Forbes praised: “K-pop is breaking down barriers and making history.”
The New York Times reported on October 30th (local time): “K-Pop Superstars Black Pink Make Chart History In The U.K. This Week Thanks To Their New Single.”
“In the Official Singles Chart Top 100, the collaboration song of Dua Lipa and BLACKPINK’s “Kiss and Make Up” entered the 36th place. It is the second time since “DDU-DU DDU-DU” reached 78th position in the chart,” Forbes said.
In response, Forbes added: “BLACKPINK’s “DDU-DU DDU-DU ” was the first K-pop song to reach the top 100, helping the group achieve the highest score ever. They are maing new history in the UK in a few months.”
BLACKPINK recently joined hands with the label interscope of Universal Music Group, the largest music company in the U.S, to signal their full-fledged advance into the U.S. Attention is focusing on how highly BLACKPINK will challenge the world stage.
Meanwhile, BLACKPINK members will release their solo songs in the future, starting with Jennie. Jennie’s new song “SOLO” will be released on November 12th and her new song stage will be unveiled for the first time in the upcoming solo concert in Seoul.
BLACKPINK will hold their first solo concert in Seoul since their debut at Olympic Gymnastics Stadium on Nov. 10th and Nov. 11th at 5 p.m. BLACKPINK will also start their first world tour from January next year. After eight performances in seven cities, they will meet with fans in various cities.