Jungkook, who served in the military, is nominated in four categories for the 2024 People's Choice Awards
Jungkook, who served in the military, is nominated in four categories for the 2024 People's Choice Awards
Jungkook of the group BTS was nominated in four categories at the '2024 People's Choice Awards.'

According to the list of candidates for the '2024 People's Choice Awards' announced on the 11th (local time), BTS' Jungkook was named 'The Male Artist of the Year' and 'The Pop Artist of the Year'. of the Year, 'The New Artist of the Year', and 'The Collaboration Song of the Year'.

With this, Jungkook set a new record for the most nominations in the history of the People's Choice Awards as a K-pop solo singer. As a group, BTS was nominated for awards in four categories in 2018 and 2020, respectively.

The 'People's Choice Awards' is an American pop culture awards ceremony celebrating its 49th anniversary this year since it was first held in 1975. This awards ceremony, which covers various fields such as film, TV, and music, selects winners through public voting, and this year's trophy will be announced on February 18th through American broadcast channels NBC and E! and streaming service Peacock.

Last year, female artists such as Taylor Swift, Doja Cat, and Miley Cyrus stood out in the global music market. Jungkook was the only male singer to be nominated for the award in the 'Pop Artist of the Year' category at this awards ceremony, showing off his status as an unrivaled male solo artist.

Jungkook was nominated for the 'Collaboration Song of the Year' award with his solo single 'Seven (feat. Latto)' released in July of last year. 'Seven' went straight to No. 1 on the US Billboard main song chart 'Hot 100', peaked at No. 3 on the UK Official Singles Chart 'Top 100', and achieved 1 billion streams in the world's shortest time (108 days) based on Spotify, the world's largest music streaming platform. It is a ‘global mega hit song’ that has left an amazing record.

Jung Kook was the first K-pop solo singer to win 'Collaboration Song of the Year' twice at the '2022 People's Choice Awards' with his collaboration song 'Left and Right (Feat. Jung Kook of BTS)' with Charlie Puth. Attention is focused on whether or not he will receive consecutive awards.

Jungkook was also nominated for awards in the ‘New Artist of the Year’ and ‘Male Artist of the Year’ categories. In particular, in 'Male Artist of the Year', Morgan Wallen, who took first place on the US Billboard 'Hot 100' a total of 16 times last year, and Bad, who ranked 2nd to 4th among the most played artists on Spotify's global chart in 2023. They competed with the likes of Bad Bunny, The Weeknd, and Drake.

Meanwhile, Jungkook, who began his official solo career by releasing his first solo single 'Seven' last year, won the 'Song of Summer' with 'Seven' at the '2023 MTV Video Music Awards' held in September. Jungkook also won the 'Best Song' and 'Best K-Pop' trophies at the '2023 MTV Europe Music Awards' held last November with this song, becoming the first Korean solo singer to win two awards. and won 'Top Global K-Pop Song' at the '2023 Billboard Music Awards'.
Choi Ji-ye, Ten Asia Reporter wisdomart@tenasia.co.kr translated by google