Here Are The 6 Groups Nominated For “Best K-Pop” At MTV’s Video Music Awards

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MTV‘s annual award show, the Video Music Awards, released its full list of nominees on July 31. For the second year in a row, the “Best K-Pop” category was made eligible for fans to vote in.

While it is controversial for allegedly acting like a “consolation prize” for K-Pop artists, fans are nonetheless proud of the groups who were nominated.

Check them out below!

1. BTS – “ON”

“Best K-Pop” is the third award BTS was nominated for in the VMAs. The title track of Map of the Soul: 7, “ON”, achieved numerous records such as its millions of album sales.

2. EXO – “Obsession”

EXO returned to the K-Pop scene in November 2019 with their masculine song “Obsession”. The album won “Album of the Year – 4th Quarter” in the 2020 Gaon Chart Music Awards.

3. (G)I-DLE – “Oh my god”

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(G)I-DLE‘s April 2020 track “Oh my god” was the lead single of their extended play I Trust. It peaked at #3 in Billboard‘s World Digital Songs chart.

4. MONSTA X – “Someone’s Someone”

MONSTA X‘s soulful track, “Someone’s Someone”, was released in October 2019. It was included in their all-English album All About Luv which debuted at #5 on the Billboard 200.

5. Red Velvet – “Psycho”

Red Velvet broke numerous records when “Psycho” was released, including being the only girl group of 2019 to reach #1 on Melon’s Daily Top 100 in 2019.

6. TXT – “9 and Three Quarters (Run Away)”

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Finally, TXT may be the youngest group on the list, but they reached new heights with their song “Run Away”. It peaked at #2 on Billboard’s World Digital Songs chart.

Congratulations to the nominated groups!

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Source: MTV