Kim was chosen as the new model for Chanel Beauty and shot her first pictorial for the brand with Harper's Bazaar Korea as their new muse in January 2018. Kim became the ambassador of Chanel Korea in June and attended the launch of Chanel's new fragrance "Les Eaux De Chanel" in Deauville, France. She met and interviewed Chanel's House perfumer, Olivier Polge and shot a pictorial for his new collection of fragrances with Cosmopolitan Korea.

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She is known for her brand recognition and marketing power, having topped "Individual Girl Group Members Brand Power Ranking" consecutively for months, the data is collected and published by the Korean Business Research Institute. In 2018, she ranked second in Most Favourite Idols survey conducted annually by Gallup Korea which involves 1,500 Korean men and women aged 13 to 29 as respondents. Kim was awarded by Instagram as the "Most Loved Account of 2018" in South Korea, based on the number of views and likes received by Instagram stories and posts shared that year.

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BLACKPINK makes history on the Billboard Hot 100 chart (dated April 20), as the group's new single "Kill This Love" becomes the highest-charting Hot 100 hit ever by a K-pop girl group. The song debuts at No. 41, breaking the record previously held by BLACKPINK's own "DDU-DU DDU-DU," which debuted and peaked at No. 55 in June 2018. "Kill This Love" opens with 18.6 million U.S. streams and 7,000 downloads sold, according to Nielsen Music, as it debuts at No. 22 on the Streaming Songs chart and rises 48-39 on Digital Song Sales. The group previously marked a milestone when "DDU-DU DDU-DU" became the first song by a K-pop girl group to appear on Streaming Songs last year.

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She was the first member of Blackpink to release an individual track, titled “SOLO.” The music video showcased her versatility as both a rapper and singer, while further establishing her as a fashion icon through the more than 20 outfits worn within the three-minute clip. The single, simply titled Solo, has apparently managed to sell over 500,000 units in the US, according to Koreaboo. This has enabled the winning track to qualify for an RIAA Gold certification having surpassed the 500,000 sales mark. The feat also makes the 23-year-old rapper, singer and leader of BlackPink under YG Entertainment the best-selling Korean female soloist in the US at the moment. Not bad for Jennie and the catchy single, which had attained the position in less than a year after its release last November. Solo peaked at No. 1 on Billboard’s US World Digital Song Sales chart and its accompanying music video has also garnered over 376 million views on YouTube so far.

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