All BLACKPINK Music Videos That Have Surpassed One Billion Views On YouTube
World-renowned girl group BLACKPINK has hit milestones in just a few years since their debut. From breaking multiple Guinness World Records to signing deals with the world’s most luxurious brands, they’ve given BLINKs every reason to swoon over them.
Although BLACKPINK has not been consistent when it comes to making comebacks compared to other groups of the same stature, they have surely given gems to the K-pop music industry.
With several of their songs crossing the billion-view mark on YouTube, it’s impossible to imagine what the girl group can achieve in the years to come. Let’s take a look at all of BLACKPINK’s songs that currently have over 1 billion views.
Boumbayah, kill this loveand 3 more BLACKPINK clips that have surpassed 1 billion views on YouTube
1) how do you like it (1.1 billion views)
Released on June 26, 2020, as the lead single from The scrapbook, how do you like it has elements of EDM, trap and club. The track ranked number one on the Gaon Digital Chart for three consecutive weeks, a remarkable feat for a K-pop girl group.
The music video is simply stunning. The glamorous and sparkling backdrop is quite alluring as the video alternates between fierce red backdrops and serene white backdrops. The video offers a wide range of distinct aesthetics that are seamlessly woven together. This BLACKPINK number also won the APAN Music Awards for Best Music Video.
2) DDU-DU-DDU-DU (1.9 billion views)
Released on June 15, 2018, as part of their album Settle accounts, DDU-DU-DDU-DU not only topped the domestic charts in Malaysia and Singapore, but also topped the Billboard K-pop Hot 100 and World Digital Songs charts.
The colored smoke bombs capture the viewer’s attention almost immediately. The dance moves and catchy tunes are unforgettable. Even BTS’s Jin couldn’t resist dancing to BLACKPINK’s beats DDU-DU-DDU-DU at MAMA 2018.
The music video became the first and fastest music video by a K-pop group to reach 1 billion views. Additionally, this BLACKPINK track is currently the most viewed K-pop girl group music video on YouTube.
3) kill this love (1.6 billion views)
The music video for this pop track was released on April 4, 2019 and instantly broke the record for most views in 24 hours. It was also the highest-charting female K-pop song on the Billboard Hot 100 at the time, signifying the group’s immense popularity.
The kill this love music video features impressive choreography. The chorus, in particular, is very catchy. With slow motion aesthetics and explosions in the background, this number mesmerizes fans and gives them a cinematic experience.
The bold personalities of the girls are reflected in the music video. Jisoo’s jaw-dropping visuals, especially after Lisa’s rapping verse, are quite captivating.
4) Like it’s your last (1.1 billion views)
This single was released on June 22, 2017. It ranked number two on the K-pop Hot 100 and number three on the Gaon Digital Chart. Like it’s your last offers elements of synth-pop, moombahton, house and reggae.
With lots of finger hearts and pink hues, this track is BLACKPINK’s most adorable creation. The chorus is pretty addictive, and one of the main reasons BLINKs continue to obsess over this number.
The color palette of the clip is a perfect blend of chic and grace. Although fans are wishing for a better rap verse for Lisa in this track, the pop number is still a huge hit.
5) Boumbayah (1.4 billion views)
Boumbayah came out as part of the group square one album on August 8, 2016. It became the first K-pop music video to surpass one billion views on YouTube in October 2020. The song was featured in the dance rhythm game Just dance 2022 and Wu Assassinsa Netflix television series.
Dressed in funky clothes, the BLACKPINK members serve up a powerful performance in the Boumbayah Musical clip. Fans were particularly amazed to see Jennie’s rapping skills.
Considering Boumbayah was part of their debut album, the members did a phenomenal job with their choreography. It certainly paved the way for them in the K-pop music industry.
The group has a loyal fan base and the response to their music videos is testament to the group’s popularity. Even with an uneven song release pattern, the girl group hit the zenith in a short time.
Fans are now waiting for their next comeback which is scheduled for August 2022.