‘MZ Wannabe Icon’ Ive proved his popularity as a ‘trend’ by winning two gold medals at the Japan Gold Disc Awards.
According to the ’37th Japan Gold Disc Awards’ announced by the Recording Industry Association of Japan on the 10th, Ive was nominated for ‘NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR Asia’ and ‘Best three new artists Asia.’ Part’ and won two gold medals.
Since its inception in 1987, the ‘Japan Gold Disc Awards awards awards to artists of various genres who have contributed to developing the Japanese music industry throughout the year through record distribution and sales performance.
Ive, who won two gold medals, said through his agency, “I was able to win this award thanks to Dive (official fan club name), which always sends unchanging love even abroad.” We also plan to carry out various activities, so please look forward to it.”
Ive, who made his official debut in Japan through ‘ELEVEN’ in October last year, received great local attention even before his debut. Even before the Japanese version was released, ‘Eleven’ was selected as the theme song for Fuji TV’s ‘Virtual Adventure Island 2022’.
In October of last year, ‘Eleven’ was listed on the ‘Gold Disc (awarded to albums with shipments of over 100,000 copies)’ selected by the Recording Industry Association of Japan, proving its hot popularity in the local area. In addition, it ranked first in the ‘2022 Best-Selling K-Pop Singles Top Ten (Counting Period, January 1-November 13, 22)’ selected by Japan’s Tower Records.
‘LOVE DIVE’ also received a lot of love from the islands. ‘Love Dive’ ranked 5th in the ‘2022 Best-Selling K-Pop Singles Top Ten’ selected by Tower Records in Japan and ranked 9th in the ‘2022 Best of K-Pop’ by Amazon Music in Japan.
The title song of the third single, ‘After LIKE,’ was also a box office success and showed off its spirit by topping Japan’s Amazon Music’s ‘2022 Best of K-Pop’ and was selected as ‘2022 Best Selling K-Pop Single Top Ten’ by Tower Records. , along with ‘Eleven’ and ‘Love Dive,’ ranked 6th.
With this, Ive vomited his spirit by lifting 74 trophies at home and abroad within one year of his debut.
On the 18th and 19th of last month at Tokyo Pia Arena MM, and on the 23rd and 24th of last month at the Kobe World Memorial Hall, Ive successfully held his first Japanese solo performance, the fan-con ‘The Prom Queens.’
A total of 8 performances, held twice a day in Tokyo and Kobe, all sold out at high speed, receiving passionate love and interest from 57,000 Japanese fans.
Ive will make a comeback with his first full-length album in April.