The group Fifty Fifty swept across the Billboard 'Hot100' chart in the US and the world this year. However, their journey was marred by a suspension injunction application against their exclusive contract, halting their activities and leading to legal disputes.
At the climax of the '2023 The Fact Music Awards (TMA)', the award for 'Worldwide Icon', which signifies global influence and popularity, was secured by the globally captivating group, aespa. aespa expressed their joy, saying, "We're thrilled to receive our second award. We'll strive to be even better." They added, "We have a comeback scheduled for this November. We ask for your continued interest and support."
IVE (consisting of members An Yujin, Gaeul, Ray, Jang Wonyoung, Liz, and Lee Seo) has clinched the title of "Artist of the Year" following their recognition as the "World's Best Performer," marking a double victory. On the 10th, at the "2023 The Fact Music Awards" hosted by The Fact and organized by FAN N STAR, IVE was awarded the Artist of the Year, solidifying their status as the leading 4th generation girl group. The "2023 TMA" took place that afternoon at the Incheon Namdong Gymnasium.
In a recent turn of events, The Fact Music Awards, a prominent K-Pop award ceremony, found itself embroiled in controversy. The organizers introduced a novel event that was met with significant backlash from both Korean netizens and international K-Pop fans.