NewJeans Triumphs as Group of the Year at 2024 Billboard Women in Music Awards

Published March 8, 2024

K-pop sensation NewJeans has made history by claiming the Group of the Year title at the 2024 Billboard Women in Music Awards. This marks a significant milestone as it is the first time a K-pop group has received this honor.

A Night of Celebrations

The vibrant group of five were present at the award ceremony in Los Angeles, taking the stage to perform hits “Super Shy” and “ETA”. Their performance outfits were inspired by school uniforms, adding to the charm and youthful spirit that NewJeans is known for.

Emotional Acceptance

During the acceptance speech, member Hanni expressed their awe of the moment. She conveyed her gratitude towards fellow artists for inspiring NewJeans with their music. Additionally, following speculation, Danielle confirmed fans can look forward to a new album from the group. Their recent success includes making it onto Billboard's Hot 100 with five songs and topping the Billboard 200 within a year of debuting.

Other K-pop News

In related K-pop updates, Lucas, formerly of the group NCT, is set to make a solo debut next month after a three-year hiatus. Meanwhile, the girl group Le Sserafim has achieved back-to-back gold certifications in Japan. Lastly, BTS’ member V has teased his upcoming single, “Fri(end)s”, which follows his successful solo EP “Layover”.

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