Numerous K-Pop artists have once again been nominated for the World Music Awards, the international awards show that annually honors recording artists based on worldwide sales.
For 2013, PSY, 2NE1, G-Dragon, HyunA, and SHINee have been nominated for several awards and more, along with other K-Pop stars.
PSY is a nominee in five categories: World’s Best Song, World’s Best Video, World’s Best Live Act, World’s Best Male Artist, and World’s Best Entertainer.
G-Dragon is also nominated for World’s Best Male Artist, along with other world artists Chris Brown and Justin Bieber.
SHINee’s “Dream Girl-Misconceptions of You” is nominated for the World’s Best Album category.
Big Bang’s “Fantastic Baby” is nominated for World’s Best Video, along with PSY’s “Gangnam Style.”
2NE1 and SHINee join PSY for World’s Best Live Act.
For World’s Best Female Artist, HyunA and f(x)‘s Victoria (under her Chinese name Song Qian) are nominated, along with Adele, Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez, and Mariah Carey.
In the category for World’s Best Group, SHINee, 2NE1, Big Bang, Girls’ Generation, SISTAR19, Wonder Girls, and Super Junior are the K-Pop groups nominated, joining the Jonas Brothers, Westlife, Arashi, and SMAP among others.
PSY, HyunA, G-Dragon, SHINee, and f(x)’s Victoria compete with one another for “World’s Best Entertainer.”
For World’s Best Act, SHINee, 2NE1, and G-Dragon are nominated, and for World’s Best Song, PSY’s “Gangnam Style” and “Gentlemen” are on the list, along with Lee Hi‘s “1,2,3,4,” and Ailee‘s “I Will Show You.”
You can go to the World Music Awards official website to vote for your favorite K-Pop stars!