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BLACKPINK’s ‘Boombayah’ Video Tops 1.5 bln YouTube Views

BLACKPINK’s ‘Boombayah’ Video Tops 1.5 bln YouTube Views

SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — The music video for K-pop girl group BLACKPINK’s debut song “Boombayah” has surpassed 1.5 billion views on YouTube, the group’s agency said Saturday. YG Entertainment said the video passed the milestone at about 3:50 a.m. the same day, six years after the K-pop quartet launched its debut EP album, [...]

BLACKPINK to Headline BST Hyde Park Festival Next Year

BLACKPINK to Headline BST Hyde Park Festival Next Year

SEOUL, Oct. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop sensation BLACKPINK will headline British Summer Time (BST) Hyde Park in London next year, the group’s agency and the festival announced Saturday. The four-member act will play the major British music festival on July 2, 2023, becoming the first Korean artists to perform in the event, YG Entertainment [...]

BLACKPINK Member Lisa’s ‘Money’ Performance Video Tops 700 mln YouTube Views

BLACKPINK Member Lisa’s ‘Money’ Performance Video Tops 700 mln YouTube Views

SEOUL, Oct. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — The exclusive performance video of BLACKPINK member Lisa’s individual song “Money” has exceeded 700 million views on YouTube, her management agency said Friday. The video surpassed the tally at 6:05 p.m. the previous day, according to YG Entertainment. “Money” is a track on Lisa’s first single album, “LALISA,” released [...]

BLACKPINK Nominated in Four Categories, BTS in Three at MTV EMA 2022

BLACKPINK Nominated in Four Categories, BTS in Three at MTV EMA 2022

SEOUL, Oct. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean girl group BLACKPINK has earned four nominations at this year’s MTV Europe Music Awards, while boy groups BTS and Seventeen have gotten three nods each. According to a list of nominees announced by MTV EMA on Wednesday (U.S. time), BLACKPINK was nominated for Best Video for “Pink [...]

BLACKPINK Becomes First K-pop Girl Group to Top Billboard 200

BLACKPINK Becomes First K-pop Girl Group to Top Billboard 200

SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — BLACKPINK became the first K-pop girl group to claim the No. 1 spot on U.S. Billboard’s main albums chart, Billboard has said. In a preview of this week’s charts, Billboard said Sunday (U.S. time) that the band’s second full-length album, “Born Pink,” released Sept. 16, arrived atop the latest [...]

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, [...]