Debuting in 2016, Okay-pop quartet BLACKPINK’s fame skyrocketed as their music made waves inside the music commerce. As followers have celebrated their sixth-year anniversary, HITC takes a lookback on their career.
Labeled as “monster rookies”, BLACKPINK have slowly overtaken the world.
Six years up to now, YG Entertainment started to unveil the members of its new girl group, BLACKPINK. Although that they had been initially 9 members altogether, its label YG Entertainment decreased the group to 4. The group consists of 4 women: Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa.
BLACKPINK’s iconic members had been added one after the opposite
Before the ladies had been formally named as members of the band, their label, YG Entertainment, printed the identification of each girl week by week.
Jennie Kim was the first member to affix the group. The rapper signed with YG Entertainment when she was solely 13 years earlier and educated for an entire of nearly six years sooner than she was put into the lady group.
The solely non-South Korea member of the band, Lisa Manoban was the second to affix the band. She educated for an entire of 5 years after shifting from Thailand. According to Rolling Stone, Lisa grew to turn out to be the one explicit particular person to maneuver the audition out of 4,000 contestants at 14 years earlier.
The group’s oldest member is Kim Jisoo. The third member launched moreover educated for five years, like Lisa. As per SBS, followers recognised her from completely different initiatives. The BLACKPINK singer starred in music motion pictures from well-known Okay-pop groups akin to Epik High and solo artist Hi Suhyun. She was given the title of “visual representation” of the group attributable to her easy magnificence.
Park Chaeyoung, recognized by her stage title Rosé, was launched as a result of the fourth and remaining member of the group. Born in New Zealand nonetheless raised in Australia, the Aussie moved to South Korea. She solely educated for 4 years sooner than she was given the place of lead singer of the band. Kpop Starz reported that Rosé described her days as a trainee as ‘intense” as their latest recruit.
BLACKPINK’s career by way of the years
BLACKPINK debuted on August 8, 2016, with their album titled Square One. Its songs Whistle and Boombayah went to major on South Korea’s Gaon Digital Chart. They moreover expanded their fame internationally topping the Billboard World Digital Song Sales chart.
At the time of their launch, their music motion pictures Ddu-Du Ddu-Du (2018), Kill This Love (2019), and How You Like That (2020) grew to turn out to be the most-viewed music motion pictures inside their first 24 hours of launch on YouTube. The numbers broke Guinness World Records.
Ever since then, the ladies have moreover broken many various data all by means of their energetic careers nationally and internationally. Soon to be celebrating their sixth 12 months as a bunch, the Okay-pop quartet has carried out in sold-out reveals across the globe. They moreover grew to turn out to be headliners of 2019’s Coachella Music Festival and doubtless probably the most adopted band on YouTube, surpassing the likes of Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber.
Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa had been recognised by Forbes Korea as definitely one in every of “the most powerful celebrities in South Korea”. Also, former South Korean President Moon Jae-in described them as “a global K-pop phenomenon.”
Six years of loving BLACKPINK
Throughout the ultimate couple of weeks, BLINKS – BLACKPINK’s fandom – has celebrated the sixth 12 months anniversary. Gathered tens of thousands and thousands of tweets altogether with their respective hashtags, followers left heartfelt messages with pictures of each member.
BLACKPINK have been on a hiatus for 20 months. Their report titled The Album acquired right here out once more in October 2020. Many fully completely different media retailers have reported the group shall be releasing new music rapidly. However, any official affirmation has not however been launched.
In an interview with Rolling Stone, Jennie revealed the following two years may very well be very promising for followers. So what shall be subsequent for the group?