Blackpink’s ‘Pink Venom’ makes chart history in Australia

Black pink makes history with “Pink Venom” (Interscope/Universal) as it blasts to No. 1 on Australian Singles Chart.

With their hot start, the foursome became the first K-pop group to debut atop the national singles survey, hitting the No. 2 start for BTS‘ 2020 hit “Dynamite.”

“Pink Venom”, the first single from the upcoming album Born Pinkbeats with Nicki Minaj “Super Freaky Girl” (Universal) and Harry Styles“As It Was” (Columbia/Sony) respectively to give Blackpink her first lead inside Australia.


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Blackpink has a special connection with Australia. Band member Rosè (aka Roseanne Park) was born in Auckland, New Zealand and raised in Melbourne. At the age of 15, the K-pop world came on the scene when, at her father’s suggestion, she auditioned for the South Korean music company YG Entertainment. The rest is short history.

Born Pink is the follow-up to the 2020s The albumwhich entered at No. 2 on ARIA Albums Chart and on the US Billboard 200, for the highest-ever ranking in the history of a female K-pop group on the all-genre chart.

Meanwhile, The Queen of Pop has been crowned on the ARIA Albums Chart with Finally enough love (Warner). Madonna’s remix collection blasts to No.1 on debut for its 12th leader.

Home grown punk rockers The chats start at No. 2 with their second studio album, Get f**cked (Ingrooves/RKT). It is a ARIA charts peak for the trio, whose first album High risk behavior here no. 5 on the chart and was nominated for Best Hard Rock Heavy Metal Album at the ARIA Awards 2020.

Also new to the top row of the ARIA chart is In Prevail’s Real power (Concord/Universal), new at No. 5. It’s the Michigan rock band’s third consecutive top 10 and a new career high, eclipsing the No. 6 best of 2019 Trauma.

Close behind is Five Finger Death Punch’s The afterlife (BNM/MGM), new in No. 6; and Viva Las Vengeance (Atlantic/Warner), the latest album from Brendon Uries Panic! At the disconew at No. 10.

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