Blackpink Albums in Order: The Complete List is Here

Blackpink is said to be the most famous Korean girl group in the world. The group consists of four members Jennie, Rosé, Jisoo, and Lisa. The girls were brought together in 2016 by YG Entertainment.

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The name of the band represents the dark and mature side with a hint of sweet and girlish pink. Their music successfully jumps between pop laments and bubblegum music that the fans love.

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The band is also the highest charting female Korean act on the Billboard 100. They reached the number 2 spot with their 2020 album called The Album.

Blackpink has set and also broken several records. Their music videos for Kill This Love and How You Like It set records for most-viewed music videos within the first 24 hours of release. They have over 5 music videos with more than a billion views on them on YouTube, which is another record for the group.

Their popularity is helping spread and introduce K-Pop throughout the world. Let us take a look at the complete list of their album.

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  1. Square One

Release date: August 8, 2016

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Square One Tracklist:

  1. Whistle
  2. Boombayah

This was the band’s debut album back in 2016. Although it had only two songs, it landed at number 1 and 2 on World Digital Songs Chart. This made Blackpink the fastest band to reach these spots and one of the only three Korean bands to ever achieve this feat. Psy and Bang Bang were the other two artists who were able to achieve that.

Not only that, but Whistle also became the most downloaded and streamed song on the Gaon chart in 2016. Even with their debut album, the band was making records.

  1. Square 2

Release date: November 1, 2016

Square Two Tracklist:

  1. Playing With Fire
  2. Stay
  3. Whistle (Acoustic Version)

A little while after the release of their first album, Blackpink released another album called Square Two. It included an acoustic version of their famous song Whistle along with Fire and Stay.

Just like their debut album, this one did fairly well too. Playing With Fire also became the number one song on the Billboard World Digital Songs Chart. It also ranked at number 12 and 2 on the Heatseekers Chart and the US World Album Charts respectively.

  1. BLACKPINK (Japanese Album)

Release date: August 30, 2017

BLACKPINK Tracklist:

  1. Boombayah (Japanese version)
  2. Whistle (Japanese version)
  3. Playin With Fire (Japanese version)
  4. Stay (Japanese version)
  5. As If It’s Your Last (Japanese version)
  6. Whistle (Acoustic Version)

Almost a year after their second album was released, the group came back with their third album, which they named after themselves. The whole album was in Japanese. It included the Japanese versions of previously famous songs like Boombayah, Playing With Fire, Whistle, and Stay.

 

  1. RE: BLACKPINK

Release date: March 28, 2018

Re:BLACKPINK Tracklist:

  1. Boombayah (Japanese version)
  2. Whistle (Japanese version)
  3. Playing With Fire (Japanese version)
  4. Stay (Japanese version)
  5. As If It’s Your Last (Japanese version)
  6. Whistle (Acoustic version/Japanese version)
  7. Boombayah
  8. Whistle
  9. Playing With Fire
  10. Stay
  11. As If It’s Your Last
  12. Whistle (Acoustic Version)

The band of girls released a repackaged version of their Japanese album around 7 months after the first one. This album included more Japanese versions of songs like As If It Were Your Last and Whistle.

  1. Square Up

Release date: June 15, 2018

Square Up Tracklist:

  1. Ddu-Du, Ddu-Du
  2. Forever Young
  3. Really
  4. See U Later
  5. As If It’s Your Last (hidden track)

Three months after the release of their Japanese album, Blackpink came out with Square Up. It included a lot of new songs that the fans loved. This album had the famous Ddu-Du Ddu-Du song, which went became very popular. It was also their lead single.

Ddu-Du Ddu-Du is also the highest-charting Hot 100 hit to ever be achieved by an all-female K-Pop group. In four years, the song accumulated over 1.9 billion views on YouTube alone. Other versions of the song also have millions and even billions of views.

  1. ‘BLACKPINK In Your Area’ (Japanese Album)

Release date: November 23, 2018

BLACKPINK In Your Area Tracklist:

  1. Boombayah
  2. Whistle
  3. Playing With Fire
  4. Stay
  5. As If It’s Your Last
  6. Ddu-Du, Ddu-Du
  7. Forever Young
  8. Really
  9. See U Later

This was the band’s third Japanese album, but it was the first Japanese studio album. Studio albums are recorded in a studio with proper equipment and control over the music. As a result, the sounds are more profound and overall better.

