“AAA 2023” Heightens Excitement With Kim Jaejoong, DinDin, Lee Youngji, Dreamcatcher, KARD, Ash Island, YAOCHEN, STAYC, Kep1er, TEMPEST, and Lapillus

Hyping the expected AAA 2023 crowd, the eagerly-anticipated event confirms 11 Korean artists to shine bright in December.

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Presented by PULP Live World, StarNews, and TONZ Entertainment, for its 8th year, AAA shall be held in the hottest country in Southeast Asia that boasts its loudest, warmest, and most significant fan base in K-culture, the Philippines.

Considered Asia’s Oscars and Grammy Awards, AAA is a prestigious, one-of-its-kind South Korean award-giving body that recognizes artists from music, television, and film who made an outstanding impact on the Asian regions.

Previously, AAA 2023 announced the first round of K-Pop stars attending the event including NewJeans, LE SSERAFIM, BOYNEXTDOOR, NMIXX, and ZEROBASEONE. It was then followed by the confirmation of Stray Kids, THE BOYZ, ITZY, Kwon Eunbi, and &TEAM joining the event.

AAA 2023 also named Jang Wonyoung, Kang Daniel and ZEROBASEONE’s Hanbin as hosts for the global NO.1 awards ceremony to be held in the Philippines.

In addition, the most recent announcement also affirmed Kim Seon Ho, Ahn Hyo Seop, Kim Sejeong and Moon Ga Young to grace the Asia Artist Awards 2023. Joining them are fellow actors Lee Dong Hwi, Lee Joon Hyuk, Cha Joo Young and Lee Eun Saem.

Freshly revealed by Starnews are 11 popular and trending names in the Korean music industry.

Now in his 20th year, singer-actor Kim Jaejoong has gained unrivaled popularity both at home and abroad. He has shown off his potential as a global star by playing an active role at the center of the Korean Wave. He received a lot of love from fans with each album he released, and as an actor, he has continuously solidified his presence, clearly affirming his global star value.

In particular, recently, he has been active in various fields and is active in multiplayer, including his unbreakable wit through the web entertainment show Jaefriends and the upcoming broadcast of the entertainment program Magic Lamp.

DinDin has established himself as an all-rounder musician by demonstrating his extraordinary musical capabilities through steady album releases and collaboration projects with various artists, thanks to his excellent lyric writing and composition skills.

Moreover, DinDin is receiving a lot of attention from the public by participating in various activities such as KBS 2TV’s entertainment program 2 Days & 1 Night and SBS Power FM’s DinDin’s Music High.

Rapper Lee Youngji is garnering attention by participating in the rank mission song “Smoke” of Mnet’s recently released Street Woman Fighter 2 and rising to the top of the music charts. Lee Youngji, who has a smart sense of humor and a sense of entertainment, has been very active through tvN’s two seasons of Earth Arcade and is about to embark on an Asian tour at the end of September.

Next, Dreamcatcher (Jiu, Sua, Siyeon, Yoohyeon, Dami, Handong, Gahyeon) , who are captivating global fans with girl-crush charms and unique worldview, are currently on tour in Canada and North America. In May, the last album of the ‘Apocalypse Trilogy’, Apocalypse: From Us was released, achieving a career-high and continuing solid growth.

KARD (BM, J.Seph, Somin, Jiwoo) is K-Pop’s representative mixed group that won the AAA Best Choice Award at 2022 AAA. They recently held the 2023 KARD WORLD TOUR ‘PLAYGROUND’. Their 6th mini album ICKY, released last May, entered the Billboard charts and received favorable reviews both domestically and internationally, proving their global popularity.

Rapper Ash Island has impressed fans with hit tracks “Paranoid”, “Melody”, and “Beautiful. He recently released his 3rd full-length album ROSE in May. Attention is being paid to Ash Island’s future stages and unique music activities, as he performs on various stages and interacts with the public.

Yaochen, who released his second solo album Chun YAOCHEN in May, recently held his first solo overseas fan meeting four years after his debut.

He debuted as a member of the boy group R1SE (Rise) through the Chinese audition program ‘Chang Jo Young 2019’ and has continued to enjoy strong popularity since his solo debut in 2021. Attention is focused on his actions as he delivers a powerful performance with music that contains his own unique colors.

STAYC (Sumin, Si-eun, Aisa, Se-eun, Yoon, Jay), is known as live performance powerhouse. They released their 3rd mini album TEENFRESH in August, further expanding STAYC’s unique “teen fresh genre”.

STAYC, who won the New Wave of the Year award at 2021 AAA, is about to embark on its first world tour since its debut, starting in Seoul on September 23.

Kep1er (Choi Yu-jin, Xiaoting, Mashiro, Kim Chae-hyun, Kim Da-yeon, Hikaru, Huening Bahi, Seo Young-eun, Kang Ye-seo) proved its global popularity by winning two awards, the New Wave Award and the Best Choice Award at 2022 AAA.

The group will release their 5th mini album Magic Hour on September 25 and will hold an exclusive domestic fan meeting Kep1er’s Strange Market in October.

By announcing the news of holding their first solo fan meeting in Tokyo, they are revealing their presence as representatives of the 4th generation girl group.

Tempest (Hanbin, Hyeongseop, Hyuk, Eunchan, Lu, Hwarang, Taerae), who is about to release their first single album on September 20, attracted attention by winning the New Wave Award at the 2022 AAA. In particular, members Lou and Hwarang participated in writing lyrics for all songs on this album, raising expectations as they expressed Tempest’s unique colors.

Lastly, Lapillus (Shanti, Shana, Yue, Bessie, Seowon, Haeun), who won the Focus Award at the 2022 AAA and received attention as a rising K-pop rookie, released their 2nd mini album GIRL’s ROUND Part.2 in June. They successfully completed their activities by releasing and meeting global fans by appearing at overseas K-pop concerts such as KCON LA 202′ and KAMP FEST CDMX – Mexico.

  • “AAA 2023” To Make History In The Philippines In December
  • “AAA 2023” Confirms Stage Attendance of NewJeans, LE SSERAFIM, BOYNEXTDOOR, NMIXX, and ZEROBASEONE
  • “AAA 2023” Announces Jang Wonyoung, Kang Daniel and Sung Hanbin As MCs
  • “AAA 2023” Affirms Attendance of Kim Seon Ho, Ahn Hyo Seop, Kim Sejeong and Moon Ga Young
  • “AAA 2023” Adds Stray Kids, THE BOYZ, ITZY, Kwon Eunbi, and &TEAM As Confirmed Attendees
  • “AAA 2023” Names Lee Dong Hwi, Lee Joon Hyuk, Cha Joo Young, and Lee Eun Same As New Batch of Attending Actors

The Asia Artist Awards, first held in 2016, is Korea’s first integrated awards ceremony that awards actors and singers, and has attracted the attention of fans around the world every time.

The 2023 Asia Artist Awards IN THE PHILIPPINES, where you can meet movie, drama, and K-POP stars in one place, will be held at the Philippine Arena in the Philippines on December 14.


Source: Starnews

Photos: AAA Organizing Committee and PULP Live World Productions


Source: Starnews