K-pop girl group BLACKPINK have announced a new collaboration with Selena Gomez ahead of their upcoming first full-length album.
Are you ready? Are you buckled in? Ahead of their upcoming first full-length album, the world’s biggest K-pop girl group BLACKPINK have announced a new collaboration with Selena Gomez. Now scream.
While BLACKPINK had been teasing “a surprise feature” for weeks, their agency YG Entertainment confirmed today that the upcoming track will have the quartet belt out tunes with Selena Gomez. The as-yet untitled single will be out on Friday, August 28th.
The single is the last release before the group drops its first full-length album on Friday, October 2nd. The release, cheekily titled The Album, will come after almost four years of their debut.
Shortly after the announcement, both BLACKPINK and Gomez showed love to each other on Instagram. Gomez remarked that she was “so so excited” for the release.
After the tremendous success of their last single, ‘How You Like That’, expectations from the collaboration are, naturally, high. Their first single in almost a year and a half, ‘How You Like That’ broke multiple Guinness World Records.
With 86.3 million views within 24 hours, the single became the most viewed music video on YouTube in 24 hours, and the most viewed music video by a K-pop group within the first day of release.
Additionally, according to official YouTube statistics, the live premiere of ‘How You Like That’ also garnered 1.66 million viewers in real time. This was the highest number of viewers for a music video premiere on YouTube.
The upcoming single will be BLACKPINK’s second international collaboration of the year. Earlier in 2020, the quartet teamed up with Lady Gaga for ‘Sour Candy’, from the former’s latest album, Chromatica. Before this, the group featured on Dua Lipa’s ‘Kiss and Make Up’.
Check out ‘How You Like That’ by BLACKPINK:
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