New Jeans wins ‘Group of the Year’ at the U.S. Billboard Women in Music Awards
New Jeans wins ‘Group of the Year’ at the U.S. Billboard Women in Music Awards
Group New Jeans was selected as 'Group of the Year' at the US 'Billboard Women in Music Awards'. This is the first K-pop artist and the first time in 9 years since Fifth Harmony that the 'Group of the Year' winner has been selected at this awards ceremony.

New Jeans (Minzy, Hani, Daniel, Haerin, Hyein) won the 'Group of the Year Award' at the '2024 Billboard Women in Music Awards' held at the YouTube Theater in Los Angeles, USA on the 6th (local time). ' was received.

New Jeans is the first K-pop artist to receive the ‘Group of the Year Award’ at this awards ceremony. This is the first time in 9 years that there has been a winner in this category since the American girl group Fifth Harmony, which gained global popularity in 2015. Before calling out New Jeans, American country singer Lainey Wilson, who presented the award, introduced them as “leading a new wave of girl groups in K-pop, which has long been a male-dominated genre.”

New Jeans, who came on stage to loud cheers from the audience, said, “I can’t believe I’m participating in an awards ceremony full of such great artists today. All of the artists here have inspired us, and thanks to you, we’ve been able to improve our passion for music.” “I would like to express my gratitude because my love and passion have grown even more,” he said.

New Jeans said, “Looking back on the past two years, we have been incredibly blessed. “I experienced so many new and interesting things and had the best year,” he said. “All of this would not have been possible without the Bunnies (fandom name) and everyone who helped. We will do our best to keep moving forward. “We would like to continue to share our love for music with you,” he said in his acceptance speech.

On this day, New Jeans heated up the scene by performing 'Super Shy' and 'ETA', the title song of their second EP 'Get Up'. New Jeans, who maximized their teen charm with school look styling, showed off their lively group dance in 'Super Shy' with dancers, and in 'ETA', they enthralled the audience with a dynamic performance suited to the fast beat.

New Jeans entered 5 songs ('OMG', 'Ditto', 'Super Shy', 'ETA', 'Cool With You') on Billboard's main song chart 'Hot 100' last year, and performed in over 200 countries/regions around the world. In the 'Global 200' chart, three songs ('OMG', 'Ditto', and 'Super Shy') were placed in the 'Top 10'.

On Billboard's main album chart, 'Billboard 200', they reached the top spot among K-pop artists in the shortest period of time (one year) after debut, and also ranked first on the 'Top Album Sales', 'Taste Maker Album', and 'World Album' charts. New Genes has achieved remarkable results in both the music and album sectors.

Billboard recently selected New Jeans as the magazine's cover star, saying, "At one time, it was a common belief in the industry that only boy bands could build a core fandom and achieve commercial success (album and concert ticket sales), but New Jeans achieved both." A member of the girl group generation. “They are changing the paradigm for the success of female groups,” he said.

The 'Billboard Women in Music Awards' began in 2007 as an awards ceremony to select the best female artists, creators, producers, and executives who have had a significant impact on the music industry that year. In addition to New Jeans, global pop stars including Karol G, Charli XCX, Ice Spice, Maren Morris, Tems, and Victoria Monét attended this year's awards ceremony. did.

Kim Se-ah, Ten Asia reporter translated by google