- BLACKPINK has officially broken a record on Instagram
- The K-pop group was able to surpass One Direction as the “Most Followed Group”
- BLACKPINK’s Lisa also became the most followed K-pop idol on Instagram
K-pop group BLACKPINK has been breaking records recently not just in Korea, but in the entire world as well.
KAMI learned that BLACKPINK had surpassed English-Irish boy band One Direction as the “Most Followed Group” on Instagram.
In a report by the Koreaboo, BLACKPINK gained 17.1 million followers on their official Instagram account. The Korean group had beaten the record of the One Direction with 17 million followers.
As reported by the Allkpop (posted by yckim124), BLACKPINK’s main dancer and maknae, Lisa, has officially became as the most followed K-pop idol on Instagram with 17.5 million followers, beating EXO’s main rapper, Park Chanyeol.
Recently, BLACKPINK performed at music festival Coachella along with big stars like Ariana Grande, The 1975, Childish Gambino, and Wiz Khalifa.
It was the first ever full-length performance of BLACKPINK in the United States. According to the BBC News, BLACKPINK has made another history as the first-ever K-pop girl group to perform at Coachella.
You may watch some of their performances here:
BLACKPINK is a four-member group under the YG Entertainment which had their debut in August 2016. Their members are Kim Jisoo (lead vocalist), Kim Jennie (main rapper), Park “Rosé” Chae Young (main vocalist), and Lalisa “Lisa” Manoban (main dancer). They recently released an EP called "Kill This Love."
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