Fandom of several band groups rejoiced and united for the 14th Annual Soompi Awards. And our favorite, EXO begged Twitter Best Fandom award while the popular, NCT’s fans were garnered by Twitter Rising Best Fandom award.
We pour our heartiest wishes to the winners.
Korean industry begs another Guinness book title
Soompi announced it’s 14th annual awards on February 28 while the voting for round one began on March 2. The all k-pop website has recently declared winners of the award show.
The Seoul based EXO-Ls triumphed over other k-bands for the Twitter Best Fandom Award. EXO fans voted using the hashtag, #TeamEXO. Meanwhile, NCT went for the Twitter Rising Best Fandom award by standing fifth in Top 10 Fandoms.
This year, Twitter took us to a surprise through supporting the Soompi Awards. The fandom of different bands voted for a continuous period of two days. The fans took to twitter and broke all records of “Twitter’s Most Used Hashtag in 24 Hours” with #TwitterBestFandom.
Twitteratis’ generated around 95 million tweets in 24 hour period. The k-pop fan clubs shattered the 2015’s Guinness Book title for the most used hashtag.
K-Pop fans have achieved the most used hashtag on Twitter in 24 hours with #TwitterBestFandom voting for the @soompi Awards.
And fans of @BTS_twt helped the group claim three new records for most views in 24 hours on YouTube https://t.co/wdd8VzZJgU 📺🎵
— GuinnessWorldRecords (@GWR) April 23, 2019
In 2015, the hashtag #AlDubEBTamangPanahon saw record-breaking 40,706,392 uses in 24 hours. While the hashtag, TwitterBestFandom saw 60,055,339 views in the same time period.
BTS rocked the 14th Annual Soompi Awards
The voting period begin on March 16 and ended at midnight, 17 March. Furthermore, over 150 k-pop bands competed for the title of Twitter Best Fandom.
Besides the popular teams of EXO and NCT, Blackpink begged the award for Best Female Group while the Best Male Group award went to BTS. The band also won the Best Music Video and Album Award of the Year for their song, Fake Love and album, Love Yourself:Answer. Furthermore, Sehun fetched the Best Idol Actor Award for Dokgo Rewind.
Soompi Awards were started in 2005 in order to reward the artists for their breakthrough performances in Korean Industry.
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