It's only the first month of the year, but BLACKPINK has been marking more of their phenomenal firsts in the K-pop industry.
After breaking its own record in YouTube streams with Ddu-Du-Ddu and being the first K-pop act to headline Coachella 2023, BLACKPINK has achieved another milestone by being nominated for BRIT Awards 2023.
On Jan. 13, the British award-giving body announced that BLACKPINK is one of the nominees for Best International Group in this year's ceremony. The group makes history as the first K-pop girl group to get a BRIT nomination.
Joining the quartet in the lineup are Drake & 21 Savage, First Aid Kit, Fontaines D.C., and Gabriels.
The nominees for BRITs 2023 International Group of the Year are:@BLACKPINK@Drake & @21savage@FirstAidKitBand@fontainesdublin@___gabriels— BRIT Awards (@BRITs) January 12, 2023
Watch The #BRITs 2023 on Saturday 11 Feb on @ITV and @ITVX pic.twitter.com/Q0bQCI8azH
BRIT Awards is a prestigious annual music awards ceremony in the United Kingdom managed by British Phonographic Industry (BPI). The ceremony will be held on Feb. 11 (GMT).