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Netflix Documentary on BLACKPINK to Premier Oct. 14

Netflix Documentary on BLACKPINK to Premier Oct. 14

SEOUL, Sept. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Netflix plans to next month release a documentary chronicling BLACKPINK’s four-year journey from talented trainees to K-pop superstars. The streaming giant and YG Entertainment, the band’s agency, said Wednesday “BLACKPINK: Light Up the Sky,” the first Netflix film about a South Korean music band, will premiere Oct. 14. It [...]

BLACKPINK’s ‘How You Like That’ Tops 500 mln YouTube Views at Record Speed

BLACKPINK’s ‘How You Like That’ Tops 500 mln YouTube Views at Record Speed

SEOUL, Sept. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — The music video of South Korean girl group BLACKPINK’s hit song “How You Like That” exceeded 500 million YouTube views in the shortest time in K-pop history, the band’s agency said Tuesday. The music video surpassed the 500 million mark around 3:50 a.m. Tuesday, 73 days after its release [...]

Pre-orders for BLACKPINK’s Upcoming Album Top 800,000 Units

Pre-orders for BLACKPINK’s Upcoming Album Top 800,000 Units

SEOUL, Sept. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — BLACKPINK is poised to potentially make the biggest South Korean girl group album debut next month, with retail pre-orders for its inaugural studio record reaching 800,000 units worldwide, according to the band’s agency Friday. The number of pre-orders for the record titled “The Album” reached over 530,000 copies in [...]

With New Song ‘Ice Cream’ Out, BLACKPINK Yearns to Share Stage with Selena Gomez

With New Song ‘Ice Cream’ Out, BLACKPINK Yearns to Share Stage with Selena Gomez

SEOUL, Aug. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop girl group BLACKPINK said Friday it looks forward to one day standing on stage with Selena Gomez to perform “Ice Cream,” the band’s latest bubble-gum pop single featuring the American pop singer. BLACKPINK at 1 p.m. Friday released “Ice Cream,” the second prerelease single from its inaugural studio [...]

BLACKPINK Invites Guest Star, Goes Retro in 2nd Pre-release Single ‘Ice Cream’

BLACKPINK Invites Guest Star, Goes Retro in 2nd Pre-release Single ‘Ice Cream’

SEOUL, Aug. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop girl group BLACKPINK is gearing up to drop its second song of this summer, “Ice Cream,” having invited a special guest artist for the track and adopted a new visual style that represents a sharp departure from its previous hit “How You Like That.” The K-pop quartet plans [...]

Lady Gaga Song Featuring K-pop Act BLACKPINK Tops 57 iTunes Charts

Lady Gaga Song Featuring K-pop Act BLACKPINK Tops 57 iTunes Charts

SEOUL, May 29 (Korea Bizwire) — “Sour Candy,” American pop singer Lady Gaga’s latest song featuring K-pop quartet BLACKPINK, reached the No. 1 spot on more than 50 Apple iTunes charts, according to the group’s management agency Friday. The song, part of Lady Gaga’s new album “Chromatica,” climbed to the top of the iTunes Song [...]

BLACKPINK to Release New Single in June, Full Album in Sept.

BLACKPINK to Release New Single in June, Full Album in Sept.

SEOUL, May 18 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop quartet BLACKPINK plans to release their first full studio album in September, preceded by serial releases of two new singles starting next month, the group’s management agency announced Monday. Through an online announcement addressed to fans, YG Entertainment said the four-piece female act have finished recordings and production [...]