K-pop quartet Blackpink were named the biggest band in the world in October by the Bloomberg news agency. Photo: YG Entertainment K-pop quartet Blackpink were named the biggest band in the world in October by the Bloomberg news agency. Photo: YG Entertainment
K-pop quartet Blackpink were named the biggest band in the world in October by the Bloomberg news agency. Photo: YG Entertainment

Why K-pop’s Blackpink is the biggest band in the world and how BTS could be next, according to Bloomberg

  • Bloomberg’s Lucas Shaw explains how the news agency’s Pop Star Power Rankings relies on six metrics to reflect a musician’s or band’s popularity
  • Ahead of BTS’ new album, he says he can see the boy band topping the rankings at some point

Topic |   K-pop, Mandopop and other Asian pop
K-pop quartet Blackpink were named the biggest band in the world in October by the Bloomberg news agency. Photo: YG Entertainment K-pop quartet Blackpink were named the biggest band in the world in October by the Bloomberg news agency. Photo: YG Entertainment
K-pop quartet Blackpink were named the biggest band in the world in October by the Bloomberg news agency. Photo: YG Entertainment
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