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BLACKPINK is Now the Biggest Music Act in the World, Bloomberg Says

K-Pop group BLACKPINK has been named the world’s biggest music act after topping Bloomberg’s Pop Star Power Rankings.

Bloomberg trailed four-week album sales, digital song streams, YouTube views, and 30-day total interactions on Instagram to rank 25 of the biggest musical acts in the world. Live show ticket sales remained a category despite being uncounted for all artists given the unique circumstances the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the live show industry in 2020. BLACKPINK ranked #9 in album sales, #2 in streams on Spotify, and #1 in YouTube views to take the top spot of #1 in the world. BLACKPINK, managed by YG Entertainment, debuted in August 2016 with members Rosé, Lisa, Jisoo, and Jennie. The group’s fanbase is known as “Blink”.

 

BLACKPINK Sets 5 New World Records for ‘How You Like That’

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South Korean pop group BLACKPINK has set several new Guinness World Records for their recently released single “How You Like That.”

The new music video, which garnered more than 86.3 million views when it was first released on June 26, set the new record for “Most viewed YouTube video in 24 hours,” “Most viewed music video on YouTube in 24 hours” and “Most viewed YouTube music video in 24 hours by a K-pop group,” according to Guinness World Records.

Lady Gaga is the Latest American Artist to Dip into K-Pop With BLACKPINK

Lady Gaga’s collaboration single with the mega-popular K-pop girl group BLACKPINK, titled “Sour Candy,” is now available online.

“Sour Candy” is a single from Lady Gaga’s latest “Chromatica” album released on Thursday, featuring both English and Korean lyrics. It is one of the three newly launched singles, including “Stupid Love” and “Rain On Me” featuring Ariana Grande, according to Vulture.

BLACKPINK’s Lisa, Singer Chungha Went to Milan Fashion Week Where 2 Staff Members Caught Coronavirus

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K-pop artist Chungha was placed in quarantine after two of her staff members tested positive for the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) while attending Milan Fashion Week where many South Korean celebrities were present, including BLACKPINK’s Lisa.

MNH Entertainment, the 24-year-old artist’s agency, confirmed the situation in a statement released on March 1, according to Soompi.