Life just got a little rosier for Blackpink’s Rosé, who dropped her first solo single on March 12, making her the second Blackpink member to debut solo after Jennie in 2018. While some might have considered Rosé one of the most underrated members of the K-pop girl group, her popularity has skyrocketed over the past year or so. Still, there were doubts whether her single, consisting of two songs fully in English, would be well received by K-pop fans. 4 K-pop BFFs to know, from Jennie and Irene to Jimin and Kai But the numbers speak for themselves. Even ahead of its official release date, “R” became the first record from a female soloist to surpass 200,000 pre-orders over at K-pop retail site Ktown4u. On YouTube, the music video for On The Ground clocked 41.6 million views in 24 hours. Over at Spotify, On The Ground debuted at No 8 on the daily global top 50 chart for March 12, with over 3 million streams in the first 24 hours alone. It now has the most streams achieved in 24 hours for a song officially released by a Korean solo artist on Spotify. Why are ramyeon noodles an invitation for sex in K-dramas? Rosé, who was born in New Zealand and raised in Australia , says the song is about soul-searching and staying grounded. On weekly YouTube music show Released , she said: “Sometimes, when you’re always on the roll, you forget to take care of what matters to you most and it’s just a song to remind us that everything we need is already within us.” Here are some of the best tweets about Rosé’s solo debut (so you don’t have to keep scrolling through Twitter like we did): 1. THE WORLD WHEN "ON THE GROUND" DROPPED : pic.twitter.com/hJv1fA1EpI — 𝐧𝐚𝐦𝐢 ⁻ᴿ⁻ (@alwaysfourpinks) March 12, 2021 2. #OnTheGround music video is now the most viewed debut and overall music video in 24 hours by a K-Pop soloist! #Rosé achieved that title with record breaking 39.0 million views! Congratulations! 💜 #OnTheGroundMusicVideo @BLACKPINK pic.twitter.com/fgvAglmEXm — BLACKPINK Malaysia (@myofficialblink) March 13, 2021 3. rosè respects the green screen community but she ain't part of it♥️ #OnTheGround #ROSE @BLACKPINK pic.twitter.com/O6pKHIcY3D — KNIPKCALB (@Justine83128332) March 13, 2021 Are G-Dragon and Blackpink’s Jennie the perfect K-pop couple? 4. me reading gone’s lyrics like #ROSÉ pic.twitter.com/0sJxTycY75 — 𝘤𝘩𝘭𝘰𝘦 ꕤ ♈︎ (@winterlxtus) March 12, 2021 5. Rosé signed with YG following an audition in 2012 and trained there for 4 years. 9 years after, she is now a certified million seller. Crazy how things work out if you don’t give up on your dreams. 🥺 ROSÉ RECORD BREAKER ROSÉ MILLION SELLER 블랙핑크 로제 #ROSÉ #로제 pic.twitter.com/IwfF0TuZkn — Rosé 👑 (@roseannepark888) March 13, 2021 6. road trip with rosé be like, but for 8 hours straight #ROSÉ #로제 @BLACKPINK pic.twitter.com/ijUtmJimOR — 13 Chaennie Warriors (@13chnwar) March 13, 2021 Are Blackpink’s Jennie and G-Dragon really each other’s type? 7. felt like this #rosé while running across the street with #ontheground playing in my earphones. i was almost hit by a car gawdd pic.twitter.com/Bytibi2F4l — zi | -R- (@dobbyadrble) March 13, 2021 8. Omg! Wish I could sit in one of those.♡ #rosé pic.twitter.com/C2FZZONJWa — BLACKPINK (@artsyblinkz) March 13, 2021 9. she's so cute #로제 #ROSÉ pic.twitter.com/EaE60wxRuj — hourly rosé (@rshourly) March 14, 2021 Is Hyun Bin’s new penthouse a marital home for Son Ye-jin? 10. this jennie with this rosé pic.twitter.com/VbP4na2Zcj — —no exo no life♡ | RS1 (@adaeries) March 13, 2021 11. rosé did all of this just in one mv without any double stuns. she really worked so hard for us #로제 #ROSÉ pic.twitter.com/wXCSe67oUj — hourly rosé (@rshourly) March 13, 2021 12. Best selling artists in the world currently: 1. The Weeknd 2. #ROSÉ 3. Justin Bieber 4. Taylor Swift @BLACKPINK pic.twitter.com/z5onukiaJy — BLACKPINK AMERICA (@BPinAmerica) March 14, 2021 Have Blackpink’s Jennie and G-Dragon really been dating for a year? 13. Rosé on BLACKPINK's past M/Vs and ON THE GROUND be like, " I worked my whole life just to get high, just to realize..." #OnTheGround #ROSÉ #BLACKPINK @BLACKPINK pic.twitter.com/FTtoIq4foM — Em-em (@eminem712178) March 14, 2021 This article originally appeared on Buro 247 My. Want more stories like this? Sign up here. Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter .