Sunday, June 23, 2013
[News] 2PM & Big Bang win awards at 'MTV VMAJ 2013'
The 'MTV VMAJ 2013' (Video Music Awards Japan) were held on June 22 at Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan.
K-pop's hottest idol groups TVXQ, Big Bang, and 2PM were nominated in 3 different categories and both Big Bang and 2PM each won an award.
2PM's 'LEGEND OF 2PM' took home the award in the category, 'Best Album of the Year'. They were able to beat out One Direction's 'Take Me Home', Linkin Park's 'Living Things', Carly Rae Jepsen's 'Kiss', and Kana Nishino's 'Living Things'.
Big Bang's music video for "Fantastic Baby" which was directed by Hyun Seung Seo won the category of 'Best Dance Video'. They were able to beat out the music videos of SKRILLEX's "Bangarang", ZEDD's "Spectrum", livetune's "Transfer", and group_inou's "9".
TVXQ's "Catch Me - If you wanna-" was nominated in the 'Best Group Video' category but unfortunately J Soul Brothers' "Hanabi" took the award in this category.
At the event, KARA's Nicole also performed her solo Japanese track, "LOST", from her group's special album 'KARA Solo Collection'.
Congratulations to Big Bang & 2PM!