BLACKPINK and NCT127 won Best New Artist at the 26th Seoul Music Awards.
The 26th Seoul Music Awards took place at the Jamsil Arena, Seoul, on January 19.
BLACKPINK won the Best New Artist award, proving it is indeed a monster rookie. After receiving the trophy, ROSÉ said, “We’re so thankful to win this award as it is only given to an artist once. We’d like to thank the staff for having faith in us. We’ll try our best to live up to their expectations.”
NCT127, whose flashy performance became a hit last year, was also named as the winner of Best New Artist award. Taeyong said, “Thank you for this once in a lifetime award. We’d like to thank the staff, our manager, and our parents. We’ll always be thankful to our lovely fans too.”
Meanwhile, the 26th Seoul Music Awards were held to recognize the hit songs of the previous year, and the ceremony was aired live on KBC Drama and KBS W. Tak Jaehoon, Super Junior’s Kim Heechul, and I.O.I’s Jeon So-mi emceed the ceremony.