Blackpink continues to reign supreme on YouTube as the only artist to surpass 80 million subscribers
On September 5 KST, Blackpink surpassed 80 million subscribers on their official YouTube channel, making them the first and only artist to reach the milestone.
The girl group is the first artist, not just the first K-pop group, to achieve this feat. Having reached 80 million subscribers in just over six years and three months, the K-pop girl group has made YouTube history. Their YouTube channel was first launched on June 29, 2016.
This news comes just a day after it was announced that Blackpink managed to land the top spots on YouTube’s music and video charts for the second week in a row with their latest single,
Blackpink continues to top YouTube song and video charts with single Pink Venom premiering
For those who don’t already know, in July of this year, Blackpink’s record label YG Entertainment announced that the girl group would be returning in September with their second full album, NE ROSE. This would mark their first comeback in almost two years, following the release of their first full album, The scrapbook, in October 2020. The album teaser was released yesterday. The girl group is also set to kick off their world tour NE ROSE in October this year.
In December 2020, Blackpink received a personalized YouTube button for reaching 50 million subscribers.
Meanwhile, the K-pop girl group made their MTV Video Music Awards debut on August 28 with Pink Venom. Plus, Blackpink made history as the first artist to win ‘Best metaverse performance’ at the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards.