On November 23 and 24, the 1st Hawaii International Music Award Festival (HIMAF) was held in Hawaii. This award was hosted by Hawaii Tourism Administration and state government and its purpose was to integrate all ethnic groups by music.
EXO was awarded as the ‘Artist of the Year’ as the group spent the busiest yet the best year for mega hit song ‘Growl.’
The top 10 most popular K-pop artist of 2013 have been revealed.
On October 29, Loen Entertainment and MBC Plus Media revealed the “2013 Melon Music Award Top 10.” The top 10 artists are: EXO, G-Dragon, SHINee, Beast, Sistar, IU, Ailee, Dynamic Duo, Davichi, and Busker Busker. For those curious, the top 10 was decided by 20% online voting and 80% music chart numbers. They received the most votes of the first round, with 24% of the votes. EXO has also been nominated for Best Album and Best Global Artist!