Page semi-protected

Blackpink

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Blackpink
20190106 (NEWSEN) 블랙핑크 (BLACKPINK), 수줍은 많은 소녀지만 돋보이는 아름다운 미모 (Golden Disc Awards 2019) (2).jpg
Blackpink in 2019
From left to right: Rosé, Jennie, Lisa, and Jisoo
Background information
OriginSeoul, South Korea
Genres
Years active2016 (2016)–present
Labels
Associated actsYG Family
Website
Members

Blackpink (Hangul: 블랙핑크; commonly stylized as BLACKPINK or BLΛƆKPIИK) is a South Korean girl group formed by YG Entertainment, consisting of members Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa. The group debuted on August 8, 2016, with their single album Square One, which spawned "Whistle", their first number-one song in South Korea, as well as "Boombayah", their first number-one hit on the Billboard World Digital Songs chart. With the group's early commercial success, they were hailed as the New Artist of the Year at the 31st Golden Disc Awards and the 26th Seoul Music Awards.

As of 2019, Blackpink is the highest-charting female K-pop act on both Billboard Hot 100 and Billboard 200, peaking at number 41 with "Kill This Love", and peaking at number 24 with Kill This Love, respectively. They are also the first and only K-pop girl group to enter and top Billboard's Emerging Artists chart. They are also the first female K-pop group to have four number-one singles on Billboard's World Digital Song Sales chart. At the time of its release, "Ddu-Du Ddu-Du" was the most-viewed Korean music video in the first 24 hours on YouTube, and in January 2019, it became the most viewed music video by a K-pop group on the website.

History

2016: Debut with Square One and Square Two

Blackpink performing at the 8th Melon Music Awards on November 29, 2016.

Promotional preparations began in August 2016 with the release of teaser images and their participation in songs and advertisements.[1][2] YG Entertainment revealed the final line-up and name of the group on June 29, 2016.[3][4]

Blackpink was the first girl group to debut under YG Entertainment in six years after 2NE1,[5] with their debut single album Square One, which was released on August 8, 2016.[5][6] The two lead singles charted at number one and two on the Billboard World Digital Songs chart, and Blackpink is the fastest act to do so and the third Korean artist or group to hold the top two positions after label mates Psy and Big Bang.[7] "Whistle" topped the digital, download, streaming, and mobile charts on Gaon in August 2016.[8] They also reached number one on the weekly, popularity, music video, and K-pop music video charts of China's biggest music-streaming website QQ Music.[9] Blackpink's first music show performance was aired on August 14, 2016 on SBS' Inkigayo.[10] They won first place on Inkigayo 13 days after their debut, and broke the record for the shortest time for a girl group to win on a music program after their debut. They wrapped up their promotions for Square One on September 11, 2016 with another win on Inkigayo.

Blackpink released their second single album Square Two with the lead singles "Playing with Fire" and "Stay" on November 1, 2016. The songs were produced by Teddy Park with R. Tee and Seo Won Jin. They performed their comeback stage on Inkigayo on November 6 and on Mnet's M Countdown on November 10, 2016.[11] "Playing with Fire" was their second single to hit number one on the Billboard World Digital Songs chart.[12] In South Korea, "Playing with Fire" peaked at number three while "Stay" managed to reach the tenth spot.[13]

Blackpink's commercial success in their first five months earned them several rookie awards at major Korean year-end music award shows, including the Asia Artist Awards,[14] Melon Music Awards,[15] Golden Disc Awards,[16] Seoul Music Awards,[17] and Gaon Chart Music Awards.[18] Additionally, Billboard named them one of the best new K-pop groups of 2016.[19]

2017: "As If It's Your Last" and Japanese debut

Blackpink performing "As If It's Your Last" at the Korea Music Festival on October 1, 2017.

