NY, USA- On the 4th 8AM (Korea Standard Time), Girls Generation participated at the 1st YouTube Music Awards, which was held at ‘Pier 36’ New York USA, and was awarded the ‘2013’s Music Video Award’.
Girls Generation’s 2013 Music Video Award is award to the most widely loved video that ranked highest in views, shares, accumulated ‘likes’, and comments.
This year’s YouTube Music Awards was a ‘collaborative festival’ where the fans were able to nominate the candidates and choose the final winner. By winning the awards, Girls Generation was able to once again show the high status of K-Pop in the global theater.
Tiffany, who participated at the awards at New York, said “We never anticipated winning the awards, so it doubles the pleasure of winning it. I want to say that I am thankful and that I love my fellow members at Girls Generation”, adding that “It would have been impossible without the fans.”
Meanwhile PSY a highly anticipated candidate, failed to win the ‘Year’s Artist Award’, one of the 6 categories of the YouTube Music Awards, causing many netizens to show regret.
The 'Year’s Artist Award’ is based on various YouTube indexes such as views, shares, channel subscribers etc. and is given to the best artist in 2013, which Eminem had the honor of winning.