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BLACKPINK’s Jennie Looks Stunning in ‘Dazed & Confused’ April Issue

BLACKPINK's Jennie Looks Stunning in 'Dazed & Confused' April Issue

Jennie of BLACKPINK poses for “Dazed & Confused” Korea. This is the first time the K-pop idol posed solo for a magazine. According to All Kpop , Jennie posed stylishly wearing a green, leopard print dress. She wore a red lipstick with a matching pair of red, dangling earrings. BLACKPINK’s Jisoo, Rose, and Lisa sure are proud for their sister. In other news, a source from YG Entertainment revealed on March 14 that BLACKPINK will now be participating in University festivals this year, as previously reported . The source from the agency also hinted of the girl group’s comeback this spring. BLACKPINK performing at university festivals will be the group’s first promotional activity since they debuted in late 2016. This will also be Jisoo, Rose, Lisa, and Jennie’s first outdoor performance. The agency decided to let BLACKPINK perform in university festivals mainly because they figured that doing so will boost the girl group’s experience in performing outdoors and their confidence as well. YG Entertainment also aimed to introduce more people to BLACKPINK to further expand the group’s fanbase. BLACKPINK has gone a long way since they debuted in August of 2016. Most fans claim that they were drawn to the

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BLACKPINK To Perform In 2017 University Festivals & Gearing Up For A Spring Comeback

BLACKPINK To Perform In 2017 University Festivals & Gearing Up For A Spring Comeback

A source from YG Entertainment confirmed on March 14 that BLACKPINK will now start participating in University festivals for 2017. The agency has also hinted that the girl group is gearing up for a comeback in Spring. According to Koreaboo , BLACKPINK performing at University festivals will mark the girl group’s first publicity activities ever since they debuted last year and their comeback performances as well. This will also be BLACKPINK’s first ever performance in an outdoor setting. YG Entertainment decided to let BLACKPINK perform at University festivals for the purpose of exposing the group in outdoor festivals. The agency also aimed to gather more fans for BLACKPINK, hence the decision. YG Entertainment’s four-member girl group BLACKPINK has come a long way since they debuted in August 2016. People are just drawn with their cute but powerful vocals. Not to mention such beautiful members too! BLACKPINK has also gathered quite a fanbase that love them ultimately. They have also been considered as one of the most in-demand K-pop girl group in Korea. BLACKPINK’s Thai member, Lisa, just recently went to Thailand for a vacation. Lisa is YG Entertainment’s first ever Thai recruit. It was obvious her countrymen (and women) love

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Jisoo Wears Flower Crown & Looked Like An Angel On Earth

  It is amazing how one person totally look different when wearing something. Take BLACKPINK’s Jisoo for example, wearing a rose headdress made her look ethereal. On March 13, BLACKPINK fans had the rare chance to meet Jisoo. According to Koreaboo , the K-pop idol was on her way home after shooting an Ingikayo episode. In the pictures, Jisoo was inside her car when a fan gave her a flower crown. Jisoo immediately put the accessory over her bun and posed for the cameras. One netizen even commented that Jisoo looked beautiful not just on the outside, but on the inside as well. This was proven by people with whom Jisoo went to middle school with. When asked what her personality was like, a classmate from middle school answered that Jisoo was a very nice person overall. She claimed that even when one of their mutual friend would talk bad rumors about her, Jisoo disregarded all of them and befriended her. She also added that she was once in the same class as Jisoo and that aside from being pretty, the K-pop idol was intelligent as well. However, Jisoo drooled and slept a lot during classes. “Jisoo had a bright

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Jisoo’s ‘Weird Similarities With Actor Park Bo Gum & Jin Of BTS’, Claims Fans

