Fans have many questions about the results of this year’s SOBA.
This time, the result of this award show once again makes people wonder about its fairness. Especially, two questions have been asked, “Is it true that if a star doesn’t come to the ceremony, he/she won’t receive any awards?” and “If he/she does receive one, it will be just a small award with comforting meanings?”
After the Soribada Best K-Music Awards 2018 finally ended, three idol groups below have been mentioned the most.
The first is EXO. According to fans, EXO should have at least received a Bonsang, instead of just a fan vote award. To be particular, the two albums released by EXO at the end of 2017 have had the most streaming points compared to other artists’ (over 21.9 million points, followed by Wanna One’s album with 19.8 million points). EXO-L’s votes are also said to have helped EXO get the first place on the chart. However, the group didn’t receive any major awards.
Secondly, it was YG Entertainment in general and iKON and BLACKPINK to be specific. Are you surprised when the only one to receive an award in the category of hip-hop artist was WINNER’s Mino? By the end of 2017, YG artists have been constantly working hard to release hits such as “Love Scenario” (iKON) and “DDU-DU DDU-DU” (
Thirdly, it was (G)I-DLE. It was acceptable that there were no remarkable achievements on Soribada for “LATATA”. However, it is hard to understand why a group with a high brand value who gained many no.1 and attracted attention from the media like (G) I-DLE was not awarded the “Best Rookie“. Meanwhile, SOBA’s four winners, apart from Stray Kids, who is relatively famous, The Boyz, NATURE and IZ are still new to the public. That’s not to say the score for
What do you think about the results of this year’s ceremony?