The first K-pop awards in Europe, the So Loved Awards, took an online vote for the best K-pop artists in November. About 300,000 people from Europe participated in the vote. The So Loved Awards are hosted by So Loved, a K-pop community in Germany, and sponsored by the Korea Cultural Center in Germany, the German Embassy in Korea, the Korean Federation for International Culture Exchange, KBS World, and K-Colors of Korea, an online magazine that introduces Korean culture in German and English.
Big Bang won the best male K-pop group, receiving 30.4% of all votes, and 2NE1 was selected as the best female group, receiving 45.2% of all votes. In addition, Big Bang’s "Fantastic Baby" and 2NE1’s "Scream" have been selected as the best songs released in Korea and Japan, respectively.
Do you agree with the voice of Europe?