BTS Jungkook won the trophy at the 2023 Billboard Music Awards.Jungkook, who has won 12 awards at the ceremony as BTS, was named the first solo artist to win this year, signaling that a new era of “global pop star” has opened.
Jungkook won the Top Global K-Pop Song category with his solo single “Seven (feat. Latto)” at the 2023 Billboard Music Awards held on the 20th (Korea time).
“BBMAs” selects nominees based on their achievements on Billboard’s charts over the past 12 months, including album and digital music sales, radio broadcasting, streaming, touring and social participation.”Seven,” announced in July, received explosive love in a short period of time and even won the “Top Global K-Pop Song” trophy.In particular, Jungkook attracted attention by winning the “BBMAs” as a Korean solo artist 10 years after Psy won the “Top Streaming Song Video” category in 2013.
Jungkook said in a video, “It’s hard to express my gratitude in words.Thank you to ARMY and everyone who loved this song.Without you, we wouldn’t have been able to win this tremendous award.The fact that he won this award because he hoped many people would enjoy the song while working on “Seven” means a lot.I’m grateful to be able to share good music with you,” he said.
Jungkook has set a historical record in ‘BBMAs’ as a group BTS.BTS won the award for six consecutive years until last year, starting with “Top Social Artist” in 2017.With a total of 12 trophies in their arms, including “Top Social Artist” (2017-2021), “Top Duo/Group” (2019, 2021-2022), “Top Song Sales Artist” (2021-2022), and “Top Selling Song” (2021-2022), BTS remains the team with the most “BBMAs” trophies among groups in the world.
Meanwhile, Jungkook will hold a fan showcase “Jung Cook ‘GOLDEN’ Live On Stage” at Jangchung Gymnasium in Jung-gu, Seoul at 8 p.m. on the 20th.