Z107.3  wants to take the time to give you a little more information about the artists that you hear all day, everyday on Bangor's #1 Hit Music Station.

This week we put the artist spotlight on Blackpink.

GROUP MEMBERS' NAMES: Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, Lisa

WHERE FROM: Seoul, South Korea

TO THE POINT POINTS

  • The girl group is the highest-charting females Korean act on Billboard Hot 100
  • They were also the first Korean girl group to enter the Billboard Hot 100
  • The group kills it with online records throughout their inception with a few videos becoming the most viewed music videos within 24 hours of its release- also setting Guinness World Records
  • They were the first K-pop girl group to win an MTV Music Video Award
  • The group dominates YouTube with the most followers and most-subbed music group, female act and Asian act
  • The ladies of Blackpink got in the group through tryouts by YG Entertainment in 2009
  • The group was originally to be called 2NE1
  • After 7 years, lots of training and no debuts, the girl group was set to launch in 2016, which involved several weeks of member reveals through media
  • The girl group was originally to have nine members but ended up with only four after 7 years of development.
  • The name of the group was replaced to Blackpink as the official group name.

All information obtained by Wikipedia.

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