BLACKPINK have been chosen as Variety's '2020 Group of the Year'!
On December 3 at 8 PM EST, Variety will be hosting a 'Hitmakers' broadcast through its official Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.
This is to recognize all of the winners of this year's special 'Hitmakers' issue. The special magazine issue will be available on December 2, featuring Harry Styles as the cover model and Variety's 'Hitmaker of the Year'.
Other recipients of 2020 include J Balvin for Collaborator of the Year, Charli XCX and A. G. Cook for Innovator of the Year, Roddy Ricch for Breakthrough Artist of the Year, Lewis Capaldi for Songwriter of the Year, and more.
This makes BLACKPINK will stand together with other big names in the world music industry, as a great affirmation for the power called "BLACKPINK" and the talents of 4 YG girls.
'Top 10 Artists Award' (Bonsang) Winners Announced At '2020 Melon Music Awards'
The 'Top 10 artists award' (bonsang award) is a major category of the '2020 Melon Music Awards' honoring 10 artists (including idol groups) who have been greatly loved by Melon users during the year. It selects the winners by analyzing data on Melon, and votes from fans.
This year's winners have been confirmed to be Kim Ho Jung, BTS, Baek Ye Rin, Baekhyun, IU, OH MY GIRL, Lim Young Woong, Zico, BLACKPINK, IZ*ONE. These are artists who are loved by all generations, in pursuit of various genres of music, and are attracting attention.
The MMA 2020 will begin its second round of voting to select winners for each category from today until midnight on November 26. The voting categories are the major awards, the 'Album of the Year Award', the 'Song of the Year Award', the 'Artist of the Year Award', and the 'Rookie of the Year Award' (Male/Female), as well as the popularity awards, including the 'Netizen Popularity Award' and the 'Hot Trend Award'. Any Melon user can take part in the vote.
As the MMA has long been talked about by K-Music fans around the world for its super-luxury lineup and stage production that transcends imagination every year, this year's ceremony is receiving keen attention whenever a new lineup is unveiled. Hugely popular artists such as BTS, Young Tak, and Lim Young Woong, who have proven their influence in the multi-faceted pop culture scene this year, have confirmed their participation in the main ceremony, along with Park Moon Chi, Lee Il Chi, Jae Jae, Gaho, Jang Beom June, DAY6 (Even of Day), and more to be revealed. Fans who love music are also paying keen attention as the artists are expected to appear on 'MMA WEEK' from December 2 to December 5 and show special performances and contents.