We finally have the official record!
BLACKPINK Rosé has recently made her solo debut with her single Album “R” and released the title track “On The Ground” MV.
Unofficially, fans saw that in the first 24 hours, “On The Ground” MV garnered 39 million views. At the time YouTube hadn’t revealed the official count but they’ve finally revealed the official number and fans are stunned.
According to a YouTube source on March 16, “On The Ground” MV garnered 41.6 million views in the first 24 hours meaning that it has officially broken the 8-year-old record for the most watched Korean solo artist MV in the first 24 hours, the previous record was held by PSY’s “Gentleman.”
Added to that, at the time of the MV release, the number of simultaneous users watching exceeded 1.2 million, thus, Rosé also holds the record for the most watched solo artist premiere on YouTube.