Blackpink is sweeping charts across the United States.
The K-Pop Radar Weekly Fandom Chart was released on the 14th. At the same time, the K-pop-only chart program ‘K-Pop Radar’ was regularly organized as an American radio program for the first time in K-pop history. On this chart, BLACKPINK’s new song ‘Shut Down’ continued to top the charts after last week.
Blackpink’s ‘Shutdown’ music video recorded 22.87 million views during the 1st week of K-Pop Radar’s counting period (September 30, 2022 – October 6, 2022). Despite being in the 3rd week, they showed a fantastic record of over 20 million views, proving their hot popularity as a top girl group.
Blackpink’s Spotify followers also increased by 242,000 during the week. The number of Spotify followers of K-pop artists increased by an average of 2,400 during the same period, which is overwhelming.
In addition, during the first week of October counting period of K-Pop Radar, BLACKPINK’s official Instagram followers increased by 177,000 and official Twitter followers by 52,000, proving their popularity. During the same period, the average number of Instagram followers of all K-pop artists increased by 8,100, and the number of Twitter followers increased by about 1,200.
Regarding this, K-Pop Radar commented, “They are a top girl group that continues to hold the top spot despite being in the 3rd week, and they are proud of their endless popularity.”
In the TOP 10 of the weekly fandom chart released on ‘K-Pop Radar’ this week, the group Treasure’s new song ‘HELLO’ ranked second at the same time as the comeback. In addition, Red Velvet member Seulgi’s ’28 Reasons’ also showed off her potential to rise to 5th at the same time as her comeback.
‘K-Pop Radar’ is broadcast throughout the United States for one hour every Thursday at 8:00 pm ET on the SiriusXM channel, the largest satellite radio in North America, along with global media company 88 Rising, and the DJ is Jamie. The K-Pop Radar Weekly Trending Chart announced on ‘K-Pop Radar’ is a chart produced by K-Pop Radar, a fandom data service of music startup Space Audi, and has high credibility.
The K-Pop Radar Weekly Trending Chart is the only chart exclusively for K-Pop that is created based on data from major global platforms in line with the current situation of K-Pop, where more than 90% of it is consumed abroad. Therefore, it is expected that the chart will be a fair and transparent chart reflecting the number of views and release date of YouTube music videos, as well as the number of fandom changes occurring on major global platforms such as Twitter and Instagram, Spotify follower growth.
The K-Pop Radar Weekly Trending Chart to be released on ‘K-Pop Radar’ can be found on 88 Rising Radio and K-Pop Radar SNS.
Meanwhile, K-Pop Radar is a music startup that introduced “Schedule Alert, Blip for K-Pop Fans,” a fan platform that is receiving a hot response from the K-Pop fandom. It is a service that is open for free. Currently, the number of real-time music video views of 736 domestic teams, YouTube subscribers, Twitter, Instagram followers, etc., are provided in the form of a website, and the ‘K-Pop World Map’ has been released every year, creating a hot topic. In 2020, it signed an official partnership agreement with Twitter and announced the 10-year growth graph and current status of K-Pop.