BLACKPINK is a KPop girl group consisting of four members Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa who debuted on August 8, 2016 under YG Entertainment. 

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The BLACKPINK members have multi-cultural backgrounds as some of them speak English, Chinese, Japanese and Thai aside from Korean.

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Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa  made their U.S. television debut last February when they performed on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”. This was followed by an appearance on “Good Morning America” in the same month and their historic performance at Coachella last April.

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Their latest achievement so far is for earning 872 million views on YouTube for their music video of “Ddu-Du Ddu-Du”.  Their respective social media followings, particularly on Instagram are also breaking records. All four of them belong to the top 10 most followed K-Pop idols on Instagram, with Lisa ranking in at number 1 with 21.9 million followers. And as you see the girls are definitely killing records!


It also looks like BLACKPINK is not slowing down. The girls are nominated for the ‘Genie Music Popularity Award’ and ‘Global Popularity Award’ in the first ever ‘M2 x Genie Music Awards’ (MGMA)!

Have you already cast your votes for BLACKPINK?  Vote for them here and here!


Sources: Variety; TIME; KProfiles

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