US Billboard spotlighted the collaboration between BLACKPINK and world-famous Pop star, Dua Lipa.
On October 19 (local time), Billboard introduced the collaborative song by BLACKPINK and Dua Lipa by writing, “’KISS AND MAKE UP’ is a lively rhythmical dance track composed of both English and Korean”.
Billboard explained, “It’s the first collaborative song created by BLACKPINK and Dua Lipa”. They praised the song by adding, “The listeners can check out the 5 different catchy vocals by the participating artists”. They continued, “It’s the first time all members of BLACKPINK participating in another artist’s album”, emphasizing BLACKPINK’s active music career.
The song ‘KSS AND MAKE UP’ by BLACKPINK and Dua Lipa topped iTunes Charts in 21 different countries and was placed at no. 8 in the US after its release on the 19th, proving the group’s global popularity.
The collaboration between BLACKPINK, who has over 100 million views in all MVs released since debut, and Dua Lipa, who reached 1.4 billion views on the MV for her hit single ‘New Rules’. The global fans responded to the collaboration between the hot artists with love and support.
BLACKPINK did more than merely participate as featuring artists through this collaboration, as they actively engaged and covered half of the track themselves. JENNIE, JISOO, ROSÉ, and LISA fascinated global listeners with their unique voices and vocal skills.
As the group has established themselves as global stars, all 4 members of BLACKPINK will release solo tracks in the future to prove their musical talent, with JENNIE as the first runner up.
Furthermore, BLACKPINK will hold their first-ever solo concert in Seoul titled ‘BLACKPINK 2018 TOUR [IN YOUR AREA] SEOUL X BC CARD’ on November 10 at 6 PM and on the 11th at 5 PM in Seoul KSPO DOME (Olympic Gymnastics Arena) to meet the fans in Korea.