On January 17, Blackpink named their fan club "Blink", a portmanteau of "Black" and "Pink".[20]

On June 22, The group released a digital single titled "As If It's Your Last". The song was described as a "mixed genre of music", a change of sound from their previous releases.[21] The song debuted at number one on Billboard's World Digital Song chart dated June 22 after only one day of tracking, making it their third number one hit on the chart.[22] The music video for the song later went on to break the record for the most liked music video by a Korean girl group on YouTube.[23]

On July 20, 2017, Blackpink held a showcase at Nippon Budokan in Tokyo. It had an attendance of more than 14,000 people and it was reported that around 200,000 people tried to get tickets for it.[24][25]

The group made their Japanese debut on August 30, 2017, with the release of their self-titled Japanese extended play.[26][27]

Blackpink was ranked among YouTube's Global Top 25 Songs of the Summer for 2017, with their single "As If It's Your Last".[28]

2018: Square Up, international recognition and touring

In January 2018, it was announced that the debut Japanese EP of the group would be re-released under the name Re:Blackpink. The digital version included the same songs as the original release, while the physical version included a DVD containing all music videos and six songs in the Korean language.[29]

On June 15, the group released their first EP titled Square Up.[30] The single "Ddu-Du Ddu-Du" from the EP debuted at number 17 on the Official Trending Chart in the United Kingdom, making them the first female K-pop group to enter the chart since its launch in 2016.[31] The single also debuted as the highest-charting Hot 100 hit ever by an all-female K-pop act, opening at number 55 with 12.4 million U.S. streams and 7,000 downloads in the tracking week ending June 21, 2018.[32] The single also debuted at number 39 on the US Streaming Songs tally, where Blackpink became the first K-pop girl group to chart a title.[32] Square Up also brought the group their first entry and the highest-charting to date (2018) by an all-female K-pop group on the US Billboard 200, debuting at number 40 with 14,000 album-equivalent units, surpassing label mate 2NE1's 2014 record with their last album Crush which peaked at number 61.[33] The EP also topped the Billboard World Albums chart.[32] In South Korea, Square Up debuted at number one on Gaon Albums Chart.[34] The single "Ddu-Du Ddu-Du" peaked at number one on the Digital, Download, Streaming and Mobile charts on Gaon in its second week, while "Forever Young" managed to peak under top five.[35][36][37][38] YouTube's official tally saw the music video for "Ddu-Du Ddu-Du" garner a total of 36.2 million views within 24 hours after its release and became the most viewed online video in the first 24 hours by a Korean act and the second most watched music video of all time as at June 2018.[39]

Blackpink at 27th Seoul Music Awards on January 25, 2018.

On July 7, the final stop of the tour was added for December 24 at Kyocera Dome Osaka as a Christmas gift to their fans, which made them the first overseas girl-group to perform at a domed stadium in Japan.[40] They embarked on their first Japan tour, Blackpink Arena Tour 2018, in Osaka on July 24–25.[41] On September 12, it was announced that the group would hold their first concert in Seoul titled "Blackpink 2018 Tour [In Your Area] Seoul x BC Card" at Olympic Gymnastics Arena.[42]

In September 2018, English singer Dua Lipa announced "Kiss and Make Up", a collaboration with Blackpink for the re-released Complete Edition of her self-titled debut album in October 19, 2018.[43] "Kiss and Make Up" debuted at number 93 at the Billboard Hot 100, marking the Blackpink's second entry in the chart, making them the only Korean girl group as at October 2018 to score multiple entries on the chart.[44] The song also peaked at number 36 at the UK Singles Chart, marking their second song in the chart and their first Top 40 entry, making them the first female K-pop group and third Korean act overall to reach the chart's Top 40.[45]

In October 2018, YG CEO Yang Hyun-suk announced that each Blackpink member would have solo projects, with Jennie to debut first and Rosé to follow suit.[46] That same month, the group signed with Interscope Records for a global partnership with YG Entertainment; they would be represented by Interscope and Universal Music Group outside of Asia.[47] In November 2018, Blackpink announced additional tour dates for their In Your Area World Tour, which covers thirteen dates around Asia from January through March 2019.[48]

Jennie debuted her solo single, "Solo", at Blackpink's Seoul concert on November 11; both the song and its official music video were released the following day.[49] Their first Japanese studio album, Blackpink in Your Area, was made available digitally on November 23, and physically on December 5.[50] The album debuted at no. 9 on the Japanese album chart, selling about 13,000 copies in its first week.[51]

