BLACKPINK’s ‘DDU-DU DDU-DU’ achieved an ‘all-kill’ in music charts in 2 hours since its release.
The title song ‘DDU-DU DDU-DU’ from BLACKPINK’s mini album ‘SQUARE UP’ released on June 15 at 6 PM topped 7 music charts including MelOn, Mnet, Genie, Naver Music, Soribada, Bugs, and Olleh Music as of 8 PM.
The sub-title song ‘FOREVER YOUNG’ placed at no. 2 following the title song ‘DDU-DU DDU-DU’ in 6 different charts including Melon, Genie, Mnet, Olleh, Bugs, and Soribada, and was placed at no. 3 on Naver, displaying BLACKPINK’s strong presence in music charts. Other tracks including ‘REALLY’ and ‘SEE U LATER’ were also ranked high in various music charts.
By being ranked at no. 1 on music charts with the title song and gaining attention with other tracks from the album, BLACKPINK made a fabulous comeback after their 1-year vacancy period. Furthermore, the group proved their tremendous popularity by also dominating real-time searched keywords in various portal sites.
The group’s comeback gathered attention not only in Korea, but also overseas. ‘SQUARE UP’ was ranked at no. 1 on iTunes Album Charts in 13 different countries including Japan, Russia, Hong Kong, Singapore, and more. Also, the title song ‘DDU-DU DDU-DU’ was ranked at no. 1 on iTunes Single Charts in 7 different countries including Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia, Vietnam, and more.
Furthermore, ‘DDU-DU DDU-DU’ was placed at no. 1 on the K-Pop New Releases Chart in Kugou, which is one of the three largest music platforms in China. In other words, the group conquered music charts in Korea, China, and Japan.
The title song ‘DDU-DU DDU-DU’ is a song in a Hip-Hip genre that displays BLACKPINK’s sophistication and fierceness. The onomatopoeia, ‘DDU-DU DDU-DU’ makes the song interesting for the listeners. The lyrics of the song contain symbols of chic and confident women.
By bringing waves in music charts as soon as making comeback in 1 year with a mini album containing diversified music, BLACKPINK is preparing to set another milestone in the K-Pop scene.