BLACKPINK was nominated in 6 categories at MTV VMAs
BLACKPINK was nominated in 6 categories at MTV VMAs
Blackpink showed off its powerful influence in the global music market by being nominated in a total of 6 categories at the '2023 MTV Video Music Awards (hereinafter referred to as 'MTV VMAs').

'MTV VMAs' announced additional candidates for this year's award categories through its official website and SNS on the 1st (local time). According to this, Blackpink was nominated for 'Group of the Year' and 'Show of the Summer'.

Previously, Blackpink won 'Best K-Pop', 'Best Choreography', 'Best Art Direction', and 'Best Editing' for the pre-released song 'Pink Venom' from their 2nd full-length album. It was also nominated in the 'Best Editing' category. As a result, they are nominated in a total of 6 categories, making them the group with the most nominations at this year's MTV VMAs.

Attention is also focused on the ‘Show of the Summer’ category, which was newly established this year. BLACKPINK has been nominated for the mega-scale world tour 'BLACKPINK WORLD YOUR [BORN PINK]', which has attracted 1.75 million viewers in 34 cities around the world since October last year. If they win the award, it will be another first record. am.

Attention is focused on whether Blackpink will be able to win the trophy at the 'MTV VMAs' for the second year in a row. In 2020, he won the 'Song Of The Summer' category with 'How You Like That'. Last year, it won two awards, including ‘Best Metaverse Performance’ and ‘Best K-Pop (Lisa Solo)’.

'MTV VMAs' is considered one of the four major American pop music awards ceremonies, along with the Grammy Awards, Billboard Music Awards, and American Music Awards. It started in 1984 and boasts a history of over 40 years, and awards are given in approximately 24 categories. This year, it will be held at the Prudential Center in New Jersey, USA on the 12th (local time).

BLACKPINK is conducting the largest world tour by a K-pop girl group, 'BLACKPINK WORLD TOUR [BORN PINK]', spanning North America, Europe, Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East. On September 16th and 17th, they plan to mark the finale of their world tour by holding a concert at Gocheok Dome in Seoul, the first for a K-pop girl group.

Kim Ji-won, Ten Asia reporter