Since their debut, Blackpink have emerged as a prominent act in K-pop and have been described as the "biggest girl group in the world", "biggest K-pop girl band on the planet” and "K-pop Queens”. In South Korea, they have ranked first on Forbes Korea Power Celebrity 40 list in 2019, third in 2020, and second in 2021.Multiple international media outlets, such as Forbes, Billboard and The Hollywood Reporter, have recognized the group's popularity and their contribution in spreading the Korean Wave around the world. The group were also credited as one of the two acts leading the Korean music industry growth by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI). Blackpink's influence beyond music, especially in South Korea, extends to fashion. Each member has served as global ambassadors for different luxury brands: Jisoo for Dior, Jennie for Chanel. Rosé for Yves Saint Laurent,and Lisa for Bulgari and Celine. Additionally, Blackpink have been credited for drawing international attention to South Korea's traditional costume hanbok through their modern re-interpretations of the costume in their "How You Like That" music video and stage performances. Blackpink's fashion image has stood out for blending both group uniformity and individual tastes and styles. In 2021, Blackpink was awarded their sixth Guinness World Record for being the most-subscribed band on YouTube, with over 60 million subscribers.
BLΛƆKPIИK is a South Korean girl group formed by YG Entertainment, consisting of members Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé and Lisa. The group debuted in August 2016 with their single album Square One, which featured "Whistle" and "Boombayah", their first number-one entries on South Korea's Gaon Digital Chart and the Billboard World Digital Song Sales chart, respectively. Blackpink began forming when YG Entertainment held tryouts worldwide for preteen or teenage recruits to create a new girl group after launching its first major girl group, 2NE1, in 2009. According to the members, joining the label as trainees was similar to enrolling in a full-time pop-star academy. On June 29, YG Entertainment confirmed that the new girl group would have four members instead of the originally planned nine and revealed its official name as Blackpink. According to a label representative, the group's name meant "pretty isn't everything" and symbolized that "they are a team that encompasses not only beauty, but also great talent”. Blackpink released their debut single album “Square One” on August 8, 2016, consisting of tracks "Boombayah" and "Whistle". They charted at number one and two on the Billboard World Digital Song Sales chart, making Blackpink the fastest act to achieve such a feat and the third Korean artist to hold the top two positions simultaneously, after label mates “Psy” and “Big Bang”. On November 2016, Blackpink released their second single album, Square Two, consisting of tracks "Playing with Fire" and “Stay” and revealed the name of their fan club “Blink", a portmanteau of "black" and “pink". On June 2018, the group released their first Korean-language EP, titled “Square Up” with lead single, "Ddu-Du Ddu-Du”, which debuted at number 17 on the Official Trending Chart in the United Kingdom, making them the first female K-pop group to enter the chart since its launch in 2016. YouTube's official tally saw the music video for "Ddu-Du Ddu-Du" garner a total of 36.2 million views within 24 hours after its release, making it the most-viewed online video in the first 24 hours by a Korean act and the second most-watched music video of all time in first 24 hours of release at that time. On October 2, 2020, Blackpink released their first Korean studio album “The Album”. which set a first-week album sales record for a Korean girl group, with 590,000 copies sold in just one day after the physical album's release. Blackpink became the first-ever million-selling K-pop girl group with “The Album”, selling approximately 1.2 million copies in less than one month after release.
The project features four tracks, including the title track ‘Lalisa’ and B-side ‘Money’, alongside their instrumental versions. ‘Lalisa’ was written by frequent BLACKPINK collaborators 24, Bekuh Boom and Teddy Park, while ‘Money’ was helmed by 24, Boom, R.Tee and Vince. The single album dropped alongside a music video for the title track ‘Lalisa’. During a press conference prior to the project’s release, the Thai-born singer said she hopes the song would “show the strength of my name and my confident side”.
According to her label YG Entertainment, in the first four days of it going up for pre-order, ‘Lalisa’ racked up more than 700,000 sales. pre-orders came from many regions outside of South Korea, including the United States, China, Japan, Europe and Southeast Asia.
Blackpink is back and better than ever. The K-pop girl group has finally dropped the music video for Pink Venom, the first single off their upcoming Born Pink album, it was certainly worth the wait. The supercharged single delivered in both sound and style: members Lisa, Jennie, Jisoo and Rosé again flaunted daring fashions and designer labels like Chanel and Celine.
"Pink Venom" is the fourth digital single by BLACKPINK was released on August 19, 2022, as the pre-release single for the group's upcoming second full-length album, Born Pink.
"BLACKPINK THE MOVIE" is a film commemorating the fifth anniversary of the debut of the world's beloved global group, BLACKPINK consisting of four members: Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé and Lisa.