Proper after the total lineup for Coachella 2019 was introduced on Jan. 2, tons of of 1000’s of tweets about BLACKPINK erupted! Right here’s what it’s good to know in regards to the first Okay-pop woman group to ever carry out on the pageant.
Not even an hour after Coachella launched the total lineup for its 2019 pageant, and over 444,000 tweets blew up about one of many performers on the listing: BLACKPINK. It’s a historic transfer, as this would be the first ever Okay-Pop woman group to carry out on the music pageant in Indio, California (the primary Okay-Pop group generally was Epik Excessive in 2016). Right here’s all the pieces it’s good to know in regards to the group (additionally stylized as BLΛƆKPIИK) inflicting such a commotion on Twitter!
1. BLACKPINK is made up of members Jisoo, Jennie, Lisa, and Rosé. The quartet simply made its debut over two years in the past in Aug. 2016, by YG Leisure. They’re a novel combine, as members Jennie and Lisa also can rap, whereas Jennie and Rosé are fluent in English!
2. BLACKPINK broke a document in 2018. The group’s single, “DDU-DU DDU-DU,” opened on the No. 55 spot on Billboard’s Scorching 100 in June 2018, marking it as “the highest-charting hit ever by a Okay-Pop woman group,” in response to the music outlet. A Korean woman group hadn’t appeared on the chart in almost 10 years! The tune additionally made one other listing — the New York Instances’ “65 Greatest Songs of 2018.”
3. The quartet additionally earned an honorable title in 2018. Along with “DDU-DU DDU-DU” breaking a “highest-charting hit” document, BLACKPINK itself turned the “highest-charting feminine Okay-Pop act ever” on Billboard’s Scorching 100 and 200 charts. That’s as a result of the group’s debut album, “Sq. Up,” debuted at No. 40 on Billboard’s 200 chart!
3. As anticipated, the Okay-Pop group has a loopy following. BLACKPINK boasts 14.four million followers on Instagram, and 1.four million on Twitter.
5. Dua Lipa partnered with BLACKPINK for a monitor. The ensuing collab, “Kiss and Make Up,” launched in Oct. 2018, made its method onto the Official UK Prime 40 chart. BLACKPINK turned the primary ever Okay-Pop group to get on the listing!