BLACKPINK sells over a million copies of their new album ‘Born Pink’ on its first day

The South Korean girl group released their second album, which contains the song ‘Pink Venom’

Born Pink, the new studio work by South Korean band BLACKPINK has sold more than a million copies in a single day after its release, according to a sales measurement company.

According to Hanteo charts, which monitors the marketing of music products in South Korea, the girl band’s second album sold 1,011,266 copies on its opening day.

The data practically doubles the sales of their previous album, The album (released in 2020), on its first day and marks the first time that the work of a K-Pop female group exceeds the figure of one million copies sold in its first day on the market.

In turn, Born Pink is destined to become the first album by a South Korean girl band to exceed two million copies sold, as pre-orders have already surpassed that figure, according to their management agency, YG Entertainment.

The videos of the two Born Pink singles that have been published accumulate more than 300 million views in the case of Pink venom (pre-released on August 19) and more than 49 million in Shut down, released the day before.

In October, BLACKPINK begins a tour that will start in Seoul and that will later take the group to six American cities (Dallas, Houston, Atlanta, Chicago, Newark, Los Angeles) and one Canadian (Hamilton), before starting the European leg of the tour. , which in addition to London, Paris, Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen and Cologne, includes a recital on December 5 at the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona.