BLACKPINK trends music platforms amid spotlight absence

BLACKPINK continues to awe fans with its online achievements despite being absent in the spotlight for quite some time now.

The South Korean all-girl group BLACKPINK collects major milestones on Spotify and YouTube.

That said, the femme fatale’s THE ALBUM surpassed 1 billion streams on Spotify, while the band’s music video for Lovesick Girls hit 300 million views on YouTube.

BLACKPINK’s “THE ALBUM” soars high on Spotify

In an Allkpop report, the K-pop quartet’s first full-length album entitled THE ALBUM reaches more than 1 billion streams in the world-utilized streaming giant.

The impressive achievement of BLACKPINK hails its members as the first Korean female act to achieve under the album column.

Moreover, the band is also the fastest female group to collect the whopping streams figure on the platform.

With no hesitations, amid BLACKPINK’s absence in the spotlight, the quartet continues its reign online.

For the time being, fans are desperate to see their idols on stage again, considering they did not participate in the MMA, MAMA, KBS Song Festival, and the recently concluded SBS Wonder Year.

Lovesick Girls music video hits 300 million views amid controversy

Recently, BLACKPINK’s mesmerizing music video for THE ALBUM‘s single, Lovesick Girls, hits the 300-million-view mark on YouTube, per Soompi.

The feat made happened on Christmas Eve, December 24 (Thursday), at around 9:14 PM KST. That said, Lovesick Girls is now the ninth music video of the band to achieve the feat.

It follows Ice Cream with Selena Gomez, How You Like ThatKill This LoveWhistlePlaying With FireDDU-DU DDU-DUAs If It’s Your Last, and BOOMBAYAH.

The music video was released on October 2, which earned criticism from a concerned health care workers’ union.

The union pinned out Jennie’s scene where she wore a nurse costume, saying it insulted the nurses.

YG Entertainment then chopped off the scene immediately and released an official apology statement to address the union’s request and criticism.

 

Image courtesy of BLACKPINK/YouTube Screenshot

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