The 2023 Billboard Music Awards (BBMAs) winners for K-Pop Categories have been announced! So, without further ado, let’s dive in and see who triumphed in this year’s fierce competition!
2023 Billboard Music Awards for K-Pop Winners Unveiled: NewJeans, Stray Kids, Jungkook, BLACKPINK
On November 19 (US time) or on November 20 (KST), the 2023 Billboard Music Awards (BBMAs) ceremony was held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, USA.
The nominees and eventual winners for the 2023 BBMAs earned their recognition based on their accomplishments on Billboard’s charts over the past 12 months, spanning from November 4, 2022, to October 12, 2023. This involved an assessment of their achievements in digital song and album sales, as well as radio airplay.
This year, the organizers introduced four new K-pop categories: Top Global K-Pop Artist, Top K-Pop Album, Top Global K-Pop Song, and Top K-Pop Touring Artist.
Please see the list of winners for the K-pop categories below.
NewJeans – Top Global K-Pop Artist
NewJeans emerged as the winner of the esteemed Top Global K-Pop Artist award. Hanni expressed deep gratitude and humbly acknowledged the honor of being nominated alongside incredible artists. The group cherished the chance to perform at the Billboard Music Awards.
Moreover, Minji expressed heartfelt gratitude and credited their devoted fans, known as BUNNIES, for their continuous love and support. They fondly recognized the award as a testament to this unwavering dedication. With renewed determination, the group vowed to make their fans proud through hard work and dedication.
BTS Jungkook – Top Global K-Pop Song
Jungkook of BTS was honored with the prestigious Top Global K-Pop Song award for his captivating track “Seven” (feat. Latto). In a heartfelt acceptance video, Jungkook humbly expressed his deep appreciation. He thanked the beloved ARMY and all those who deeply resonated with the song. Moreover, he recognized that his fans’ unwavering support drove this incredible achievement. Their continuous love and encouragement played a crucial role in securing this accolade for him.
Stray Kids – Top K-Pop Album
The “5-STAR” album by Stray Kids clinched the highly coveted title of Top K-Pop Album. Grateful for the achievement, Bang Chan expressed heartfelt appreciation to their devoted fan club, STAY. He recognized their instrumental role in their triumph.
Changbin highlighted the award’s significance as a testament to STAY’s unwavering love and support, describing it as awe-inspiring. The group expressed deep gratitude and promised to reciprocate their fans’ devotion by continuing to create even more exceptional music.
BLACKPINK – Top K-Pop Touring Artist
Kpop girl group BLACKPINK achieved a remarkable feat by winning the prestigious Top K-Pop Touring Artist award. They have become a leading touring artist in the K-pop industry, connecting with fans through their exceptional music and performances. Their electrifying performances and international tours had a profound impact on fans around the world. This recognition results from their undeniable talent, stage presence, and dedication to delivering unforgettable shows.
Congratulations to all the winners of the 2023 Billboard Music Awards!
Now, it’s time to indulge in the sensational performances by NewJeans and Stray Kids at the 2023 Billboard Music Awards (BBMAs 2023). Brace yourselves for a musical extravaganza that will leave you mesmerized!