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BLACKPINK Becomes 1st K-pop Girl Group to Top Britain’s Official Albums Chart

BLACKPINK Becomes 1st K-pop Girl Group to Top Britain’s Official Albums Chart

SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — BLACKPINK has topped the album section of Britain’s Official Chart with its latest work, “Born Pink,” becoming the first K-pop girl group to claim the belt on the most celebrated music chart in the country, its agency said Saturday. The group’s second full-length album, released on Sept. 16, beat [...]

BLACKPINK’s ‘Born Pink’ Becomes 1st K-pop Girl Group Album to Sell More than 2 mln Copies

BLACKPINK’s ‘Born Pink’ Becomes 1st K-pop Girl Group Album to Sell More than 2 mln Copies

SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — “Born Pink,” BLACKPINK’s second full-length album, has sold more than 2 million copies for the first time as a K-pop girl group album, the group’s agency said Thursday. The album had sold a total of 2,141,281 copies in only two days after its release last Friday, YG Entertainment said, [...]

BLACKPINK’s ‘Shut Down’ Tops Spotify’s Global Chart for 2nd Consecutive Day

BLACKPINK’s ‘Shut Down’ Tops Spotify’s Global Chart for 2nd Consecutive Day

SEOUL, Sept. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop girl group BLACKPINK has topped world’s largest music streaming service Spotify’s Global Top 50 chart with its latest single, “Shut Down,” for two days in a row, the group’s agency said Monday. The main track off the group’s second full-length album, “Born Pink,” bagged its second consecutive No. [...]

Emmy-winning Lee Jung-jae Returns Home to Hero’s Welcome

Emmy-winning Lee Jung-jae Returns Home to Hero’s Welcome

INCHEON, Sept. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — With the shining Emmy statuette in hand, “Squid Game” star Lee Jung-jae received a hero’s welcome home Sunday. Lee arrived at Incheon International Airport with dozens of fans celebrating his historic honor at America’s most prestigious awards for TV programming. At the 74th edition of the Primetime Emmy Awards [...]

BLACKPINK’s New Album Surpasses 1 mln Copies on 1st Day of Sales

BLACKPINK’s New Album Surpasses 1 mln Copies on 1st Day of Sales

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Girl group BLACKPINK’s second full-length album has sold more than 1 million copies on its first day of sales, music industry sources said Saturday. The sources said, citing data from local albums sales tracker Hanteo Chart, “Born Pink” sold 1,011,000 copies Friday. This marks the first time that any [...]