[2016 MAMA] BTS Wins HotelsCombined Artist of the Year
Idol group BTS has won the HotelsCombined Artist of the Year award.
On December 2, BTS won the HotelsCombined Artist of the Year award against EXO, Twice, SHINee and more at the 2016 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) held in Hong Kong.
BTS made their way towards the stage in tears as their name was called. Leader Rap Monster shared, "There were many people that said we wouldn′t win, but thank you to everyone who believed in us. A dream has become a reality."
He continued, "We hope to become a dream and hope to many people. We will really try hard."
Meanwhile, the 2016 MAMA, Asia′s top music awards, is holding its 8th ceremony in Hong Kong. The awards began in 1999 as Mnet Km Music Festival and after about 10 years of being held in Korea, the event was held for the first time outside of Korea in 2010. It was held in Macau in 2010 and has since been held in Singapore in 2011 and in Hong Kong from 2012 through 2015.
Photo credit: 2016 MAMA