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Lee Byung-hun, BTS win at AAAs

Nov 30,2018
Actor Lee Byung-hun and boy band BTS were awarded the Grand Prize at the 2018 Asia Artist Awards (AAAs), held on Wednesday at the Namdong Gymnasium in Incheon. Lee and the group also received the Appreciation Award by the Korea Tourism Organization for promoting Korean tourism abroad.

The 2018 AAAs were hosted by media news outlet Star News. The annual ceremony honors K-pop acts and artists based on their popularity worldwide. This year, 27 K-pop acts and 28 actors attended the ceremony.

Actor Lee thanked his wife and his child while receiving the award, and he said that he would “strive to become an actor who keeps on moving forward.”

Meanwhile, BTS - who had also won the StarPay Popularity Award and the Fabulous Award - thanked their fans, known as ARMY, for the Great Prize.

“We have realized how special the ARMY is to us over the past year,” they said.

By Yeo Ye-rim