Blackpink’s 'As If It's Your Last' surpassed 1 billion views on YouTube
Blackpink’s "As If It's Your Last" has become the girl group’s fourth music video that crossed the 1 billion view threshold on YouTube, the band’s agency YG Entertainment said Saturday.
YG Entertainment said the official music video for "As If It's Your Last" reached the record on Friday evening, three years and 10 months since its release in 2017. The song made it onto YouTube's Global Top 25 Songs of the Summer that same year.
Blackpink has a total of four music videos that surpassed more than 1 billion views — the most of any K-pop artist. The other three are "Kill This Love"(2019), "DDU-DU DDU-DU"(2018) and "Boombayah"(2016).
Meanwhile, another K-pop superstar band, BTS, saw its music video for "Idol" surpass 900 million views on YouTube on Sunday morning, according to the boy band’s agency Big Hit Music. BTS now has a total of three music videos that reached the 1 billion view record.
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