Previously, news reports and fans speculated that the featured artist was Gomez and it turns out the rumors were true! On August 12 KST, YG Entertainment revealed an updated new single release poster for BLACKPINK’s comeback and officially confirmed that the featured artist for this album would be Selena Gomez.
#BLACKPINK X Selena Gomez – NEW SINGLE RELEASE TEASER POSTER
— YG FAMILY (@ygent_official) August 12, 2020
The poster itself looks like chocolate syrup melting along with animated looking typography, giving off a cute and flirty vibe for BLACKPINK’s comeback.
Selena Gomez gained popularity after her role on a Disney Channel television series before debuting as a singer. In 2017, it was reported that she sold over 7 million albums and 22 million singles worldwide.
YG stated, “These two artists, who have been fans of one another for a long time, have finally made their dreams come true with this collaboration. BLACKPINK expresses their thanks to Selena for participating in this album and is excited to share the new song with fans.”
— Selena Gomez (@selenagomez) August 12, 2020
Fans are not prepared for what kind of music these two artists will release and are counting down the days for its official release.
This single will release on August 28 worldwide, midnight EST and 1 PM KST.