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In partnership with Sony Music Entertainment, Lisa of girl group Blackpink will release her solo single “Rockstar” on 28 June.

“Rockstar” is her first solo music release in three years since “Lalisa” (2021) and her first new music since the launch of her own label, Lloud, in February last year in order to pursue her solo career. She is still signed to YG Entertainment for her group activities as part of Blackpink.

In April, Lloud signed a partnership deal with US record label RCA Records under Sony Music Entertainment for her worldwide solo career.

Lisa’s ‘Rockstar’ is expected to capture listeners’ attention, especially with the backing of RCA Records,” said Lloud in a press release, “After achieving numerous successes with her album to become a global pop artist.

Lisa is also set to make her acting debut with a role in the third season of HBO’s ‘The White Lotus’. The show’s premiere date has not yet been set.

Lisa is the third member of Blackpink to announce her label, following bandmates Jennie and Jisoo, who have both launched individual management labels with members of their family.

The remaining member, Rosé, joins fellow artists Jeon Somi, Taeyang of Big Bang, Zion.T and others who have recently signed management deals with The Black Label.

Key Details of the Partnership

  • Lisa will release new solo music under RCA Records while retaining complete ownership of all her recordings. 
  • Lloud Co., launched by Lisa earlier this year, aims to showcase her overall vision in music and entertainment that pushes boundaries. 
  • The partnership allows Lisa to create a bigger movement in her solo career alongside RCA Records. 

Statements from Lisa and RCA Records

Lisa expressed her excitement, stating:

“I’m super excited to be joining the RCA family and I am confident they are the best team to create a bigger movement in my solo career. Looking forward to showing the world everything we have been preparing.” 

RCA Records’ chairman/CEO Peter Edge and COO John Fleckenstein shared their enthusiasm:

“We are incredibly proud to partner with Lisa and Lloud Co.! Lisa is a multidimensional talent and an irrefutable global force. We are thrilled to welcome her and her team to the RCA Records family.” 

Lisa’s Solo Career Achievements

  • Her 2021 single album ‘Lalisa’ sold nearly 750,000 copies in the first week of release in South Korea, making her the first female artist to achieve this feat. 
  • Her singles ‘Lalisa’ and ‘Money’ charted in the Top 10 of the Billboard Global 200, with ‘Money’ being the longest-charting song by a solo female K-pop artist on the Billboard Hot 100 and UK Singles Chart. 
  • Lisa broke three Guinness World Records in 2023, including having the most Instagram followers for a K-pop artist (currently at 102 million). 
  • She is set to make her acting debut in the upcoming third season of the hit HBO series ‘The White Lotus.’ 

With this partnership, Lisa aims to further expand her solo career while maintaining creative control over her music, backed by the resources and expertise of RCA Records. 

LISA – My Only Wish (Britney Spears cover)

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