2019: Kill This Love and world tour

On January 21, 2019, the music video of "Ddu-Du Ddu-Du" became the most-viewed music video by a K-pop group on YouTube, with 620.9 million views.[52]

Blackpink made their American debut at Universal Music Group's 2019 Grammy Artist Showcase, which was invite-only and took place at ROW in Downtown Los Angeles on February 9.[53] The group appeared in several American television shows in February 2019.[54][55][56][55] Billboard's March issue had with five covers, a group cover and four with each individual member. They are the first K-pop girl group to grace the magazine's cover.[57]

Blackpink's second EP, Kill This Love, was released on April 5, 2019.[58] Blackpink performed at the 2019 Coachella Festival on April 12 and 19, 2019, the first female K-pop group to perform at Coachella.[59][60]

Members

Philanthropy

In April 2019, Blackpink made a donation of 40 million won to the Hope Bridge Association of the National Disaster Relief for the victims of the Sokcho wildfire in South Korea.[61]

Endorsements

In May 2017, Blackpink became ambassadors for Incheon Main Customs.[62][63] The group has endorsed and collaborated with several high-end brands including Puma,[64] Reebok,[65] Louis Vuitton,[66] Adidas, Dior Cosmetics,[67] Moonshot,[68] St. Scott London,[69] Shibuya 109,[70] Tokyo Girls Collection x CECIL McBEE,[71] and Sprite Korea.[72]

On July 28, 2018, the group ranked first for brand reputation based on analysis by The Korea Reputation Research Institute.[73]

In November 2018, Blackpink became a regional brand ambassador for a Singaporean e-commerce platform, Shopee.[74]

Forbes Korea Power Celebrity has named them the most influential celebrities of Korea in 2019.[75]

Discography

Filmography

Concert and tours

Headlining concerts

  • Blackpink Japan Premium Debut Showcase (2017)

Headlining tours

  • Blackpink Arena Tour 2018
  • Blackpink 2018 Tour [In Your Area] Seoul x BC Card
  • Blackpink 2019 World Tour (In Your Area)

Awards and nominations

Since their debut in 2016, Blackpink has won 25 awards and received 115 nominations.

Notes

  1. ^ Cameo in the first episode.

