BLACKPINK’s Pink Venom and Shut Down create new records; DEETS inside

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The BLACKPINK members are ruling the musical world, and how! The group comprising Jennie, Jisoo, Rose, and Lisa has been making headlines for the past few weeks for obvious reasons. Their second full-length album, BORN PINK, is breaking records everywhere and continues to do so even now. For the unversed, BLACKPINK also released a pre-release track titled Pink Venom in August 2022 that eventually became a huge hit.


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New records

On September 30, 2022, it was revealed that BLACKPINK’s Pink Venom surpassed 200 million streams on the popular platform Spotify. For the unversed, it was released on August 19, 2022, and has become the fastest K-pop girl group song in the history of Spotify to have reached such a number. Pink Venom is the group’s 15th song to have achieved such a feat and the quickest one among them.

Shut Down’s records


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Apart from Pink Venom, BORN PINK’s title track Shut Down has also created multiple records and won the hearts of music lovers. The track has ruled the YouTube charts ever since its release and has extended its reign to the sixth consecutive week. There is no denying that the numbers are impressive, with the first official account of the group crossing 80 million subscribers.

According to the latest Billboard charts for the first week of October, the album BORN PINK’s title track Shut Down has debuted with an impressive rank on the Hot 100 chart. For the unversed, the song has grabbed the 25th spot on the chart, joining the pre-release track Pink Venom on the chart that is already going strong for five weeks now. The said track is currently at the 57th position on the chart.


Talking about BLACKPINK, the group is almost done with the BORN PINK promotions, and the BLINKs can’t believe it. Recently, a letter was released for all BLINKs around the world notifying them about the end of BLACKPINK’s promotions for BORN PINK. Here is what it says, “Hello BLINKs! This promotion was really fun and we were happy thanks to BLINKs. BLINKs, who always stay by our side loving and supporting us without change. Thank you for liking this album we worked hard to prepare! Now it’s our concert!! hehe. BLINK, Are you ready? Starting from the concerts on Oct 15 and 16, we’re going to go meet the fans all around the world, so wait a bit more! The weather is getting chilly, so dress warm and take care of your health!! We’ll see you soon! Love you.”