The album contained Japanese versions of some of the more popular tracks. This is the first time that any Korean songs were featured on their Japanese albums. It did not do as well as some other albums. It peaked at number 12 on Billboard Japan’s Hot Albums and sold around 14,710 copies.

  1. Kill This Love

Release date: April 5, 2019

Kill This Love Tracklist:

  1. Kill This Love
  2. Don’t Know What To Do
  3. Kick It
  4. Hope Not
  5. Ddu-Du, Ddu-Du (Remix)

The band changed up their music and took more of an intense route with their new music, especially their lead single Kill This Love. This effort paid off well for the band as the group became the first Korean girl group to surpass 500 million streams on Spotify. The single also climbed to the number 1 spot in over 35 countries.

However, there was some backlash too. The group was criticized for glamorizing physical abuse. Some members of the band were shown with bruised faces on the photocards released along with the album.

  1. Kill This Love (Japanese Album)

Release date: October 16, 2019

Kill This Love Tracklist:

  1. Kill This Love (Japanese version)
  2. Don’t Know What To Do (Japanese version)
  3. Kick It (Japanese version)
  4. Hope Not (Japanese version)
  5. Ddu-Du Ddu-Du (Remix) (Japanese version)
  6. Kill This Love
  7. Don’t Know What To Do
  8. Kick It
  9. Hope Not
  10. Ddu-Du Ddu-Du (Remix)

This was the second Japanese album released by the band. It included several Japanese versions of songs like Kill This Love, Kick It, 10. Ddu-Du Ddu-Du (Remix).

The album was supposed to release in September 2019 but it got pushed and was finally released in October.

  1. How You Like That

Release date: June 26, 2020

How You Like That Tracklist:

  1. How You Like That

This is the first pre-single from the band’s upcoming album. This was a good move by the band and their management as it became the biggest debut by a girl group on Spotify Global Chart and Spotify US.

Not only that, the music video for the song also broke the record for the most viewed YouTube video in 24 hours. In two years, the song has over 1.1 billion views on YouTube.

  1. The Album

Release date: October 2, 2020

The Album Tracklist:

  1. How You Like That
  2. Ice Cream by BLACKPINK & Selena Gomez
  3. Pretty Savage
  4. Bet You Wanna (Ft. Cardi B)
  5. Lovesick Girls
  6. Crazy Over You
  7. Love To Hate Me
  8. You Never Know

The band released yet another full-length album. How You Like That served as the lead single. A follow-up single was also released in August. It was called Ice Cream and featured Selena Gomez.

To help boost the success of the band, the band also released a music video for Lovesick Girls.

  1. Born Pink

After almost 2 years of hiatus, the band is all set to make a comeback and the fans are excited! The band will drop their next single on September 16th. The pre-sale for the album is said to have crossed 1.5 million already!

The girls will make an appearance at the MTV VMA’s this month. After the album is announced, the girls will be off on a tour in October.

To build the hype around their upcoming music, the band released Pink Venom. The song already has over 20 million views. They also created the #PinkVenomChallenge to get their fans involved and get their music far and wide.

The four-membered band of girls is taking over the world and they have no plans to slow down. Their singles and album consistently keep doing better. With the upcoming album and tour planned, their fan base ‘Blink’ will increase more.

Over the years, some of the band members have also released solo music but their main focus has continued to be the band.

K Pop has seen a lot of groups form and break over the years but Blackpink has not only remained together, but they have also touched new heights with their music.

The band of girls plays a crucial role in opening doors of opportunity for girl singers in the future. The music industry, like most other fields, is dominated by men. But the girls show that if you have the talent and the mindset, then nothing is impossible.

Fans are excited and look forward to their new music and upcoming tour.

Apart from the album, the band has also collaborated with big-time mainstream singers like Lady Gaga on her album. They also came out with a song with Selena Gomez and Dua Lipa. This helps the K-Pop band break into the international scene more and reach fans that may not be aware of K-Pop or Blackpink.

The band’s music is reaching far and wide and their accolades are proof of it. In their short span of career, the band has won 23 awards including the People’s Choice Awards for Favorite Group, Seoul Music Award For Best New Artist, Golden Disc Award Album Division, and many more.

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