Concept Photo for “Pink Venom”
Park Chaeyoung (Korean)
February 11, 1997 (1997-02-11) (age 25)
Auckland, New Zealand
168.7 cm (5’6″)
44 kg (97 lbs)
Main Vocalist & Lead Dancer
Guitar & Piano
Best when it’s the four of us.
— Rosé about BLACKPINK
Park Chaeyoung, better known by her English name Roseanne Park (born February 11, 1997 in Auckland, New Zealand) or Rosé, is the main vocalist and lead dancer of South Korean girl group BLACKPINK.
Rosé also has a successful independent career, amassing a large fan following for herself as a soloist. She is best known as a soloist for her unique vocal timbre, largely receiving praise for its distinctness following her debut. As a solo singer, she has collaborated with labelmate G-Dragon on his 2012 track “Without You”, which peaked at number ten on the Gaon Music Chart.
Life and career
1997–2011: Early life and family
Rosé’s birth name is Park Chaeyoung and her English name is Roseanne Park. Her family consists of her mother, a businesswoman, her father, a lawyer, and her sister, Alice Park, four years her senior and also a lawyer. She was born in Auckland, New Zealand and raised in Melbourne, Australia. For her education, Rosé attended Canterbury Girls’ Secondary College in Melbourne, Australia. As a child, Rosé always had a passion for singing and was a part of her church’s choir.
2012-2016: Becoming a trainee at YG
In 2012, Rosé’s father found out that YG Entertainment was holding their auditions in Sydney, Australia. He convinced her to take part in it. Despite Rosé’s mother not agreeing at first, Rosé and her father were able to convince her mother at the end. She quickly went to Sydney, coming all the way from Melbourne. Rosé ranked first in the auditions, beating 700 others, and became a trainee at YG Entertainment on the same day. After training for four years, YG finally put her as the main vocalist and lead dancer of BLACKPINK. She was the last member to be revealed in the band.
Less than 6 months after joining YG, Rosé featured on G-Dragon’s One of a Kind EP, on the track “Without You”.
2016-present: As a member of BLACKPINK, Solo debut
On August 8, 2016, Rosé made her debut under YG Entertainment, as a member of BLACKPINK. On October 17, 2018, YG announced that Rosé would be the next member to debut solo after Jennie. He further added on February 8, 2019, that her solo track would be released after BLACKPINK’s comeback with Kill This Love.
On December 30, 2020, OSEN announced that Rosé is scheduled to film the music video for her solo debut in mid January 2021.
On January 25, 2021, it was reported that Rosé will be performing a song from her solo album for the first time at BLACKPINK’s upcoming concert BLACKPINK: The Show. The following day, a coming soon video was posted on BLACKPINK’s YouTube channel. YG later stated that the song featured in the video is a b-side track. At the concert, Rosé performed the song heard in the coming soon teaser. After her live performance, the title of the song was revealed to be “Gone”. The track consists of 100% English lyrics and is about a woman’s broken heart.  YG stated that the album schedule for Rose’s official debut will be released at a later time.
On February 10, 2021, YG Entertainment announced that Rosé will be making her solo debut sometime in March. It was also stated that they have finished filming the M/V for Rosé’s title song from her debut solo album. They are currently ensuring it’s completeness due to the large amount of production fee. A couple hours later, it was added that they will be sharing more details about schedules with an official notice at a later time.
On February 26, 2021, according to Naver, Rosé’s solo album will be released in early March.
On March 2, 2021, two teaser posters for Rosé’s solo debut were posted on BLACKPINK’s social media accounts. She made her solo debut On March 12, 2021 with the single album, -R-.
On March 5, 2021, a title poster was posted on BLACKPINK’s social media accounts announcing the name of the title track, “On The Ground”.
On March 8, 2021, the M/V teaser for “On The Ground” was released on BLACKPINK’s social media accounts. On March 9th, the track list was released. On March 10th, a second teaser for “On The Ground” was released.
On March 12, 2021, an online press conference was held at 12 pm KST. A couple hours later, a comeback live was held on Vlive at 1 pm KST. She promoted the debut of -R- at both events. The ‘making film for the music video’ teaser was released on March 13th on BLACKPINK’s social media accounts.
