Girls’ Generation Nominated for ‘Top Pop Artist of 2012′ in ‘Billboard JAPAN Music Awards 2012′
Girls’ Generation (SNSD) was nominated for “Top Pop Artist of 2012″ in this year’s “Billboard JAPAN Music Awards”. Voting opens on November 1st at 11:00 AM JST and closes on November 15th at 11:59 PM JST. The award ceremony will be broadcast on December 15th at 4:00 PM JST.
“Billboard JAPAN Music Awards” began in 2009, making this year its fourth award show. In 2011, AKB48 won the “Artist of the Year” award, as well as three other awards. So far, four categories are the most that any music artist has won in the “Billboard JAPAN Music Awards”. Other nominated K-Pop artists for 2012 include TVXQ!, Super Junior, KARA, CNBLUE, and Jang Geunsuk.
Girls’ Generation managed to place eleventh in Billboard JAPAN’s “Top 100″ chart last year with their hit single “MR. TAXI”. The girls will be looking to top music charts with their new single, “FLOWER POWER”, which goes on sale November 21st.
Source: Billboard JAPAN + soshified.com