BLACKPINK's Jisoo to release solo album for first time

By Park Sae-jin Posted : January 2, 2023, 15:10 Updated : January 2, 2023, 15:10

[Courtesy of YG Entertainment]

SEOUL -- K-pop girl band BLACKPINK member Jisoo will release her very first solo album, the band's agency said in a statement without disclosing the release date. Previously, three other members of the four-member band have successfully released solo albums and Jisoo is the last member to go solo.
BLACKPINK, which debuted in August 2016, is South Korea's most successful K-pop girl band with a total of some five million album sales worldwide. While BTS pulled the popularity in the male idol sector, BLACKPINK led the K-pop fandom as an iconic girl band.
"Jisoo had been putting all her efforts into her music works and the shooting of her album jacket to keep her promise with the fans," YG said in a statement on January 2. The agency added that the 27-year-old will deliver her fans with good news soon.
Many fans have been dearly waiting for the news of Jisoo's solo album as all other three BLACKPINK members have already released their solo albums -- Jennie with a solo album titled "SOLO" released in November 2018, Rose with "R" released in March 2021, and Lisa with "Lalisa" released in September 2021. BLACKPINK members' solo albums immediately became global hits.
Although YG did not disclose the release date of Jisoo's solo album, it is likely that the singer to drop her album between February and June. The four-member band has two concert tour schedules in Thailand and United Arab Emirates in January and other concert schedules in June and July. 
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