BLACKPINK ANNOUNCES 2019 WORLD TOUR IN NORTH AMERICA
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11 FEBRUARY 2019 (TORONTO, ON) - Goldenvoice and Powerhouse proudly bring one of the hottest K-pop groups in the world, BLACKPINK, to North America for the first time as a part of the BLACKPINK 2019 WORLD TOUR with KIA [IN YOUR AREA] presented by YG Entertainment. See below for full tour dates.
Tickets will go on-sale at 4pm locally on Wednesday, February 20, 2019. Limited VIP tickets with additional benefits will also be available. More info at YG Entertainment’s Official BLACKPINK Tour Page here.
BLACKPINK will perform six North American concerts, one each in Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Atlanta, Newark, and Hamilton, Ontario Canada, in addition to their two appearances at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival this April.
On February 9th, BLACKPINK successfully performed at the Universal Music Group’s Grammy Artist Showcase in Los Angeles as the representative of Interscope Records. The Grammy Artist Showcase of the Universal Music Group is held on the week of the Grammy Awards, the most recognized music awards ceremony in America. In attendance were Universal Music Group’s Chariman/CEO Lucian Grainge (newly named #1 on Billboard’s Power 100 List), top music industry executives, as well as major national & international media outlets.
Since first bursting onto the scene in 2016, BLACKPINK redefined the possibilities of K-pop,
transcending all categorization and ascending to global stardom. Their unstoppably catchy single ‘Ddu-Du Ddu-Du’ music video reached over 600 million views, becoming the most-viewed K-pop music video. ‘SOLO’ music video by a member Jennie also surpassed 200 million views alone.
Discovered by YG Entertainment BLACKPINK is comprised of JISOO, JENNIE, LISA, and ROSÉ—four immensely charismatic vocalists, dancers, and burgeoning fashion icons. Released in 2016 their debut “Square One” quickly proved their crossover power. “Square Up” was released in June 2018 release and shot to #40 on the Billboard 200 and #1 on the Billboard World Albums chart.
Several months after “Square Up” hit the charts, YG Entertainment and Interscope Records announced a global ex-Asia partnership fo BLACKPINK, paving the way for the group’s international breakthrough.
Their fast-growing followers now includes 17 million YouTube subscribers, 15 million Instagram followers, and 14 million monthly listeners on Spotify.
BLACKPINK is the first K-pop girl group to perform a world tour with a live band. Through this, BLINKs (the fan club of BLACKPINK) around the world will be able to enjoy their rich music and all the live spectacle that can only be experienced at YG concerts.
BLACKPINK 2019 WORLD TOUR NORTH AMERICA
More info at BLACKPINKLive.com
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