BLACKPINK turn into first Ok-pop woman group to land UK Quantity One album

BLACKPINK have turn into the first-ever Ok-pop woman group to realize a Quantity One album within the UK.

The South Korean band hit the highest spot right now (September 23) with their second full size file, ‘Born Pink’, which was launched final Friday (September 16).

BLACKPINK beforehand peaked at Quantity Two in the UK with their debut album, 2020’s ‘The Album’ (by way of the Official Charts Firm).

Martin Talbot, Chief Govt on the Official Charts Firm, stated: “Congratulations to BLACKPINK.

“Being any form of chart first is a file which might by no means be taken away, so for his or her new album ‘Born Pink’ to turn into the primary UK Official Quantity One by a Ok-pop woman group is a implausible achievement – and places them within the file books perpetually!”

Again in 2019, BTS turned the primary Korean act to hit Quantity One within the UK albums chart with ‘Map of The Soul: Persona’. Their 2020 file ‘Map Of The Soul: 7’ went on to realize the identical feat.

BLACKPINK. CREDIT: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Photographs for MTV/Paramount International

The rest of this week’s UK prime 5 is made up of Suede‘s ‘Autofiction’ (Quantity Two), Rina Sawayama‘s ‘Maintain The Lady’ (Quantity Three), Marcus Mumford‘s ‘(self-titled)’ (Quantity 4), and Pink Floyd‘s ‘Animals’ reissue (Quantity 5).

In a evaluation of BLACKPINK’s new LP, NME wrote: “‘Born Pink’ is about defending BLACKPINK’s ‘authentic identification’ whereas experimenting with new components.

“Now that BLACKPINK appear to have whetted their urge for food for experimentation, let’s hope they go all the way in which on the following file – flip the script utterly, propelled by the boldness that it doesn’t matter what they do, they’ll come out on prime.”

BLACKPINK’s forthcoming world tour contains two reveals at The O2 in London – take a look at the complete listing of UK/European dates right here.

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