BTS wins Grand Award and 4 more awards at 2018 Asia Artist Awards


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’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: BTSLee 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


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]