‘Lovesick Girls,’ from BLACKPINK’s debut full-length album ‘THE ALBUM,’ officially surpassed over 300 million Spotify streams on January 17 KST. ‘Lovesick Girls,’ follows ‘How You Like That’ and ‘Ice Cream feat. Selena Gomez,’ as the third track from the album to reach the milestone.
‘THE ALBUM’ is now tied with ‘Glory Days’ as the album by a female ensemble with the highest Spotify streams (more than 300 million). Following the ‘Kiss and Makeup’ feat. Dua Lipa,’Kill This Love,’ ‘DDU-DU DDU-DU,’ ‘How You Like That,’ ‘Ice Cream (featuring Selena Gomez),’ ‘As If It’s Your Last,’ and ‘BOOMBAYAH,’ ‘Lovesick Girls’ is BLACKPINK’s 8th song to reach 300 million Spotify streams, the most for any female group.’ Furthermore, BLACKPINK has surpassed 6.4 billion Spotify streams across all credits, making them the fastest female group to do so.
BLACKPINK’s first studio album and second overall album is titled ‘THE ALBUM.’ On October 2, 2020, it was released. It’s the group’s first full-length release since its 2016 debut. The album uses pop, R&B, hip hop, EDM, and trap elements to convey themes of love and the complexities of growing up. Meanwhile, BLINKs are eagerly awaiting new music from BLACKPINK, as it has been nearly two years since the group released new music!
LISA Was Named Best Droolworthy Soloist Female
BLACKPINK’s LISA had a good year in 2021, which will come as no surprise to fellow Hallyu fans. With her solo debut, ‘LALISA,’ the youngest member of the mega-popular South Korean girl group smashed records left, right, and center. She astonished everyone with her skills, making one of the most memorable solo debuts of all time.
LISA now has another feather in her crown after winning the Best Drool-worthy Soloist – Female title at The HallyuTalk Awards. This victory is all the more surprising because the top contender for the award was none other than her fellow member ROSÉ. After a tense battle, LISA emerged victorious with an incredible 43 percent of the total votes cast in the category. During the month, the HallyuTalk Awards received a total of 450,000 votes, indicating that the Hallyu wave is still very strong.