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BLACKPINK at the 27th Seoul Music Awards in January 2018
From left to right: Rose, Jennie, Jisoo, Lisa
Background information
OriginSeoul, South Korea
Years active2016 (2016)–present

Blackpink (Korean: 블랙핑크; commonly stylized as BLACKPINK or BLΛƆKPIИK) is a South Korean girl group that debuted on 8 August 2016.[1][2] The group consists of members Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa.

They are the highest-charting female K-pop act on both Billboard Hot 100 and Billboard 200. They are also the first and only K-pop girl group to enter and top the Billboard's Emerging Artists chart. In addition, BLACKPINK are also the first female K-pop group to have four number-one singles on Billboard's World Digital Song Sales chart.[3] Their 2018 song "Ddu-Du Ddu-Du" was the most-viewed Korean music video in the first 24 hours on YouTube. In January 2019, it became the most viewed music video by a K-pop group on YouTube. They are currently the most subscribed music act, K-pop group and female artist on YouTube.[4] BLACKPINK was also the first female K-pop group to perform at Coachella.[5][6]

In 2018, Jennie was the first member to debut with solo material, titled SOLO. Rosé and Lisa released their solo single albums in 2021, titled -R- and LALISA.

Discography[change | change source]

Single Albums[change | change source]

  • Square One (2016)
  • Square Two (2017)

Studio Albums[change | change source]

  • Blackpink in Your Area (2018)
  • The Album (2020)

Live Albums[change | change source]

  • Blackpink Arena Tour 2018: "Special Final In Kyocera Dome Osaka" (2019)

Extended Plays[change | change source]

  • Blackpink (2017)
  • Square Up (2018)
  • Kill This Love (2019)

Most viewed songs

  • DDU-DU DDU-DU (1.8B views)
  • Kill This Love (1.5B views)
  • BOOMBAYAH (1.3B views)
  • AS IF IT IS YOUR LAST (1.1B views)
  • How You Like That (1B views)

References[change | change source]

  1. Kim Yu-young (August 9, 2016). "YG Entertainment unveils K-pop group BLACKPINK". Kpop Herald. Retrieved August 12, 2016.
  2. Jeon Su Mi (August 10, 2016). "BLACKPINK Sweeping Charts Within 2 Days of Debut". Mwave. Archived from the original on August 13, 2016. Retrieved August 13, 2016.
  3. Zellner, Xander (June 25, 2018). "BLACKPINK Makes K-Pop History on Hot 100, Billboard 200 & More With 'DDU-DU DDU-DU'". Billboard. Retrieved June 26, 2018.
  4. Herman, Tamar (January 23, 2019). "BLACKPINK's 'Ddu-Du Ddu-Du' Becomes Most-Viewed Music Video From a K-Pop Group on YouTube". Billboard. Retrieved January 24, 2019.
  5. Adejobi, Alicia (January 3, 2019). "Blackpink Become First K-pop Girl Group to Perform at Coachella as They Join Ariana Grande on 2019 Line-up". Metro. DMG Media. Retrieved January 3, 2019.
  6. Willman, Chris (April 12, 2019). "Blackpink Win Over Coachella With First Full U.S. Concert". Variety.

Other websites[change | change source]

They are the most followed girl group on spotify