BLACKPINK’s Title / Titles in South Korea and Their Prestige in Korea


* Korea’s President Moon Jae-in (2017-2022) called them “Nation’s pride” in 2021.

* In 2019, he praised Lisa within the framework of Thailand – Korea relations.

* He said that at the lunch he held at the Blue House in 2022, many foreign leaders mentioned Blackpink’s name and showed interest in Blackpink.

* Korean media gave Blackpink the title of “Nation’s treasure” in 2022. Declared Blackpink “Girl group of the year” in 2022.

* In 2023, King Charles gave the MBE Honor award to the members of Blackpink, which has only been given (in terms of artists) to The Beatles (1965), Adele (2013) and Ed Sheeran (2017). He spoke highly of the girls at the invitation at Buckingham Palace. The Korean President and First Lady were also present at the invitation.

* “If the UK has The Beatles, Queen, Harry Potter and David Beckham, Korea has Blackpink …” – President Yoon Suk Yeol. 

* In 2023, South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol mentioned Blackpink again in his speech in the US Congress, saying, “Even if you didn’t know my name, you may know Blackpink …

* Korean Air (South Korea’s representative airline), became the sponsor of Blackpink’s “Born pink” tour. To promote the “World Expo 2030 Busan” event, the plane was covered in Blackpink. During the sponsorship, Bp’s promotional video was shown on Korean Air planes before takeoff.

* Prime Minister Han Deok-soo, Chairman Han Won-tae Cho, and other major guests are looking at the aircraft as the “Unveiling of a special wrapped plane to host the Busan World Expo” was being held, at the Korean Air Maintenance Hangar in Jung-gu, Incheon on the 3rd.

* In 2023, South Korean news channel said, “I’m sure everyone knows these four ladies. Blackpink is the girl group representing Kpop. It would not be an exaggeration to say that they have a special diplomatic mission that rewrites the history of popular music and increases the prestige of the nation.”

* South Korean President Yoon said, “I hope that Blackpink, which plays a great role in supporting national interests, WILL CONTINUE THESE GOOD ACTIVITIES IN THE FUTURE.”

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