BLACKPINK announce [BORN PINK] WORLD TOUR will land in Australia in June 20231 Feb 2023
Today, global superstars BLACKPINK announce details of their Australian tour. BLACKPINK WORLD TOUR [BORN PINK] lands down under after an epic run through North America and Europe in 2022, kicking off with two nights at Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 June, and followed by back-to-back shows at Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena on Friday 16 and Saturday 17 June.
The most popular girl group on the planet, BLACKPINK will tour through Asia before arriving on Australian shores in June 2023. The tour comes in support of the band’s second studio album BORN PINK, released late last year to global acclaim.
“the landmark pop album BLACKPINK were born to make… high-impact bangers and ferocious rock & roll anthems” – Rolling Stone
“in-your-face attitude… innate swagger” – NYLON
Recently announced as a headliner on Coachella 2023 – alongside Frank Ocean and Bad Bunny – BLACKPINK are on a meteoric rise, becoming the first ever K-pop act to headline the festival. They have taken on stages around the world, including multiple sold out nights at London’s iconic O2 Arena. Delivering striking live performances on US television programs Jimmy Kimmel Live!, James Corden, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and more, BLACKPINK are without doubt one of the world’s most exciting music acts.
Following the release of their recent single, ‘Pink Venom’, the record-breaking group made history with the biggest release by a female group or solo artist this decade. The song debuted at No.1 on Spotify’s global top songs chart and amassed over 7.9M streams within the first 24 hours. On YouTube, the official music video reached 100M views faster than any video by a female group ever, with 90.4M views being within the first 24 hours. With close to 510M views, ‘Pink Venom’ was the biggest YouTube debut of 2022.
They are the most-subscribed music act on YouTube with over 84 million followers and have set two Guinness World Records including most-viewed music video within the first 24 hours of release and earned the status of most- followed girl group on Spotify.
BORN PINK is out now – Get it here