Seventeen’s BSS, Filipino acts SB19, HORI7ON, to attend Asia Artist Awards in Bulacan
Seventeen’s sub-unit BSS (BooSeokSoon), has confirmed its attendance to the much-anticipated Asia Artist Awards (AAA) 2023 at the Philippine Arena on Dec. 14, along with popular Filipino acts SB19 and HORI7ON.
HORI7ON’s attendance was also confirmed by their label MLD Entertainment on the same day. “[HORI7ON members] have even secured their first place in the pre-conducted popularity vote making people look forward to their future endeavors,” MLD’s statement read.
“HORI7ON, who had already received much love from local fans even before their debut, successfully concluded their first concert held in Manila nine days ago. After their concert, they are now actively appearing on various TV and radio programs in addition to their local promotions, working on building their fandom,” it further said.
South Korean music label MLD Entertainment also confirms the attendance of global pop group HORI7ON at the Asia Artist Awards 2023 in an official statement to entertainment media. | @HMallorcaINQ pic.twitter.com/KiVXqzR2BZ
— Inquirer (@inquirerdotnet) September 18, 2023
It remains unclear, however, if SB19 and HORI7ON will be joined by other local artists, as of this writing.
BSS, composed of Seventeen members Seungkwan, DK (or Dokyeom), and Hoshi, will be joined by ONEUS, Kingdom, ATBO, LUN8 in the event.
Meanwhile, K-pop groups NewJeans, LE SSERAFIM, NMIXX, BoyNextDoor, ZEROBASEONE, Stray Kids, The Boyz, ITZY, Dreamcatcher, KARD, STAYC, Kep1er, Tempest, and Lapillus will also be gracing the AAA.
Also included in the lineup are Japanese boy group &Team, South Korean rappers DinDin, Lee Young-ji, and Ash Island, singer-actress Kim Se-jeong, solo artists Kim Jae-joong and Kwon Eunbi, and Chinese singer Yao Chen.
On the other hand, South Korean actors Kim Seon-ho, Ahn Hyo-seop, Moon Ga-young, Lee Dong-hwi, Lee Jun-hyuk, Cha Joo-young, Lee Eun-saem, Lee Jun-ho, Jung Sung-il, Kim Young-dae, Lee Jun-young, Moon Sang-min, Yoo Seon-ho, Ahn Dong-goo, and Park Jae-chan will also be part of the ceremony.
AAA 2023 will be hosted by IVE’s Jang Wonyoung, ZEROBASEONE’s Sung Hanbin, and Kang Daniel.
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IVE’s Wonyoung, ZEROBASEONE’s Hanbin, and Kang Daniel are confirmed to be the hosts of the Asia Artist Awards on Dec. 14 at the Philippine Arena, per Korean media outlet Star News. (Images: X) @inquirerdotnet https://t.co/AmI9n1gkQs pic.twitter.com/CDfKDKg6UF
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Known as one of the most sought-after award shows in South Korea, AAA is a ceremony that recognizes singers and actors who made an impact in music, film, and television.
Last year, the awards ceremony was held at the Nippon Gaishi Hall in Nagoya, Japan.
The upcoming event is hosted by Star News, Asia Artist Awards Organizing Committee, TONZ Entertainment, and Filipino concert promoter Pulp Live World. EDV