved the same feat on the European iTunes Song Chart, taking the #1 position. This makes Jennie the only female K-pop artist to debut a song at No. 1 on both charts in 2023.
Chart Stability and Historical Record
What sets “You & Me” apart is its remarkable chart stability. It outshone other popular tracks and maintained its No. 1 position for four consecutive weeks and counting. This remarkable achievement makes “You & Me” the longest-standing No. 1 track by a K-pop female soloist in the history of the Worldwide iTunes Songs chart. Its continued success highlights the unwavering support from Jennie’s dedicated fanbase and her undeniable talent.
Jennie’s Impressive Musical Journey
Jennie, known for her contributions as a member of the global K-pop sensation BLACKPINK, has made a name for herself through her hit singles and impactful rap verses. Her solo debut with “SOLO” in 2018 was a massive success, and her streaming numbers have consistently been impressive. Jennie recently surpassed the milestone of 700 million streams across all credits on Spotify, a testament to her work both with BLACKPINK and as a solo artist.
“SOLO,” her debut solo track, alone has garnered an astonishing 539 million streams on Spotify. With the release of “You & Me” in October 2023, Jennie’s streaming numbers have seen a considerable boost. The original version of “You & Me” has already crossed the 10 million streams mark on Spotify, and there’s also a Coachella version of the same track.
Expanding Her Horizons Beyond BLACKPINK
Beyond her successful solo endeavors, Jennie ventured into the world of Hollywood. She made a notable appearance as a featuring artist on the HBO show “The Idol’s” soundtrack, contributing to the song “One Of The Girls” alongside artists like The Weeknd and Lily-Rose Depp. This move showcased her versatility and further solidified her presence in the global music scene.