“Blackpink is a revolution!” – this phrase regards to one of the most successful K-pop girl groups in history – Blackpink. And this musical quartette is indeed a revolution, the girls break tens of charts around the globe, set new YouTube records, and slowly hit the place in the list of the most influential artists of all time. Their powerful music and stunning appearance are lingering in the minds of all music fans. So, what is so marvelous in this group?
Blackpink is a Southern Korean girl group formed in 2016 consisting of four members: Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé and Lisa. The first two singles “Whistle” and “Boombayah” from their single album Square One set records as the most-viewed debut in K-pop history. Their next single “Ddu-Du Ddu-Du” entered Billboard 100, placing the 55th line, while their album Square Up peaked at number 44.
At the beginning of April, Blackpink introduced a new EP, called “Kill This Love”, which had the biggest music video debut on YouTube ever. It was confirmed that “Kill This Love” is the fastest music video to hit 100 million views in less than three days, and 56.7 million views in its first 24 hours. “Kill This Love” has become the most viewed music video debut in YouTube history overcoming the previous record made by Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next,” which had 55.4 million views.
In addition, Blackpink hit milestones on iTunes, becoming number one in the US store, the first Asian group to do so and the second in the history of the chart – Destiny’s Child did it in 2004.
Blackpink does not plan to stop on conquering the world with their music. In the middle of April, the girl group is planning to play Coachella being the first K-pop girl group to have such an opportunity. Today YouTube announced that Blackpink’s performance will be broadcast live on the biggest screen in New York City’s Times Square at 11:50 PM ET. The screen stands 8 stories tall and is officially known as “The Beast”.
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