The 2023 Billboard Music Awards was a remarkable event for K-Pop, with several acts achieving significant wins.
NewJeans stood out by winning the Top Global K-Pop Artist award. They expressed their gratitude for the honor, especially considering the strong competition. The group also performed their hit songs Super Shy and OMG on stage, showcasing their talent and solidifying their place in the global music scene.
BLACKPINK was recognized as the Top K-Pop Touring Artist for their recent BORN PINK world tour. This accolade highlights their global appeal and the massive success of their tour, which has captivated audiences worldwide.
STRAY KIDS received the Top K-Pop Album award for their album 5-Star. The group also performed their songs S-Class and LALALALA live on the Billboard stage. They thanked their fans, Stay, for their unwavering support and for helping spread their music globally. This award is a testament to their growing influence and the impact of their music.
BTS’ Jungkook, won the Top Global K-Pop Song for Seven, his collaboration with rapper Latto. In his pre-recorded acceptance speech, Jungkook expressed his heartfelt gratitude to ARMY and everyone who loved the song, emphasizing the importance of their support in achieving this milestone.
The 2023 Billboard Music Awards not only celebrated the achievements of these K-Pop groups but also highlighted the genre’s growing prominence on the international music stage. Each award represents the hard work, dedication, and unique appeal of these artists, who continue to break barriers and reach new heights in the music industry.