2 Formation and development
On August 8, 8, after the entertainment company YG Entertainment launched the girl group Blackpink, the group's first single (debut album) was released shortly after, called "Square One", consisting of 2016 songs "Square One". Boombaya" and "Whistle".
Although they have only just debuted, the success that Blackpink brings is beyond imagination when these songs have dominated the entire charts. Not only Korea but also international examples such as: top 1 worldwide itunes album Chart, entered 56 Billboard's World Digital Songs chart and Korea's Gaon digital music chart, top itunes in 14 countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia, Turkey Turkey, Thailand…
On August 21, 8 on the stage of Inkigayo, the group broke the record of becoming the fastest girl group to win all music shows since debut and promotion, K-pop group Blackpink was named a rookie. "dinosaur".
Following the success but not resting on the victory in November 11, Blackpink released the 2016nd single "Square Two" consisting of 2 songs "Playing with Fire" and "Stay". The second album and especially Playing with Fire reached the top of the Billboard World Digital Song Sales chart, reached the top of the Canadian Hot 2 chart, and reached the top of the chart in Korea. In 2017, YG Entertainment announced that Blackpink would debut in the Japanese market.
And started a campaign to promote the group's image by means of newspapers, television broadcasts, holding showcases, releasing EPs...
In June 6, the group released their first single called "As If It's Your Last" and quickly reached the top of Billboard's World Digital Song Sales chart one day after its release. Becoming the most viewed video of a Korean girl group on youtube after only 24 hours, the song also appeared in the scene of the movie "Superhero Justice League"… In the Japanese market, the group released the Japanese version of the album "Blackpink" and entered the top 1 of Japan's Ocicon album chart.
Year 2018 Blackpink released the group's first reality show "Blackpink House" with 12 episodes in Korean and Japanese versions.
On June 15, 6, the group released a Korean-language expansion single called "Square Up" with the title track "Ddu-Du Ddu-Du" and three other songs, Forever Young, Really and See U Later. This mini-album quickly entered the top 1 of Gaon Album Chart, reached the top 55 of the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and is the best-selling Blackpink album in the world. Continuous successes Blackpink group brought the name of the group to fly high and become the most powerful girl group.
Following the release of the single Square Up, the group embarked on their first Japanese tour in Osaka, Fukuoka, and Chiba to promote the Japanese expansion single, all of which sold out.
Also in 2018 the group held their first concert in Seoul called "Blackpink 2018 Tour Seoul x BC Card". The concert kicked off a world tour and became the highest-grossing tour by a Korean girl group at the time.
In 2019, the group released their 2nd extended single titled "Kill This Love" and the Japanese version was popular around the world and made Blackpink the first K-pop act to perform at Coachella.
After only nearly 2 years of debut, this Korean girl group has reached 10 million subscribers on youtube and received a diamond button and is the second Asian artist to do this.
Other artistic activities that the group is active during this time include: collaborating with British singer Dua Lipa to release the song "Kis and Make Up", signing contracts with interscope record and universal music group. Held 10 concerts across Asia, released his first Japanese studio album Blackpink in Your Area, debuted in the US at the 2019 Grammy Artist Showcase, collaborated with Lady Gaga…
In 2020, the group made a comeback with the single "How You Like That" entered the Billboard Hot 100 chart breaking Guinness world records, YouTube Music's top 10 summer 2020 songs...
Following that, YG announced that their 2nd single "Ice Cream" featuring American singer Selena Gomez also achieved high position.
In October 10, the group released the album "The Album" with the main single "Lovesick Girls" which also achieved the same success as previous products.
In 2021, the group will release the Japanese version of "The Album" and the movie Blackpink: The Movie.
In 2022 Blackpink released the 2nd single "Shut down" and the song Born Pink is a combination of La campanella and Niccolo Paganini with Hip hop sound.
Kpop Group Award
- People's Choice Awards: 3 awards
- Teen Choice Awards
- MTV Video Music Award
- Gaon Chart Music Awards : 9 awards
- Golden Disc Awards: 6 awards
- Melon Music Awards: 5 awards
- Mnet Asian Music Awards: 8 awards
- Seoul Music Awards: 2 awards
- Guinness World Records: 6 prizes
3 Famous MVs of BlackPink Group
Ddu-Du Ddu-Du – 1.9 billion Views
The song was released in 2018 on the album "Square Up". The song quickly reached the top of Gaon Album Chart, top 40 on USBillboard 200, becoming Blackpink's best-selling album in the Western market. Up to now, the song has reached 1.9 billion views on youtube.
How You Like That – 1.1 billion Views
The song was released on June 26, 6 and was composed by musicians Teddy Park and Danny Chung. After its release, the MV broke many records in both Korean and international charts. By the end of 2022 How You Like That has reached 1.1 billion views on youtube.
Whistle – 817 million Views
This is a song on Blackpink's debut album released in 2016 - Square One. Whistle achieved a perfect all-kill, topping all Korean music charts right after its debut. Currently, the song has reached more than 817 million views on youtube.