TXT lands its first nomination at the MTV Europe Music Awards (MTV EMA)

K-pop boy group, TXT, has been nominated for the 2022 MTV Europe Music Awards (MTV EMA).

Based on the nominations list released on October 12, 2022, TXT is the only group in the K-pop genre to have been considered for the Best Asian Actor award. It’s the first time since the group’s 2019 debut that they’ve received an MTV EMA nomination.

The MTV Europe Music Awards were formerly known as the MTV European Music Awards and are more commonly referred to by their acronym, MTV EMA. The awards are a collection of awards presented annually by Paramount International Networks to recognize outstanding achievement in the fields of popular music and individual artists.

BLACKPINK and BTS shine among other K-pop groups nominated for MTV EMA

It looks like a good year for the K-pop industry at the MTV EMAs. The resounding success of K-pop internationally is evidenced by the string of K-Pop nominees for this year’s awards.

K-pop girl group BLACKPINK made history by becoming the first K-pop artist to receive a nomination for Best Video of the Year. This nomination was received for the outstanding music video for their recent singular track pink venomwhich has become an international sensation since its release.

For this award, BLACKPINK takes on some of the biggest stars in pop culture. Other nominees in this category include Harry Styles for the MV of As it wasDoja chat for WomenKendrick Lamar for The heart part 5Niki Minaj for super weird girl and Taylor Swift for Too Good (10 Minute Version) (Taylor Version).

BLACKPINK was nominated for four awards this year, including Best Video, Best Metaverse Performance for their performance in PUBG Mobile Game, The Virtual, and Best K-Pop.

SEVENTEEN, meanwhile, was nominated for a total of three awards this year. The group is competing for the awards for Best Short Story, Best Push, and Best K-Pop. Earlier this year, the thirteen-member group also made history by winning Best Push Performance at the MTV Video Music Awards.

BTS, who topped last year’s edition of the MTV EMAs by winning every category they were nominated for, are up again for three of the biggest categories. The group is nominated for the Biggest Fan and Best Metaverse Performance awards for their Butter and permission to dance Minecraft concert and best K-Pop.

Finally, the nominees for Best K-Pop this year are BLACKPINK, BTS, ITZY, SEVENTEEN, TWICE, and BLACKPINK’s Lisa. Lisa received a nomination for her solo work in addition to her nomination as a member of BLACKPINK.

The 2022 MTV EMAs will be broadcast live from Düsseldorf, Germany on November 13, 2022. In anticipation of this, online voting is already open and will remain so until November 9 at 11:59 p.m. CET.

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