BLACKPINK: Music Show Wins, Achievements, and Awards

(Last updated November 2018)


First Win: August 21, 2016 on SBS Inkigayo for “Whistle”

First Triple Crown: July 16, 2017 on SBS Inkigayo for “As If It’s Your Last”

Total Music Show Wins: 18 (as of November 2018)


  SBS MTV The Show MBC Show Champion MNET

M! Countdown


Music Bank

MBC Music Core SBS Inkigayo



N/A N/A 1 N/A N/A 2 3
Playing With Fire N/A N/A N/A N/A 2


As if it’s Your Last

N/A N/A N/A 3 3
Ddu Du Ddu Du N/A N/A 3 1 4 3



NOTE: Unlike most idols, YG groups generally don’t promote on all the music shows.  BLACKPINK has only performed on M! CountdownMusic Core, and Inkigayo.



  • BLACKPINK took a quadruple crown on the Gaon Charts with Square Up‘s release, placing first on the physical albums chart, overall digital chart, download chart, and streaming chart.
  • BLACKPINK achieved a Certified All Kill with “Ddu Du Ddu Du” one day after its release.
  • “Ddu Du Ddu Du” also has a Gaon Platinum Certification after passing 100 million streams.


  • BLACKPINK received a Diamond Creator Award for having over 10 million subscribers on YouTube.
  • “As If It’s Your Last” was #15 on YouTube’s Top 25 Songs of the Summer Global Chart (2017).  “Ddu Du Ddu Du” was #3 on the Top 10 Songs of the Summer Global Chart (2018).  Both were the only K-pop songs on the list.
  • All of BLACKPINK’s official music videos have been watched over 100 million times on Youtube – and all of their actively promoted singles have been watched over at least 200 million times.  All of their dance practice videos also have at least 69 million views.
    • 100 million views: “Stay” (130 million), “As If It’s Your Last” Dance Practice (102 million), “Ddu Du Ddu Du” Dance Practice (142 million)
    • 200 million views: “Whistle” (274 million), “Playing With Fire” (289 million)
    • 400 million views: “Boombayah” (415 million), “As If It’s Your Last” (434 million), “Ddu Du Ddu Du” (470 million)
  • “Ddu Du Ddu Du” has been consistently breaking YouTube records since it was released.  It’s the K-pop music video with the most views in 24 hours (the only one to beat them is Taylor Swift). Most recently, it became the fastest K-pop group music video to reach 450 million views.
  • “Ddu Du Ddu Du” and “Fake Love” by BTS are the only K-pop music videos that have passed 450 million views so far.


  • BLACKPINK has reached #1 on the World Digital Song Sale chart 4 times with “Boombayah,” “Playing With Fire,” “As If It’s Your Last,” and “Ddu Du Ddu Du”
  • BLACKPINK has topped the World Albums chart once with Square Up
  • Square Up and “Ddu Du Ddu Du” brought BLACKPINK a lot of Billboard achievements:
    • Square Up entered the Billboard 200 at #40 and is the highest charting album by a K-pop girl group
    • “Ddu Du Ddu Du” debuted at #55 on Billboard’s Hot 100, the highest charting hit by a K-pop girl group
    • “Ddu Du Ddu Du” debuted at #39 on the Streaming Songs chart making BLACKPINK the first K-pop girl group to appear on the chart.
    • BLACKPINK was the first K-pop girl group to debut at #1 on the Emerging Artist chart, as well as the second K-pop group to do so (the first was NCT)
  • Square Up has currently been on the Billboard World Albums chart for 17 weeks.
  • “Kiss and Make Up,” their collaboration with Dua Lipa, entered the Hot 100 at #93 and made BLACKPINK the only K-pop girl group to have multiple entries on the chart.


AWARDS WON (Korea only):
(NOTE: Since awards shows often take place in the beginning of the year, the year here refers to when the music was released)


Asia Artist Awards: Best Rookie Award and Top 50 Most Popular Artists (#41)
Gaon Chart Music Awards: Rookie of the Year, Song of the Year – August (“Whistle) and Song of the Year – November (“Playing With Fire”)
Golden Disc Awards: New Artist of the Year
Melon Music Awards: Best New Artist
MNET Asian Music Awards (MAMA) Best of Next Artist Award and Best Music Video for “Whistle”
Seoul Music Awards: New Artist of the Year


Gaon Chart Music Awards: World Rookie Award
Golden Disc AwardsDigital Bonsang for “As If It’s Your Last”
Seoul Music Awards: Bonsang Award for “As If It’s Your Last”

SOURCES: Wikipedia, Soompi, Billboard