BLACKPINK’s Lisa made history on June 30th by reaching 800 million streams on Spotify with her B-side track, “MONEY.” The song, released in 2021, gained immense popularity not only among K-pop fans but also a wider audience. Its association with the hit Netflix series, Squid Game, further boosted its success as fans used the track for edits on platforms like TikTok and Instagram.
This viral sensation solidified its cultural impact. Moreover, Lisa holds the distinction of being the fastest K-pop solo artist to reach 1 billion streams on Spotify, with her songs “LALISA,” “MONEY,” and “SG.” These accomplishments have earned her a place in the Guinness Book of World Records. Additionally, she is recognized as the most listened-to K-pop soloist on Spotify, with an impressive monthly listenership of 13,320,679.
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Awards and Recognition for Lisa’s Solo Career
Lisa has received numerous awards for her solo music endeavors. In 2022, she won the Best K-pop award at the MTV Video Music Awards for her title track, “LALISA.” At the Hanteo Music Awards in 2021, she received the Artist Award – Female Solo and the Initial Chodong Record Award. Lisa was honored with the Best Newcomer award at the 2022 Bravo Otto ceremony. The Asian Pop Music Awards recognized her with four awards, including Song of the Year – Overseas, Top 20 Songs of the Year – Overseas, Top 20 Albums of the Year – Overseas, and a 9th place ranking in the People’s Choice Award – Overseas category. Lisa’s B-side track, “MONEY,” also won the K-pop Song of the Year award at the Joox Thailand Music Awards in 2022.
Lisa’s Solo Music Journey
As the youngest member of BLACKPINK, Lisa embarked on her solo music career with the release of her single album, “LALISA,” on September 10, 2021. The record-breaking debut album featured two tracks: the title track, “LALISA,” and the B-side track, “MONEY.” In 2023, Lisa performed a different version of “MONEY” at Coachella, captivating audiences with her dynamic stage presence. She also collaborated with DJ Snake, Ozuna, and Megan Thee Stallion for the song “SG” in 2021, further expanding her musical horizons. Additionally, Lisa showcased her versatility by being featured on BIGBANG’s Taeyang track, “Shoong!,” released on April 25, 2023.