BLACKPINK’s Jennie has made her name as a fashion trendsetter and an exceptional vocalist. Her impressive track record, which includes hits like “SOLO,” highlights her solo artistry. Jennie has once again proven her mettle with her latest release, the “You & Me Coachella version.”
ASCAP Recognition for “You & Me Coachella Version”
The BLACKPINK member’s “You & Me Coachella Version” recently earned recognition from the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP). For the unversed, ASCAP is a non-profit organization responsible for licensing performance rights for artists, writers, and producers, ensuring they receive fair compensation. “You & Me” was initially recorded during Jennie’s early solo endeavors and made its debut during BLACKPINK’s “BORN PINK” world tour in Seoul. The Coachella version of the song, performed at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in 2023, included an additional rap verse and an electrifying dance break at the song’s conclusion.
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On August 9, 2023, ASCAP officially registered the original “You & Me.” Recently, they also acknowledged the “You & Me (Coachella Remix)” as part of their recognized works. Fans are eagerly anticipating the release of an official studio-recorded version of this exciting track.
BLACKPINK’s Recent Highlights
BLACKPINK celebrated their remarkable 7th anniversary on August 8th, marking another milestone in their illustrious career. Their “BORN PINK” world tour, which concluded on September 17, was a resounding success, featuring 66 concerts across 34 cities and drawing over 1.8 million enthusiastic fans from around the world. During the tour, individual members, including Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa, showcased their unique talents with captivating solo performances.
Their achievements extended to the MTV Video Music Awards 2023, where BLACKPINK received four nominations in categories such as Best Choreography, Best Art Direction, Best Editing, and Best K-Pop. The group clinched the prestigious “Group of the Year” award, reaffirming their global influence.
Uncertainty Surrounding Contract Renewal
While BLACKPINK continues to scale new heights, discussions surrounding their contract renewal with YG Entertainment have become a hot topic. Amidst ongoing rumors about negotiations and the members’ decisions, the agency has stated that no final decisions have been made, and negotiations are still in progress. Fans are eagerly awaiting updates regarding the group’s future. In the meantime, a few cryptic social media posts made on the part of the members have also raised eyebrows over their renewal process.