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K-pop artists win big at ‘Yin Yue Tai V-Chart Awards’

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Updated : April 09 2017

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The logo for the 2017 Yin Yue Tai V-Chart Awards (Screenshot from official website's main page)
Several K-pop artists nabbed big awards at the 2017 Yin Yue Tai V-Chart Awards in Macau on Saturday.

Boy band EXO was recognized as the “Most Influential Group in Asia.” The group’s individual members were honored with awards as well. Sehun won the award for most popular artist, Chanyeol received awards for most popular Korean artist and best collaboration and Lay received awards for best male artist and album of the year.

Girl group T-ara was honored as the best Korean group and Hyomin won for best Korean female artist. Boy band Bangtan Boys, better known as BTS, received the award for best stage performance. Kim Jae-joong of JYJ won for best male artist and VIXX was picked as “Hot Group Trend of the Year.”

S.M. Entertainment’s rookie boy band NCT garnered a number of awards as well. Its unit group NCT 127 was picked for best new artist and most popular group of the year. NCT Dream was named “Top Promising Group.”

The Yin Yui Tai V-Chart Awards have been held annually since 2013 to recognize popular Asian celebrities and their music works.

The event previously took place in Beijing, but this year was moved to the special administrative region.

By Jie Ye-eun (yeeunjie@heraldcorp.com)

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