INDIO, CALIFORNIA – APRIL 19: BLACKPINK performs during 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts … [+] Festival on April 19, 2019 in Indio, California. (Photo by Timothy Norris/Getty Images for Coachella)

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Last week, Blackpink’s new single “How You Like That” debuted inside the top 40 on the Hot 100, and the moment it appeared, the four women who comprise the band made history. Below are five ways the song proved its importance for the act simply by starting off as high as it did almost two full weeks ago.

Tied The Record For The Highest-Charting Song By A South Korean Girl Group

Last month, Blackpink made history when they reset the record for the highest-charting song by a South Korean girl group when “Sour Candy,” their collaboration with Lady Gaga, reached No. 33 on the Hot 100. Just weeks later, they matched their own best showing with “How You Like That,” which coincidentally also began its time on the list in the same position.

Third South Korean Act To Chart More Than One Top 40 Hit

It took years for Blackpink to score their first top 40 hit on the Hot 100, but once they broke that glass ceiling, it seems like there’s no stopping them. Once they managed to see two consecutive releases peak at No. 33, the beloved group became just the third musical act from South Korea to collect more than a single top 40 smash in the U.S.

BTS leads the way with five top 40 hits on the Hot 100—“On,” “Boy with Luv” with Halsey, “Fake Love,” “Idol” with Nicki Minaj and “Mic Drop” with Desiigner—and Psy is the only other star to manage more than one placement in the region with two massive smashes—“Gangnam Style,” “Gentleman” and “Hangover” with Snoop Dogg.

MORE FROM FORBESBlackpink Joined BTS And Psy Last Week As The Only Korean Musicians To Chart Several Hot 100 Top 40 Hits

Second South Korean Group To Chart More Than One Top 40 Hit

As is evidenced by the list above, Blackpink joined BTS as the only South Korean groups to appear between Nos. 1 and 40 more than once.

First South Korean Girl Group To Chart More Than One Top 40 Hit

Of the three musical figures from the Asian nation who have charted more than one song inside the region which typically defines when a track becomes a proper hit, only one, Blackpink, is a girl group. So from now on, no matter how many troupes composed entirely of women manage to land many hits, Blackpink will always be able to claim to have been the first to do so.

Second-Most Hot 100 Hits Among South Korean Musicians

When “How You Like That” reached the Hot 100, it became Blackpink’s fifth tune to make it to the all-genre tally, and that’s one of the most impressive counts when looking at all musicians from South Korea. Only BTS beats that figure, as they have charted 11 individual cuts on the list. 

With their fifth winner on the Hot 100, Blackpink pulled out of a tie with Psy to claim the second-most placements on the chart, as the pioneering soloist only pushed four tracks onto the ranking during his heyday.

MORE FROM FORBESThanks To Their Latest Hit, Blackpink Now Claims The Second-Most Hot 100 Hits Among All Korean Musicians