BTS wins Best Korean Act in MTV awards

October 19, 2015
BTS member Jungkook winks at the crowd during performance. (NEWSis)

BTS member Jungkook winks at the crowd during performance. (NEWSis)

By The Korea Times Seoul staff

K-pop boy band BTS (Bangtan Boys) won the Best Korean Act in the 2015 MTV Europe Music Awards and advanced to the Worldwide Act Asia category to compete against artists from Japan, China and Vietnam.

The seven-member band from Big Hit Entertainment defeated other K-pop bands B1A4, GOT7, VIXX and G-Friend.

Competitors in the Worldwide Act Asia division include Taiwanese musician Jay Chou, Japanese band Dempagumi Inc., Chinese vocalist Jane Zhang and Vietnamese rapper Son Tung M-TP.

The winner of the Worldwide Act Asia award will compete against international artists for the title of Best Worldwide Act.

The winner of this will be announced during the MTV Europe Music Awards at the Mediolanum Forum in Assago, Italy, on Oct. 25.


  1. hanyoongi

    October 19, 2015 at 7:06 PM

    bts fighting<3

  2. Priya

    October 19, 2015 at 8:40 PM

    Jimin you got jams infires man..hwaitingggggggg

  3. Sophie

    October 19, 2015 at 9:03 PM

    Aww i’m so proud of my boys!

  4. lyoko

    October 20, 2015 at 1:21 AM

    congrats BTS!! wish you all the best for the final round. All of you are so extremely talented, i’m sure you will go far. <3

  5. Irdina Sofea

    October 20, 2015 at 3:28 AM

    BTS fighting!!!!!…..i hope you will win this awards…I’m so proud to be an ARMY….you guys are the best….i won’t stop voting BTS!!…do the best!!

  6. Keke RapMon's Bae

    October 20, 2015 at 5:46 AM

    Yassss!!! BTS is doing it BABY! We just have to bring it home for my boy’s and all kpop. Continue voting for them. This includes all fandoms.

  7. Kreesna Katoni

    October 26, 2015 at 11:50 PM

    Too happy that they won.. Even though I don’t know Korean, I love them a lot..