On September 18, SM Entertainment, EXO-M’s agency, reported that EXO-M were awarded the Most Popular Group of This Year at the fifth Mengniu Annual Billboard Music Festival, which was held on September 17 at 7:00 p.m. (local time) in Beijing, China.
The Mengniu Annual Billboard Music Festival is one of the most renowned music awards in China, which gives awards to new artists.
After receiving the award, EXO-M said, “We’re very happy to receive this award. We really appreciate. We debuted also received an award on this stage. It looks like there’s something special between us and the Mengniu Annual Billboard Music Festival. We’ll try our best for every performance.”
At the awards, EXO-K also attended and congratulated EXO-M. EXO-K and EXO-M received an enthusiastic response from the Chinese audience by performing “MAMA.”
EXO-K and EXO-M also attended a red carpet event, which was held from 4:30 p.m. before the awards started, and received a lot of attention from Chinese people and media sources. They also ranked first on the survey of the best dressers at the red carpet event, which was conducted by Sina.com, with 80.9 percent of voter turnout.