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MTV’s 2022 VMAs to include ‘Metaverse Performance’ award

Ever alive to pop culture trends, MTV has added a new category to its Video Music Awards (VMAs) this year: 'Best Metaverse Performance'.
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K-Pop stars Blackpink to play a virtual concert in PUBG Mobile

Korean group Blackpink are returning soon with new music, and they'll be building anticipation for it with a concert in the PUBG Mobile game.
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Blackpink are first music artist with 75m YouTube subscribers

K-Pop group Blackpink have set their latest milestone on YouTube: 75 million subscribers to their official channel.
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Blackpink are now the most subscribed-to artist on YouTube

Justin Bieber has been the most popular music artist on YouTube by the metric of channel subscriptions for a while, but now he has been knocked off his perch.
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Covid-19 restrictions postpone Blackpink YouTube livestream

K-Pop stars Blackpink were due to hold their first livestream concert on 27 December, working with YouTube on a ticketed event. Now it has been postponed until 31 January, amid a new surge in Covid-19 cases and deaths which...
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YouTube gets new premiere features and Blackpink concert

YouTube premieres have been playing an increasingly prominent role in artists’ and labels’ music video strategies this year, and now YouTube is hoping to supercharge that trend with some new features. ‘Live...
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YouTube kicks off weekly ‘Released’ music show with Blackpink

YouTube is launching a new weekly music show called 'Released' which looks like it could be a powerful showcase for artists. It'll air at 11.45pm ET every Thursday, and focus on "music moments from the week", but also...
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Blackpink trail new album with Spotify and PubG Mobile

One of the K-Pop groups that have been smashing down global barriers recently is Blackpink, who you can expect to see splashed over many digital platforms in the coming week ahead of their new album's release on 2 October. Two...
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Amanotes mobile games get tracks by Blackpink and other K-Pop stars

Vietnamese company Amanotes has launched a series of music-driven mobile games, including Magic Tiles 3, Tiles Hop and Dancing Road. Now it's getting sprinkling some K-Pop stardom over 15 of its games, through a deal with...
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What can the global music industry learn from K-Pop and South Korea?

K-pop is the genre that ate the world whole. Acts like BTS, Blackpink, Twice and TVXQ are not just some of the biggest acts within the genre – they are some of the biggest acts in the world. There is a lot that other artists...
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K-Pop stars Blackpink break YouTube 24-hour views record

This one is going to get the K-Pop stans roused up. In April 2019, BTS broke the record for one-day video views on YouTube, with the 78m views of their ‘Boy With Luv’ video trumping the previous record-holder, ‘Kill...
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Take cover! Viberate claims Blackpink are bigger than BTS

It takes a brave person to get involved in arguments between the world’s keenest superfans over whether one artist is better or bigger than another. So doff your caps but retreat a safe distance from music-database Viberate,...