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BLACKPINK get accused of lip-syncing at 2022 MTV VMAs

  • BLACKPINK fans are refuting a Variety review that claims the K-pop girl group lip-synced their U.S. award show debut performance at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) on Sunday.
  • The Variety review lists BLACKPINK’s performance of their new single “Pink Venom” under their “Worst” section with a subheading that reads, “Lip-Sync Snafus.” 
  • BLINKS pointed out various moments in their defense, such as Lisa fixing her mic, Jennie shouting “Let’s go!” and the sounds of mics crackling.
  • Regardless of the performance, BLACKPINK and fellow K-pop acts BTS, SEVENTEEN and Lisa made historic wins that night.
  • BLACKPINK’s upcoming album, “Born Pink,” drops on Sep. 16. Their  world tour will start in October. 

BLACKPINK fans, also known as BLINKS, are blasting a recent Variety review claiming that the YG Entertainment girl group lip-synced their performance of “Pink Venom” at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) on Sunday.

Variety’s “The Best and Worst Moments of the 2022 MTV VMAs: From Taylor Swift’s Surprise to Johnny Depp’s Confusing Cameolists BLACKPINK’s performance under its “Worst” section with the subheading “Lip-Sync Snafus.” The passage reads:

BLACKPINK, BTS, SEVENTEEN, Lisa make historic wins at 2022 MTV VMAs

  • K-pop acts BTS, SEVENTEEN, BLACKPINK and BLACKPINK member Lisa won big at the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) on Sunday. 
  • BLACKPINK won for “Best Metaverse Performance” while Lisa became the first K-pop soloist to win “Best K-Pop.” 
  • BTS won their fourth consecutive “Group of the Year” award with some outlets erroneously announcing BLACKPINK as the winners ahead of the actual reveal. 
  • SEVENTEEN became the first K-pop act to win “Push Performance of the Year.”

K-pop made history at the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) on Sunday with wins for BLACKPINK, BTS, SEVENTEEN and Lisa.

BLACKPINK and group member Lisa accomplished a few firsts during the award show held at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. After their U.S. award show performance debut, the superstar quartet won an award for “Best Metaverse Performance” for their virtual concert and their music video for “Ready For Love,” both of which were collaborations with PUBG Mobile.