“I Thought The Song Dropped Today?” Netizens Are Losing It After Learning Of BLACKPINK Jisoo’s Unexpected First-Day Sales Numbers For “ME”
Netizens were shocked by BLACKPINK Jisoo‘s first-day sales for her debut solo album ME.
On March 31, YG Entertainment announced the long-awaited news that Jisoo’s solo album ME had been released.
[🎧]#JISOO 's First Single Album [ME] has just been released!
Hit the link below to tune in! 👇👇
: https://t.co/DtJyjpfliu#지수 #BLACKPINK #블랙핑크 #FIRSTSINGLEALBUM #ME #YG
— BLACKPINK GLOBAL BLINK (@ygofficialblink) March 31, 2023
Along with the album, YG Entertainment also released an incredibly gorgeous music video for Jisoo’s lead single, “FLOWER.” In the video, Jisoo dazzled in Dior while dancing against cinematic backdrops.
With all the anticipation leading up to the album’s release, it is no secret that Jisoo is expected to do major numbers on its release day, but no one could’ve imagined just how big her numbers would be.
On March 31, at 4:21 PM (KST), a Twitter account revealed that Jisoo’s ME had already sold over 850K albums on its first day of release. What’s more, the Twitter account revealed that sales were still being counted.
[HANTEO] 2023.03.31, 16:20 KST Update:
JISOO of @BLACKPINK — ME 852,873 copies (1st day) *still counting
— Kpop Charts (@kchartsmaster) March 31, 2023
International BLACKPINK fans celebrated the tremendous numbers, with many anticipating that the global star would embark on a million sales.
MILLION SELLER INCOMING pic.twitter.com/jZ6kemFTHl
— ‘ME’ Snow 🌹❤️ || JS1 31-3ll (@Snow_JS1) March 31, 2023
HOLY SHITTTT pic.twitter.com/jFQnLBqYvo
— 꽃 ME OUT NOW (@sooyashosie) March 31, 2023
2 M in one week soon
— blinkeujisooya (@blinkeujisooya) March 31, 2023
I THOUGHT WE'RE STILL ON 400K?? 😭
SOLOIST JISOO DEBUT#JISOO_Blooming_With_ME#꽃처럼_피어난_지수_솔로
— jo 꽃 (@sakurajun_) March 31, 2023
Korean netizens were also shocked by the incredible numbers. Many noted how difficult it was for a solo artist to achieve these numbers and stated this was proof that BLACKPINK would go down in history as one of K-Pop’s biggest groups ever.
- “Wow, that is crazy AF.”
- “Wow, the speed at which the numbers are rising is amazing. Is she going set a record for solo albums?”
- “Why does it seem like all of a sudden, her popularity has risen like crazy? I heard Dior’s sales went through the roof recently too.”
- “Wow, BLACKPINK is seriously a historic K-Pop group.”
- “It’s amazing, considering how hard it is for a female solo idol to achieve these numbers.”
- “Wow, I think she’s going to surpass a million today.”
- “LOL, wow, I thought the song came out today.”
Meanwhile, BLACKPINK’s Jisoo released her long-awaited single “FLOWER” off of her debut solo album ME. Check out the song’s beautiful music video in the link below.