Blackpink Lisa's 'Money' becomes fastest K-pop solo single to hit 100M Spotify streams
Look’s like Lillies and Blinks are doing for Lisa what fans think YG Entertainment is failing to do. Over the past few months, Blackpink’s label has been put under fire constantly for not treating the only non-Korean member of the group, Lisa unequally while also mistreating other members of the group Blackpink on several accounts, be it solo releases or group activities or promotions among many issues.
Fans of the Thai-born rapper of Blackpink, Lisa have now taken it upon themselves to give Lisa the fame and recognition she deserves. Ever since the release of her first-ever solo album, Lisa has been on the road to success while charting and selling worldwide breaking many records for her.
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With every new day, a new record is broken by Lisa of Blackpink. On October 18, it was announced by YG Entertainment that Lisa’s b-side solo track, ‘Money’ had broken the record to become the fastest song to cross 100 million streams on the international music streaming platform, Spotify. The previous record for the fastest streams was previously held by another Blackpink member Rosé who recorded 100 million Spotify streams in 71 days for her single, ‘On The Ground’.
Lisa’s single, ‘Money’ was released only 37 days ago on September 10 as the b-side track to Lisa’s first solo album titled, ‘Lalisa’ along with the lead single, ‘Lalisa’. The song, ‘Money’ went viral on TikTok and other popular social media platforms for its trap beats as well as Lisa’s simple yet sophisticated style.
The song, ‘Lalisa’ debuted at Number 2 on both the Billboards Global 200 and Billboards Global Excl. US The song also debuted at Number 84 on the US Billboard Hot 100. On the other hand, the b-side track ‘Money’ also did well on the charts with very limited promotions from the label for the song. The song, ‘Money’ peaked at Numbers 19 and 11 on the Global 200 and Global Excl. US charts respectively.
Lisa’s solo success and future activities
Not only on Spotify, the song, ‘Money’ is doing quite well on YouTube as well. The performance video released September 23 has already crossed 140 million views on YouTube even though it is not an official music video. While Lisa’s title track ‘Lalisa’ is on its way to cross 300 million views as the single was also listed for a new Guinness World Record for 'the most-viewed YouTube video of a solo artist in 24 hours'.
On to her future activities, Lisa has become one of the first K-pop solo acts to collaborate with three international artists simultaneously. It was announced that Lisa will be a part of Ozuna and DJ Snake’s new single ‘SG’, which will be released on October 22 featuring Lisa as well as Megan Thee Stallion marking a superb global collaboration.