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The American Music Awards has created a Favourite Okay-pop Artist class — the primary class devoted to the Okay-pop style in a serious U.S. music award present.
ABC introduced nominees on Thursday for the 2022 AMAs, which has been dubbed the world’s largest fan-voted awards present.
The nominees are BLACKPINK, BTS, SEVENTEEN, TOMORROW X TOGETHER, and TWICE, chosen based mostly on their efficiency on the Billboard charts. The winner can be introduced on the present on Nov. 20.
BTS, SEVENTEEN, and TOMORROW X TOGETHER are below the identical leisure conglomerate, Hybe Company. Hybe started as Huge Hit Leisure, the report label for BTS, and expanded to oversee seven report labels following BTS’s worldwide success.
BTS received its first AMA award in 2018 for Favourite Social Artist and have become the first Asian artist to win AMA’s prime honor, Artist of the 12 months, at in 2021.
BLACKPINK and TWICE additionally belong to 2 of essentially the most profitable report labels in South Korea. BLACKPINK’s report label, YG Leisure, created Okay-pop trailblazers BIGBANG and 2NE1; TWICE’s report label, JYP Leisure, created Surprise Ladies, the primary Korean act to look on Billboard’s Sizzling 100 in 2008.
Different new AMA classes this yr embody Favourite Afrobeats Artist, Favourite Rock Track, and Favourite Rock Album.
Followers will be capable to vote for his or her favourite Okay-pop artist beginning Nov. 1. Voting in all different classes is open on Billboard’s web site and Twitter.