Jisoo, a member of the popular K-pop group BLACKPINK, recently made her solo debut and achieved a significant milestone on June 27. Her solo debut song, FLOWER, garnered immense success, smashing multiple records, including reaching 300 million views on YouTube.
Record-Breaking Achievement on YouTube
Jisoo released her solo song FLOWER on March 31, marking her solo debut with the EP ME. Within a short span of 88 days, the official FLOWER music video on YouTube surpassed 300 million views and received 9.5 million likes. This accomplishment made Jisoo’s music video the fastest by a Korean female soloist to reach 300 million views on YouTube, surpassing the previous record set by fellow BLACKPINK member Jennie’s solo debut song, SOLO, which achieved the same milestone in 183 days. Notably, three out of the top 5 solo female artists in Korea to achieve this feat are BLACKPINK members—Jisoo, Jennie, and Rosé.
Fans Celebrate Jisoo’s Achievement
Fans of Jisoo and BLACKPINK expressed their pride and admiration for Jisoo’s remarkable achievement on YouTube. They trended #FLOWER300MonYT to celebrate her reaching 300 million views. Additionally, the FLOWER dance challenge gained popularity on platforms like TikTok and Instagram, with K-pop idols and even pets joining in the trend.
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Jisoo’s Success on Other Platforms
Jisoo’s solo success extends beyond YouTube, making waves on various streaming and social media platforms. She became the fastest Korean solo artist to reach 100 million streams on Spotify within just 32 days, surpassing the record set by BLACKPINK’s youngest member, Lisa, with her B-side track MONEY (37 days) and LALISA (46 days). Jisoo’s achievements also include reaching high positions on international music charts, such as entering the US Billboard Global 200 and Billboard Global (Excl. US) at No. 2, Spotify Daily Top Song Global Chart at No. 8, and the UK Official Singles Top 100 chart at No. 38. Moreover, Jisoo conquered the iTunes Chart by ranking No. 1 in 64 countries, including the United States.
BLACKPINK’s Activities and Jisoo’s Performance
Currently, BLACKPINK is on a break from their BORN PINK tour after completing their Asian, North American, and Australian legs. Jisoo showcased her solo song FLOWER during her performances and received applause for her spectacular execution.