Big Bang won Best Fan Award at 2012 MTV Italy TRL Awards, held in Italy. They were the first Asian singing group that won the award.
On May 5 (local time), Big Bang were called as the winner of Best Fan Award at 2012 MTV TRL Awards, which took place in Firenze, Italy.
Avril Lavigne and the popular British idol group One Direction were also nominated for the Best Fan Award. However, Big Bang were finally named the winner of the Best Fan Award, and it proved how strong the K-pop boom was all over the world.
MTV TRL Awards are to select the most beloved artists and music videos in Italy.
The winner of the Best Fan Award is selected by the global music fans online votes, so its especially more meaningful that Big Bang won the award.
After hearing the news, Big Bang said, Were very happy and honored to receive an award at MTV TRL Awards. We thank you all for supporting us.
Big Bang also won World Wide Act Award at 2011 MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA) last year and increased their reputation as the first Asian singing group to win that award.
Big Bang will soon hold a concert tour and meet nearly 150,000 fans in Japan. From May 17, they will visit Nagoya, Yokohama, Osaka, Saitama, and Fukuoka.
Source: TV Report