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Rosé (New Zealand/South Korea, b. Roseanne Park) completed the solo/group double on the Billboard Global 200 and Billboard Global Excl. [Excluding] US charts when her single “On the Ground” debuted at No.1 on both countdowns on 27 March 2021. Previously, she’d topped the Billboard Global Excl. US chart with “Lovesick Girls”, as a member of the South Korean girl group BLACKPINK, on 17 October 2020.
“On the Ground” racked up 92.1 million streams and 29,000 in worldwide digital sales to debut at No.1 on the Billboard Global 200. The track tallied 85.7 million streams and 22,000 digital sales in territories outside the US as it bowed at No.1 on the Billboard Global Excl. US chart. Both 27 March surveys ranked streams/sales in the tracking week from 12 to 18 March 2021.
Billboard’s two Global charts were inaugurated on 19 September 2020. The rankings are determined by digital sales and online streaming from more than 200 territories worldwide.
Since the charts’ inception, the likes of Cardi B (“WAP”), BTS (“Dynamite” and “Life Goes On”), Ariana Grande (“Positions”), Bad Bunny (“Dákiti”), Mariah Carey (“All I Want for Christmas Is You”), Olivia Rodrigo (“Drivers License”), Drake (“What’s Next”) and Justin Bieber (“Peaches”) have all been to No.1. On 17 October 2020, Rosé’s BLACKPINK were denied top spot when “Lovesick Girls” was beaten to No.1 by the remix of “Savage Love (Laxed - Siren Beat)”, featuring Jawsh 685, Jason Derulo and BTS.
“On the Ground” entered the Billboard Hot 100 at No.70 on 27 March 2021 – the highest chart placing by a solo female K-pop artist on the all-genre Hot 100.