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ITZY wins ‘Artist of the Year’… for 4 consecutive years [2022 TMA]

ITZY, a ‘skilled’ female idol group, was selected as ‘Artist of the Year’ at the 2022 The Fact Awards.

ITZY, who won the “Artist of the Year” award at the 2022 THE FACT MUSIC AWARDS (TMA) held at KSPO DOME (Olympic Gymnastics Stadium) in Seoul on the afternoon of the 8th, is considered a “hexagonal idol” with both beauty and skills.

Since their debut in 2019, ITZY, a five-member female idol group of JYP, has been steadily loved by the public and has risen to the ranks of the leading girl group. The members’ powerful performances and girl-crush charms are consistently loved by K-pop fans at home and abroad.

‘Artist of the Year’ is an award given to the artist who showed the best performance this year. Previously, ITZY won the ‘Next Leader’ of ‘2019 TMA’, ‘Best Performer’ of ‘2020 TMA’, and ‘Artist of the Year’ of ‘2021 TMA’ and established themselves as a trending girl group.

ITZY, who stepped on the award stage, said, “I am grateful to The Fact Awards for giving Itzy the Artist of the Year award, and it is meaningful and meaningful because I think that I can receive this award thanks to MIDZYs. I will become Itzy who can reach many people. Thank you.”

‘Artist of the Year’, which is awarded to singers with the most outstanding performances this year, was selected by adding up 40% of this year’s album and music performance (based on Gaon data) and 60% of the judges’ scores. The performance of the singers was based on the performance of music and albums for a year from September 26 of last year to September 26 of this year.

ITZY has solidified its position as a performance master with its mini-album “CHECKMATE” released last month. In particular, sales of 470,000 albums in the first week (a week after the release) and cumulative sales of 720,000 albums by July. In August, the group’s first world tour was held in Seoul on the 6th and 7th. After that, the tour will be held in eight U.S. cities, including Los Angeles on October 26 (local time), Phoenix on November 29, Dallas on November 1, Houston on November 3, Atlanta on the 5th, Chicago on the 7th, Boston on the 10th, and New York on the 13th.

On this day’s awards ceremony, ITZY, The Boyz, Tomorrow x Together, IVE, Stray Kids, (G)I-DLE, Kepler, Le Sserafim, Hwang Chi-yeol, Kang Daniel, Kim Ho-jung, Young-tak, ATEEZ, Treasure, TNX, NewJeans, Psy, Lim Young-woong , NCT Dream, and BTS were in attendance. Tens of thousands of spectators participated in the event, heating up the atmosphere of the festival.

The ‘2022 The Fact Music Awards’ is a music awards ceremony and festival venue created by K-POP artists and global fans under the slogan ‘SHINING FOR ARTIST, EXCITING FOR FANS’. The best groups representing K-pop delivered special and splendid stages that can only be seen at the ‘2022 The Fact Music Awards’.

The 2022 The Fact Music Awards was broadcast live online to a number of countries, including Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia. In Korea, it was broadcast live through offline and idol-specialized platform “Idol Plus” mobile and PC web.

Source: daum

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