Published : 2012-05-06 15:16
Updated : 2012-05-06 15:20
Big Bang won in the Best Fan category at the 2012 MTV Total Request Live awards in Firenze, Italy, on Saturday.
It was the first time an Asian artist had won the best fan award, which also nominated global pop star Avril Lavigne and popular British group One Direction.
TRL is a television series on MTV that features popular music videos and the winner of the awards chosen through online fan voting on the MTV TRL official website.
YG Entertainment, Big Bang’s agency, said “We are very happy and honored to win the MTV TRL Awards. Thank you all for the support from all around the world.”
Big Bang is preparing for a concert tour in Japan starting May 17 and will visit major Japanese cities such as Nagoya, Yokohama, Osaka, Saitama and Fukoka to meet more than 150,000 fans across the country.
By Park Han-na