On the 31st of March, around 10PM KST, BLACKPINK’s music video for ‘PLAYING WITH FIRE’ has reached 200M YouTube views. Moreover, ‘STAY’ music video has also achieved 100M views on YouTube as of April 2, around 12:30PM KST. With this, BLACKPINK has ALL of their MVs reach over 100M views each!
BLACKPINK has taken the No.1 spot on Oricon charts for two days in a row.
As of August 31, BLACKPINK’s Japan debut mini album “BLACKPINK” took the No.1 spot on Oricon’s Daily CD Albums chart once again, proving the group’s huge popularity.
On the day of the album’s release, as much as 21,583 copies were sold, putting the album at the No.1 spot on Oricon charts. Afterwards, 5914 additional copies were sold, making the album become No.1 once again.
Group BLACKPINK swept No.1 on Japan’s major music charts including the charts of Oricon and Tower Record.
As of August 30 at 9PM, BLACKPINK’s debut mini-album took No.1 on Oricon’s daily CD albums ranking on the day of its release in Japan.
According to Oricon that is a record sales ranking chart with the biggest prestige and longest tradition in Japan, 21,538 copies of BLACKPINK’s debut album in Japan have been sold so far.
BLACKPINK is releasing their debut album in Japan.
On August 30, BLACKPINK released mini-album “BLACKPINK” that includes their hit songs released so far, to make an official debut in Japan.
The album includes the Japanese versions of BLACKPINK’s debut song “BOOMBAYAH”, “WHISTLE”, “PLAYING WITH FIRE”, “STAY”, and “As If It’s Your Last” that was released most recently, as well as the Korean versions of the songs.
BLACKPINK held a debut showcase at Budokan before their official debut, which was the first-ever case for a foreign girl group. Budokan is a performance hall dreamt by every artist in Japan. BLACKPINK also drew keen attention from even before their debut, holding “BLACKPINK PREMIUM DEBUT SHOWCASE”, their first solo concert in both Korea and Japan, and entertaining 14,000 fans of audience.
In addition, BLACKPINK presented fantastic live performances of their hit songs “WHISTLE”, “PLAYING WITH FIRE”, and “As If It’s Your Last”, for the opening stage of Japan’s biggest summer music festival “A-nation 2017” held at Tokyo Ajinomoto Stadium on August 27.
BLACKPINK appears in live broadcasting of Nippon Television’s “Sutkiri” show’s HARUNA corner, to present live-performances of “BOOMBAYAH”.
Source: Sports Chosun via YG-Life
At 5 PM on July 16, the Japanese version of BLACKPINK’s “STAY” music video was posted on YG’s official blog.
BLACKPINK’s debut showcase is to take place at Budokan in Tokyo on July 20, and the Japanese version music videos of the group’s hit songs such as “WHISTLE”, “PLAYING WITH FIRE”, and “STAY” have been released in the run up to its official debut.
Japan Premium Debut Showcase: 7.20.2017
Japan Debut Mini Album Release : 8.30.2017
BOOMBAYAH (JP Ver.)
WHISTLE (JP Ver.)
PLAYING WITH FIRE (JP Ver.)
STAY (JP Ver.)
AS IF IT’S YOUR LAST (JP Ver.)
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Through SBS Inkigayo, BLACKPINK finished promotions for their second single album, ‘SQUARE TWO’!
After it was immediately released, thanks to the fans’ love, we have been 1st in music programs, and even won an award!
The members of BLACKPINK were very happy thanks to the fans and the happy day continued on~
BLACKPINK members want to see the fans already!
Jisoo: Everyone~ ㅠ.ㅠ It’s our last stage.. I can’t believe it..
Aww!! Still we’re not finished yet~ >_< Until the end, you have been cheering for us so I think that’s why BLACKPINK worked harder and our spirit was raised higher~ ^.^ We’ll work harder so until then! Wait for us~♡♡♡ We’ll be back soon~ㅠㅠ I love you so much ♡
Jennie: Everyone it’s already our last 😦 It seems like yesterday when it was our comeback and we saw all of you and we were so happy. I want to say thank you to everyone who cheered on for ‘Playing With Fire’ and ‘STAY’. With grateful mind, we’ll continue to pay back with better music. We’ll come back fast. Please be excited and wait for us. I love you ♡
Rosé: Everyone~♡ Nyongan…♡ It’s already our…last stage…?! I can’t believe it…Really ㅠ We’ll work so hard to prepare so wait a little~♡ We’ll see all your faces. ‘Playing With Fire’ and ‘STAY’… Thank you so much for loving them ♡ㅠ I want to see you already, our fans 😦 I love you so much, really ♡ I can’t express it with words, that’s how much…♡ I LOVE YOU ALL SOOOOO MUCH! THANK YOU A MILLION TIMESㅠ♡ UNTIL NEXT TIME…
Lisa: It’s our last stage already ㅠㅠ ~ I want to see more (of our) fans ㅠㅠㅠ We’ll come back with better performances!! Just hold on there~^^♡ We’re always grateful and you know how much we love you right?~>//<
‘SQUARE TWO’ promotions have ended but you all know that BLACKPINK has just started, right?
Spend a warm winter listening to “PLAYING WITH FIRE & STAY” to finish off December.