Word has it that BLACKPINK (블랙핑크) could be one of the contenders for Best New Artiste at the annual Grammy Awards next year.
Billboard recently mentioned in their write-up that the “As If It’s Your Last” singers will most likely be competing with other international acts including Lizzo, Billie Ellish and also Lil Nas X to name a few.
— Music News Facts (@musicnewsfact) September 22, 2019
In their article entitled “Grammy Preview: Will Pop Make A Comeback In The Big 4 Categories?”, the famed music critics site have come out with their opinions on what’s most likely to expect for the award ceremony.
During their take on the coveted “Best New Artiste” category, Billboard commented about the girl group’s “unprecedented commercial inroads as a K-pop girl group in America.” The 4-member band – Jennie, Jisoo, Rose and Lisa – have made various appearances during their promotional cycle in the US, including performing at Coachella, international world tours and even appearing in “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”.
BLINKs (BLACKPINK fans) all over the world are celebrating the “news” by tweeting about how the quartet has set a new wave of revolution for other K-Pop acts out there. Sadly, some also took it to the extreme way by throwing unnecessary shade to other groups such as BTS.
We're so proud of them https://t.co/rezw32AZLi
— Asmae 🌸 (@Pinkseesaw) September 22, 2019
Armys after BLACKPINK's possible nomination:
Armys: gRaMmYs iRrRiRvAnT, cOlOuR cOlOuR cAn'T eVeN sInG, tHeY oNlY hAvE 15 sOnGs, bOt vIeWs, bTs pAvEd tHe wAy.
Blinks: oh shit here we go again.
— мαнα ♡ CHECK PINNED (@cosmiclipslies) September 22, 2019
armys being mad after looking at list of possible nominations for best new artists at the grammys and seeing that blackpink is on it pic.twitter.com/U4PRD5KWnX
— ✘ (@NEOXTOKYO) September 22, 2019
If this were to come true, then it will be the perfect opportunity for not only BLACKPINK, but also for other K-Pop acts to expand their career in Hollywood. Just like BTS, who paved the way for Korean pop groups to promote their music in the US, our favourite girls have also been been making their mark internationally.
For those who might not know, the 7-member boy band was nominated for “Best Recording Package” in this year’s ceremony for their “Love Yourself: TEAR” album – becoming the 1st act from South Korea to receive such honour.