BLACKPINK extend lead as most-followed musicians with 75million subscribers on YouTube

The girl group surpassed Justin Bieber for the title last September

BLACKPINK have extended their lead as the most-followed musical act on YouTube, after hitting the 75million subscriber.

Yesterday (June 28), the girl group hit the 75million subscriber mark on their official YouTube channel, making them the first musical act to achieve such a feat. A representative from the streaming platform consulted by Billboard also confirmed the news.

With this, BLACKPINK continue their reign as the most followed musical act on the platform, after surpassing Canadian singer Justin Bieber as the most subscribed musical artist on the platform last year.

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At the time, the quartet had 65.6 million subscribers, surpassing Bieber by half a million subscribers. Meanwhile, the Canadian singer currently sits at 69.3million subscribers, as time of writing.

Earlier this year, member Rosé opened up about her hopes for BLACKPINK’s future. When asked about whether she had ever thought about life after BLACKPINK, Rosé revealed that while she indeed has, she “[doesn’t] think it will be over”.

“I grew up with them. They’re a part of me. I don’t think it’ll ever end. It’s dumb of me to ever worry about that or think about it,” she added, before describing her fellow BLACKPINK members as “family forever”.

Meanwhile, Jisoo has shared that she still feels unsure about pursuing a music career outside of BLACKPINK, explaining that she has not formed a picture of what a solo music career would look like for her.

What do people want from me? There’s a chaos of conflicting questions. So I’m still tilting my head in confusion,” Jisoo said. “I’m not sure what will happen with my solo plans this year.”

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