5 Facts About BLACKPINK, The World's Most Successful K-Pop Band

That BLACKPINK girls are making it big all over the world is a fact. Jisoo, Jennie, Lisa and Rosé have won over millions of people with their songs. Among those millions, there are even some of the greatest references in th

Nobody can resist hits like Ddu-Du Ddu-Du, Kill This Love or Ice Cream . And it is that perhaps its choreography and its catchy lyrics and rhythms make it easier to conquer the charts from all corners. Undoubtedly, these are some of the characteristics that have favored K-Pop artists in recent years.

But, what curiosities should you know about these four successful artists? Read on to discover them!

Who is the leader of BLACKPINK?

The girlband does not have a leader unlike the rest of the K-Pop groups. For example, in the case of BTS, it's rapper RM. Apparently, as they revealed during their appearance in Knowing Bros , they assure that they are all good at something and have their respective roles. Many of her followers have assumed that the leader is Jisoo, but the truth is that she has denied it and explained that she is only the oldest of the group.

What are their names and how old are the members of BLACKPINK?

There are four girls: Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé and Lisa. Their full names are Kim Ji-Soo, Kim Jennie, Roseanne Park, and Lalisa Manoban.

In 2021, Jisoo is 26 years old, Jennie is 25 years old, Rosé is 24 years old and Lisa is also 24 years old.

 

What does the BLACKPINK concept mean?

Every K-Pop band chooses its name with a meaning and not by lifting. In the case of BLACKPINK, it is a contradiction in the perception that they have with the color pink. According to the fans' wikipedia, "pink is used in many cases to represent cuteness, but BLACKPINK means that cute isn't everything." Not only are they four beautiful girls, but they also have great talent.

Who writes the songs for BLACKPINK?

Endless industry professionals have gone through the credits for the songs of this successful girlband. There is a composer who has accompanied them in each and every one of their singles: Teddy Park. He is a South Korean rapper, songwriter and producer who works for YG Entertainment, the group's agency.

However, we also find other South Korean figures who have collaborated in their projects. But the expansion of BLACKPINK's success to other territories is also reflected in the credits of Ice Cream , his collaboration with Selena Gomez. Not only Selena herself has worked on its composition, but also Ariana Grande. No one can resist BLACKPINK!

Our protagonists have also been encouraged to write some of their songs. In Lovesick Girls , their latest single, Jisoo and Jennie decided to bring their touches to the songwriting. As a curiosity, David Guetta participated as a producer.

What kind of music does BLACKPINK make?

When they debuted in 2016, they delighted us with the purest rhythms of South Korean pop. Unstoppable melodies and the prominence of electropop, dance-pop, EDM, hip hop and pop were some of its main elements. Now these four girls have decided to spread these sounds around the world, making international artists fall in love with their talent.

What is the K-Pop group with the most fans? (extra)

As an extra curiosity, K-Pop gathers millions and millions of fans around the world. It is difficult to know who is the artist with the most fans around the world, but taking into account the followers on Instagram, the award goes to BTS. They have almost 41 million users who follow in their footsteps on this platform, although they may soon be surpassed by BLACKPINK themselves, who have almost 37.5 million.

 

Blackpink

Playing With Fire 01 November 2016
Stay 01 November 2016
Stay 07 November 2016
Playing With Fire 07 November 2016
Whistle 11 January 2017
As If It's Your Last 23 June 2017
Ice Cream Event Day 09 July 2017
Boombayah 14 July 2017
Whistle 15 July 2017
Playing With Fire 16 July 2017
Stay 17 July 2017
As If It's Your Last 18 July 2017
So Hot (Theblacklabel Remix) 26 December 2017
Ddu-Du Ddu-Du 16 June 2018
Ddu-Du Ddu-Du 18 June 2018
Forever Young 18 June 2018
Ddu-Du Ddu-Du 18 August 2018
Kiss And Make Up 19 October 2018
Kiss And Make Up (Beauz Remix) 24 October 2018
Kill This Love 05 April 2019
Kill This Love 08 April 2019
Don't Know What To Do 08 April 2019
Kill This Love 15 April 2019
Kill This Love 21 April 2019
Sour Candy 29 May 2020
Sour Candy 29 May 2020
Sour Candy 17 June 2020
How You Like That 27 June 2020
How You Like That 27 June 2020
Boombayah 02 July 2020
How You Like That 07 July 2020
How You Like That 11 July 2020
How You Like That 11 July 2020
Whistle 12 July 2020
Ice Cream 28 August 2020
Ice Cream 28 August 2020
Ice Cream 19 September 2020
Lovesick Girls 02 October 2020
You Never Know 08 October 2020
Pretty Savage 11 October 2020
Lovesick Girls 13 July 2021
Japan 27 July 2021
How You Like That 03 August 2021
How You Like That 07 August 2021
Sour Candy (Shygirl & Mura Masa Remix) 03 September 2021
Sg / Sexy Girl 22 October 2021

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