Rosé in your top charts!
BLACKPINK’s Rosé has set a new record for all female Korean soloists! Rosé released her solo debut earlier this month with her single album R and its single title track On The Ground.
To top it off the Billboard has just announced that the singer’s track On The Ground scored the No. 70 spot on the Hot 100 chart for the week ending March 27! No other Korean female artist has been able to achieve such recognition except in 2016, CL became the first Korean female soloist to chart on the Hot 100 when her single Lifted took the No. 94 spot, and she was the only female Korean soloist to rank on the list until today, with theRosé breaking her record.
It’s her first solo entry on the chart, outside of her work as a member of @BLACKPINK.
— billboard charts (@billboardcharts) March 22, 2021
For those who are unaware of how competitive the charts can be, the Hot 100 ranks the most popular songs in the United States across all genres based on streaming (official audio and official video), radio airplay, and sales data.
BLACKPINK as a group have previously charted the Hot 100multiple times, with their highest ranking so far is No. 13 for their hit Ice Cream with collaboration from Selena Gomez. The group also topped the Top 40 entries prior on the Hot 100 included songs such as, at No. 33 for their group track How You Like That as well as Sour Candy a collaboration with Lady Gaga.