MTV‘s annual Video Music Awards (VMAs) are back and K-Pop fans have a brand new reason to get hyped for them.
This year, six of today’s hottest K-Pop acts have been nominated for a new VMAs category: “Best K-Pop”. The addition of this fan-voted category reflects K-Pop’s ongoing rise in the US, and it acknowledges some of 2019’s most popular idols.
The nominees for “Best K-Pop” are as follows: BLACKPINK, BTS, EXO…
…MONSTA X, NCT 127, and rookie monsters TXT.
In addition to “Best K-Pop”, BTS is nominated in three other categories. The 2019 VMAs will take place on August 26 at New Jersey’s Prudential Center. Make sure to vote for your faves!