In a development that should surprise no one, BLACKPINK’s “Pink Venom” made a major opening-day splash on YouTube.
According to official data from the platform, the music video amassed 90.4 million views during its first twenty-four hours. The count ranks as a new high mark for BLACKPINK, surpassing the 86.3 million achieved by the group’s “How You Like That.”
The figure, moreover, ranks as the #3 music video launch by any artist. Only BTS’ “Butter” (108.2 million) and “Dynamite” (101.1 million) generated more opening-day views.
As previously reported by Headline Planet, “Pink Venom” also attracted massive early interest on YouTube and iTunes. It is additionally attracting pre-impact airplay at mainstream US radio.