BLACKPINK’s ‘The Happiest Girl’ Joins the 100 Million Club on Spotify
BLACKPINK, the global sensation in the K-pop world, has marked yet another remarkable milestone with their song ‘The Happiest Girl,’ featured in their highly anticipated second full album ‘BORN PINK.’ This soulful track, graced by rapper Lisa’s rare vocal performance, has now crossed the coveted threshold of 100 million streams on Spotify, reaching this remarkable milestone on October 30, 2023.
‘The Happiest Girl’ holds the distinction of being the seventh track on ‘BORN PINK,’ a masterfully crafted album that was unveiled to the world on September 17, 2023. Comprising a diverse array of 12 songs across various genres and styles, this album has garnered resounding praise from both fervent fans and discerning music critics. Notably, ‘BORN PINK’ ascended to the pinnacle of the Billboard 200 chart, securing BLACKPINK’s place as the first female group to achieve this feat twice in history. Additionally, the album reigned supreme on charts in 18 countries, spanning South Korea, Japan, Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom, to name a few.
‘The Happiest Girl’ stands as a testament to the vocal prowess and emotional depth of BLACKPINK’s four members: Jennie, Jisoo, Rosé, and Lisa. The song delves into the narrative of a girl who conceals her heartache beneath a facade of happiness, grappling with the complexities of love. The lyrics poignantly capture the girl’s inner turmoil and yearning for her beloved, creating a melancholic and nostalgic atmosphere that diverges from BLACKPINK’s signature energetic and upbeat tunes.
Rapper Lisa, renowned for her rap skills within the group, captivated fans with her stunning vocal delivery in ‘The Happiest Girl.’ Music experts and esteemed media outlets showered praise upon her steady and mature performance, with Time Magazine describing her voice as “beautiful,” Billboard commending her as “excellent,” and the Recording Academy (Grammys) acknowledging her remarkable “vulnerability.”
Fans, swept up in the song’s emotive power, have taken to social media to express their adoration for Lisa and ‘The Happiest Girl.’ The online community buzzes with videos of fans singing and dancing to the track, adorned with hashtags such as #TheHappiestGirlChallenge and #LisaVocals. Many enthusiasts have channeled their creative energies into crafting fan art and edits inspired by the song, contributing to its viral sensation. Since its release, ‘The Happiest Girl’ has ignited a fervent wave of excitement, amassing over 10 million tweets and mentions on Twitter alone.
BLACKPINK, in their unceasing ascent, reaffirm their indomitable presence in the music industry. Their stellar achievements and unwavering popularity solidify their position as one of the most influential and successful girl groups of all time. This remarkable accomplishment is a testament to BLACKPINK’s enduring legacy and the unwavering support of their dedicated fans. Congratulations are in order to BLACKPINK and their devoted fan base for this extraordinary achievement!