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Black Pink trivia: 90 facts about the biggest girl group in K- Pop!

Black Pink is currently the biggest girl group in K- Pop! It counts millions of fans worldwide!

Black Pink recently made their American debut in The Late Show! So it’s the perfect time to find out some trivia and facts about this group!

  1. Blackpink is a South Korean girl group
  2. It is stylized as BLACKPINK or BLΛƆKPIИK
  3. It is formed by YG Entertainment
  4. It consists of members Jisoo, Jennie, Lisa, and Rosé
  5. The group debuted on August 8, 2016
  6. Their first single album was Square One
  7. It spawned “Whistle”
  8. This was their first number- one song in South Korea
  9. It also spawned “Boombayah”
  10. Their first number- one hit on the Billboard World Digital Songs chart
  11. It set the record as the most- viewed debut music video by a Korean act
  12. They were hailed as the New Artist of the Year at the 31st Golden Disc Awards
  13. And the 26th Seoul Music Awards
  14. As of 2018, Blackpink is the highest- charting female K- pop act on Billboard Hot 100
  15. And Billboard 200
  16. They peaked at number 55 with “Ddu- Du, Ddu- Du”
  17. And they peaked at number 40 with their album Square Up
  18. They are also the first and only K- pop girl group to enter and top Billboard’s Emerging Artists chart
  19. They are also the first female K- pop group to have four number- one singles on Billboard’s World Digital Song Sales chart
  20. At the time of its release, “Ddu- Du Ddu- Du” was the most- viewed music video in 24 hours on YouTube
  21. In January 2019, it became the most viewed music video by a K- pop group on the website
  22. Promotional preparations began in August 2016 with the release of teaser images
  23. Their participation in songs and advertisements
  24. YG Entertainment revealed the final line- up and name of the group on June 29, 2016
  25. Blackpink was the first girl group to debut under YG Entertainment in six years
  26. The two lead singles charted at number one and two on the Billboard World Digital Songs chart
  27. Black Pink are the fastest act to do so
  28. They are also the third Korean artist or group to hold the top two positions after label mates Psy and Big Bang
  29. “Whistle” topped the digital, download, streaming, and mobile charts on Gaon in August 2016
  30. They also reached number one on the weekly, popularity, music video, and K-pop music video charts of China’s biggest music-streaming website QQ Music
  31. Black Pink’s first music show performance was aired on August 14, 2016 on SBS’ Inkigayo
  32. They won first place on Inkigayo 13 days after their debut
  33. They broke the record for the shortest time for a girl group to win on a music program after debut
  34. They wrapped up their promotions for Square One on September 11, 2016 with another win on Inkigayo
  35. Black Pink released their second single album Square Two on November 1, 2016.
  36. It had the lead singles “Playing with Fire” and “Stay”
  37. The songs were produced by Teddy Park with R.Tee and Seo Won Jin
  38. They performed their comeback stage on Inkigayo on November 6
  39. And on Mnet’s M Countdown on November 10, 2016
  40. “Playing with Fire” was their second single to hit number one on the Billboard World Digital Songs chart
  41. In South Korea, “Playing with Fire” peaked at number three
  42. “Stay” managed to reach the tenth spot
  43. Black Pink’s commercial success in their first five months earned them several rookie awards at major Korean year- end music award shows
  44. These include the Asia Artist Awards, Melon Music Awards, Golden Disc Awards, Seoul Music Awards and Gaon Chart Music Awards
  45. Additionally, Billboard named them one of the best new K- pop groups of 2016
  46. On January 17, Black Pink named their fan club “Blink”, a portmanteau of “Black” and “Pink”
  47. On June 22, the group released a digital single titled “As If It’s Your Last”
  48. The song was described as a “mixed genre of music., a change of sound from their previous releases
  49. The song debuted at number one on Billboard’s World Digital Song chart dated June 22
  50. This happened after only one day of tracking
  51. Making it their third number one hit on the chart
  52. The music video for the song later went on to break the record for the most liked music video by a Korean girl group on YouTube
  53. On July 20, 2017, Black Pink held a showcase at Nippon Budokan in Tokyo
  54. It had an attendance of more than 14,000 people
  55. It was reported that around 200,000 people tried to get tickets for it
  56. The group made their Japanese debut on August 30, 2017
  57. This happened with the release of their self- titled Japanese extended play
  58. In January 2018, it was announced that the debut Japanese EP of the group would be re- released under the name Re:Black Pink
  59. On June 15, the group released their first EP titled Square Up
  60. The single “Ddu- Du Ddu- Du” from the EP debuted at number 17 on the Official Trending Chart in the United Kingdom
  61. This made them the first female K- pop group to enter the chart since its launch in 2016
  62. The single also debuted as the highest- charting Hot 100 hit ever by an all- female K- pop act
  63. It opened at number 55 with 12.4 million U.S. streams and 7,000 downloads in the tracking week ending June 21, 2018
  64. The single also debuted at number 39 on the US Streaming Songs tally
  65. There Black Pink became the first K- pop girl group to chart a title
  66. Square Up also brought the group their first entry and the highest-charting to date by an all- female K- pop group on the US Billboard 200
  67. It made its debut at number 40 with 14,000 album- equivalent units
  68. The EP also topped the Billboard World Albums chart
  69. In South Korea, Square Up debuted at number one on Gaon Albums Chart
  70. The single “Ddu-Du Ddu-Du” peaked at number one on the Digital, Download, Streaming and Mobile charts on Gaon in its second week
  71. “Forever Young” managed to peak under top five
  72. 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
  73. It became the most viewed online video in the first 24 hours by a Korean act
  74. The second most watched music video of all time as at June 2018
  75. In September 2018, English singer Dua Lipa announced “Kiss and Make Up”, a collaboration with Black Pink
  76. “Kiss and Make Up” debuted at number 93 at the Billboard Hot 100
  77. This marked Black Pink’s second entry in the chart
  78. By that they are the only Korean girl group as at October 2018 to score multiple entries on the chart
  79. The song also peaked at number 36 at the UK Singles Chart
  80. This marked their second song in the chart
  81. It was also their first Top 40 entry
  82. By that they are the first female K- pop group and third Korean act overall to reach the chart’s Top 40
  83. Black Pink made their American debut at Universal Music Group’s 2019 Grammy Artist Showcase on February 9
  84. The group is slated to appear in several American television shows in February 2019
  85. The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on February 11
  86. Good Morning America on February 12
  87. Strahan and Sara on February 15
  88. Jennie has released a solo single
  89. It is called “Solo”
  90. All of the other members will release solo singles


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