According to Source Music, GFRIEND won the ‘Best Korea Act’ award at ‘2017 MTV Europe Music Awards’ held on November 12 in London.
The winner of ‘Best Korea Act’ is decided by global fans’ vote, and GFRIEND is the first girl group to win the award ever since the category was created in 2013.
This year, HIGHLIGHT, MAMAMOO, Seventeen and Wanna One were the nominees, and GFRIEND had the honor to win the award among them.
‘MTV Europe Music Awards’ awards the most popular songs and music videos in Europe every year since 1994. It is aired in 168 countries worldwide. The previous winners include Beyonce, Justin Bieber, Tayler Swift and more.
Among Korean artists, BIGBANG won the ‘Worldwide Act’ award in 2011. EXO, BTS and BAPwon the ‘Best Korea Act’ award in 2013, 2015, and 2014•2016 consecutively.
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