BIGBANG Joins BTS, BLACKPINK as Only K-pop Group to Achieve These on Billboard Global Charts

With their new song “Still Life,” BIGBANG has matched an impressive milestone that only BTS and BLACKPINK attained on Billboard global charts.

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BIGBANG Makes History on Billboard Global 200, Global Excl. US With “Still Life”

On April 11 local time, Billboard revealed the chart rankings for the week ending on April 16 on its official Twitter account. BIGBANG’s “Still Life,” which was released on April 5, made it to two popular global charts.

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BIGBANG Joins BTS, BLACKPINK as Only K-pop Group to Achieve THIS on Billboard Global Charts

In particular, “Still Life” debuted at No. 9 on Billboard Global 200 and No. 3 on Billboard Global Excl. U.S., becoming the boy group’s very first entry on both charts since their debut. Notably, the song managed to enter both charts with only three days of streaming/sales tracking.

According to Billboard, BIGBANG’s “Still Life” accumulated 34 million streams and 29,700 copies sold worldwide following its release on April 5.

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BIGBANG Joins BTS, BLACKPINK as Only K-pop Group to Achieve THIS on Billboard Global Charts

Apart from marking BIGBANG’s debut on the two Billboard global charts, “Still Life” also earned the group historic titles.

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BIGBANG Joins BTS, BLACKPINK as Only K-pop Group to Achieve THIS on Billboard Global Charts

BIGBANG is now the third K-pop group to ever land inside the top 3 of Billboard Global Excl. U.S. and the top 10 of Billboard Global 200. The only other K-pop groups to achieve these two feats are BTS and BLACKPINK.

BIGBANG does not have any promotions for “Still Life,” which makes these achievements more worth noting.

BIGBANG’s Recent Accomplishments in South Korea With “Still Life”

BIGBANG’s “Still Life” remains the No. 1 song in South Korea on various music charts.

As of 9:30 a.m. KST on April 10, BIGBANG’s new song has scored a certified all-kill. It made the group the first male artist to do so in 2022.

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BIGBANG Joins BTS, BLACKPINK as Only K-pop Group to Achieve THIS on Billboard Global Charts

Ever since it came out on April 5, “Still Life” has been sweeping the top spots of Korea’s real-time music charts, aside from ranking first on international music charts around the world.

A certified all-kills means that the song ranked No. 1 on MelOn’s 24Hits and daily charts, the real-time and daily charts of Bugs and Genie, YouTube Music’s Top Songs chart, VIBE’s daily chart, and the real-time charts of FLO and iChart.

At 12:30 a.m. KST on April 11, BIGBANG’s “Still Life” has ultimately achieved a perfect all-kill, becoming the first song by a male artist to attain the feat in 2022.

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BIGBANG Joins BTS, BLACKPINK as Only K-pop Group to Achieve THIS on Billboard Global Charts

A perfect all-kill means that after topping the daily and real-time Korean music charts, the track has also placed No. 1 on iChart’s weekly chart.

As of 9 a.m. KST on April 12, BIGBANG’s “Still Life” has now recorded a total of 29 perfect all-kills.

Meanwhile, BIGBANG’s “Still Life” is also doing well on Spotify. The song has gained more than 11.49 million streams in its first week – the third-highest first-week streams by a K-pop song in 2022. The record was previously held by Red Velvet’s “Feel My Rhythm,” which accumulated over nine million streams.

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BIGBANG Joins BTS, BLACKPINK as Only K-pop Group to Achieve THIS on Billboard Global Charts

With over 11.49 million streams, “Still Life” is now the K-pop group song released in 2022 with the second-most streams in the first week, following Stray Kids’ “MANIAC” which had more than 12 million streams.

Congratulations to BIGBANG on their steady success with “Still Life”!

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Written by Maria Scott

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