BLACKPINK Owned Coachella With History-Making Performance
By Lauren Crawford
April 13, 2019
BLACKPINK is the talk of Coachella.
The K-pop girl group's name is on everybody's lips after they not only made history at the music festival — becoming the first female K-pop group to perform at Chella — they delivered a kicka** show on Friday (April 12)!
Thousands were in attendance to watch the ladies — Jennie, Rosé, Lisa and Jisoo — take Coachella's Sahara stage as they performed their hits like "Kill This Love," "Forever Young," and "Stay."
In addition to singing their collection of hits, they brought their, as always, killer choreography, which was only highlighted by their coordinating black and white outfits that featured loads of jewels.
Making their performance even more special, YouTube, for the first time ever, also broadcasted BLACKPINK's set live in Times Square.
The show additionally marked the group's first public full-length concert in America, and based on the reception at Coachella — BLACKPINK is just getting started in the U.S.
BLACKPINK โคตรฟาดดดดดดดดด!#BLACKPINKxCoachella_D1 pic.twitter.com/H4KusjZ15V— โจ๊ก. (@joshbchs) April 13, 2019
"I have a few words to say," Rosé told the Coachella crowd, per Variety, before introducing the group's final songs. "Us coming all the way from South Korea, we didn’t know what to expect, and obviously we — you guys and us — we’re from totally different worlds. But tonight I think we’ve learned so deeply that music brings us as one. So I want to thank you guys tonight for sticking by to the end of the show," she added, acknowledging that some of the crowd may have been new fans or random people who just stopped and enjoyed their show. "You guys are awesome. And those of you who will be joining us at the concert next week, we’ll see you soon."
BLACKPINK kicks off their U.S. tour. on Wednesday (April 17) night at the Forum.
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