2023 MTV VMAa: BTS’ Jung Kook becomes first-ever K-pop soloist to win VMAs twice in a row

By Stermy 3 Min Read

BTS’ Jung Kook clinched the Song of the Summer award at the 2023 MTV VMAs with his single “Seven,” featuring Latto.

This 26-year-old singer made history as the first male K-pop soloist to win this title two years in a row, and he’s the only K-pop artist to win in a non-K-pop category.

In 2022, he also won the same award for his collaboration with Charlie Puth on “Left and Right.”

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Winning the award for MTV VMA 2023 ‘SONG OF THE SUMMER‘ category is a great deal for Jung kook as it wasn’t and easy task. Jung Kook was in the same category with the likes of Beyonce, Billie Eilish, Doja Cat, Nicki Minaj, Taylor Swift, SZA, and other great ttalents, and more, but he emerged victorious.


  • Beyoncé – “Cuff It”
  • Billie Eilish – “What Was I Made For? (From Barbie The Album)”
  • Doechii ft. Kodak Black – “What It Is (Block Boy)”
  • Doja Cat – “Paint the Town Red”
  • Dua Lipa – “Dance the Night (From Barbie The Album)”
  • FIFTY FIFTY – “Cupid (Twin Ver.)”
  • Gunna – “fukumean”
  • Jung Kook ft. Latto – “Seven” — WINNER!!
  • Luke Combs – “Fast Car”
  • Nicki Minaj & Ice Spice – “Barbie World (with Aqua) [From Barbie The Album]”
  • Olivia Rodrigo – “vampire”
  • SZA – “Kill Bill”
  • Taylor Swift ft. Ice Spice – “Karma”
  • Tomorrow X Together and Jonas Brothers – “Do It Like That”
  • Troye Sivan – “Rush”
  • Yng Lvcas & Peso Pluma – “La Bebe (Remix)”

Fans worldwide celebrated him as the “king of K-pop” on social media. Jung Kook’s single “Seven,” released in July, garnered over 200 million YouTube views and reached the second spot in the global weekly chart. His musical prowess continues to shine.

It is also among the top 10 of popular music videos and no. 2 in world’s most popular weekly songs.

Watch the visuals for Seven by Jung Kook ft Latto below

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