BLACKPINK UPDATE – February 26, 2020 KST.
BLACKPINK will make comeback in the 2nd quarter of 2020. Previously, YG Ent. stated that BLACKPINK Comeback will be in the first half of 2020 which was expected around March.
YG Ent. postponed BLACKPINK comeback due to Coronavirus outbreak. Entertainment companies are worried about the business performance in terms of their music acts’ activities due to the Coronavirus.
South Korea has raised its Coronavirus alert to the “highest level” as confirmed case numbers keep rising. Currently, per February 26, there are 1,261 coronavirus cases in South Korea.
For your information, second quarter of 2020 is around April – June.
Q1 2020 — January 1, 2020 to March 31, 2020
Q2 2020 — April 1, 2020 to June 30, 2020
Q3 2020 — July 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020
Q4 2020 — October 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020
Meanwhile, first half of 2020 is from January – June.
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BLACKPINK is preparing to make comeback in the first half of 2020. They are currently in the final stages of recording their new songs. At the same time, BLACKPINK is secretly preparing a massive global project.
YG Entertainment says they will repay BLACKPINK fans for their a long wait with good music and news. When being asked about the project? YG Entertainment commented, “It is difficult to confirm at this point.”
The agency added, “They will repay with good music and positive news as fans have waited for a long time. We would be thankful if [fans] wait for official announcements made in the future. Looking forward to BLACKPINK even more in 2020 because of the collaborative/joint ventures between YG and Universal Music…”
[TRANS]— 🎀☁️🍭 챙이 바보 ☁️🍭💕 (@jendeukiebabo) February 11, 2020
When asked about the project?
YG: “… It will repay fans that waited for a long time with even better music and news(worth waiting for)… Looking forward to Blackpink even more in 2020 because of the collaborative/joint ventures between YG and Universal Music…” pic.twitter.com/AmWAihUU7k