BLACKPINK’s second full-length album’s pre-release and title song have reached a record of 100 million views.
According to YG Entertainment on the 26th, the music video of BLACKPINK’s second full-length album “Pink Venom” exceeded 400 million views on YouTube at 9:37 p.m. the previous day. It has been about 68 days since it was released on August 19, the second fastest pace after the previous record of “How You Like That.” Earlier, the “Pink Venom” music video recorded 90.4 million views on YouTube in 24 hours. It was followed by 100 million views (29 hours and 35 minutes), the fastest among K-pop girl groups, and 200 million views in seven and a half days. In addition, the title song “Shut Down” of the second full-length album exceeded 200 million views at 12:34 a.m. that day, about 41 days after its release. This proves that the pre-released song and title song of the second full-length album are loved by global fans. As both music videos continue to rise steadily, it is expected to break new records in the future.
Meanwhile, BLACKPINK topped the U.S. Billboard 200 and UK official album charts with its second full-length album “BORN PINK,” which includes “Pink Venom” and “Shut Down,” winning the title of “the first Asian female artist to dominate the world’s two charts at the same time.” It was also the first K-pop artist to top the Spotify Top Song weekly chart. In addition, starting with BLACKPINK’s performance in Seoul on the 15th and 16th, it is conducting the largest world tour of a K-pop girl group that attracts 1.5 million viewers around the world. This year, it will hold 14 concerts in seven cities in North America and 10 concerts in seven cities in Europe, and will move to Asia and Oceania from 2023.