Korean singer Se7en won the Best Overseas Performer Award at the China Music Award and Asian Influential Awards in Macau on April 13, YG Entertainment said.
The 27-year-old K-pop artist was the only Korean singer invited to the event, the agency added.
“I feel really grateful for receiving such a great award. I will do my best to meet my fans from China,” he said.
Se7en poses for photographers at the China Music Award in Macau on April 13. (YG Entertainment)
The awards show, in its 16th year, took place at CotaiArena in The Venetian Macao and was attended by many internationally known celebrities from across Asia.
The list of celebrities included Taiwanese singer and actors Jay Chou and Van Ness Wu, Hong Kong singer and actress Karen Mok, as well as Japanese singer Kuraki Mai.
In previous years, Korean celebrities including Lee Byung-hun, Kim Tae-hee and Jang Woo-hyuk attended the event.
During the awards show, Se7en performed his songs “Better Together” and “Digital Bounce” on stage.
Se7en plans to release new albums in Japan, China and Singapore and will begin his Asian promotion tour later this month.
“On April 25, Se7en will release a new single in Japan and will hold showcases in Tokyo, Fukuoka, Nagoya and Osaka in May to promote his new album,” YG said in a statement.
So far, the singer has released one studio album, “First Se7en,” in 2006 and six singles in Asia’s biggest music market.
By Cho Chung-un (firstname.lastname@example.org