On June 29 at approximately 8:08 a.m KST, BLACKPINK’s music video for their 2018 smash hit “DDU-DU DDU-DU” surpassed 1.2 billion views on YouTube, making it the first K-pop group music video ever to achieve the feat.
The only other Korean music videos to have reached the milestone on YouTube to date are PSY’s “Gangnam Style” and “Gentleman.”
BLACKPINK originally released “DDU-DU DDU-DU” on June 15, 2018 at 6 p.m. KST, meaning that it took the video just over two years, 13 days, and 14 hours to hit the 1.2 billion mark.
Congratulations to BLACKPINK on their impressive achievement!
Watch the stunning music video for “DDU-DU DDU-DU” again below:
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