Blackpink is a South Korean group that is formed by YG Entertainment. It is a group of four girls as Jennie, Jisoo, Lisa, and Rose. With the early commercial success of the group, they were addressed as the “New Artist of the Year” at the 26th Seoul Music Awards and the 31st Golden Disc Awards.
The group made its debut on August 8, 2016. with their album “Square One,” which procreated their first song in South Korea as “Whistle,” followed by “Boombayah.” Both these songs occupied top positions on the Billboard Digital Songs chart.
The eldest member of this group is Jisoo. She is a singer and referred to as the mood maker of the Blackpink group. Her peculiar sense of humor and an inclination to create music at the instant makes her one of the indispensable parts of the album. Jisoo has acted in various commercials, and music videos before becoming a part of the blackpink group
In 2018, the group released their single “Ddu-Du Ddu-Du,” for which the Blackpink group received global attention. It became the highest-charting girl group on Billboard. “Ddu-Du Ddu Du” reached No. 55th position on the Billboard Hot 100.
It is presently the highly watched music video album by the K-pop band on YouTube. The song represents the Korean music act that boasts around 730 million views. The extensive fan following of the group has broken records made by pop artists to date.
After a few months, the group associated with Dua Lipa on the song “Kiss and Makeup.” This partnership helped them reach a new audience. Blackpink later entered into a contract with Universal Music Group and Interscope Records last October. Looking at the potential and success of the Blackpink band, the YG Entertainment group partnered with the girl group for its international promotion. After enjoying immense fame and recognition in the music industry, the group made its debut on U.S. television, where they performed on “The Late Show” and “Good Morning America.”
The second EP of Blackpink was released as “Kill This Love” on April 5, 2019. The band performed LIVE at the 2019 Coachella Festival that was held on April 12, 2019. They became the first female K-pop group to have played at Coachella. The song “Kill This Love” got ranked on the list of the top 100 songs of 2019
Their song “Forever Young,” surpassed 3 million downloads in 2019. It received a Platinum certification for massive downloads from the KMCA (Korea Music Content Association).
The popularity of the band was increasing with every new release. They became the most accessed celebrities on social media. Presently, Lisa has become the most-followed female idol on Insta. Till the end of 2019, Blackpink was viewed as the highly followed K-pop band on the platform with around 16.4 million followers
In 2019, the music video album “Ddu-Du Ddu-Du” became the highly-viewed music album by a South Korean group. Blackpink has also made it into “Time 100 Next” from the Time Magazine that is on the list of top hundred rising stars that are launched this year by Time Magazine. In 2019, the band got more than 9 lakh followers on Spotify.
Awards & Achievements
In May 2017, the group was chosen as a representative for” Incheon Main Customs.” Till now, it has promoted various renowned brands in the market that includes Puma, Reebok, Louis Vuitton, Dior Cosmetics, Adidas, Moonshot, St. Scott London, Tokyo Girls Collection, McBee, Sprite Korea, and Shibuya.
In July 2018, this group ranked in the first position for building a brand reputation based on the analysis by “The Korea Reputation Research Institute. In November 2018, the group became a brand ambassador for an e-commerce platform based in Singapore named “Shopee.”
The Blackpink group was named as the most influential Korean celebrities in 2019 by Forbes Korea Power Celebrity.
In April 2019, the group made a contribution of forty million to the Hope Bridge Association of the National Disaster Relief. This organization aims at helping the sufferers of the “Sokcho wildfire” in South Korea.
Net Worth of Blackpink in 2024
Blackpink has broken several records by giving outstanding music videos and music releases. This girl-band has given several international performances on their global tours. Their total will amaze you. The estimated net worth of the group comes to be $24 million as of February 2024.
Blackpink is the girl group that has elevated the worldwide popularity of the K-pop group. This multilingual performance powerhouse has captured the attention of the global audience. Since its debut in 2016, the group has made a strong base of fans all across the borders.