BLACKPINK Beats TWICE and Little Mix on Spotify With Impressive Streams

BLACKPINK Beats TWICE and Little Mix on Spotify With Impressive Streams

Do you know how many streams BLACKPINK have passed?

BLACKPINK continues to break records in several online music charts and streaming platforms worldwide. On Sunday, March 18, it was revealed that Jennie, Lisa, Jisoo and Rosé have made another huge milestone on YouTube Music. Keep on reading to more details about the latest feat of the world's biggest all-female band.

BLACKPINK Surpasses 2.52 Billion Streams on YouTube Music Chart in 2021 so Far

Reports have it that BLACKPINK has earned more than 2.52 billion streams on YouTube Music in 2021 so far. The South Korean all-female group has been doing well in the said online streaming platform in recent weeks.

As a matter of fact, BLACKPINK has already spent more than 188 weeks in the YouTube Music Chart already. Among the most popular clips from the group, this month, are "How You Like that" with a total of 105 million streams, "Kill This Love" with a total of 61.5 million streams, "DDU-DU DDU-DU" with 57.8 million streams, "Lovesick Girls" with more than 49.4 million streams and "Pretty Savage" with more than 47.8 million streams.

Other BLACKPINK music videos that made it to the top 10 list, this week, include "BOOMBAYAH" with more than 37 million streams, "Ice Cream" with 31.4 million streams, "As If It's Your Last" with 30.1 million streams and "WHISTLE" with a total of 22.1 million streams. According to YouTube Music Chart, the most viewers came from Indonesia, Philippines, India, Thailand, Vietnam, Mexico, Brazil, United States, Turkey and South Korea.

So far, in the last three months, "How You Like That" amassed the most streams, totaling 356 million as of this writing. "Kill This Love" and "Pretty Savage," then, followed on the second and third spots with more than 201 million streams and 196 million streams, respectively. "Lovesick Girls" and "DDU-DU DDU-DU" completed the top 5 list with 192 million total streams as of press time.

BLACKPINK Named Most Streamed Female Group on Spotify in 2021 so Far

Meanwhile, BLACKPINK broke another record, recently, on Spotify. The popular online music streaming platform named Jennie, Jisoo, Rosé and Lisa as the most-streamed female group after they amassed a total of 555 million streams as of late.

BLACKPINK has beaten two of the most popular female groups in the world. Little Mix came in second place after it amassed more than 331 million streams while TWICE secured the third spot after it garnered more than 310 million streams on Spotify.

In March 2021 alone, BLACKPINK collected more than 152 million streams. All in all, as of March 24, the YG Entertainment-formed group already generated more than 4.866 billion streams on the popular music streaming platform.

The group has also been doing well in Gaon. As a matter of fact, "Lovesick Girls" by BLACKPINK already spent a total of 22 weeks in the Gaon Weekly Streaming Chart Top 10. "DDU-DU DDU-DU," on the other hand, has been reappearing on the said tally for almost 15 weeks already. These records just made BLACKPINK the longest-charting girl group on the Gaon Streaming Chart Top 10.

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Have You Known About The Siblings Of All BLACKPINK Members?

1. Rosé’s sister – Alice Park

When netizens first discovered Alice’s photos, they couldn’t believe how much Rosé’s older sister looked like Jisoo!

The two could be twins! Alice is absolutely stunning!

And you can see the clear resemblance to Rosé!

Like Rosé, Alice was born and raised in Melbourne, Australia. She also studied law at the Australian National University in Canberra.

Since rising to social media fame, Alice has gained over 760,000 followers on Instagram. Her account is filled with gorgeous selfies as well as snapshots of nature, books, and food from her daily life.

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2. Jisoo’s brother Junghun & sister Jiyun

Some Jisoo fans may not be surprised to learn that BLACKPINK’s oldest member is the maknae in her own family.

As children, they would play Top Blade (aka Beyblade) together. Jisoo also enjoyed watching him play with toy cars. Jisoo’s oldest sibling, Kim Junghun, is a happily married father of one.

BLACKPINK even attended his wedding back in 2019.

Next up is Kim Jiyoon, Jisoo’s older sister and close friend.

She’s living happily as a wife and mother of two children.

3. Jennie & Lisa

Both Jennie and Lisa grew up as the only children in their family but they became like sisters after joining BLACKPINK. Like real sisters, Jennie and Lisa love to joke around.

They also love to share food…

…and affection!

Jennie has also found another “sister”, TWICE’s Nayeon. The two of them used to hang out during their trainee days.

