(G)I-DLE, aespa, IVE, LE SSERAFIM, and NewJeans won the “Circle Chart Music Awards 2023” in the category of Artist of the Year (Unique Listener). The awards ceremony took place at BEXCO in Busan at 7 p.m. on the 10th, featuring social events hosted by Super Junior’s Leeteuk, StayC’s Sieun, and ZB1’s Seok Maetoo.
On this day, aespa said, “We are grateful for the meaningful award given to us in 2023 with a lot of interest and love. We will continue to work hard and show good performances in the future. Please continue to support and watch over aespa.”
LE SSERAFIM expressed gratitude, saying, “Thank you for giving us this valuable award. I will continue to be an artist who creates even more anticipated music. I appreciate the love you showed to LE SSERAFIM last year, and I ask for your continued interest as we work hard again this year.”
NewJeans also shared their thoughts, saying, “I am happy and proud that many people and Bunnies have loved us. We will strive to show even more impressive performances in the future.”
The “Circle Chart Music Awards 2023,” celebrating its 13th year, selects winners based on Circle Chart data, which is officially supplied by domestic and international online music platforms, physical album distributors, and social media platforms. The awards ceremony can be watched live on domestic channels SPOTV and STATV, and for viewers outside of Korea, Japan, and the Middle East, it is available through the Wish You TV by VIVA Korea. Online live streaming is also available on the 1theK YouTube channel.