BLACKPINK’s Lisa becomes first K-pop idol to hit 99 million Instagram followers

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On November 27, 2023, BLACKPINK’s Lisa etched her name in the annals of K-pop history by becoming the first K-pop idol to amass a staggering 99 million followers on Instagram. This monumental achievement not only solidifies her status as a global sensation but also marks her as the first Thai celebrity to reach this milestone on the widely popular social media platform.

Ripple of Excitement Among Fans

Fans around the world erupted in excitement as news of Lisa’s Instagram feat spread. The rapper and performer, best known for her hit track “MONEY,” received an outpouring of love and congratulations from fans celebrating her journey from a young talent to a trailblazing icon in the entertainment industry.

A Trailblazer Beyond Borders

Lisa’s achievement goes beyond the realm of K-pop, positioning her as the third Asian star with one of the largest Instagram followings. As a non-native of South Korea, her success underscores the global appeal and recognition she has garnered, transcending geographical boundaries.

Celebrating Years of Dedication

Fans took the opportunity to reflect on Lisa’s dedicated journey since her debut in the K-pop scene with BLACKPINK’s “Square One,” which featured chart-topping hits like “Whistle” and “Boombayah.” Lisa’s solo venture in 2021 with the album “LALISA” further solidified her place in the industry, achieving chart dominance and viral success.

A Record-Breaking Solo Career

Lisa’s solo achievements include securing the top spot on the Gaon Album Chart with “LALISA” and making history as the first solo K-pop artist with an album surpassing one billion streams on Spotify. Her impact extends beyond music, as she recently wowed audiences with a performance at the Crazy Horse Cabaret in Paris, showcasing her prowess in dance.

BLACKPINK’s Ongoing Legacy

BLACKPINK, in its seventh year in the industry, is in the process of negotiating contract extensions with YG Entertainment. While rumors circulate about the renewal of contracts, fans eagerly await official announcements regarding the future endeavors of BLACKPINK and its individual members.

Lisa’s historic Instagram milestone is a testament to her global influence, breaking barriers and setting new standards in the world of K-pop. As BLACKPINK navigates contract negotiations, Lisa’s achievements continue to shine brightly, inspiring fans and solidifying her position as a trailblazer in the industry.