The 2018 Asia Artist Awards took place on November 28. The AAA is the world’s first awards ceremony that has combined the actor and singer categories. Yesterday, a total of 27 singers (teams) and 28 actors attended the event, hosted by Super Junior’s Lee Teuk and actress Lee Sung Kyoung.
The Grand Award went to BTS for singer and Lee Byung Hun from ‘Mr. Sunshine’ for actor.
BTS won 5 trophies including the Grand Award, Fabulous Award, Artist of the Year Award, Starpay Popularity Award, and the Korea Tourism Organization Appreciation Plaque.
After the awards ceremony, BTS shared a selfie on social media and thanked the fans. Jiminwrote, “I’m sincerely grateful and I love you, ARMY. Today was another happy day. And congratulations from the bottom of my heart.”
V said, “Our ARMY always watch over us to see what kind of tree we grow up into. I’ll grow well and give you a tasty fruit.”
Jungkook said, “Thank you so much for today, and I hope there will be a lot of happy moments with ARMY in the future. ARMY received an award again today.”
Here is the full list of the 2018 Asia Artist Awards recipients:
Grand Award: BTS, Lee Byung Hun
Best Artist: TWICE, Wanna One, Seventeen, Ha Jung Woo
Best Actor: Ju Ji Hoon, Yoo Yeon Seok, IU
Best Musician: Zico, iKON
Best Popular: GOT7, Ryu Jun Yeol, Lee Seung Gi
Best Emotive: Jung Hae In, Lee Junho, Lee Sung Kyoung
Best Music: NU’EST W, MAMAMOO, SUNMI
Asia Trend: Yoona, Jung Hae In
Asia Celebrity: Suzy
Asia Brilliant: AOA, Choi Minho, Lee Dahee
Best iKON: MONSTA X, MOMOLAND, Choi Tae Joon, L
New Artist: IZ*ONE, Stray Kids, (G)I-DLE, THE BOYZ, Kim Da Mi, Jang Ki Yong
Artist of the Year: Zico, Wanna One, iKON, TWICE, Seventeen, MONSTA X, MAMAMOO, GOT7, NU’EST W, SUNMI, BTS, Lee Sung Kyoung, Lee Junho, Ryu Jun Yeol, Jung Hae In, IU, Lee Seung Gi, Ju Ji Hoon, Yoo Yeon Seok, Ha Jung Woo, Lee Byung Hun
Fabulous: BTS, TWICE, Lee Byung Hun, Ha Jung Woo
Asia Eco Creator: Park Hae Jin
Asia Hottest: Wanna One, IU
Choice: SNUPER, Jasper Liu, Kwak Si Yang, Jinyoung
Starpay Popularity: BTS, IU, Se Hun
Korea Tourism Organization Appreciation Plaque: BTS, Lee Byung Hun
Favorite: Chung Ha, Sung Hoon
New Wave: KARD, WJSN, gugudan, Seol Hyun
Rising: fromis_9, SF9, Cha Eun-Woo, Jung In Sun
Focus: D-CRUNCH, W24, Kim Yongji, Jin Ju Hyung, Shin Hyun Soo
Congratulations to everyone and their fans!
[Image source: BIG HIT Entertainment]