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BLACKPINK Vocalist Rose’s Solo Single Debuts at No. 43 on Official Charts

BLACKPINK Vocalist Rose’s Solo Single Debuts at No. 43 on Official Charts

SEOUL, March 20 (Korea Bizwire) — BLACKPINK’s Rose saw her debut solo release hit No. 43 on the Official Charts, becoming the first K-pop female soloist to chart on the British music ranking. “On the Ground,” the BLACKPINK member’s new release, reached No. 43 on the latest version of the Official Singles Top 100 updated [...]

BLACKPINK Becomes First Girl Group to Hit 20 mln Followers on Spotify

BLACKPINK Becomes First Girl Group to Hit 20 mln Followers on Spotify

SEOUL, March 16 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop megastar BLACKPINK became the first girl group worldwide to garner 20 million followers on the music streaming giant Spotify, its management agency said Tuesday. The four-piece K-pop act set the record Monday (U.S. time), about 15 months after it pushed down Fifth Harmony to No. 2 on the [...]

Rose of BLACKPINK Sweeps iTunes Charts in 51 Nations with Latest Single

Rose of BLACKPINK Sweeps iTunes Charts in 51 Nations with Latest Single

SEOUL, March 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Rose of K-pop girl band BLACKPINK has dominated iTunes charts in 51 countries, with her latest solo song, her agency said Saturday. According to YG Entertainment, the song, “On The Ground,” from her first solo album “R,” topped iTunes Top Songs charts in countries that included the United States, [...]

BLACKPINK’s Rose Says Songs for Debut Solo Album ‘R’ Came Like Fate

BLACKPINK’s Rose Says Songs for Debut Solo Album ‘R’ Came Like Fate

SEOUL, March 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Rose, the main vocalist of K-pop sensation BLACKPINK, said the two tracks for her first solo album “R” came like fate, explaining how she instantly fell in love with them. The singer, the second member of the four-piece act to go solo, released the two-track album featuring songs “On [...]

BLACKPINK Tapped as Advocates for UN Climate Action Campaign

BLACKPINK Tapped as Advocates for UN Climate Action Campaign

SEOUL, Feb. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop girl group BLACKPINK has been appointed as advocates to raise awareness for a global campaign against climate change issues, the band’s agency said Friday. The four-piece act recently received a personal letter from British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, in which he invited them to serve as advocates for [...]

BLACKPINK’s ‘Ddu-du Ddu-du’ Surpasses 1.5 bln YouTube Views, Setting New Record for K-pop Group

BLACKPINK’s ‘Ddu-du Ddu-du’ Surpasses 1.5 bln YouTube Views, Setting New Record for K-pop Group

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean all-female group BLACKPINK has become the first K-pop group to top 1.5 billion views on YouTube with its music video for “Ddu-du Ddu-du,” its management agency said Wednesday. The 2018 hit broke the record at around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday on YouTube, YG Entertainment said, around 15 months [...]