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BLACKPINK Performs “DDU-DU DDU-DU” On Stephen Colbert’s “Late Show” (Watch Now)

The star girl group made its US television debut on “Colbert.”

Blackpink on Colbert | Scott Kowalchyk/CBS

Update: The moment music fans have long been anticipating finally came Monday night. BLACKPINK made its United States television debut.

The immensely popular girl group performed its hit “DDU-DU DDU-DU” on CBS’ “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.”

The performance kicked off a week of US TV gigs that will also include “Good Morning America” on February 12 and “Strahan & Sara” on February 15.

Later this spring, BLACKPINK will perform at Coachella. The group will subsequently headline select US arenas as part of its world tour.

A video of the “DDU-DU DDU-DU” performance follows. Photos from the taping are also embedded.

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and guest BLACKPINK during Monday’s February 11, 2019 show. Photo: Scott Kowalchyk/CBS ©2019 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and guest BLACKPINK during Monday’s February 11, 2019 show. Photo: Scott Kowalchyk/CBS ©2019 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and guest BLACKPINK during Monday’s February 11, 2019 show. Photo: Scott Kowalchyk/CBS ©2019 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and guest BLACKPINK during Monday’s February 11, 2019 show. Photo: Scott Kowalchyk/CBS ©2019 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and guest BLACKPINK during Monday’s February 11, 2019 show. Photo: Scott Kowalchyk/CBS ©2019 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and guest John Oliver during Monday’s February 11, 2019 show. Photo: Scott Kowalchyk/CBS ©2019 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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The term “eagerly anticipated” is unquestionably overused. When it comes the musical number on Monday’s “Late Show With Stephen Colbert,” it is nonetheless completely warranted.

The episode features a performance by Korean girl group BLACKPINK.

Noteworthy in any circumstance, this performance is particularly momentous due to the fact that it marks BLACKPINK’s US television debut.

It kicks off a week of US TV appearances that also includes “Good Morning America” on February 12 and “Strahan & Sara” on February 15.

As for Monday’s “Colbert,” the episode also features a visit from John Oliver.

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

Contact Brian at brian.cantor[at]headlineplanet.com.

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