Girl band BlackPink turned 3 and holds YouTube’s ‘most watched K-pop music video’ title
“The past 1,096 days with you guys were truly a blessing and each and every moment was so very special!”
K-pop girl group BlackPink marked their third anniversary with a brand new hashtag #3yearswithblinks. The popular girl group thanked their 20.3 million followers, known as Blinks, for their unwavering support.
They wrote on Instagram, “Happy 3rd Anniversary BLINKs. The past 1,096 days with you guys were truly a blessing and each and every moment was so very special! BLINKs, you guys lightened up every step of our journey with all your bright souls and we cannot thank you guys enough. Let's make many more great memories in our many more days to come! Love you BLINKs. See you soon!!”
On their personal Instagram accounts, the girls shared personal messages to each other.
Lisa who is Thai kept it short and sweet. She wrote, “3 years of Blackpink & Blinks. Love you girls so so much xoxo.”
While 24-year-old Jisoo shared a private moment from their Kill This Love set and thanked the other 3 girls for taking care of her throughout the years. “Happy 3rd anniversary to BLINK and us. Let’s continue to cherish and love each other. We’ll try to always be BLACKPINK that shows you our best. Also, I love my BLACKPINK members so, so much, please keep taking care of me.”
New Zealand-born Roseanne Park who is better known as Rose couldn’t be more proud of how far they have come. She wrote, “My loves it is our 3rd year anniversary today. HAPPY BIRTHDAY BLACKPINK we're finally 3! I am so proud of each and every one of us for fighting through every moment whether it was a good one or a bad one.”
She added, “We've stayed strong, all four of us, through our trainee days and the three years as Blackpink. I am so grateful for that. Let's all reach for our goals and achieve it one by one just as we're doing right now. And thank you to everyone who has been involved in making us who we are today. That includes our Blinks. We love you terribly and I hope we can give back all the love u guys have shown us before we die!!! hahaha anyway HAPPY BIRTHDAY BP.”
23-year-old Jennie wrote, “3 years with these 3 girls has brought so much joy and adventures in my life. This past one year has especially been amazing and i feel like we’ve all grown so much, I cant wait for the next 30 years together with you all. I love you Happy 3 year anniversary.”
The group made their debut in 2016 with the release of Square One, a digital single and has gone on to become one of South Korea’s most successful girl group. Their hit song Ddu-du Ddu-du is ranked the most watched music video by a K-pop group on YouTube with 730 million views.