Browsing Tag

award show

4 posts

Belle Mariano becomes first Filipino woman to win Outstanding Asian Star at Seoul Drama Awards

  • Actor Belle Mariano became the first Filipino woman to win Outstanding Asian Star at the Seoul International Drama Awards on Thursday.
  • Mariano won the award for her lead role in the 2021 television series “He’s Into Her.”
  • Only four other actors received the award this year as well: Alice Ko from Taiwan, Yusei Yagi from Japan, Wallace Chung from China and Krit Amnuaydechkorn from Thailand.     
  • In her acceptance speech, Mariano opened by emphasizing that she is proud to be Filipino.  

Actor Belle Mariano made history on Thursday as the first Filipino woman to win Outstanding Asian Star at the 17th Seoul International Drama Awards.

While some Filipinos have won the award in the past, Mariano is the first Filipino woman to do so. She won for her lead role in the acclaimed TV series “He’s Into Her.”

BLACKPINK, BTS, SEVENTEEN, Lisa make historic wins at 2022 MTV VMAs

  • K-pop acts BTS, SEVENTEEN, BLACKPINK and BLACKPINK member Lisa won big at the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) on Sunday. 
  • BLACKPINK won for “Best Metaverse Performance” while Lisa became the first K-pop soloist to win “Best K-Pop.” 
  • BTS won their fourth consecutive “Group of the Year” award with some outlets erroneously announcing BLACKPINK as the winners ahead of the actual reveal. 
  • SEVENTEEN became the first K-pop act to win “Push Performance of the Year.”

K-pop made history at the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) on Sunday with wins for BLACKPINK, BTS, SEVENTEEN and Lisa.

BLACKPINK and group member Lisa accomplished a few firsts during the award show held at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. After their U.S. award show performance debut, the superstar quartet won an award for “Best Metaverse Performance” for their virtual concert and their music video for “Ready For Love,” both of which were collaborations with PUBG Mobile.