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Here’s a summary of recent notable events and achievements for the K-pop group BLACKPINK to date:

Major Accomplishments

  • In October 2022, BLACKPINK’s second studio album ‘Born Pink’ debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200, making them the first K-pop girl group to top the chart.
  • In April 2023, BLACKPINK made history as the first Asian act to headline the Coachella music festival, performing on April 15 and 22.
  • BLACKPINK became the first K-pop girl group to join Spotify’s Billions Club when their hit “How You Like That” surpassed 1 billion streams on the platform.
  • Lisa set three new Guinness World Records in 2023 – most Instagram followers for a K-pop artist, first solo K-pop winner at the MTV VMAs, and first solo K-pop winner at the MTV EMAs.

Tours and Performances

  • BLACKPINK embarked on their massive ‘Born Pink World Tour’ in 2022-2023, performing across multiple continents.
  • They held the virtual concert ‘BLACKPINK: The Virtual’ in January 2022.
  • In November 2021, they staged the ‘YG Palm Stage – 2021 Blackpink: The Show’ livestream concert.[1]

Other Highlights

  • In November 2023, the members were invested as honorary Members of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) by King Charles III.
  • BLACKPINK set multiple Guinness World Records, including most YouTube subscribers for a music act (93.8 million in 2024) and most-streamed female group on Spotify (13.09 billion streams in 2024).
  • They released the single “Pink Venom” in August 2022 as the lead single for ‘Born Pink’.

What are the major social media acheivements for Blackpink

YouTube Records

  • First K-pop group to reach 1 billion views on YouTube for their “Ddu-Du Ddu-Du” music video
  • Broke record for biggest 24-hour debut for a music video with “Kill This Love” at 56.7 million views
  • First K-pop girl group to join YouTube’s Billion Views Club with 5 music videos surpassing 1 billion views each
  • Most-viewed music channel for a group on YouTube (Guinness World Record in 2023)

Social Media Engagement

  • Over 423 million online mentions about the band from August 2016 to May 2024
  • Mentioned in 78.1% of social media posts related to Coachella 2023, out of 9.6 million posts
  • #blackpink is the most used hashtag in their online conversations over the past year

Spotify Milestones

  • First K-pop girl group to join Spotify’s Billions Club when “How You Like That” surpassed 1 billion streams
  • Most-streamed female group on Spotify (Guinness World Record in 2023)

Instagram Records

  • Lisa holds the record for most Instagram followers for a K-pop artist at 86.3 million (as of Jan 2023)

In summary, Blackpink has set numerous records on YouTube for video views, debuts, and being the first K-pop girl group in the Billion Views Club. They have generated massive social media engagement, with high mention volumes and dominating platforms like Coachella. Blackpink was also the first K-pop girl group on Spotify’s Billions Club and set records for streams and followers.

So in summary, BLACKPINK continued their record-breaking global success with a new album, world tour, virtual concerts, and historic achievements like headlining Coachella and topping charts. Do do you think? We would love to hear from you

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