Teen Choice loves K-pop, too
Girl group Blackpink and boy bands BTS, Exo and NCT 127 were all nominated for the Choice International Artist Award, taking up four spots out of the total of six.
The other two groups are Latin American boy band CNCO and British girl group Little Mix.
BTS’ latest hit, “Boy With Luv,” featuring pop star Halsey, was also nominated for the Choice Collaboration, while Halsey was nominated for the Choice Female Artist.
If BTS takes home an award this year, it will be the septet’s third, following its wins in 2018 and 2017.
“Ddu-du Ddu-du,” the hit song by Blackpink, is also nominated for Choice Song: Group. The other songs nominated include “Hey Look Ma, I Made It” by Panic! At The Disco and “Bad Liar” by Imagine Dragons.
The Teen Choice Awards honors teenagers’ favorite music, movies, sports, television and more.
The ceremony will take place on Aug. 11.
By Yoon So-yeon