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K-pop megastar Lisa has a billion reasons to celebrate after claiming an incredible record with her solo music.

Her song “MONEY”, a B-side to her debut single “LALISA” has just become the first K-pop track by a solo artist to reach 1 billion streams on Spotify.

The song proved to be such a big hit on the streaming platform that it was released as her second solo single on 9 November 2021.

And less than two years later, it’s been played more than ONE BILLION times by her fans around the globe.

Like her fellow BLACKPINK members Jisoo, Jennie and Rosé, Lisa has been enjoying much success as a solo artist.

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She’s got 10.68 million monthly Spotify listeners and as of 21 September, “MONEY” has amassed 1,002,683,408 streams.

BLACKPINK’s best-performing track on the platform, “How You Like That”, had racked up 855.7 million streams by that date.

The music video for “MONEY” is also one of the most popular videos ever shared on the BLACKPINK YouTube account, with a whopping 904 million views.

Lisa and BLACKPINK are no strangers to setting records with their music.

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To mention just a few:

Most streamed female group on Spotify – 8.88 billion streams as of 3 March 2023

First K-pop group to reach No.1 on the UK albums chart (female)Born Pink on 29 September 2022

First K-pop group to reach No.1 on the US albums chart (female)Born Pink on 1 October 2022

Most subscribers for a band on YouTube – 60.3 million subscribers as of 22 April 2021

Most viewed music channel on YouTube (group) – 30.1 million as of 12 April 2023

First solo K-pop winner at the MTV Video Music Awards – Lisa for “LALISA” on 28 August 2022

Most followers on Instagram for a K-pop artist – Lisa with 90.7 million followers as of 24 March 2023

BTS had the first K-pop track to reach 1 billion streams on Spotify with “Dynamite” on 20 July 2021.

They’ve now done it four times, also with “Butter”, “My Universe” (with Coldplay) and “Boy with Luv” (featuring Halsey).

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