Beating BLACKPINK and SEVENTEEN, Stray Kids wins ‘Best K-Pop’ at MTV Music Awards

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Stray Kids Wins 'Best K-Pop' at MTV Video Music Awards

Stray Kids, the popular K-pop group, emerged victorious at the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) held in Newark, New Jersey on September 13th. The group was honored with the prestigious 'Best K-Pop' award for their title track, 'S-Class,' from their highly acclaimed 3rd full album, '★★★★★ (5-STAR).' This achievement is a testament to their immense talent and growing global popularity.

Tough Competition in the 'Best K-Pop' Category

Stray Kids faced tough competition in the 'Best K-Pop' category, going up against other prominent groups such as BLACKPINK with their hit song "Pink Venom," TOMORROW X TOGETHER with "Sugar Rush Ride," aespa with "Girls," Fifty Fifty with "Cupid," and SEVENTEEN with "Super." Despite the fierce competition, Stray Kids managed to come out on top, solidifying their position as one of the leading K-pop acts in the industry.

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'S-Class': A Chart-Topping Track

The title track of Stray Kids' 3rd full album, 'S-Class,' has been a massive success. It not only won them the 'Best K-Pop' award but also reached the pinnacle of Billboard's main chart, the 'Billboard 200,' shortly after its release in June. The song's catchy melody and powerful lyrics have resonated with fans worldwide, further cementing Stray Kids' status as a global sensation.

Continued Success with Japanese EP Album

Stray Kids continued their winning streak with the release of their first Japanese EP album, '(Social Path (feat. LiSA)/Super Bowl -Japanese ver.-),' on September 6th. The album quickly gained traction and soared to the top of Billboard Japan's weekly top album sales chart (September 4-10), selling an impressive 737,965 copies. Notably, the album achieved a remarkable milestone by surpassing 500,000 pre-orders for a Japanese original album, making Stray Kids the first 4th generation K-pop group to achieve this feat.

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Upcoming Dome Tour in Japan

Excitement continues to build around Stray Kids as they prepare for their upcoming large-scale dome tour in Japan. The tour will take them to four cities, where they will perform a total of eight concerts. The highlight of the tour will be their performances at the iconic Tokyo Dome on October 28th and 29th. Fans can expect electrifying performances and unforgettable moments as Stray Kids showcase their incredible talent on this grand stage.

Stray Kids' recent achievements at the MTV VMAs and their continued success with their Japanese EP album demonstrate their rising prominence in the K-pop industry. With their unique sound, captivating performances, and dedicated fanbase, Stray Kids is undoubtedly a force to be reckoned with in the global music scene.

Source: KBIZoom

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