Here Are The Top 10 Most Viewed K-Pop Acts Throughout Time

“Boombayah” by BLACKPINK

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On August 8th, 2016, the new girl group of YG Entertainment officially debuted with their first single “Boombayah” from the single album Square One. The song has a house and hip-hop genre, and it shows the charisma of each members’ vocal abilities. Jisoo and Rose with refreshing vocals and Jennie and Lisa present a strong charismatic rap.

Jennie started the song with the words: “Blackpink in your area” which later became their trademark. “Boombayah” shows Blackpink with an energetic side and their girl crush concept that is liked by many people. Although it is in such a fun song, “Boombayah” means to love without regrets and live life to the fullest.

In 2020, 4 years since their debut, Blackpink’s debut song “Boombayah” has gained more than 800 million views, 7.8 million likes, and more than 500 thousand comments.

“Kill This Love” by BLACKPINK

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On April 5th, 2019, Blackpink released their brand new song titled “Kill This Love.” “Kill This Love” is a breakup anthem and it tells about killing toxic love that hurts them, makes them vulnerable, that makes them weak, and to really find themselves within that love. Finding what makes them confident and comfortable when they are in love.

As Jennie sang the first part acknowledging that where there is love, there is also heartbreak, she also says that everything has its price, including romance. And once again, the one she is currently engaged in does not seem to be worth the pain.

According to YouTube data, the music video of K-Pop girl group Blackpink “Kill This Love” has hit the milestone of 800 million YouTube views, 13 million likes, and more than 1 million comments.

“As If It’s Your Last” by BLACKPINK

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On June 22nd, 2017, Blackpink released their new album Square Up and “As If It’s Your Last” as the title track of the album. Square Up is the next release in the Square series after Square One and Square Two. “As If It’s Your Last” is described as a house, reggae, and moombahton song, and the lyrics of the song are about finding and losing love.

The music video of “As If It’s Your Last” owned by girl group BLACKPINK, listed on the 7th place of most viewed videos on YouTube with over 800 million views, 7 million likes, and over 800 thousand comments.

The new record makes BLACKPINK the first K-Pop group with four music videos that racked up more than 800 million views. The other songs from the group include “Ddu-du Ddu-du,” “Boombayah,” and “As If It’s Your Last.”

“Boy With Luv” by BTS feat. Halsey

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On April 12th, 2019, BTS released a new album Map of the Soul: Persona and “Boy With Luv” as the lead single of the album. “Boy With Luv” features American singer Halsey, and the song has been described as a “funk-pop” song that tells about happiness and love. The song describes how true strength and love come from finding joy in the smallest things in life.

The music video of “Boy with Luv” became the most viewed online music video in 24 hours on YouTube with over 74.6 million views within its first day of release. The song also broke the record as most music show wins in the 2000s in South Korea with a total of 21 wins. 

On June 4th, 2020, BTS’ “Boy With Luv” (featuring Halsey) surpassed 800 million views on YouTube. It is the group’s second music video to do so after “DNA.” “Boy With Luv” also became the fastest Korean boy band song to reach the milestone. And currently, the song has gained more than 800 million views, 15 million likes, and over 4 million comments.