Are Selena Gomez and BLACKPINK Friends?

by Jeremy Spirogis
Singers Jisoo, Lisa, Jennie of BLACKPINK

SelPink is (nearly) in your space. After weeks of hypothesis, the artists lastly introduced their collaboration, which drops later this August. Turns out, earlier than social distancing orders, a few of these performers met one another. Jisoo even recalled how “kind” the artist was to her and one other member of BLACKPINK, Rosé.

BLACKPINK introduced a collaboration with Selena Gomez

BLINKs don’t have to attend any longer. The secret collaboration between BLACKPINK and one other artist has lastly been revealed. The Ok-pop group will carry out alongside “A Year Without Rain,” “Lose You to Love Me,” and “Taki Taki” singer, Selena Gomez. The title of the tune, although, remains to be a thriller.

In an announcement printed by Koreaboo, YG Entertainment stated, “These two artists, who have been fans of one another for a long time, have finally made their dreams come true with this collaboration. BLACKPINK expresses their thanks to Selena for participating in this album and is excited to share the new song with fans.”

Although they won’t cross paths that usually, BLACKPINK and Selena Gomez are positively followers of one another. Selena Gomez even shared her pleasure concerning the single in her Instagram caption. Her post earned over three million likes in a matter of days. 

Singers Jisoo, Lisa, Jennie of BLACKPINK
Singers Jisoo, Lisa, Jennie of BLACKPINK | Scott Dudelson/Getty Images for Coachella

Are BLACKPINK and Selena Gomez pals?

Before the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, these artists truly met one another in individual through the Spring/Summer 2019 Fashion Show in New York. Jisoo recalled her first impression of the artist for one interview.

Koreaboo experiences she stated, “Selena Gomez? Right, we said hello and took pictures together. I was touched because she was so kind. I got to meet a singer that I’ve seen since I was young, and I got to talk to her and take pictures with her. It was all very nice.”

Turns out, Jisoo remembered this artist from her Disney Channel days, the place she starred as Alex Russo within the authentic collection, Wizards of Waverly Place. Of course, Selena Gomez is targeted on her music now, releasing Rare and singing on an upcoming tune with BLACKPINK.

This wouldn’t be the primary time BLACKPINK collaborated with an American artist

In the previous this Ok-pop group appeared on Lady Gaga’s album, performing alongside her for the tune “Sour Candy.” Some followers suspected the collaboration announcement would come with Ariana Grande, as the 2 have been longtime supporters of one another.

Still, the post with Selena Gomez’ title earned over two million likes from followers of each artists.  This thriller single is about to premiere on August 28, only a few weeks after the premiere of “How You Like That.” 

BLACKPINK’s debut studio album can be arriving on October 2 through YG Entertainment/Interscope Records. Until then music by each BLACKPINK and Selena Gomez is on the market on Spotify, Apple Music, and most main streaming platforms. 

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