BLACKPINK, who finally released their first full-length album, swept iTunes charts in 57 countries with their title song.
According to YG Entertainment, “Lovesick Girls,” the title track of THE ALBUM, landed at No. 1 on iTunes Top Song Charts in 57 countries, including the United States, Brazil, Mexico, Spain, France, Japan, China, and Thailand.
“Lovesick Girls,” written by Jisoo and Jennie, is a dance song that features country-style guitar sounds and lyrical melodies. Jennie was also named as one of the co-composers. The song’s music video surpassed 50 million views on YouTube around 8 a.m. KST today, 18 hours after its release.
Other non-title tracks, “Bet You Wanna,” “Pretty Savage,” and “Love To Hate Me” also showed great results on iTunes charts. Especially, “Bet You Wanna,” which made headlines for the collaboration with Cardi B, is drawing attention.
THE ALBUM, which includes a total of 8 songs, is BLACKPINK’s first full-length album in four years since their debut. Recently, YG confirmed that pre-orders for THE ALBUM totaled more than 1 million copies worldwide.
“Ice Cream,” which BLACKPINK released in August with pop star Selena Gomez, is ranked 72nd on the Official Singles Chart, blasting into a fifth week on the chart.