Artist: BLACKPINK Bio

29 Jun 2016, 14:25  14,693,407  161,937

BLACKPINK


BLACKPINK (Hangul: 블랙핑크; stylized as BLΛƆKPIИK) is a South Korean girl group formed by YG Entertainment in 2016. The group consists of four members: Rosé, Jennie, Jisoo, and Lisa.

In May of 2016, YG Entertainment started member reveals for the group with individual teaser image. Jennie was revealed on May 31, Lisa on June 7, Jisoo on June 14, and Rosé on June 21. On June 29, YG Entertainment announced the four-member group would debut as BLACKPINK, YG Entertainment's first girl group in seven years since 2NE1.

Prior to the group's formation, the members have made several appearances. Jennie featured on several of her label-mate's songs, such as G-Dragon's "Black", 승리's "GG Be" and 이하이's "Special". Rosé also lent her vocals in G-Dragon's song "Without You".

They debuted on August 8, 2016 with the single album SQUARE ONE and double title tracks "Whistle" and "BOOMBAYAH". BLACKPINK's first music show performance was aired on August 14, 2016 on SBS's Inkigayo.Their debut broke numerous records: "Whistle" achieved an all-time kill three hours after release, SQUARE ONE ranked first in the iTunes Worldwide Chart, "BOOMBAYAH" had the most views in twenty-four hours for a debut song, and both title tracks got more than two million views within twenty-four hours of their release, unheard of for a debut. They also became the fastest girl group to win a music show in the history of South Korea, only thirteen days after their debut.

BLACKPINK released their second single album SQUARE TWO with the lead singles "Playing with Fire" and "Stay" on November 1, 2016.They performed their comeback stage on Inkigayo on November 6 and on M! Countdown on November 10, 2016. The single album peaked at 3 on the Gaon Digital Chart.

On June 13, 2017, YG Entertainment revealed a teaser for a new single. Member Jisoo said that the group had thus far in their history only had "Black" concepts up until then, and that this new single would be a "Pink" concept. The song was intended to be a surprise for fans while BLACKPINK prepares for SQUARE THREE. On June 22, 2017, BLACKPINK released the digital single AS IF IT'S YOUR LAST. The song was a commercial success, topping Billboard's World Digital Songs and peaking at number 3 on the Gaon Digital Chart.

In May of 2017, it was reported that the group would be holding a debut showcase at Nippon Budokan on July 20. BLACKPINK made their official Japanese debut on August 30, 2017, with the release of their self-titled extended play BLACKPINK.The extended play debuted atop the Oricon Albums Chart with 39,000 physical copies sold in its first week.

From June 1 - 8 of 2018 an album cover and 'moving posters' showing the members of BLACKPINK were released on the BLACKPINK channels on Youtube and V Live, teasing the upcoming release of their EP 'Square Up' and its title track, DDU-DU DDU-DU.
The EP, consisting of songs DDU-DU DDU-DU, Forever Young, Really and See U Later, was digitally released on June 15 at 6:00 pm KST, alongside the DDU-DU DDU-DU M/V. The M/V became the most viewed online video in the first 4 hours by a Korean act, with 36.2 million views. DDU-DU DDU-DU also achieved a PAK (Perfect All-Kill), which is ranking #1 on all major Korean charts.
As of Feb. 17 2019, DDU-DU DDU-DU is the most viewed K-pop group M/V, with 668.5 million views.




Top Track "BLACKPINK"

BOOMBAYAH - BLACKPINK

BOOMBAYAH

75,856
1,360,522
DDU-DU DDU-DU - BLACKPINK

DDU-DU DDU-DU

75,486
1,834,390
KILL THIS LOVE - BLACKPINK

KILL THIS LOVE

74,867
1,401,288
AS IF IT'S YOUR LAST - BLACKPINK

AS IF IT'S YOUR LAST

63,924
1,413,789
PLAYING WITH FIRE - BLACKPINK

PLAYING WITH FIRE

62,925
1,160,688
WHISTLE - BLACKPINK

WHISTLE

61,767
924,115
Forever Young - BLACKPINK

Forever Young

50,067
1,067,869
Stay - BLACKPINK

Stay

42,784
645,972
Really - BLACKPINK

Really

37,740
604,322
See U Later - BLACKPINK

See U Later

36,778
589,361
Don't Know What To Do - BLACKPINK

Don't Know What To Do

32,821
479,167
Kick It - BLACKPINK

Kick It

27,565
352,047
Hope Not - BLACKPINK

Hope Not

22,375
203,088
DDU-DU DDU-DU - Remix - BLACKPINK

DDU-DU DDU-DU - Remix

15,262
99,675
휘파람 - BLACKPINK

휘파람

8,242
309,927
붐바야 - BLACKPINK

붐바야

8,080
294,725
So Hot - BLACKPINK

So Hot

7,471
73,428
불장난 - BLACKPINK

불장난

6,600
286,887
DDU-DU DDU-DU (Remix) - BLACKPINK

DDU-DU DDU-DU (Remix)

4,117
35,946
마지막처럼 - BLACKPINK

마지막처럼

4,061
184,118
휘파람 WHISTLE - BLACKPINK

휘파람 WHISTLE

2,655
50,530
휘파람 (WHISTLE) - BLACKPINK

휘파람 (WHISTLE)

1,351
25,851
붐바야 (Boombayah) - BLACKPINK

붐바야 (Boombayah)

1,336
26,133