Being considered the “international sister”, Lisa has the support of a powerful individual fandom.
After 4 long years of waiting, BLINK finally has a chance to own BLACKPINK‘s first full album.With a large fan base, so as soon as the album of BLACPINK was released, they were pre-ordered and ordered quickly.
Therefore, on the first day, the number of albums sold recorded 590,000 copies (as announced by Hanteo), and at the same time broke the achievements of all female artists, directly competing with boy groups.
Behind this remarkable achievement is a fierce competition between the members’ individual fandom, the more albums fans buy, the more proves their idol’s popularity is. So the fans are constantly supporting to assert the reputation of their bias.
And in this race, Lisa’s fandom is internally the leading winner, far ahead of the other members’ fandom. Only the two biggest bars in China, LISABAR and LISACHINA, have purchased 131,021 copies, contributing about 22% of BLACKPINK’s total album sales. With the price of 20,000 won per album, the two bars have spent an extremely huge amount of over 2.6 billion won. Moreover, this is only the number of the first order. The bars have no intention of stopping and have announced that they will continue to buy more albums in the upcoming order, expected that the money spent will increase dramatically.
Chinese fans are known for being generous and willing to spend money on idols. Lisa also has the advantage of increasing popularity from China thanks to the positive effect of the show Youth With You 2. Therefore, the number of albums ordered by her fans is so noticable.