The South Korean girlband continues to gain a presence in the Western musical environment; will release their first full album
The most popular female group in K-Pop is undoubtedly Blackpink , representatives of a genre that has ceased to be cult to reach the western world, taking over the fanaticism of the public, especially the youngest.
The female group, which even broke records on YouTube, has previously collaborated with North American soloists, such as Dua Lipa and Lady Gaga , and now it’s time to release a duet single with Selena Gomez.
After speculation in recent days about the launch of this song, as the official account of the Asian group had already announced a new collaboration although it did not specify with whom, now is when the positive reactions have not been long in coming as both musical projects confirmed that the single will be released on August 28th.
“Very, very excited to announce that Black Pink and I have a new song, to be released on August 28th. You can pre-order it here “, Justin Bieber’s ex wrote in a message where she enraptured all the members of the band.
Although current conditions in different countries of the world, due to the prevalence of the COVID-19 pandemic, have not led to the filming of a video clip to promote the song, it is speculated that the release will only be a lyric video, and to judge e l fandom of blackpink, is expected to break records the song also views on YouTube.
The girl group went a year without producing new music and a month ago they released their single How You Like That , which already has more than 400 million visits. For her part, Selena Gomez released her album Rare at the beginning of the year , which includes songs like Lose You To Love Me and Boyfriend .
The news of the collaboration was liked by both Selena fans and the followers of the group from South Korea, causing the Selepink hashtag to become a trend on Twitter for several hours.
The still-untitled song would follow the vein of How You Like That , the girlband’s last release weeks ago , which peaked at number 33 on the Billboard Hot 100. The first time that the girl group reached the top 40 of musical hits on the main Billboard charts was with the song Sour Candy, a song included in the Chromatica album by New Yorker Lady Gaga.
The single released on June 26 and the new song to be released as a duet with Gómez, will be part of the next studio album that Jisoo, Jennie, Rose and Lisa are preparing and that will be released on October 2 through YG Entertainment and Interscope Records. On August 8th, Blackpink celebrated their fourth anniversary with a series of videos, photos and conversations with their blinks , as their followers call themselves.
That’s not all on the project horizon for Selena Gomez, who also unveiled last week that she will form a love triangle with two American comedy veterans , Steve Martin and Martin Short, on the series Only Murders in the Building.
The digital platform in charge of the production of said series said in a statement that Selena in addition to appearing as an actress, will also be an executive producer of this new project for the small screen. “This series follows three strangers (Martin, Short and Gomez) who share an obsession with the true crime genre, and who are suddenly involved in a case,” the production company released.
Steve Martin and John Hoffman, the creator of Grace & Frankie are the creators of this series in which Dan Fogelman, the creator behind This is Us, will also participate as executive producer .