BLACKPINK's live-streaming concert "THE SHOW" will be launched in a CD format in June!
BLACKPINK's "THE SHOW" to be Released in a CD Format in June
On May 11, YG Entertainment announced that BLACKPINK's first-ever online concert, called "THE SHOW," is now available on CD. Conducted this past January, the event was decorated with breathtaking stages of the quartet's chart-topping songs such as "DDU-DU DDU-DU," "Kill This Love," "Pretty Savage," "Lovesick Girls," and more.
At that time, YouTube's "THE SHOW" membership subscribers/viewers were counted at around 280,000, which is roughly the number of attendees in five concerts at stadiums.
The online concert also recorded the highest audience rating of 19.2%, with the most viewers coming from the United States.
Moreover, it was revealed that the girl group earned an estimated amount of 11,760,000 KRW (10,510,000 USD) from the event.
BLACKPINK's "THE SHOW" live CD consists of two discs that contain a total of 15 tracks, which were performed at the online concert. Solo songs of Lisa and Jisoo that were revealed at the online concert. However, are not included in the live CD due to copyright issues.
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Meanwhile, the package comes with a photo book that is made up of 96 pages, two random photo cards featuring one BLACKPINK member, and one random sticker.
With this live CD, BLINK (BLACKPINK's fan club) will be able to relive the exciting and emotional moments from the quartet's outstanding performances in collaboration with the American band THE BAND SIX.
Where to Buy BLACKPINK's "THE SHOW" Live CD?
Pre-orders for BLACKPINK's "THE SHOW" opened on May 11 at 4 p.m. KST and will continue until May 31. The CD is sold for 26,000 KRW (24 USD), and interested fans can purchase it on the "YG Select" website.
According to the site, special YG Select gifts will be given to fans who will purchase the product.
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The free gifts, however, will be limited in quantity as it is given on a first-come-first-serve basis. It is also noted on the site that returns/exchanges for defective gifts are not accepted.
But in case, the packaging is opened or damaged, the whole item can be returned to the sender within seven days after delivery.
On June 1, BLACKPINK's "THE SHOW" Live CD will be officially available on YG Select, as well as on online and offline record shops in South Korea.
BLACKPINK Enters This Week's Billboard World Albums Chart and US iTunes Chart
Meanwhile, the YG Entertainment girl group has once again made it to the Billboard World Albums Chart. For the week ending on May 15, BLACKPINK rose to No. 4 on the chart with "THE ALBUM" after taking the No. 5 spot in the previous week. "THE ALBUM" now spends its 31st week on the tally.
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BLACKPINK's first-ever full-length album is also doing well on the iTunes Chart in the United States. It is the highest-ranking album on the chart among the old releases. It is currently sitting at No. 249 position on the iTunes Top Albums Chart.
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Written by Mhaliya Scott