Some K-pop fans in the K-pop community have recently noticed Jisoo of BLACKPINK and actor Park Bo Gum’s similarities. Some also have compared Jisoo and BTS’ Jin and noticed that they looked like siblings. Fans in the K-pop community have recently noticed that Jisoo from BLACKPINK looks like the actor Park Bo Gum. GIFs found on All Kpop quite suggests that they kind of do. It can be easily discerned in the GIFs that Jisoo and Park Bo Gum really do have quite the similarities. It’s their smiles that give it away. A fan on an online community even said that “… They look alike when they smile” which was also seconded by another fan. The lines on Jisoo and Park Bo Gum’s cheeks are also a similarity. Even Jin of BTS was also compared to Jinsoo. Their similarities were noticed when the two were side-by-side on SBS’ “Ingikayo”. Ingikayo’s episode on Feb. 26 saw Jisoo as she was made MC for the first time in the show. BTS was also in the show as they promoted for their new album “You Never Walk Alone”. The fans then noticed Jisoo and Jin’s similarities as they were side-by-side at the talk

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Lisa of BLACKPINK Is A Huge ‘Makeup Addict’, Reveals Member Rose On ‘Get It Beauty’

Lisa of BLACKPINK Is A Huge 'Makeup Addict'

Lisa of BLACKPINK appeared on an episode of “Get it Beauty” on Feb. 26. Lisa is apparently a make-up addict. BLACKPINK made a guest appearance on the show “Get it Beauty” on Feb. 26. According to Koreaboo , Lisa and the group revealed what makeup style each of them likes.  BLACKPINK also brought with them their makeup essentials. It was then when Lisa revealed she had the most makeup products among the members. Lisa even considered herself as the “Mansour” of makeup. “Mansour” is a term derived from the deputy prime minister of UAE Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan or commonly Sheikh Mansour- a wealthy individual. The term “Mansour” in Korea refers to an individual that is “super rich”.  Member Rose also revealed Lisa’s extreme love for makeups. Rose even revealed that Lisa would spend the entire day only just to shop for makeup products. Even when Lisa comes home she would still think about makeup. Rose revealed that Lisa – even after shopping all day for makeup – would still go to online shops to buy more makeup.  Lisa confirmed everything Rose said. She even added that she was not able to bring every makeup product she owned to

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EXO, GOT7, BTS Rule In Album Sales; BLACKPINK, TWICE Win Big At Gaon Chart K-pop Awards

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It came as no surprise that the boy bands and girl groups of K-pop dominated the 6 th Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards, an award body that gives recognition to the top sellers in music industry. Boy bands EXO, GOT7 and BTS rounded up the year’s top performers based on album sales per quarter. The three acts were named Artists of the Year with EXO topping physical album sales for their album “EX’ACT” for the second and third quarters while GOT7’s “Flight Log: Turbulence” took the prize for the first quarter. BTS rounded out the last quarter with their “Wings” album, reported Billboard . There were also prizes for the monthly category kicking off with G-Friend, MAMAMOO, Jang Bum Joon, TWICE bagging the months of April and October, Urban Zakapa, SISTAR, Wonder Girls, BLACKPINK for August and November, Lim Chang Jung and Big Bang. Rookie of the year honors for the album category went to NCT 127while Blackpink took the award for the song category. Style of the Year honors went BTS choreographer Son Seung Deuk and TWICE stylist Choi Hui Seon. The award also honored Discoveries of the Year – R&B artist Dean, Hip Hop prodigy BewHY, indie singer Bolbbalgan4

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6th Gaon Chart Music Awards: BTS, EXO Dominates, Brings Home Artist Of The Year Award!

6th Gaon Chart Music Awards: BTS

The 6 th Gaon Chart Music Awards has just ended. The event happened on Feb. 22, attended with tons of Kpop artists like BTS, EXO, BLACKPINK and many more. The 6 th Gaon Chart Music Awards was held inside the Jamshil Indoor Gymnasium in Seoul on Feb. 22. The event was hosted by Solar of MAMAMOO and Lee Teuk of Super Junior. EXO won: Artist of the Year Award for number of albums sold in the 2 nd and 3 rd quarter; and Artist of Fan Choice Award for the group and individual categories. EXO’s songwriter Joo Yoon Kyung also was awarded with the Song Writer of the Year award, reports Soompi . BTS also won Artist of the Year Award for the number of album sales in the 4 th quarter. The group also brought home the V LIVE Global Popularity award as they always garner millions of viewers during live broadcasts. The Producer of The Year went to Big Hit Entertainment’s Bang Shi Hyuk. The Star of the Year award for Choreography was brought home by Son Seung Deuk. BLACKPINK also won Artist of The Year Award for monthly song sales (for the month of August and November)

