Wednesday, March 1, 2017
[NEWS] BIGBANG received five prizes in Japan Golden Disc Awards, including “Best Asian Artist Award”
On February 27, the Recording Industry Association of Japan announced the awardees of the 31st Japan Golden Disc Awards, one of the most prestigious and time-honored pop music awards in Japan, on its official website. The awardees were selected based on the achievements of artists in the year of 2016. K-pop idol group BIGBANG received total five awards in the 31st Japan Golden Disc Awards, including the best Asian artist awards and the album of the year award.
BIGBANG received the best Asian artist award which is given to the best singer (or team) of the year in Asia. In addition, BIGBANG’s “MADE SERIES” received the album of the year award in the Asian segment, as well as best 3 albums award in the Asian segment.
BIGBANG also received the most downloaded song of the year award in the Asian segment for “BANG BANG BANG”, as well as the best music video award in the Asian segment for “BIGBANG WORLD TOUR 2015-2016 [MADE] IN JAPAN”, to win total five prizes in the awards.
BIGBANG achieved great success with “MADE SERIES” album released in Japan last year and the team’s Japan dome concert tour was also finished in a great success.
In the meantime, iKON received two awards in the 31st Japan Golden Disc Awards: rookie of the year award in the Asian segment and best 3 rookie of the year award in the Asian segment. N.Flying also received the best 3 rookie of the year award.
2PM and BTS received best 3 albums award in the Asian segment for “GALAXY OF 2PM” and “YOUTH”, respectively.
Japan Golden Disc Awards is one of the most prestigious music awards in Japan, which is hosted by the Recording Industry Association of Japan in order to award artists and works of art that contributed to the development of the recording industry for each year. The awardees in each segment are selected based on the sales of records, number of on-line streaming, and number of views of music videos.
Source: YG Entertainment (STARNEWS)