[Today’s K-pop] Lisa from Blackpink sets record with solo clip

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Lisa of Blackpink’s debut solo song reached more than 300 million views on YouTube on Wednesday, her label YG Entertainment announced.

It took 48 days to reach the milestone, the shortest time for a clip released by a female K-pop solo artist. This replaces the previous record held by “Solo” of his partner Jennie, at 183 days. The two are the only music videos directed by a solo K-pop musician to achieve the feat so far. The video for “LaLisa” set the world record for the most viewed YouTube music video by a solo artist in 24 hours when it was released on September 10.

On Tuesday, “LaLisa” topped 100 million streams on Spotify in about 46 days, the second shortest time for a K-pop solo musician. It only took 37 days for Lisa’s “Money”, another track from the solo album.

The main track from the self-titled album ranked No.84 on Billboard’s Hot 100 and No.64 on the UK’s Official Singles Chart. It topped the ranking of the best songs of iTunes in 72 regions.

Seventeen to host digital concerts next month

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(Credit: Pledis Entertainment)

Seventeen will host two online concerts in November, group agency Pledis Entertainment said on Wednesday.

The title of the concert, “Seventeen Concert », Comes after a one-year project. The live performances, scheduled for November 14 and 21, will have two different themes: “power” and “love”.

The 13-member group released their ninth EP “Attacca” on October 22 and sold more than 1.15 million copies on Tuesday, according to its management company. This is the fifth consecutive album to exceed one million sales, following the third studio album “An Ode”, the seventh EP “Heng: garae”, the special album “Semicolon” and the eighth EP “Your Choice”.

The new EP topped the iTunes album charts in 16 regions and the lead song “Rock With You” topped the iTunes song charts in 19 regions. It was also # 1 on the Daily and Weekly Oricon Albums charts in Japan.

JustB releases their 1st single

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(Credit: BlueDot Entertainment)

Boy group JustB released their first single “Just Beat” on Wednesday, holding an online showcase for the song.

It’s only been four months since the band’s debut, but the members have put in as much effort on the single as they have on the debut album, Jeon Doyeom said.

The single is more about controlling and restricting feelings, explained Im Jimin. The debut album symbolized anger in the form of flames in red while the new single focuses on feelings internalized in blue flames, but bigger, added Lee Gunwoo.

The artists expressed their gratitude to fans for their support and said they had tried to be sincere through reality content as a way to stay connected.

“We want to become a group that can repay the love we receive,” Jeon said. They said they followed their promotional activities for the debut album and thought a lot about how to improve for the single.

“I hope we can become a team that our fans can proudly name,” Baein said.

Secret Number returns with a retro vibe

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(Credit: Vine Entertainment)

Girl group Secret Number returned as a six-member group with their third single on Wednesday.

In a media showcase, the band members admitted they were even more nervous than when they debuted, probably because it had been about 11 months since their previous single “Got That Boom”.

“I have been preparing for a very long time and have put in a lot of effort, and I am so happy for this precious opportunity to join,” said new member Minji, promising that she would try to capture the audience with her voice. unique. Another new artist, Joo, also expressed gratitude for the luck and said she hadn’t winked the night before because she was so nervous about the showcase.

The limb shuffle helped each limb bring out their charms, Jinny reflected. And her teammate Lea said it would allow them to fill the stage even better.

As the brightly colored bell bottoms indicate, the lead song “Fire Saturday” features retro sounds, and the upbeat melody, the band members wished, would impart a positive energy.

By Hwang You-mee ([email protected])

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