Fans of the group, known as Blinks, showed their support on Twitter, with many considering going to Coachella for the first time to see their favorite group.
Blackpink will be the first K-pop girl band to perform at Coachella. Always great to see any type of Asian representation in mainstream American art and culture as it is so exceedingly rare. Let’s break more stereotypes and preconceptions in 2019.
#BLACKPINK make history as the first female K-pop act to be on Coachella’s lineup! Alt rock band Hyukoh will also be performing this year, so honestly 2019 is starting off on a great note for Korean artists 🙌🔥💜 https://t.co/lx3mqesMxs
good morning. my coworkers were talking about the Coachella lineup and I brought up BLACKPINK and showed them DDU DU DDU DDU to prove their talent. also pointed out how Jennie was my fave, changed the subject to JenKai & then promoted EXO. everybody saw Love Shot. A WINNING today pic.twitter.com/5SPk2fUNXH
The four person group was created in 2016 under YG Entertainment and is made up of members Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé and Lisa. The group broke records last July, being one of the most-watched music videos in 24-hours of 2018 with 36.2 million views, beating out BTS and Psy at the time until BTS broke the record again with over 45 million views for their music video for “IDOL” in August.