References

  1. ^ 박소영 기자 (August 8, 2016). "블랙핑크, 이번엔 몽환+섹시..NEW 타이틀곡은 '휘파람'". OSEN (in Korean). Retrieved October 26, 2016.
  2. ^ 박소영 기자 (August 8, 2016). ""YG의 청초꽃 떴다"..블랙핑크 지수, 개인 포스터 공개". OSEN (in Korean). Retrieved October 26, 2016.
  3. ^ Choi Na-young (June 29, 2016). "YG 새 걸그룹, '블랙 핑크' 이름의 뜻은?[YG 새 걸그룹 최종발표③]". OSEN (in Korean). Retrieved August 12, 2016.
  4. ^ Gil Hye-seong (June 29, 2016). "YG新걸그룹은 4인조 '블랙핑크'..최종멤버 이미 밝힌 4인". Star News (in Korean). Retrieved June 29, 2016.
  5. ^ a b Kim Yu-young (August 9, 2016). "YG Entertainment unveils K-pop group BLACKPINK". Kpop Herald. Retrieved August 12, 2016.
  6. ^ Jeon Su Mi (August 10, 2016). "BLACKPINK Sweeping Charts Within 2 Days of Debut". Mwave. Retrieved August 13, 2016.
  7. ^ Benjamin, Jeff (August 16, 2016). "BLACKPINK's Major Debut: New K-Pop Girl Group Lands No. 1 & 2 on World Digital Songs Chart". Billboard. Retrieved August 16, 2016.
  8. ^ Cumulative sales for "Whistle":
  9. ^ "BLACKPINK wraps up performances for their debut single… "Will come back quickly"". YG-Life. YG Entertainment. September 12, 2016. Retrieved September 16, 2016.
  10. ^ 미모에 실력까지…인기가요 블랙핑크 등장에 남심 '흔들'. Herald Business (in Korean). August 15, 2016. Retrieved August 15, 2016.
  11. ^ "[단독] 블랙핑크, 1월6일 '인기가요'+10일 '엠카' 연속 컴백 확정". 29 October 2016. Retrieved 6 November 2016.
  12. ^ Benjamin, Jeff (11 November 2016). "Blackpink Earn Second No. 1 on World Digital Songs, Debut on Social 50". Billboard. Retrieved 11 November 2016.
  13. ^ "2016년 45주차 Digital Chart". Gaon Digital Chart. Korea Music Industry Content Association. Retrieved June 22, 2017.
  14. ^ "'AAA' 조진웅∙엑소 대상…방탄소년단∙박보검∙윤아 2관왕 [종합]". TV Daily. 2016-11-16. Retrieved 2018-01-04.
  15. ^ Hicap, Jonathan (November 21, 2016). "EXO, BTS, TWICE triumph at Melon Music Awards". Manila Bulletin. Retrieved January 4, 2019.
  16. ^ "The 31st Golden Disk Awards nominations are revealed". Retrieved December 17, 2016.
  17. ^ "ASeoul Music Awards". Seoul Music Awards. Archived from the original on 2013-12-14. Retrieved 2016-12-17.
  18. ^ "[6th 가온차트]"더 없이 공정했다"..엑소 4관왕·블랙핑크 3관왕(종합)". Herald Pop. 2017-02-22. Archived from the original on 2017-10-07. Retrieved 2018-01-04.
  19. ^ Herman, Tamar (December 21, 2016). "10 Best New K-Pop Groups in 2016". Billboard. Retrieved June 22, 2017.
  20. ^ Jie, Ye-eun (January 17, 2017). "BLACKPINK reveals fan club name". The Korea Herald. Retrieved July 11, 2018.
  21. ^ Kim, Jae-heun (June 22, 2017). "BLACKPINK reveals digital single before Japanese showcase". The Korea Times.
  22. ^ Benjamin, Jeff. "Blackpink Score Third No. 1 on World Digital Song Sales Chart, Lead K-Pop Females". Billboard. Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  23. ^ "Blackpink now have the most liked K-pop girl group MV on YouTube". SBS Au. SBS. September 18, 2017. Retrieved November 6, 2017.
  24. ^ "BLACKPINK、遂に初お披露目パフォーマンス ファン1万4000人とピンク一色の会場に<ライブレポ/セットリスト> – モデルプレス". モデルプレス – ライフスタイル・ファッションエンタメニュース (in Japanese). Archived from the original on July 21, 2017. Retrieved July 21, 2017.
  25. ^ 史上初!BLACKPINKが日本デビュー前に武道館、1万人超熱狂. SANSPO.COM (in Japanese). 2017-07-20. Retrieved July 21, 2017.
  26. ^ 블랙핑크, 日 오리콘 주간차트 1위.."데뷔앨범 역대 3번째" (in Korean). Retrieved 2017-09-05.
  27. ^ Total album sales for BLACKPINK (JPN)
