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Blackpink sets multiple records

Jan 14,2019
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Girl group Blackpink is on a roll as the girls broke several records over the weekend. According to the group’s agency YG Entertainment, Blackpink’s latest music video “Ddu-du Ddu-du” surpassed 600 million views on YouTube Sunday morning, the fastest K-pop group has reached the number.

The agency also said that Blackpink has the most music videos with more than 300 million views among girl groups in Korea, a sign of the group’s growing popularity worldwide.

Lisa, a member of Blackpink, also broke a record by becoming the most followed female star in Korea on Instagram. As of Sunday, Lisa’s Instagram account has more than 13 million followers.

Meanwhile, the girls are currently on a world tour and kicked off a series of shows in Bangkok, Lisa’s hometown, Friday. After wrapping up the concerts in Thailand, Blackpink will travel to Jakarta, Indonesia, for concerts on Jan. 19 and 20.

By Yim Seung-hye