Ditto by NewJeans Becomes The Most-Streamed K-Pop GG Song On US Spotify Surpassing Ice Cream By BLACKPINK

The five-member female group NewJeans, created by ADOR of HYBE Labels, undoubtedly had the finest K-pop debut of 2022. The female group made its major debut with the August 2022 release of the EP NewJeans. However, the band attracted interest before making their debut when they surprise released the pre-release track Attention. Tens of thousands of nice comments were left by fans in response to their surprising entrance into the K-pop industry. The appealing fusion of R&B and pop elements in NewJeans’ song helped them become a global hit. Their music video was inspired by the 2000s.

By beating BLACKPINK’s album “Square Up,” their first album became the K-pop girl group’s quickest debut album to earn 300M Spotify streams. The group endured a lot of backlash for their controversial song “Cookie” and their decision to debut minors, yet they still managed to set several outstanding milestones. The group’s fame has increased thanks to the release of the single album “OMG.”

NewJeans Breaks Another Important BLACKPINK Record

With their enduring global success, BLACKPINK is the standard for every new K-Pop GG. And every new GG that begins to receive success is immediately compared with BLACKPINK. NewJeans is one of the very few K-Pop which has been able to match BLACKPINK in some of the group’s many global music industry records. In their most recent achievement, NewJeans’ new song “Ditto” has surpassed BLACKPINK’s Ice Cream to become the most-streamed K-Pop GG song in the US on Spotify.

On December 19, 2022, NewJeans released “Ditto,” the lead track from their single album, OMG. The song became NewJeans’ debut entry on the UK Singles Chart, peaking at number 95, as well as the Billboard Hot 100, where it peaked at number 85. The release day for OMG was January 2, 2023. With sales of 700,000 copies in its first week of release, it reached its highest position at the top of South Korea’s Circle Album Chart. The retro theme of the album was praised by reviewers.

“Ditto” (611) by NewJeans also recently became the song with the most Perfect All-Kills in history, surpassing “Dynamite” (610) by BTS. NewJeans also recently surpassed BLACKPINK to become the K-Pop GG with the most monthly listeners on Spotify.


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