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BLACKPINK Sweeping Charts Within 2 Days of Debut

Mwave by Jeon Su Mi Aug 10, 2016 10:02 Updated Oct 30, 2017 18:23
YG Entertainment′s new girl group BLACKPINK has proven their rising popularity by sweeping Korean music charts and reaching number 1 on iTunes′ album chart. This is a record for a rookie Korean girl group.

As of August 10 at 7AM KST, BLACKPINK′s debut single album Square One took its place as number 1 on iTunes′ album chart and proved their global popularity as a rookie group.
At the same time, new track Whistle reached number 1 on Melon, Mnet, Naver Music, Olleh, Bugs, Genie and Soribada.

Along with the new track, the music video has also been receiving a lot of attention. The total views for the music videos of both title tracks Whistle and Boombayah have already reached almost 9 million views.

Additionally, the BLACKPINK dance practice video, which was released on August 6, garnered over 7 million views.

All eyes have been on BLACKPINK as they are YG Entertainment′s first girl group in 7 years and they have not disappointed. Within 2 days of their debut, they have swept Korean charts and reached international music charts.

Photo credit: YG Entertainment
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