BLACKPINK was selected as the “2020 Best Pop Collaboration” by Rolling Stone.
Rolling Stone announced the “2020 Best Pop Collaborations of 2020.” Among the 18 songs selected by Rolling Stone, “Ice Cream,” which BLACKPINK collaborated with Selena Gomez, was the only K-pop song to be named.
“The BLACKPINK collaborated with Lady Gaga, and “Sour Candy” was just a prelude to a bigger picture. Previously, BLACKPINK had occupied the charts with girl crush music, “Ice Cream” showed BLACKPINK’s soft and delicate side with a comfortable song full of humor, jokes, and cuteness. “The tone of the members was perfectly balanced with Selena Gomez while maintaining their charm.”
Also, “BLACKPINK has been on its path to success, but its collaboration with Selena Gomez following Lady Gaga has opened the way for the public to know them,” he said, explaining the achievement of BLACKPINK through collaboration with pop stars this year.
“Ice Cream,” which was released in August, topped the iTunes World Wide Chart immediately after its release, and achieved 13th place on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.” It broke the top ranking of K-pop girl groups and made it to the charts for eight consecutive weeks.
The music video has surpassed 400 million views on YouTube within 80 days of its release. Spotify, the world’s largest music streaming company, has reached 200 million streams, continuing to break new records.