PSY, Big Bang, HyunA and Other K-Pop Artists Nominated for 2012 World Music Awards
Some of the hottest K-Pop stars have been nominated for various categories at the 2012 World Music Awards (WMAs).
According to the official WMA website on December 7, PSY‘s “Gangnam Style,” as well as Big Bang and 4minute‘s HyunA have been nominated for different awards.
The WMAs have invited and awarded musicians all over the world since 1989. 160 countries in America, Asia, Europe, Africa and more will be participating.
PSY has been nominated for “World’s Best Video,” “World’s Best Song,” and “World’s Best Male Artist.” He has received the most nominations from the Korea team. For “World’s Best Video,” “Gangnam Style,” and “Oppa Is My Style” are both on the nomination list.
The “World’s Best Video” category also includes LMFAO‘s “Sorry For Party Rocking,” Carly Rae Jepson‘s “Call Me Maybe,” and Pink‘s “Blow Me.”
For the “World’s Best Female Artist,” HyunA is the only K-Pop artist on the nomination list. Other nominees in this category include Taylor Swift, Rihanna, Britney Spears, and Ke$ha.
For the “World’s Best Group” category, Big Bang, Girls’ Generation, Wonder Girls and Super Junior all made it on the list. Others include FUN, Coldplay, Maroon 5 and One Direction.
Nominees for “World’s Best Song” include PSY’s “Gangnam Style,” Lee Hi‘s “1, 2, 3, 4,” and Ailee’s “I Will Show You.”
The 2012 WMAs will be held on December 20 in Miami, Florida. You can vote for your favorite artist here.