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Blackpink’s ‘Ddu-Du Ddu-Du’ Becomes First K-Pop Group Video To Earn 1 Billion YouTube Views

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Blackpink’s ‘Ddu-Du Ddu-Du’ Becomes First K-Pop Group Video To Earn 1 Billion YouTube Views

[FORBES = Bryan Rolli] South Korean girl group Blackpink just shattered a new record, as their single “Ddu-Du Ddu-Du” has become the first music video by a K-pop group to earn 1 billion YouTube views. The group’s label, YG Entertainment, shared the news on Twitter today, as did Universal Music Group, which represents the band outside of Asia. A YouTube spokesperson separately confirmed the news to Forbes, writing, "Blackpink's "뚜두뚜두 (DDU-DU DDU-DU)" has officially become the first video from a K-pop group to enter the Billion Views Club.” Blackpink released “Ddu-Du Ddu-Du” on June 15, 2018, as the lead single off their debut EP, Square Up....

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Billboard Spotlights BLACKPINK, “Queen BLACKPINK Lands in the US… K-Pop’s Biggest Hope”

Eun Chae Jang

Billboard Spotlights BLACKPINK, “Queen BLACKPINK Lands in the US… K-Pop’s Biggest Hope”

[스포츠조선=김영록기자] BLACKPINK presented their dignity as a global girl group by decorating the cover and cover story of Billboard Magazine, the well-known music magazine of the US. On February 28 (local time), US Billboard revealed the Billboard Magazine cover with BLACKPINK and the exclusive interview through their official website. BLACKPINK presented a lovely yet high-end fashion look in the revealed cover. The members’ individual covers and group cover creating a charming harmony grabbed the viewers’ attention. Billboard greeted BLACKPINK’s US debut by writing, “The K-Pop Queens who’s practiced for years to conquer the US market has finally arrived in the...

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BLACKPINK, 60 Thousand Tickets For North America Tour Sold Out→2 Additional Shows Added… Proves Global Ticket Power [OFFICIAL]

Eun Chae Jang

BLACKPINK, 60 Thousand Tickets For North America Tour Sold Out→2 Additional Shows Added… Proves Global Ticket Power [OFFICIAL]

[OSEN=선미경기자] Girl group BLACKPINK confirmed the addition of 2 more shows to their first-ever North America tour, proving the group’s global ticket power. On March 4 at 9 AM, BLACKPINK revealed that 2 additional shows will be added to their first-ever North America tour, ‘BLACKPINK 2019 WORLD TOUR with KIA [IN YOUR AREA]‘, in Newark on May 2 and in Fort Worth on May 9 through their official social media account.  The concert venues for BLACKPINK’s first-ever North America tour are arena-sized with over 10 thousand seats per concert, while the 60 thousand seats made available for ticketing for the...

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BLACKPINK’s MV for ‘DDU-DU DDU-DU’ Surpasses 700 Million Views… Sets Milestone for the First Time as a K-Pop Girl Group [OFFICIAL]

Eun Chae Jang

BLACKPINK’s MV for ‘DDU-DU DDU-DU’ Surpasses 700 Million Views… Sets Milestone for the First Time as a K-Pop Girl Group [OFFICIAL]

[OSEN=지민경기자] BLACKPINK’s MV for ‘DDU-DU DDU-DU’ set a milestone of surpassing 700 million views for the first time in K-Pop group history. Today(9th) at 9 AM, the MV for ‘DDU-DU DD-DU’ wrote new history by surpassing 700 million views on YouTube. To celebrate the new record, YG Entertainment uploaded a celebratory poster through their official blog. The MV for ‘DDU-DU DDU-DU’ released on June 15 surpassed 700 million views in just 266 days, which is the highest record in K-Pop group history. The surpassing 700 million views by BLACKPINK for the first time as a K-Pop group has been predicted....

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