K-pop groups including Blackpink and BTS nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards

Blankpink girl group. [YG ENTERTAINMENT]

Several K-pop groups have been nominated for the 2022 MTV Europe Music Awards, including Blackpink, BTS and Seventeen.

On the list of nominations announced on Wednesday, Blackpink was nominated in four categories while BTS and Seventeen were both nominated in three categories each.

Blackpink’s title track from their second album “Pink Venom” was nominated in the Best Video category, marking the first time a K-pop group has been nominated in the category. The four-member girl group was also nominated for Best K-pop, Biggest Fans and Best Metaverse Performance.

BTS Boy Group [HYBE]

BTS Boy Group [HYBE]

BTS was also nominated in the Best K-pop, Biggest Fans, and Best Metaverse Performance categories. The boy band won four awards at last year’s MTV Europe Music Awards. He has won the biggest fan award for four consecutive years since 2018.

This year’s awards mark Seventeen’s first nomination. The boy group was nominated in three categories – Best K-pop, Best New Act and Best Push Artist.

The Boy Group Seventeen [PLEDIS ENTERTAINMENT]

The Boy Group Seventeen [PLEDIS ENTERTAINMENT]

K-pop groups Tomorrow X Together, Twice and ITZY were also nominated for awards.

The 2022 MTV Europe Music Awards will be held at the Bank Dome in Düsseldorf, Germany on November 13.

BY LIM JEONG-WON [[email protected]]