SEOUL, July 3 (Korea Bizwire) — BLACKPINK’s megahit single “Ddu-du Ddu-du” has set a YouTube record for most views for a video by a K-pop group, the quartet’s agency said Sunday.
YG Entertainment said the music video surpassed 1.9 billion views just past 4 a.m. Sunday. The clip was first released on July 15, 2018.
BLACKPINK owns 32 videos with at least 100 million views on YouTube, and they have drawn a combined 24.1 billion clicks.
“Ddu-du Ddu-du,” the title track off the group’s 2018 mini album “Square Up,” surpassed the 1 billion mark in November 2019. It was the world’s most-viewed K-pop music video in 2018.
The single peaked at No. 55 on Billboard Hot 100, then the highest position by a K-pop girl group on the main singles chart.