  28. ^ Fernandez, Suzette (September 7, 2017). "Latin Artists Take Over YouTube's Top 25 Global Songs of the Summer". Billboard. Retrieved January 4, 2018.
  29. ^ "リパッケージアルバム『Re: BLACKPINK』3月28日(水)リリース決定!". January 30, 2018. Retrieved December 16, 2018.
  30. ^ Herman, Tamar. "BlackPink Release 'Square Up' EP Fronted by Sharp-Shooting 'Ddu-Du Ddu-Du' Music Video". Billboard. Retrieved June 15, 2018.
  31. ^ Copsey, Rob. "Years and Years' If You're Over Me hits Number 1 on the Official Trending Chart". Official Charts UK. Retrieved June 22, 2018.
  32. ^ a b c Zellner, Xander (June 25, 2018). "BLACKPINK Makes K-Pop History on Hot 100, Billboard 200 & More With 'DDU-DU DDU-DU'". Billboard. Retrieved June 26, 2018.
  33. ^ Herman, Tamar (June 25, 2018). "BLACKPINK Becomes Highest-Charting K-Pop Girl Group In America With 'Square Up' & 'Ddu-Du Ddu-Du'". Forbes. Retrieved June 26, 2018.
  34. ^ "국내 대표 음악 차트 가온차트!". gaonchart.co.kr. Retrieved 2018-06-28.
  35. ^ "국내 대표 음악 차트 가온차트!". gaonchart.co.kr. Retrieved 2018-06-28.
  36. ^ "국내 대표 음악 차트 가온차트!". gaonchart.co.kr. Retrieved 2018-06-28.
  37. ^ "국내 대표 음악 차트 가온차트!". gaonchart.co.kr. Retrieved 2018-06-28.
  38. ^ "국내 대표 음악 차트 가온차트!". gaonchart.co.kr. Retrieved 2018-06-28.
  39. ^ "Black Pink's Ddu-Du Ddu-Du music video scores 36.2 million views in first 24 hours". Metro UK. Retrieved July 5, 2018.
  40. ^ 블랙핑크, 日 6대 스포츠지 대서특필.."초고속 돔 입성". Osen (in Korean). July 7, 2018. Retrieved August 19, 2018.
  41. ^ 블랙핑크, 성공적인 일본 데뷔...쇼케이스 매진. Today Korea (in Korean). July 25, 2018. Retrieved August 20, 2018.
  42. ^ "BLACKINK to Hold Group's First Ever Concert in Seoul… Fan Club BLINK Will Gather for the First Time". YG Life. September 12, 2018. Retrieved September 16, 2018.
  43. ^ Brooks, Hayden (4 September 2018). "Dua Lipa Announces Blackink Collab 'Kiss And Make Up': Get The Details". iHeartMedia. Retrieved 30 October 2018.
  44. ^ Benjamin, Jeff (October 29, 2018). "BLACKPINK Score Second Hot 100 Entry Thanks to 'Kiss and Make Up' With Dua Lipa". Billboard. Retrieved December 27, 2018.
  45. ^ Ainsley, Helen (October 26, 2018). "Blackpink are officially the first ever female K-pop group to enter the Official UK Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved December 27, 2018.
  46. ^ Kim, Hye-soo (October 18, 2018). "Black Pink Members Gear Up to Appear Solo". The Korea Herald. Herald Media Inc. Retrieved December 28, 2018.
  47. ^ Kelley, Caitlyn (October 23, 2018). "BLACKPINK Go Global By Signing With Interscope". Forbes. Retrieved October 23, 2018.
  48. ^ "Black Pink Will be In Your Area in 2019 With an Asia Tour". MTV Asia. November 1, 2018. Retrieved December 28, 2018.
  49. ^ "Black Pink's Jennie Makes Her "Solo" Debut and the Internet is Already in Love with It". MTV Asia. November 13, 2018. Retrieved December 28, 2018.
  50. ^ "フルアルバム「BLACKPINK IN YOUR AREA」を11月23日(金)0:00より全曲先行配信決定!". Blackpink Official Website (in Japanese). Archived from the original on November 28, 2018. Retrieved November 28, 2018.
  51. ^ "週間 アルバムランキング 2018年12月17日付(2018年12月03日~2018年12月09日)". Archived from the original on 2018-12-12. Retrieved 2018-12-12.
  52. ^ Herman, Tamar (January 23, 2019). "BLACKPINK's 'Ddu-Du Ddu-Du' Becomes Most-Viewed Music Video From a K-Pop Group on YouTube". Billboard. Retrieved January 24, 2019.
  53. ^ Stutz, Colin (February 8, 2019). "Blackpink to Make US Performance Debut at Universal Music's Grammy Artist Showcase". Billboard. Retrieved February 9, 2019.
