BLACKPINK comeback has been planned since 2019 and finally the pre-release single will be released in June and full album in September. Let’s take a look at BLACKPINK comeback timeline, news update and YG Statement from 2019 until 2020.
|Date||BLACKPINK Comeback News Update|
|April 5, 2019||BLACKPINK Kill This Love Comeback|
|November 29, 2019||BLACKPINK Comeback was planned to be released in Early 2020. |
YG Entertainment said, “The exact date has not been decided yet, but the aim is to make a comeback early next year (2020). BLACKPINK members are currently recording several new songs for their new album.”
(Source: Soompi, News1)
|December 16, 2019||BLINKs Set Up Protest Video Truck Outside YG Building|
BLACKPINK fans have set up a video truck outside YG Entertainment’s office protesting for better treatment for BLACKPINK. This includes 2 comebacks per year, each member’s solo project like promised, broadcast/variety promos, and award ceremony attendance. Read More: BLINKs Set Up A Protest Video Truck Outside YG Building
|December 16, 2019||YG Ent. Released Statement To Respond BLINKs Protest|
YG Entertainment said that BLACKPINK were recording several new songs in the studio for new album. Read More: BLINKs Set Up A Protest Video Truck Outside YG Building
|February 11, 2020||News About BLACKPINK Massive Global Project + Comeback in first half of 2020|
BLACKPINK is preparing to make comeback in the first half of 2020 (Expected March). 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 stated, “It is difficult to confirm at this point. 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. We ask for your understanding.”
(Source: Soompi, BLACKPINKUPDATE.COM)
|February 26, 2020||BLACKPINK Comeback in March is Expected to be postponed|
Entertainment companies are worried about the business performance in terms of their music acts’ activities due to the Coronavirus. YG is experiencing a setback in its artists’ activities. BLACKPINK expected comeback in March will be postponed.
|March 4, 2020||BLACKPINK was rumored to be Featured in Lady Gaga Album|
There was a rumor saying BLACKPINK will make collaboration with Lady Gaga in her new album Chromatica. YG Entertainment carefully shared their stance to OSEN, “We’re working on a lot of things. It’s information that is still hard to confirm at the moment, so we would appreciate it if you wait for the official announcement.”
|April 10, 2020||BLACKPINK Comeback was Postponed To Second Half Quarter Due To Covid 19|
BLACKPINK comeback that was expected in early 2020 around March, was pushed back to second half quarter (Around April – June) due to coronavirus pandemic.
|April 22, 2020||Lady Gaga Chromatica Tracklist was Leaked on Target|
Fans spotted Lady Gaga Chromatica cover including the tracklist on Target Official Website. After the tracklist was spreading, Target changed Lady Gaga cover with temporary art. Read more: Sour Candy, BLACKPINK x LADY GAGA Collaboration Song
|April 23, 2020||Lady Gaga Confirmed Chromatica Tracklist Including Song with BLACKPINK|
Lady Gaga confirmed Chromatica tracklist by posting it on her official social media. The album will feature collaboration song with BLACKPINK, Ariana Grande and Elton John
|April 29, 2020||On Chalkys Music Store, fans spotted Chromatica will be released on May 22|
Fans spotted on Chalkys music store website that Lady Gaga Chromatica will be released on May 22, 2020. Soon, Chalkys removed the date
|May 4, 2020||Confirmed, BLACKPINK will make comeback in June 2020 + Filming MV in May|
According to 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.
|May 6, 2020||Lady Gaga Officially revealed the release of Chromatica will be on May 29|
Lady Gaga Chromatica release date will be on May 29. Lady Gaga officially revealed the release date of Chromatica on May 6.
|May 9, 2020||Spoiler from Jennie, Jisoo, and Rosé Instagram Live|
BLACKPINK Jennie, Jisoo, and Rosé did Instagram Live on May 9, 2020 KST. 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
|May 13, 2020||[Rumor] 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 aFull Album on June 13.|
|May 14-15, 2020||BLINKs Set Up Another Protest Video Truck Outside YG Ent and THEBLACKLABEL Building in two days, May 14 and 15.|
|May 18, 2020||YG Entertainment released statement related to BLACKPINK comeback and full album in 2020|
Pre-release song in June
Second Single in July-August
Full album in September
|May 19, 2020||BLACKPINK Official Instagram posted a quick poll, asking fans to pick out the title for BLACKPINK First YouTube reality program|
|May 28, 2020||Lady Gaga released Sour Candy song early than the rest of Chromatica album songs (May 29)|
Stream Sour Candy: https://youtu.be/fnPn6At3v28
|May 30, 2020||[Rumor] BLACKPINK is rumored to release Pre-release song on June 12|
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.” This news is not yet confirmed by YG Entertainment.
|June 1, 2020||YG Entertainment released new statements related to BLACKPINK members solo release plan|
From the Korean statement Version, it is also revealed that Rosé solo will be multiple songs, “From the start, for Rosé, rather than a digital single, we planned to release multiple songs in an album format, so we ask for your understanding on the delays. Preparations for Rosé’s solo are already finished; it’s planned to be announced after BlLACKPINK 1st full album in September.” Lisa has also finished recording her solo, now they are preparing for Jisoo solo.
|June 26, 2020||Pre-release song|
On June 10, 2020, YG Entertainment released BLACKPINK Comeback poster
|July-August||Second Single Song|
|September||BLACKPINK Full Album|
|September||Rosé Solo (To be announced/released after BLACKPINK Full Album)|
Read full updates here: BLACKPINK Comeback 2020 News Update
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