While Jennie has Nayeon, Lisa has GOT7’s BamBam.

The two have been friends since childhood and always seek each other out when they attend the same events.

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BTS And BLACKPINK Rise Korea’s Sales In IFPI’s “Global Music Report”

For the sixth year in a row, the global recorded music market trended upward, growing by 7.4% in 2020 with total revenue of $21.6 billion USD. Streaming accounted for 62.1% of total global revenues, and revenues from physical formats fell by 4.7%. Despite this global dip in physical sales, South Korea saw a rise in CD sales, thanks to K-Pop artists, including BTS and BLACKPINK.

IFPI previously crowned BTS the No.1 “Global Recording Artist of the Year”. With combined sales and streams from MAP OF THE SOUL: 7 and BE, BTS become the first Asian artist and non-English singing artist to take the top spot on the “Global Artist Chart”.

They also scored No.10 on the “Global Top 10 Digital Single” chart with “Dynamite”…

…as well as No. 1 and No.4 on the “Global Top 10 Album All-Format Chart” for MAP OF THE SOUL: 7 and BE, respectively, and No.1 (MAP OF THE SOUL: 7), No. 2 (BE), and No.8 (MAP OF THE SOUL: 7 ~ The Journey) on the “Global Top 10 Albums Sales” chart.

BLACKPINK’s THE ALBUM took the No.5 spot on the “Global Top 10 Albums Sales” chart.

K-Pop largely contributed to South Korea becoming the fastest-growing major music market in 2020, boosting the growth rate up to 44.8%. Overall, South Korea sits at No.6 in the “Top 10 Global Markets” chart, but if the rate of growth continues, it could be sitting at No.5 or higher this time next year!


BLACKPINK and BTS Named as Group With The Longest-Charting K-Pop Album in U.S.

BLACKPINK's 'The Album' is the Fifth-Longest-Charting K-Pop Album in the U.S

On Tuesday, Feb. 23, the full-length comeback album of BLACKPINK was pronounced as one of the longest-charting K-Pop albums in the United States. Though "The Album" fell down to No. 122 from No. 91 this week, the said EP of Jennie, Lisa, Rosé and Jisoo have spent a total of twenty weeks on the Billboard 200 chart already.

Of course, the other K-pop albums that spent several weeks on the Billboard 200 chart are all from BTS. As a matter of fact, the "Map of the Soul: 7" album just celebrate its anniversary on the tally as it already been listed there for 52 weeks, which equates to one year.

"Love Yourself: Answer" by Jin, Jimin, Jungkook, J-Hope, V, RM and Suga, holds the title as the longest-charting K-Pop album in the Billboard 200 chart as it already stayed 98 weeks on the chart. "Love Yourself: Her" and "Map of the Soul: Persona," both by BTS, ranked third and fourth, respectively.

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Last week, it was divulged that "The Album" by BLACKPINK was the best-selling K-Pop album in the United States. It remains to be seen if the EP would be able to continue its streak on the Billboard 200 chart in the coming weeks.

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However, it is important to note that the latest EP of Jennie, Lisa, Jisoo and Rosé is still performing very well in terms of streams in other music streaming platforms. So, it is not impossible that it would keep its status until the much-anticipated solo debuts of BLACKPINK members Rosé and Lisa later this year.

BLACKPINK Continues its Reaping Nods and Breaking Records Lately

Meanwhile, the "Lovesick Girls" and "How You Like That" tracks of BLACKPINK got another nod recently. The two songs, popularized by Jennie, Lisa, Jisoo, and Rosé, are said to be the fastest get a RIAJ silver certification. Should the tracks continue their dominance in terms of streams, it is not impossible that both would receive gold or even platinum certifications very soon.

"How You Like That" by BLACKPINK also received a gold certification from RIAJ after it garnered more than 50 million streams. "Kill This Love," "DDU-DU DDU-DU" (Korean version) "Boombayah," "As If It's Your Last" (Korean version) and "Lovesick Girls" all received silver certifications for amassing 30 million streams already.

If that is not enough, "How You Like That" also spent 24 weeks on Billboard Global Excl. U.S. and Global 200 charts already. By far, it is the longest-running song by a female group on both tallies, which simply proves that BLACKPINK, indeed, is the biggest girl band there is today.

"How You Like That" also made it big on the South Korea Spotify charts this week. As of this writing, the BLACKPINK song is at No. 27 with more than 8,100 daily streams. "Lovesick Girls," on the other hand, is presently at No. 10, with more than 13,700 daily streams.