The 2016 Asia Artist Awards was held at the Hall of Peace in Kyung Hee University on November 16th. It was the first ever award ceremony for both K-Pop and K-Drama artists!
“I won an award after a long time. I will accept this award with gratitude and continue to work in the field for a long time. I want to thank Park Jinyoung, staffs of Bighit Entertainment, BTS and many others.” -Bang Sihyuk
Rising Korean pop act, BTS also won two major awards. They attained the Best Artist Award and Best Icon Award at the said ceremony. Upon receiving the awards, BTS gave a heart-warming speech dedicated to their fans, who they claim is their secret to their success.
“We thank you and love you. Some people thought we would never make it but to the many people who believed in us, our fans, the company, we are grateful,” said Namjoon, leader of BTS.
The boys have been getting international recognition with the release of their album, “Wings” and proved that they have what it takes to get to the top!