BLACKPINK shared today that their highly anticipated global livestream experience THE SHOW will be postponed from December 27 to January 31, 2021 at 12 a.m. EST / 2 p.m. KST, due to safety precautions and current restrictions pertaining to COVID-19 in South Korea.
BLACKPINK said, “We can’t wait to meet our BLINKS as soon as possible, but in order to comply with the South Korean COVID-19 prevention guidelines and to ensure a safe performance, we have unfortunately made the decision to postpone THE SHOW from December 27 to January 31 of next year. Through our concert, we wanted to give you some sort of comfort during these difficult times, but the health and safety of everyone taking part in THE SHOW is our top priority, so, in order to make sure that we prepare for the concert in a safe environment, we have decided to postpone THE SHOW.”
Automatic Refund Details
Everyone who purchased access to BLACKPINK’s THE SHOW via channel memberships will be automatically and fully refunded to their original form of payment starting today and can expect the following:
Fans who already purchased access to THE SHOW will receive emails from YouTube confirming the cancellation and refund. Shortly after these fans receive email notifications from YouTube confirming their refund, the “JOIN” button will reappear on BLACKPINK’s Official YouTube Channel and fans will be able to re-purchase the new channel membership.
How to Buy Access to a NEW Channel Membership
The good news is that Blinks from around the world can NOW buy access to a new channel membership. Fans have two purchase options, both of which include access to the online concert experience on January 31 and additional membership perks. Details on how to purchase and membership options are included below:
Fans can buy access to THE SHOW via the channel membership offer page on desktop and mobile devices, or by visiting BLACKPINK’s Official YouTube Channel and clicking “JOIN” membership on the YouTube website or the YouTube Android app.
Fans can choose from a Standard or Plus channel membership which include the following:
STANDARD: 36,000 KRW / $29.98 USD: THE SHOW livestream, rebroadcast and custom emojis
PLUS: 48,000 KRW / $39.98 USD: THE SHOW livestream, rebroadcast, custom emojis and behind-the-scenes content
Safety is of the utmost importance to BLACKPINK, YG Entertainment and YouTube so we hope fans understand and will join us to celebrate THE SHOW in just a few weeks’ time on January 31, 2021!
Visit BLACKPINK’s BLACKPINK’s Official YouTube Channel for the most up-to-date information on THE SHOW.