BLACKPINK Achieves 1.5 Billion YouTube Views With “DDU-DU DDU-DU” Music Video

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Attention, BLINKs! BLACKPINK has unlocked an impressive and major feat on the YouTube platform with its 2018 hit track “DDU-DU DDU-DU”!

Nothing can stop YG Entertainment’s prized girl group BLACKPINK from moving forward as their 2018 smash hit garners 1.5 billion YouTube views.

On February 23, BLACKPINK’s music video for “DDU-DU DDU-DU” has officially exceeded the 1.5-billion mark on YouTube.


Significantly, the stunning girl group was able to obtain the enormous count in just 2 years, 8 months and 8 days after the song’s successful global release.

Demonstrating immense influence, BLACKPINK also becomes the first ever K-Pop act to reach such amazing milestone.

Moreover,  “DDU-DU DDU-DU” also became the girl group’s first music video to join YouTube’s 1.5-billion club.

This feat also became a fitting present for the quartet who just recently wrapped up their first online concert BLACKPINK: THE SHOW on January 31.


Released on June 2018, Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé and Lisa returned boldly and dauntlessly with their first ever EP Square Up.

Characterized by its catchy beats and bubblegum pop sound, the girls’ remarkable single immediately topped real-time Korean and international music charts upon its release.

Moreover, the addictive track also became the most viewed online video in the first 24 hours by a Korean act and the only music video by a female group to achieve the said record in 2018. 


Proving their power and prowess as artists, BLACKPINK also raked 11 consecutive music program wins, including two triple crowns on SBS Inkigayo and M Countdown with “DDU-DU DDU-DU”

The distinctive and girl crush concept that surrounded the said track also became well-acknowledged by critics and spectators across the world.

Notably, it was named as one of the Best K-Pop songs of the Decade by British GQ and the 31st Best Song of 2018 by The New York Times.

Meanwhile, fans should definitely watch out as YG Entertainment will surely release details on Rosé’s first solo track “Gone” in the following days.

Celebrate BLACKPINK’s latest achievement by watching the cinematic music video for “DDU-DU DDU-DU” below:

Source: Sports Donga

Photo from YG Entertainment