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BLACKPINK announce sophomore album release date

BORN PINK is due out September 16, and its lead single, “Pink Venom,” will arrive on August 19.

August 10, 2022
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K-pop sensations BLACKPINK have shared the release date of their sophomore LP. BORN PINK, the South Korean girl group’s follow-up to their 2020 studio debut, THE ALBUM, will arrive September 16, and its first single, “Pink Venom,” is due out next Friday, August 19. The band released a teaser for the forthcoming track on Sunday.

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In addition to the newly announced album details, BLACKPINK have shared the dates for a 2022–2023 world tour that kicks off in October in Seoul, SK and travels across the United States, Europe, Asia, and Oceania before finishing in Auckland, New Zealand on June 21 of next year. View their full schedule below.

BLACKPINK 2022–2023 tour dates (venues TBA)

October 15–16 — Seoul, South Korea
October 25 — Dallas, TX
October 29 — Houston, TX
November 2 — Atlanta, GA
November 6–7 — Hamilton, GA
November 10–11 — Chicago, IL
November 14–15 — Newark, NJ
November 19 — Los Angeles, CA
November 30 — London, UK
December 1 — London, UK
December 5 — Barcelona, ES
December 8 — Cologne, DE
December 11–12 — Paris, FR
December 18 — Berlin, DE
December 22 — Amsterdam, NL
January 7–8 – Bangkok, TH
January 13–14 — Hong Kong, CN
January 20 — Riyadh, SA
January 28 — Abu Dhabi, AE
March 4 — Kuala Lumpur, MY
March 11 — Jakarta, ID
March 18 — Kaohsiung, TW
March 25 — Manila, PH
May 13 — Singapore, SG
June 10–11 — Melbourne, AU
June 16–17 — Sydney, AU
June 21 — Auckland, NZ

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BLACKPINK announce sophomore album release date