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Has Hollywood Bowed Down to K-Pop? Taylor Swift, Dylan O’Brien Reveal They are Huge BLACKPINK Fans at MTV VMAs 2022

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K-Pop has taken the world by storm, with bands like BTS and BLACKPINK breaking records and winning international music awards. The so-called international music awards were usually west-inclined. Awardees were mostly American and British artists. But now, the trend has changed with Asians garnering a huge fandom.

Blackpink perform at the VMAs
BLACKPINK perform at the VMAs

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BLACKPINK performed at the MTV VMAs on August 28, 2022, becoming the first K-Pop girl group ever to do the same. The girl band performed their latest single Pink Vemon, which crossed over 200 million views on YouTube on the first week of its release. And the Maknae, Lisa won the Best K-pop Award for her single LALISA.

Taylor Swift grooves to BLACKPINK’s song at the VMAs

Taylor Swift supports Blackpink and asks others to cheer on too
Taylor Swift supports BLACKPINK and asks others to cheer on too

A video from the MTV VMAs has caught the attention of the fans where Taylor Swift was seen dancing and singing along to Pink Venom during the performance of the K-Pop girl group. The Love Story singer was seen singing along to even the Korean lyrics of the song. She even cheered Lisa and gave her a standing ovation when she won the Best K-Pop Award for her song – LALISA.

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The singer had also uploaded a TikTok video of herself with Pink Venom playing in the back. The videos are going viral among the BLINKS (the fans of BLACKPINK). Many have asked the Pop singer to collaborate with their favorite K-Pop girl band.

Dylan O’Brien is also a BLINK

The Maze Runner and Teen Wolf actor, Dylan O’Brien revealed last year that BLACKPINK: Light Up The Sky on Netflix is among his favorite shows, also adding that he loves BLACKPINK. He even asked everyone, even those who aren’t K-Pop fans to watch the documentary that shows the girl group’s rise to fame.

Dylan O'Brien is also a part of the fandom
Dylan O’Brien is also a part of the fandom

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“Yeah, I recommend, you know. The ingenuity—especially if you don’t know BLACKPINK—that’s like a great way to get to know them. They’re awesome, I love them. They’re so talented, and they’re so cool, and they’re so nice and normal.”

O’Brien appreciated the band’s hard work and all the training they do for each performance. His bias in the four-member band is probably Lisa as he asked her to email him. Check out the video here.

It finally looks like Hollywood and the west have accepted Korean artists as many celebrities from Hollywood came forward and accepted that they support these K-Pop groups like BTS and BLACKPINK, and a few have even collaborated with them like Selena Gomez, Dua Lipa, Coldplay, and Halsey.

Written by Gargi Mishra

Gargi Mishra is the Evergreen Content Lead at FandomWire. Serves as the Editor for writers and pens hard-hitting, industry-shaking, ace-tier editorials herself. A film student, she's the repository of everything infotainment at FandomWire. Above all, she loves K-Pop, K-Dramas, and Anime.