Since their debut, the internationally renowned girl group BLACKPINK has garnered immense popularity, securing multiple Guinness World Records and collaborating with global brands. Their dedicated fan base, known as BLINKs, continues to be captivated by their talent and the group’s potential for even greater achievements. With several music videos surpassing billions of views on YouTube, BLACKPINK’s success story is an inspiration to fans around the world.
BOOMBAYAH: The Debut K-pop MV to Surpass 1.6 Billion Views
BLACKPINK has once again made history with their music video for “BOOMBAYAH” reaching an astonishing milestone of 1.6 billion views on YouTube. Originally released as part of their Square One album in August 2016, “BOOMBAYAH” became the first K-pop debut music video to surpass 1 billion views in October 2020. The song’s popularity further soared as it featured in renowned platforms like the dance rhythm game Just Dance 2022 and the Netflix series Wu Assassins. This remarkable achievement marks the first-ever debut K-pop music video to reach such a monumental milestone, solidifying BLACKPINK’s impact on the global music scene.
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Other Songs Achieving the 1.6 Billion Views Milestone
BLACKPINK continues to set new records, becoming the first K-pop artist with three music videos surpassing 1.6 billion views. Alongside “BOOMBAYAH,” their previously successful music videos for “DDU-DU DDU-DU” and “Kill This Love” have also achieved this remarkable feat. “DDU-DU DDU-DU,” released on June 15, 2018, as part of their Square Up album, quickly gained immense popularity, reaching the number-one position on music charts in Malaysia and Singapore. It also topped the Billboard K-pop Hot 100 and World Digital Songs charts, showcasing BLACKPINK’s global appeal and recognition.
Kill This Love
A Visual Spectacle and Captivating Performance: The music video for “Kill This Love” showcases BLACKPINK’s extraordinary visual and performance abilities. The impressive choreography leaves a lasting impact on viewers, while the catchy chorus resonates with fans worldwide. The music video’s use of slow-motion visuals and explosive backgrounds adds a cinematic touch, creating a mesmerizing visual journey for the audience. BLACKPINK’s ability to deliver captivating performances and create music that resonates with fans has solidified their position as a powerhouse in the music industry.
BLACKPINK’s journey in the music industry has been marked by numerous achievements and groundbreaking milestones. From the unprecedented success of “BOOMBAYAH” as the first debut K-pop music video to surpass 1.6 billion views to the global recognition of “DDU-DU DDU-DU” and the visual spectacle of “Kill This Love,” BLACKPINK continues to redefine the boundaries of success. Their talent, dedication, and unwavering support from fans have positioned them as one of the most influential and beloved girl groups in the world. The future holds great promise for BLACKPINK as they continue to captivate audiences and inspire millions with their music and performances.