The excitement for BLACKPINK’s “Pink Venom” was very real.
The new single, which precedes the release of the group’s “Born Pink” album, notably earned #1 on the Global Spotify chart for Friday, August 19. The song received 7,937,046 first-day streams on the platform, eclipsing the #2 song’s figure by more than 1.3 million.
“Pink Venom” also caught fire on YouTube, quickly surpassing the 100 million-view mark. As of press time at 12:30PM ET Saturday, the figure stands just shy of 110 million.
Not simply an opening day streaming hit, “Pink Venom” rose to #1 on the all-genre US iTunes song sales chart. It additionally attracted noteworthy airplay in advance of its September 6 impact; San Francisco’s WiLD 99.7 NOW, Oklahoma City’s KJ103, and Los Angeles’ 102.7 KIIS had each played the song at least 5 times by the end of Friday.