BLACKPINK, 2023 MTV VMA "Group of the Year" - Double Win and Honor

  • 이소연 |2023.09.14 11:41
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The girl group BLACKPINK has achieved the honor of winning two awards at the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards (MTV VMA) in the United States, including the "Group of the Year" award.

MTV VMA announced through its official website on the 12th (local time) that BLACKPINK succeeded in winning in two categories, "Group of the Year" and "Best Choreography." MTV VMA took place at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on the same day, with Nicki Minaj as the host.

In addition, BTS member Jungkook was selected as the winner in the "Song of the Summer" category for his solo song "Seven," surpassing strong competitors like Beyoncé, Billie Eilish, and Dua Lipa. Jungkook had previously been nominated as the first Korean solo artist in the same category with his collaboration song "Left and Right" withCharlie Puth in 2022. Furthermore, Tomorrow X Together (TXT) won in the "Best Push Performance" category with "Sugar Rush Ride," and Stray Kids was selected as the winner in the "Best K-Pop" category for their song "Special".

Meanwhile, at the awards ceremony, pop star Taylor Swift swept four awards in total with her song "Anti-Hero," which she released in October 2022. She won in the categories of "Video of the Year," "Song of the Year," "Best Direction," and "Best Pop."

The MTV VMA is considered one of the four major music awards in the United States, alongside the Grammy Awards, Billboard Music Awards, and American Music Awards. It has a history of over 40 years, starting in 1984, and presents awards in approximately 24 categories.

Written by Yoon Sang Geun
Translated by Lee So Yun

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