[NEWS] EXO Awarded ‘Artist of the Year’ @ 2013 HIMAF

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.’

Source: mydaily.co.kr

[NEWS] EXO @ “2013 Melon Music Awards” Top 10 Artists!

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!

The second round of voting has begun and will be open until November 13th! Vote here at the Melon site (you must make an account though). From what I’ve read, second round of voting will determine Artist of the Year, Album of the Year, and Song of the Year.
Winners will be announced November 14th during the “2013 Melon Awards” which will be streamed live on YouTube and MBC.
Source: Soompi