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BLACKPINK’s Jennie Gets 600 mln YouTube Views with Debut Single ‘Solo’

BLACKPINK’s Jennie Gets 600 mln YouTube Views with Debut Single ‘Solo’

SEOUL, Jan. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – Jennie, the singer-rapper of K-pop girl group BLACKPINK, has earned over 600 million views on YouTube with her 2018 hit song “Solo,” her agency said Friday. The music video for her first solo single hit the milestone at around 5:19 a.m., some 26 months after its release in November [...]

BLACKPINK Says Filming Netflix Doc was ‘Much-needed Time’ for K-pop Group

BLACKPINK Says Filming Netflix Doc was ‘Much-needed Time’ for K-pop Group

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean girl group BLACKPINK called its latest project — appearing in the first K-pop documentary produced by Netflix — something that gave “much-needed time” for the quartet that has emerged as one of the most successful acts in the K-pop industry. Netflix is set to release “BLACKPINK: Light [...]

BLACKPINK’s 1st Full Album Hits No. 2 on Billboard in New Milestone for K-pop Girl Group

BLACKPINK’s 1st Full Album Hits No. 2 on Billboard in New Milestone for K-pop Girl Group

SEOUL, Oct. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop megastar BLACKPINK’s first full-length album debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard main album chart this week, setting a new record in the history of South Korean girl groups. “At No. 2 on the Billboard 200, BLACKPINK’s debut full-length ‘The Album’ enters with 110,000 equivalent album units earned,” [...]

BLACKPINK Music Video to be Edited Following Nurse Outfit Row

BLACKPINK Music Video to be Edited Following Nurse Outfit Row

SEOUL, Oct. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop girl group BLACKPINK’s latest music video “Lovesick Girls” will be edited and replaced, its agency said Wednesday, following a controversy over scenes that nurse groups criticized for sexualizing the profession. “We have decided to delete all scenes with the nurse uniform in BLACKPINK’s ‘Lovesick Girls’ music video and [...]

BLACKPINK Hopes to Show Growth, Share Positive Energy with 1st Full Album

BLACKPINK Hopes to Show Growth, Share Positive Energy with 1st Full Album

SEOUL, Oct. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop group BLACKPINK said Friday it wanted to show its growth as an artist and send out a message of hope and positive energy with its first-ever full-length album. Earlier in the day, the quartet unveiled the album “The Album,” which includes main track “Lovesick Girls” as well as [...]

BLACKPINK Becomes No. 2 Global Artist by YouTube Subscribers

BLACKPINK Becomes No. 2 Global Artist by YouTube Subscribers

SEOUL, Sept. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean girl group BLACKPINK became the second most-subscribed musician on YouTube on Tuesday, its management agency said. The official YouTube channel of BLACKPINK saw the number of its subscribers surpass 48.8 million, pushing down the American DJ Marshmello to No. 3, according to YG Entertainment. Justin Bieber topped [...]