Big Bang’s G-Dragon recently won the ‘Korea and Japan’s Most Popular Artist’ award at the QQ Music Awards in China. Also present at the award ceremony were big names such as Jay Chou and Jolin Tsai. G-Dragon was unfortunately unable to attend the ceremony due to his tight schedule, but he accepted his award through video, expressing thanks to his fans.
The “Most Popular Artist” award that G-Dragon received was awarded after voting by netizens, which took place from February 28 through March 26. With 20,205,786 votes, G-Dragon beat out Jang Geun Suk, Girls’ Generation, EXO, and Japanese group AKB48.
G-Dragon achieved huge international success with his most recent album “Coup d’Etat” in 2013, and is currently working on the new Big Bang album, the first to be released since “Alive” in 2012.