NewJeans, SB19 win big at Asia Artist Awards 2023

NewJeans, SB19 win big at Asia Artist Awards 2023

/ 10:37 AM December 15, 2023

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(From left) NewJeans, SB19. Image: Instagram/@newjeans_official, Sony Music Philippines

(From left) NewJeans, SB19. Image: Instagram/@newjeans_official, Sony Music Philippines

Within a year of their debut, NewJeans cemented their status as a K-pop powerhouse after bagging a total of five awards including Song of the Year and Singer of the Year, at the Asia Artist Awards (AAA) 2023, which took place at the Philippine Arena on Thursday, Dec. 14.

The quintet, consisting of Minji, Hanni, Danielle, Haerin and Hyein, also won the Hot Trend Award, Best Choice Award and Fabulous Award at the awards ceremony.

On the other hand, SB19 made an explosive return to the music scene by bringing home several awards such as Hot Trend Award and Best Artist Award (Music) at the event. Fellow Filipino stars HORI7ON, Ben&Ben, Melai Cantiveros, Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla were also lauded for their achievements in the entertainment industry.


The star-studded event hosted by IVE’s Jang Wonyoung, Kang Daniel and ZEROBASEONE’s Sung Hanbin—which was attended by over 50 celebrities from South Korea, Philippines, Japan and China—made history as the first Korean-based awards ceremony to be held in the Philippines.


Here’s the full list of winners:

Fandom of the Year: Lim Youngwoong

Performance of the Year: Seventeen BSS

Stage of the Year: Stray Kids

Song of the Year: “Ditto” by NewJeans

Album of the Year: “FML” by Seventeen


Singer of the Year: NewJeans

Actor of the Year: 2PM’s Lee Junho

Asia Focus: HORI7ON, LUN8, Young Hoon, Ahn Dong-gu

Potential Award: LAPILLUS, ATBO, Paul Blanco and Yoo Seon-ho

New Wave: Yao Chen, Kingdom, Ash Island, Park Jae-chan

Best Creator: 3RACHA of Stray Kids

Best Producer: Seo Hyunjoo

Icon Award: Tempest, NMIXX, Kep1er, Cha Joo-young

Popularity Award: Lim Young-woong, Sakurazaka46, 2PM’s Lee Jun-ho, Kim Se-jeong

Hot Trend Award: SB19, NewJeans, Lim Young-woong, Ahn Hyo-seop, 2PM’s Lee Jun-ho

Emotive Award: ONEUS, BoyNextDoor, &Team, EXO’s Suho

Asia Celebrity Award: NewJeans, LE SSERAFIM, Jang Wonyoung, Kentaro Sakaguchi, Kim Seon-ho

Rookie of the Year: ZEROBASEONE, Moon Sang-min, Lee Eun-saem

Best Choice Award: Lee Youngji, BoyNextDoor, Kang Daniel, &Team, NewJeans, NMIXX, Ben&Ben, Dreamcatcher, Lim Young-woong, DinDin

Best Acting Performance: Kim Young-dae, Lee Jun-young, Suho, Moon Ga-young

Fabulous Award: Kathryn Bernardo, Daniel Padilla, NewJeans, Stray Kids, Lim Young-woong

Best Musician Award: KARD, STAYC, ZEROBASEONE, Kwon Eunbi, Sakurazaka46

Scene Stealer: Jung Sung-il

Best Actor: Kim Se-jeong, Ahn Hyoseop, Lee Dong-hwi, Melai Cantiveros, Lee Jun-hyuk

Top of K-pop: Kim Jae-joong

Best Performance Award: LE SSERAFIM

Best Artist Award (Music): SB19, AKMU, ITZY, The Boyz, LE SSERAFIM, IVE

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Best Artist Award (Television/Film): Kentaro Sakaguchi, Kim Seon-ho, Kim Ji-hun

TAGS: Asia Artist Awards, K-Pop, P-pop, SB19

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