K-Pop has gradually and consistently been asserting its dominance on the international music and entertainment stage, as evidenced by bands like BTS garnering a massive global fanbase and achieving immense fame. Additionally, groups such as SEVENTEEN and TXT, who notably took the spotlight at the 2023 Lollapalooza show in Chicago, have been steadily gaining prominence. Nevertheless, Korean girl groups are also making remarkable strides and achieving significant milestones on the global stage, further underscoring their substantial impact.
The sensational K-pop quartet BLACKPINK etched their names in history books by achieving back-to-back sold-out shows at the iconic MetLife Stadium in New Jersey on August 11 and 12. This remarkable accomplishment places them in the esteemed company of musical giants such as Beyoncé and Taylor Swift, making them just the third female act to attain this extraordinary feat.
Elevating their triumph to unprecedented heights, BLACKPINK not only becomes the inaugural K-pop female group to achieve consecutive sold-out performances at the MetLife Stadium but also claims the distinction of being the foremost Asian female act to accomplish this remarkable feat. Through their BORN PINK WORLD TOUR, they have shattered records by amassing a staggering total of over 200 million USD in ticket sales across 48 shows, solidifying their position as the sole girl group to achieve this unparalleled milestone.
Their performances are a captivating blend of exceptional vocals, dynamic choreography, and unmatched charisma. Amidst the backdrop of their New Jersey concerts, the group commemorated their 7th anniversary, displaying unwavering enthusiasm and dedication. Even an unrelenting downpour during the show failed to dampen the spirits of BLACKPINK’s members or their devoted fans. In fact, Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa exhibited even greater determination, resulting in awe-inspiring moments that have since taken the internet by storm, such as their viral fan cam for the song “Playing With Fire.”
oh BLACKPINK and their officially, twice sold-out concerts at Metlife Stadium 💗✌️ pic.twitter.com/LvG65okuxp— ken (@togejustvibin) August 13, 2023
(G)I-DLE's Minnie, Yuqi and Miyeon at BLACKPINK's sold out MetLife Stadium concert. pic.twitter.com/jFtzkxV6hx— Pop Base (@PopBase) August 13, 2023