Blackpink’s new LP sells over 2 million, first for K-pop girl group | Inquirer Entertainment

Blackpink’s new LP sells over 2 million, first for K-pop girl group

/ 02:46 PM September 23, 2022
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Blackpink. Image: YG Entertainment via The Korea Herald

Blackpink’s second full album “Born Pink” sold over 2.14 million units in two days, the first-ever album to surpass two million in sales from a K-pop girl group, according to label YG Entertainment on Thursday, Sept. 22.

The LP received over two million pre-orders and sold over one million copies on the first day of sales, a first for a K-pop girl group. The album landed atop the iTunes top albums chart in 60 regions and the main track “Shut Down” was No.1 on the top songs chart in 43 regions.

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The music video for “Shut Down” surpassed 100 million views on YouTube on Wednesday, in about five days since release. The performance video for the lead single amassed 10 million views on the platform in about 12 hours.

The quartet is holding concerts in Seoul from Oct. 15-16 and will tour the world starting from North America. DC/RA

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