  54. ^ Herman, Tamar (February 6, 2019). "BLACKPINK to Perform on 'The Late Show'". Billboard. Retrieved February 7, 2019.
  55. ^ a b "BLACKPINK to appear on CBS talk show hosted by comedian Stephen Colbert". The Korea Herald. February 7, 2019. Retrieved February 7, 2019.
  56. ^ Benjamin, Jeff (February 5, 2019). "Blackpink Land 'Good Morning America' Performance In K-Pop's Latest Mainstream Move". Forbes. Retrieved February 6, 2019.
  57. ^ "BLACKPINK becomes first Korean cover girls for Billboard". The Korea Herald. March 1, 2019. Retrieved March 4, 2019.
  58. ^ "BLACKPINK to drop new album, "Kill This Love," next month". The Korea Herald. March 25, 2019. Retrieved March 25, 2019.
  59. ^ Adejobi, Alicia (January 3, 2019). "Blackpink Become First K-pop Girl Group to Perform at Coachella as They Join Ariana Grande on 2019 Line-up". Metro. DMG Media. Retrieved January 3, 2019.
  60. ^ Willman, Chris (April 12, 2019). "Blackpink Win Over Coachella With First Full U.S. Concert". Variety.
  61. ^ [단독] 위너 김진우, 강원도 산불 피해에 1000만원 기부. Kuki News (in Korean). April 8, 2019. Retrieved April 8, 2019.
  62. ^ "BLACKPINK's Faces Will Now Greet International Travellers at Incheon Airport". Koreaboo. 2017-05-02. Retrieved May 11, 2017.
  63. ^ "BLACKPINK Signs Deal With Incheon Main Customs To Be The Company's Ambassadors". KpopStarz. May 5, 2017. Retrieved May 11, 2017.
  64. ^ "4/19(木)~グローバル スポーツブランド「PUMA」の新商品「PUMA SUEDE BOW」(プーマ スウェード ボウ)のイメージモデルに決定!". YGEX (in Japanese). April 17, 2018. Retrieved July 7, 2018.
  65. ^ "Black Pink show off their sneaker game". Kpop Herald. Korea Herald. Retrieved March 14, 2017.
  66. ^ ""TAEYANG· WINNER· BLACKPINK·CL"… Artists From YG Gathers For The 'First Time' [PICTORIAL]". YG Life. March 19, 2018. Retrieved July 7, 2018.
  67. ^ "Black pink first appearance! Get a lip that rocks the heart with the new lip "Rouge Dior Liquid"" (in Japanese). Elle Girl Japan. August 9, 2017. Retrieved July 11, 2018.
  68. ^ 블랙핑크, 데뷔하자마자 핫 '광고계 관심'. Chosun.com (in Korean). The Chosun Ilbo. Retrieved March 14, 2017.
  69. ^ "세인트스코트, 새 얼굴에 YG신예 '블랙핑크'". Fashion Seoul (in Korean). 2016-09-07. Retrieved March 14, 2017.
  70. ^ "2018 New Year's 109 BLACKPINK and iKON". 109 News (in Japanese). Shibuya 109. December 22, 2017. Retrieved July 11, 2018.
  71. ^ "Serious announcement from the Korean Girls Group BLACKPINK and CECIL McBEE that the world draws attention!". 109 News (in Japanese). Shibuya 109. March 31, 2018. Retrieved July 11, 2018.
  72. ^ "Woo Do Hwan and Black Pink's 'SPRITE CF' is now out!". Korea Dispatch. May 11, 2018. Retrieved July 7, 2018.
  73. ^ Lee, Eunji (July 28, 2018). "'Black Pink' is the most popular..." Kyeonggi (in Korean). Retrieved August 19, 2018.
  74. ^ "Shopee taps K-pop group BLACKPINK as first-ever regional brand ambassador". Marketing Interactive. November 30, 2018. Retrieved February 1, 2019.
  75. ^ "Blackpink ranked first most influential celebrities on the Forbes Korea Power Celebrity list from 2019". forbes korea (in Korean). 2019-04-23. Retrieved 2019-05-04.
  76. ^ [공식] 블랙핑크 첫 리얼리티 '블핑하우스', 1월6일 첫방…12회 방송 (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-01-05.
  77. ^ "'YG전자' 승리가 이끈 YG 셀프디스, B급유머 폭발..박봄·남태현 등장(종합)[Oh!쎈 리뷰]". OSEN (in Korean). 2018-10-05. Retrieved 2018-10-05.

External links