Girl group that debuted with their A and B side single Square One in August 2016. They were nominated for Best New Artist (Female Group) at the Mnet Asian Music Awards that same year.
Their second EP BLACKPINK hit number one on the Japanese charts in 2017. They were the first girl group since 2NE1 to debut with YG Entertainment. Their single Kill This Love set multiple YouTube records. They were the first female K-pop group to perform at Coachella. The music video for their song "Ddu-Du Ddu-Du" made them the first K-pop group to have a video with more than 1 billion views on YouTube.