Jisoo, the lead vocalist and visual of the global girl group BLACKPINK, has made history with her solo debut single “Flower”. The song, which was released on March 31st, 2023, along with her first solo album ME, has broken multiple records and achieved unprecedented success for a female K-Pop soloist.
“Flower” is a catchy pop song with a powerful message of self-love and independence. The song showcases Jisoo’s unique vocal color and charisma, as well as her versatility as an artist.
The music video for “Flower” is a visual feast that reflects Jisoo’s elegant and glamorous style. The video features Jisoo in various stunning outfits and settings, from a luxurious mansion to a neon-lit cityscape. The video also includes impressive choreography that highlights Jisoo’s beauty and talent.
“Flower” debuted with 40 million views in its first 24 hours on YouTube, becoming the biggest debut for a K-Pop music video released this year. The song also recorded the biggest-ever debut on Spotify for a female K-Pop soloist, with over 6 million streams on its first day. Later on, it also became the biggest weekly debut on Spotify for a K-Pop soloist this year, with over 25.3 million streams in its first week.
Not only that, Jisoo is also the only K-Pop soloist this year to reach top 5 on all major streaming platforms in South Korea, such as Melon, Genie, Bugs and FLO.
And now, Jisoo’s “Flower” music video has become the most-watched K-Pop music video on YouTube released this year. The video has surpassed 107.8 million views as of April 9th, 2023, overtaking “Sugar Rush Ride” by TXT, which had 107.7 million views. Jisoo has achieved this in less than 10 days.
Jisoo’s solo debut has been highly anticipated by fans and critics alike, as she is the last member of BLACKPINK to make her solo debut. Her fellow members Jennie, Rosé and Lisa have all released their solo projects in the past years, and have also achieved remarkable success both domestically and internationally.
Jisoo’s solo debut has proven that she is not only a member of one of the most popular girl groups in the world, but also a formidable solo artist who can stand on her own. With her captivating voice, stunning visuals and charismatic personality, Jisoo has shown that she is indeed a “Flower” that blooms brightly in the K-Pop scene.