K-Pop Group Blackpink Ties Psy, Big Bang with No. 1s on Billboard Chart
South Korean girl group Blackpink is finding success on another Billboard music chart.
The K-pop stars matched Psy and Big Bang's achievements on the World Digital Song Sales chart following the release of their single "Ddu-Du Ddu-Du," according to Billboard.
Blackpink, Psy and Big Bang have each had four No. 1 hits on the chart, while fellow K-pop act BTS holds the record with eight. Blackpink achieved its four No. 1s in record time compared to Psy and Big Bang.
"Ddu-Du Ddu-Du" appears on Blackpink's EP Square Up, which debuted June 15. The single debuted at No. 55 on the Billboard Hot 100, making the song the highest-charting hit from a K-pop girl group to appear on the chart.
In addition, "Ddu-Du Ddu-Du" is the first single from a K-pop girl group to appear on the Billboard Streaming Songs chart. The song debuted at No. 39 on the chart ending June 30.
Blackpink consists of four members, Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé and Lisa. The group released a music video for "Ddu-Du Ddu-Du" the same day as Square Up's release.
By Annie Martin, UPI.com
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