#aespa “Winning the Rookie of the Year + the Grand Prize at the same time was a great motivation”

aespa “Winning the Rookie of the Year + the Grand Prize at the same time was a great motivation”

aespa (SM) has been in the spotlight of NME, a famous British music magazine.

On the 28th (local time), NME covered aespa’s activities and achievements in 2021 with an article titled “Aespa, looking back on their own “unrealistic” 2021 through their official website on the 28th (local time).

In particular, NME said, “aespa created a K-pop sensation with two singles and a hit mini-album this year, receiving a lot of praise.” and “As a new girl group from SM, where strong players such as S.E.S., BoA, Girls’ Generation, Red Velvet, and f(x) have left their footsteps, it is burdensome, but it has taken the industry by storm with hits, achievements and awards in just over a year. I have driven the .” praised aespa’s performance.

Also, “From winning Record of the Year at the Melon Music Awards for the hit single ‘Next Level’ to becoming Givenchy’s global ambassador, this girl group consisting of KARINA, WINTER, GISELLE, and NINGNING has successfully established a reputation for success. won’t back off Aespa, who is only now in their second year, has already raised their standards and is not afraid of it.”

Next, aespa answered NME’s question about how she felt about winning awards at many year-end awards this year, saying, “I never imagined that I would receive both the Rookie of the Year award and the grand prize at the same time. It is an honor to be nominated along with other great artists. It gave me the motivation to show better music and performances.” He said, “After receiving such an incredible award, it was a moment where I could truly feel how much love aespa is receiving.”

Previously, aespa has proven its hot popularity by ranking 2nd and 6th respectively with ‘Next Level’ and ‘Savage’ in NME’s ’25 Best K-Pop Songs of the Year’.