Lisa from the renowned K-pop group BLACKPINK revealed a heartwarming gift for her devoted fans, BLINKS, this Christmas Eve. The superstar took to Instagram on Sunday (Dec. 24) to share a soulful cover rendition of Britney Spears’ cherished 2000 classic, “My Only Wish (This Year).” Accompanying the post was a striking black-and-white image of Lisa herself, elegantly presenting the song’s title while expressing her sentiments: “Christmas present for my BLINKS. Have a wonderful holiday.”
The music video, a captivating visual spectacle, portrays the rapper and dancer in scenes where she graciously receives a delicately ribbon-wrapped note and a single rose. Subsequently, the viewer is invited to embark on an enchanting journey through the streets of Paris alongside Lisa, adorned in a chic white fur-lined coat, capturing the essence of hope and festive fervor. The heartfelt narrative culminates with a radiant smile as Lisa accepts yet another rose from an undisclosed admirer, marking a beautiful conclusion to the enchanting tale.
Originally featured on the 2000 compilation album, “Platinum Christmas,” Britney Spears’ “My Only Wish (This Year)” resonated with audiences and reached a peak position of No. 81 on the Billboard Hot 100 in January 2015. This holiday anthem, centered on the desire for Santa to deliver a special someone for the festive season, earned its place at No. 95 on Billboard’s esteemed list of the 100 Best Christmas Songs of All Time, as acknowledged by the music industry experts.
Lisa, with her mesmerizing track “Money,” achieved an incredible milestone in November by becoming the first solo K-pop artist to amass 1 billion streams on Spotify. Released as the second track from her 2021 solo EP, “Lalisa,” this accomplishment marks her fourth record recognized by the esteemed Guinness World Records.
Furthermore, the anticipation for Lisa’s involvement in BLACKPINK: A VR Encore, scheduled for Dec. 26, continues to mount, promising an immersive experience for fans.
Lisa’s rendition of Britney Spears’ holiday classic not only showcases her versatile talent but also reaffirms her dedication to delighting fans with unforgettable surprises. As the year draws to a close, her heartfelt gift resonates as a testament to her unwavering connection with the devoted BLINKS community, spreading joy and cheer during this festive season.
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