BLACKPINK stylized as BLACKPINK or BLΛƆKPIИK is a South Korean girl group formed by YG Entertainment.
The group debuted on August 8, 2016, with their single album Square One, which spawned “Whistle”, their first number-one song in South Korea, as well as “Boombayah”, their first number-one hit on the Billboard World Digital Songs chart. With the group’s early commercial success,they were hailed as the New Artist of the Year at the 31st Golden Disc Awards and the 26th Seoul Music Awards.
They are also the first and only K-pop girl group to enter and top Billboard’s Emerging Artists chart. They are also the first female K-pop group to have four number-one singles on Billboard’s World Digital Song Sales chart. At the time of its release, “Ddu-Du Ddu-Du” was the most-viewed Korean music video in the first 24 hours on YouTube, and in January 2019, it became the most viewed music video by a K-pop group on the website. As of September 2019, Blackpink is the most-subscribed music group on YouTube
As of 2019, Blackpink is the highest-charting female K-pop act on both Billboard Hot 100 and Billboard 200, peaking at number 41 with “Kill This Love”, and peaking at number 24 with Kill This Love, respectively.
Genre: K-pop EDM hip-hop J-pop
Debut: August 8,2016
Years Active: 2016–present
Current Members: Jisoo,Jennie,Rosé,Lisa
YG Entertainment,Interscope Records