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GFriend wins Best Korea Act on MTV

All Headlines 11:07 November 14, 2017

SEOUL, Nov. 14 (Yonhap) -- K-pop girl group GFriend is crowned Best Korea Act of MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA), its agency said Tuesday.

Source Music said the six-member act became the first girl group to receive the award since its inception in 2013, beating K-pop rivals such as Wanna One, Highlight, Mamamoo and Seventeen.

The awards ceremony was held at Wembley Arena in London on Sunday (local time).

Decided by online votes, BIGBANG won the Best Worldwide Act award at the 2011 MTV EMA. EXO and BTS won Best Korea Act in 2013, 2015, respectively. In 2014 and 2016, B.A.P. brought home the honor.

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