As the world eagerly awaited the release of Jennie’s (BLACKPINK) second solo single, “You & Me,” the global sensation proved once again why she’s a force to be reckoned with in the music industry. 

BLACKPINK’s beloved member, Jennie, has once again taken the music world by storm with her latest solo single, “You & Me.” This highly anticipated release comes after months of tantalising teases and made its grand entrance during the sensational “BORN PINK” concert in Seoul. Within just 24 hours of its global debut on October 6, 2023, “You & Me” asserted its dominance, sweeping across the global iTunes charts and securing the top spot in over 53 regions, reaffirming Jennie’s status as a worldwide sensation.

As we dived into the meteoric rise of Jennie’s “You & Me” on the global music scene, we witnessed her music’s profound impact and fans’ insatiable appetite for her exceptional talent. Join us on a journey through the chart-topping success, showcasing why Jennie is not only a K-pop icon but also a global music phenomenon who continues to capture the hearts of audiences around the world.

Conquering iTunes Across the Globe

YG Entertainment proudly announced that Jennie’s “You & Me” soared to the number one spot on the global iTunes chart by 9 a.m. Korean Standard Time on October 7, 2023 (5:30 a.m. Indian Standard Time). This remarkable achievement speaks volumes about the worldwide appeal of the K-pop icon. In a dazzling display of its global reach, the single managed to secure the top position in more than 53 regions within the first 24 hours of its release.

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MelOn Hot 100: Jennie Reigns Supreme

Jennie’s triumph extended beyond iTunes dominance; “You & Me” swiftly claimed the number one spot on South Korea’s prestigious music streaming platform, MelOn Hot 100. While many tracks, including notable releases like NCT127’s “Fact Check” and Aespa’s first Japanese track for the official BEYBLADE X OST “Zoom Zoom,” were unleashed on the same day, it was Jennie’s magnetic appeal that magnetised fans. Her latest offering effortlessly ascended to the pinnacle of the MelOn Hot 100 charts, demonstrating the public’s unwavering adoration for her music.

BLACKPINK’s Unstoppable Ascent

BLACKPINK, under the banner of YG Entertainment, continues its unstoppable ascent in the music industry. Their hit track “Forever Young” recently achieved a remarkable milestone by amassing over 300 million streams on Spotify. This accomplishment marked the 15th song by the K-pop group to cross this impressive streaming threshold. The list of BLACKPINK’s chart-toppers includes iconic tracks such as “How You Like That,” “Kill This Love,” “DDU-DU DDU-DU,” “Lovesick Girls,” and many more.

The dazzling success of “You & Me” on the global iTunes charts and its reign at the top of the MelOn Hot 100 charts affirm BLACKPINK’s unrivalled position as a K-pop powerhouse. As the world of music evolves, Jennie’s soaring solo career shines brightly, with her latest single poised to become yet another monumental hit. In a transformed American music industry that now warmly embraces K-pop soloists, Jennie’s star continues to rise, leaving an indelible mark on the global music scene. With each release, she solidifies her status as a musical sensation, captivating audiences worldwide.