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Lisa of BLACKPINK Tests Positive for Coronavirus; Other Members Waiting for Results

Lisa of BLACKPINK Tests Positive for Coronavirus; Other Members Waiting for Results

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Lisa, a member of top South Korean girl group BLACKPINK, tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, its agency said. YG Entertainment said Rose, Jennie and Jisoo of the four-member K-pop band were waiting for their polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test results though they did not come in close contact [...]

BLACKPINK’s Lisa Makes Second Appearance on Billboard Hot 100 with ‘Money’

BLACKPINK’s Lisa Makes Second Appearance on Billboard Hot 100 with ‘Money’

SEOUL, Nov. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Lisa, a member of K-pop girl group BLACKPINK, scored her second-ever appearance on the Hot 100, Billboard’s main singles chart, with “Money.” According to Billboard on Monday (U.S. time), “Money,” a track from Lisa’s first individual single album released in September, opened at 90th on the chart for the [...]

BLACKPINK’s ‘Boombaya’ Tops 1.3 bln YouTube Views

BLACKPINK’s ‘Boombaya’ Tops 1.3 bln YouTube Views

SEOUL, Nov. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — The music video for K-pop girl group BLACKPINK’s “Boombaya” has surpassed 1.3 billion YouTube views. The video, released in August 2016, hit the milestone at 9:34 a.m. Monday, 146 days after passing the 1.2 billion mark, according to the group’s management agency, YG Entertainment. “Even though four years have [...]

‘Kill This Love’ Becomes Second BLACKPINK Video to Top 1.4 Billion YouTube Views

‘Kill This Love’ Becomes Second BLACKPINK Video to Top 1.4 Billion YouTube Views

SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — The music video for K-pop girl group BLACKPINK’s “Kill This Love” has exceeded 1.4 billion views on YouTube, its management agency said Sunday. The video hit the milestone at about 6 p.m. the previous day, becoming the second video from the group to do so after the 2018 hit [...]

BLACKPINK to Join YouTube’s ‘Dear Earth’ Campaign Next Month

BLACKPINK to Join YouTube’s ‘Dear Earth’ Campaign Next Month

SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop girl group BLACKPINK will speak and perform during a YouTube event on climate change next month, its management agency said Friday. The four-piece band will appear on “Dear Earth,” a YouTube Originals special organized to raise awareness on protecting the environment, on Oct. 23 (U.S. time), according to [...]

BLACKPINK’s Lisa to Help Improve Children’s Education in Thai Hometown

BLACKPINK’s Lisa to Help Improve Children’s Education in Thai Hometown

SEOUL, Sept. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Lisa of K-pop girl group BLACKPINK has offered to help improve children’s education in her hometown in Thailand, a South Korean foundation said Thursday. The rapper-dancer expressed an interest in joining a social program led by the Korean Foundation for International Cultural Exchange in Buriram Province, where she was [...]

BLACKPINK Becomes World’s No. 1 Artist for Number of YouTube Subscribers

BLACKPINK Becomes World’s No. 1 Artist for Number of YouTube Subscribers

SEOUL, Sept. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop girl group BLACKPINK has become the world’s No. 1 artist in terms of number of subscribers on YouTube, the band’s label said Friday. The quartet’s YouTube channel counted more than 65.2 million subscribers as of 2:42 p.m. (Korean time), dethroning Canadian singer Justin Bieber, according to YG Entertainment. [...]