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BLACKPINK’s Lisa Is The New Talk Of Town In Thailand; Singer Was Even Dubbed As The ‘Thai Princess’

BLACKPINK’s Lisa Is The New Talk Of Town In Thailand; Singer Was Even Dubbed As The 'Thai Princess'

Several K-pop idols from foreign lands are gaining popularity in their homelands. One of them is BLACKPINK’s Lisa who just gained a top star status in Thailand. According to  All Kpop , Lisa’s popularity in Thailand was observed when she went home to celebrate the Lunar New Year. Although she’s just new in the K-pop industry, she received a very warm welcome from her fans. Unlike other foreign celebrities, Lisa made time to engage in small talks with her fans who waited for her return in one of the wonders of Southeast Asia. Because of this kind gesture as her way of showing some fan service, Lisa gained a new household name in Thailand as the “Thai Princess”, according to Koreaboo . It can be recalled that 2PM’s Nichkhun garnered the counterpart of Lisa’s name, “Thai Prince”, after receiving too much love from his boy group and his appearances in several variety shows. He also became the tourism ambassador of Thailand and some fans are already speculating that Lisa might have the same fate sooner or later. Moreover, Lisa also gained too much attention among netizens after she strut some high-end airport fashion. Fans noted how classy Lisa is and

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Twice Tops Value Brand This Month Plus Dances To Blackpink ‘Playing With Fire’

Twice Tops Value Brand This Month Plus Dances To Blackpink ‘Playing With Fire’

JYPE’s hottest girl group has once again proved that they are the trend as they top the brand value for this month! Twice is followed by YGE’s new girl group Blackpink then the newly comeback group AOA. According to Allkpop , Korea Institute of Corporate Reputation stated that TWICE was at the top of the January data. In the second place is Blackpink and in third place is AOA. There are 58,657,687 pieces of data examined. Those data were from December 12th to January 13th.  TWICE got a total of 8,065,079, while Blackpink acquired a total of 7,080,459 and AOA has received 5,335,579. Other girl group that were included in the ranking were A Pink, MAMAMOO, Red Velvet, Girls’ Generation, Lovelyz, IOI, Cosmic Girls, April, G-Friend, EXID, Girl’s Day, LABOUM, Oh My Girl, Hello Venus, Wonder Girls, Ladies’ Code, and Gugudan. Also, maybe it is because of Twice members’ quirky and adorable personalities and behavior that is why they are loved by many. In a recent V App, Koreaboo  has revealed that the members of TWICE cutely attempted to cover of BLACKPINK’s “Playing with Fire.” Twice danced to Blackpink’s song in their own way. There have been many idol groups

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YG Entertainment Names Blackpink Fandom With ‘Blink’ Plus Fans Celebrates Jennie’s Birthday

YG Entertainment Names Blackpink Fandom With ‘Blink’ Plus Fans Celebrates Jennie’s Birthday

It is official! Blackpink fans are now called ‘BLINK’. Fans are now celebrating as they have been officially named as ‘BLINK’. Also, there is another thing to celebrate, Jennie’s 21 st birthday. Allkpop has reported that a picture with a word “BLINK” in it has been uploaded on Blackpink’s official instagram. Though it is not yet really official, their fans are speculating that it will be their fandom name. The BL came from Black and INK from Pink. There are some international fans who love the name while other, not so much. It is evident in a Netizen Buzz article that Korean fans love the name. Many comments are praising YG Entertainment for choosing the name. “The name feels really modern… YG has a way of coming up with classy names like Inner Circle, Iconic, and VIP…” comment stated. Another comment said, “It’s pretty, I like the name ‘Blink’.. YG’s pretty fast with this stuff.” Meanwhile fans of Red Velvet, an SM Entertainment girl group, are jealous of them. “Congratulations from a fan of another girl group… I wonder when we’ll get a name…”, and “Blink sounds modern and fits Black Pink well ㅜㅜㅜㅜ RV fan here, when are we

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