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BLACKPINK RELEASE NEW SINGLE “KILL THIS LOVE” AND OFFICIAL VIDEO, OUT NOW!

THIS IS THE FIRST SINGLE OFF OF THEIR UPCOMING EP TITLED “KILL THIS LOVE” OUT TOMORROW ON YG ENTERTAINMENT/INTERSCOPE RECORDS

WATCH THE VIDEO HERE

(Directed by Hyun Seung Seo)

STREAM HERE

BLACKPINK release their highly anticipatedKILL THIS LOVE EP today on YG Entertainment/Interscope Records.  Track listing for the five-song set is: “KILL THIS LOVE,” “Don’t Know What To Do,” “Kick It,” “Hope Not,” and “DDU-DU DDU-DU (Remix).”  KILL THIS LOVE EP is available now at all digital retailers. In addition, the official video for “KILL THIS LOVE”, directed by Hyun Seung Seo is out now, watch it HERE. Since its’ release yesterday, the single has shot up to #1 on iTunes in 35 countries with the video garnering over 26 million views on YouTube in less than 11 hours.

BLACKPINK are set to deliver a much-buzzed-about appearance as one of the top-billed acts at this year’s Coachella, making them the first K-pop girl group ever to grace the stage at the country’s premier music festival.  Following Coachella, BLACKPINK will embark on the North American leg of their world tour featuring sold-out shows in Los Angeles, Chicago, Hamilton, Newark, Atlanta and Fort Worth. Since first bursting onto the scene in 2016, BLACKPINK redefined the possibilities of K-pop, transcending all categorization and ascending to global stardom. With their unstoppably catchy single “DDU-DU DDU-DU,” the South Korean quartet shattered the record for the highest-charting Billboard Hot 100 debut by an all-female K-pop act, while its head-turning video surpassed 10 million views in just six hours and amassed 36.2 million views in one day. Discovered by YG Entertainment BLACKPINK is comprised of JISOO, JENNIE, LISA, and ROSÉ—four immensely charismatic vocalists, dancers, and burgeoning fashion icons.  Released in 2016 their debut “SQUARE ONE” quickly proved their crossover power. “SQUARE UP” was released in June 2018 release and shot to #40 on the Billboard 200 and #1 on the Billboard World Albums chart. Several months after “SQUARE UP” hit the charts, YG Entertainment and Interscope Records announced a global partnership for BLACKPINK, paving the way for the group’s international breakthrough.  Their fast-growing following now includes 20 million YouTube subscribers, 16.5 million Instagram followers, and 9.71 million monthly listeners on Spotify.

BLACKPINK is the first K-pop girl group to perform a world tour with a live band. Through this, BLINKs (the fan club of BLACKPINK) around the world will be able to enjoy their rich music and all the spectacle that can only be experienced at YG concerts.

 

BLACKPINK World Tour in North America

Goldenvoice and Powerhouse proudly bring one of the hottest K-pop groups in the world, BLACKPINK, to North America for the first time as a part of the BLACKPINK 2019 WORLD TOUR with KIA presented by YG Entertainment.  

 

Tickets will go on-sale today, February 20, 2019 at 4pm locally for all shows. Limited VIP tickets with additional benefits will also be available. Fans who purchase tickets will also receive a download of BLACKPINK’s upcoming EP available this spring via Interscope Records.

 

More info at YG Entertainment’s Official BLACKPINK Tour Page here

 

BLACKPINK will perform six North American concerts in select cities– Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Atlanta, Newark, and Hamilton, Ontario Canada, in addition to their two appearances at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival this April.   

 

Last week during their first visit to the states, BLACKPINK made their US television debut on CBS’s ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ and ‘Good Morning America’ on ABC. 

 

BLACKPINK 2019 World Tour

Goldenvoice and Powerhouse proudly bring one of the hottest K-pop groups in the world, BLACKPINK, to North America for the first time as a part of the BLACKPINK 2019 WORLD TOUR with KIA [IN YOUR AREA] presented by YG Entertainment. 

Tickets will go on-sale at 4pm locally on Wednesday, February 20, 2019. Limited VIP tickets with additional benefits will also be available.  More info at YG Entertainment’s Official BLACKPINK Tour Page here.

BLACKPINK will perform six North American concerts, one each in Los Angeles, Chicago, 

Dallas/Ft. Worth, Atlanta, Newark, and Hamilton, Ontario Canada, in addition to their two appearances at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival this April.  

 Los Angeles           

The Forum                        April 17

Chicago                  

Allstate Arena                   April 24

Hamilton, Ontario   

FirstOntario Centre           April 27

Newark                   

Prudential Center              May 1

Atlanta                    

Infinite Energy Arena        May 5

Dallas/Ft. Worth      

Ft. Worth CC Arena          May 8

 On February 9th, BLACKPINK successfully performed at the Universal Music Group’s Grammy Artist Showcase in Los Angeles as the representative of Interscope Records.  The Grammy Artist Showcase of the Universal Music Group is held on the week of the Grammy Awards, the most recognized music awards ceremony in America.  In attendance were Universal Music Group’s Chariman/CEO Lucian Grainge (newly named #1 on Billboard’s Power 100 List), top music industry executives, as well as major national & international media outlets.  

Tonight, the group will perform on CBS’s ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ and on Tuesday, February 12, they will perform on ‘Good Morning America’ on ABC. 

 

Jennie From BLACKPINK Releases “Solo”

Produced by YG Entertainment’s  Teddy and 24, “SOLO” is the solo debut single from BLACKPINK member Jennie. The hip-hop, pop anthem was released today, November 12th, along with an accompanying video.  Watch the video for “SOLO” HERE. Aside from her work with   BLACKPINK, this solo debut track showcases Jennie’s maturity and independence as an artist. YG Entertainment recently announced that all BLACKPINK  members are preparing for their solo debuts. Rosé  will be the next to debut her solo effort.

Discovered by K-Pop superstar artist/producer Teddy Park and YG Entertainment (the multi-faceted South Korean entertainment company responsible for the breakout successes of Big Bang, PSY, and 2NE1, among many others ), BLACKPINK’s lineup includes Jisoo, Jennie, Lisa, and Rosé. The group made its debut in August 2016 with a massively popular pair of singles: “Boombayah” and “Whistle,” which debuted at #1 and #2 on Billboard’s World Digital Songs chart. That November, BLACKPINK delivered their singles “Stay” and “Playing with Fire,” their second single to reach #1 on World Digital Songs. By the end of the year, BLACKPINK had landed at #2 on Billboard’s 10 Best New K-Pop Groups in 2016.

On June 15 of this year, BLACKPINK released their debut EP Square Up and premiered its lead single “Ddu-Du Ddu-Du.” The song shot to #55 on the Billboard Hot 100, making it history’s highest-charting debut by an all-female K-pop act.   The video for “Ddu-Du Ddu-Du” surpassed 10 million views in just 6 hours and earned 36.2 million views in one day.  In August, “Ddu-Du Ddu-Du” appeared at #3 on YouTube’s Global Top 10 Songs of the Summer list, surpassing Drake’s “In My Feelings” and Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect.”  The video currently has over 450,000,000 views on YouTube.  Square Up debuted at #40 on the Billboard 200, cementing it as the highest-charting release to date by an all-female K-pop group. Square Up also hit #1 on the Billboard World Albums chart.