BLACKPINK members expressed how sad they were doing the last stage of “PLAYING WITH FIRE”.
On the December 11 episode of SBS’s Inkigayo, BLACKPINK members were interviewed by emcee Kim Min Suk.
BLACKPINK members said, “We’re sad that this is our last stage but happy that so many people liked our song “PLAYING WITH FIRE”. We’ll come back after practicing harder. We’ve only debuted this year, and we like to thank our fans for their support” and made small hearts with their fingers.
SECHSKIES, B1A4, Hyoyeon, Seventeen, Se-jeong, BLACKPINK, Thunder, Kim Feel, Jung Seung-hwan, UP10TION, KNK, Laboum, December, Snuper, Between, Soyou, and Junggigo appeared on Inkigayo on December 11.
English Translations (Interview)
Minseok: I’m here with BLACKPINK. Ah, it’s the goodbye stage already, so I’m really sad. So it’s your second comeback, how do you feel?
Lisa: I’m so sad because it’s already our last stage, but I’m really happy because ‘Playing With Fire’ got lots of love! We’ll practice more and work harder and come back next time!
Jisoo: Also we debuted this year, and for the fans who were with us from the beginning, thank you so much! Please keep on loving us!
Minseok: BLACKPINK are pretty and the way they talk are pretty too! We hope to see you back soon! Shall we see BLACKPINK’s performance now?
Translation by Alice at YGDreamers (@blackpinkau)
BLACKPINK will be ending its promotions for its second EP.
According to sources, the six-week promotions for BLACKPINK’s second album “SQUARE TWO” is coming to an end after the group’s appearance on SBS’s Inkigayo on December 11.
BLACKPINK made a comeback on November 1 with “PLAYING WITH FIRE” and “STAY”. The two title tracks have swept the charts, proving that the group is indeed a monster rookie. “PLAYING WITH FIRE” became no.1 on Inkigayo for two weeks in a row, on November 27 and December 4.
BLACKPINK is also nominated for the no.1 spot for December 11. Fans are wondering whether the group will be able to take the no.1 spot for three weeks in a row and achieve a triple crown.
After rounding up its official promotions, BLACKPINK will attend the 2016 Seoul Awards Festival. The group will also make appearances in award ceremonies at the end of the year.
“PLAYING WITH FIRE” has set numerous new records: it became no.1 on Billboard’s World Digital Songs chart; ranked high on its World Albums, Heartseekers-Pacific, Heartseekers Albums, Social 50 charts; and entered Canada’s Hot 100 Chart for the first time as a K-pop girl group.
BLACKPINK also won the new artist award at the Asia Artist Awards and the Melon Music Awards and the Best of Next and Music Video awards at the Mnet Asian Music Awards, proving that it is the hottest rookie this year.
BLACKPINK and SECHSKIES have been confirmed to join the 2016 SBS Gayo Daejun lineup!
A source from YG Entertainment said, “SECHKIES and BLACKPINK will perform at the 2016 SBS Gayo Daejun along with BIGBANG.” This means the oldest and newest groups in YG will be performing at the same event.
Previously, BIGBANG was confirmed to appear on the 2016 SBS Gayo Daejun. The group will be performing their upcoming new songs through this stage following the release of their “MADE” full album on December 12.
The 2016 SBS Gayo Daejun is apart of SBS’s SAF (SBS Awards Festival) which will take place from December 22 to December 26 at COEX.
BLACKPINK took the no.1 spot again.
On December 4’s episode of SBS’s Inkigayo, BLACKPINK’s “PLAYING WITH FIRE” became no.1 for two weeks in a row. It won the top spot against Kim Heechul & Min Kyung Hoon’s “Sweet Dream” and Sejeong’s “Flower Road”. BLACKPINK has become no.1 for two weeks in a row, demonstrating that it is indeed a monster rookie.
After the announcement, BLACKPINK thanked YG staff and its fans.
Meanwhile, SECHSKIES, B1A4, December, LABOUM, Hyoyeon, Jung Seung-hwan, Hyolyn, Mamamoo, B.A.P, BLACKPINK, Sejeong, Astro, Victon, Impact, Berry Good, and Momoland appeared on Inkigayo on December 4.