Who are tops in K-pop

Members of South Korean girl group I.O.I squeezed into a photo booth for a selfie during the Mnet Asian Music Awards in Hong Kong. At the annual K-pop honours last Friday, boyband BTS won Artist of the Year. K-pop group EXO won Album of the Year for
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Members of South Korean girl group I.O.I squeezed into a photo booth for a selfie during the Mnet Asian Music Awards in Hong Kong. At the annual K-pop honours last Friday, boyband BTS won Artist of the Year. K-pop group EXO won Album of the Year for EX'ACT and were named Best Male Group. Girl group Twice won Song of the Year for Cheer Up and were named Best Female Group.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 05, 2016, with the headline 'Who are tops in K-pop'. Print Edition | Subscribe