BTS' Jeon Jungkook, the 'Golden Maknae' of the group, secured an award, while members Suga and Jimin faced defeats in their respective categories.
The Billboard Music Awards 2023 (BBMAs) revealed its winners, with Taylor Swift and Morgan Wallen emerging as the night's major victors. Notably, several K-pop artists, particularly solo nominations from the renowned group BTS, were in the running.
Jeon Jungkook, the 'Golden Maknae' of the group, secured an award, while members Suga and Jimin faced defeats in their respective categories.
Let's check out the K-pop artist winners below.
Top Global K-Pop Artist: NewJeans
The ADOR girl group thanked their beloved fans for their never-ending support. "To have been nominated in this category alongside such incredible artists we look up to is an honour in itself. We are so grateful for this opportunity to perform at the Billboard Music Awards. This award will be a reminder of all the love and support that we receive from our fans, Bunnies!" — Hanni and Minji
Top Global K-Pop Song: Jungkook ft. Latto "SEVEN"
"It’s truly an honour. It’s very hard to express my gratitude in words. Thank you, ARMY, and everyone who loved the song. Without you, I couldn’t have gotten this amazing award." — Jungkook
Top K-Pop Album: Stray Kids "5-Star"
"Without the love and support of everyone, we would have probably not have made it this far. If it weren’t for the people running along by our side this whole time, the music that we create would not have been able to reach people in need. To us, Stray Kids, we’d like to say thank you to Stay and Billboard." — Bang Chan
Top K-Pop Touring Artist: BLACKPINK
Their BORN PINK world tour was composed of 66 concerts in 34 cities in 22 countries.
Top Selling Song
BTS's Jimin was nominated for "Top Selling Song" for his single "Like Crazy" but he lost to Taylor Swift for her Midnights track "Anti-Hero".
FIFTY FIFTY was nominated for their hit song "Cupid", but they lost the trophy to Fuerza Regida.