MTV VMAS 2023: The Prudential Centre in Newark rang with applause as music’s biggest personalities took the stage to celebrate their chart-topping achievements. Stray Kids, TXT, BLACKPINK, and Jungkook of BTS all won a Moon Person award this year, along with other K-pop acts. A glimpse at what transpired at the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards.
The K-pop industry has witnessed a number of firsts over the past few years. Despite the widespread influence of Hallyu and the immense prominence of groups like BTS and BLACKPINK, a K-pop category did not debut on a major US music award show (AMAs) until last year. In addition, on 28 October 2022, Billboard hosted a first-of-its-kind event. In February of this year, girl group TWICE was dubbed the first Korean recipient of a Billboard Women in Music Award.
MTV VMAS 2023
Several idols are nominated for MTV’s Video Music Awards (VMAs) 2023, which is riding high on this tide of international recognition. Many have won large prizes.
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Stray Kids, who claimed the Best K-pop VMA for their hip-hop-boom-bap-pop track S-Class, lead the pack of Korean winners. They later set the stage on fire with the song. aespa (Girls), BLACKPINK (Pink Venom), Fifty Fifty (Cupid), TOMORROW X TOGETHER (Sugar Rush Ride), and Seventeen (Super) were also nominated in this category.