Rosé began promoting on music shows on March 14, 2021 at Inkigayo. This was the first time she performed her solo choreography.  (“The choreography for the title track ‘On The Ground’ was created by world-famous choreographers including Kiel Tutin and Kyle Hanagami”) During the first week, she performed both “On The Ground” and “Gone”. On March, 16th, she performed on “The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon”. For music shows, she performed on M Countdown, Music Core, and Inkigayo.
In an online fan meeting, Rosé confirmed that the M/V for Gone will be released sometime in the near future.
Rosé had a fan sign event on March 20th and March 21st. The fan sign on March 20th was for Koreans and the one on the 21st was for foreigners. She also collaborated with Ktown4u and had a fan sign event through them on March 28th. Rosé performed on the Kelly Clarkson Show on March 29th.
On March 30, Rosé appeared on Nippon TV Sukkiri ‘WE News’ at 10 am KST. She shared an exclusive performance and message during the show. 
Rosé’s voice has received acknowledgment in the K-Pop industry for its distinct vocal timbre. Following her debut as a member of Blackpink, Rosé’s vocal colour was largely met with praise. Philippine critic Almira Blancada, writing for ABS-CBN, stated that “it’s hard to find an idol [singer] who stands out from the rest” due to their “common singing style”, but “you would know it’s Rosé singing in a heartbeat”. Following Rosé’s performance on an episode of Fantastic Duo 2, South Korean singer Gummy, who Rosé cited as a musical role model, stated that “Rosé’s voice is so unique, it’s the [type of] voice young people love”. Rosé has also been acknowledged for having a wide vocal range. As a musician, Rosé considers American singer Tori Kelly an inspiration on her musical style.
In 2018, Rosé and fellow Blackpink member Jisoo were selected as endorsement models for the South Korean cosmetics brand Kiss Me. She has also been invited to various designer launching events and showcases, such as Alessandro Dell’Acqua’s Capsule Collection in Gangnam, Alexander McQueen’s 2018 fall-winter collection exhibition in Seongdong, and Coach’s 2018 pre-fall collection in Shanghai.
- KISS ME (with Jisoo) (2018)
- YSL Beauty (2021)
- Tiffany & Co. (2021)
- O!Oi (2021)
- Homeplus (2022)
In August 2021, Rosé was the third most-followed K-Pop idol on Instagram with over 43 million followers. Rosé has appeared on the Korean Business Research Institute’s female celebrity brand reputation list since 2018, a chart that tracks the Korean celebrities with the most online searches and engagements. She has also reached the top 20.
YG Future Strategy Office
Episode 01, with members.
Awards and nominations
Brand of the Year Awards
Female Solo Singer of the Year
MTV Millennial Awards
JOOX Malaysia Top Music Awards 2021 (Mid Year)
Top 5 K-Pop Hits
“On The Ground”/“Gone”
Korean Song of the Year
On the Ground
Break Tudo Awards
MTV Europe Music Awards
Mnet Asian Music Awards
Worldwide Fans’ Choice Top 10
Best Female Artist
Best Dance Performance (Solo)
“On The Ground”
Worldwide Icon of the Year
MelOn Music Awards
Top 10 Artists
Song Of The Year
“On The Ground”
Best Solo (Female)
Netizen Popularity Award
Asian Pop Music Awards
Top 20 Songs of the Year (Overseas)
“On The Ground”
People’s Choice Award (Overseas)
Best Music Video
“On The Ground”
Top 20 Albums Of The Year (Overseas)
Korean Sales Music Awards
Best New Soloist (Female)
Music Mundial Awards
Hanteo Music Awards
Best Female Solo (Top 3)
Korea First Brand Awards
Best Female Solo Singer
Gaon Chart Music Awards
Artist of the Year (2nd Quarter)
Song of the Year (March)
“On The Ground”
Mubeat Global Choice Award – Female
Golden Disc Awards
Seezn Most Popular Artist
Digital Song Bonsang
“On The Ground”
Cosmic Music Awards
Song of the Year
Album of the Year
Seoul Music Awards
List of V Lives
Guinness World Records
First artist to reach number one on a Billboard Global chart as a soloist and as part of a group