14. [Rumor] BLACKPINK will Release Pre-release song on June 12
On May 30, 2020, Sports Today Korea reported that BLACKPINK will release pre-release song on June 12, 2020. “In addition, BLACKPINK, who are set to release their first full-length album in September, plans to launch their large-scale project with the release of their pre-release song on the 12th.” On June 10, 2020, YG Entertainment released BLACKPINK comeback poster for June 26, 2020.
15. Rumor BLACKPINK Full Album on June 13
On May 13, 2020, there was rumor going around when fans spotted a seller from Shopee Taiwan released the product page of BLACKPINK upcoming album. The description stated that BLACKPINK will release comeback music video on June 12 and will release a Full Album on June 13.
After the rumor was spreading around, the seller changed the date to “expected in Mid June” but didnt remove the “full album” . YG Entertainment already released news that BLACKPINK first full album will be released in September 2020 and pre-release single in June.
16. Previously, BLACKPINK was announce to have comeback in June 2020 + Filming in May
On May 4, 2020, Via Naver news, YG Entertainment confirmed BLACKPINK will have comeback in June 2020. They have finished recording new songs and currently scheduling for filming the MV in May. The comeback is expected to be in early or mid-June.
Another News report also said that BLACKPINK worked with both leading domestic and international producers and have completed their new album. They are determined to show an especially strong performance that hasn’t been shown before.
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17. BLACKPINK Comeback Spoiler
On May 9, 2020 KST, BLACKPINK Jennie, Jisoo, and Rosé did Instagram Live. They were in the studio for a meeting of BLACKPINK upcoming comeback music video. Jennie explained how she got injured and told everyone not to worry. Jisoo also gave BLACKPINK comeback spoilers. Read more: English Translation Jennie, Jisoo, Rosé Instagram Live on May 9, 2020
18. BLACKPINK Collaboration Song with Lady Gaga
On May 28, 2020, Lady Gaga released her collaboration song with BLACKPINK “Sour Candy”. Read more: Sour Candy, BLACKPINK x LADY GAGA Collaboration Song
19. Previous Comeback News
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.
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…”