EXO And SEVENTEEN Show Love To Each Other In 2016 Melon Music Awards

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The EXO-SEVENTEEN ship is sailing!

On November 19, the ‘2016 Melon Music Awards’ celebrated and recognized some of the K-pop’s biggest artists and groups for their notable contributions this year.

As one of the major annual music awards in South Korea, it gave out more than just awards and performances. It also blessed fans with rarely seen interactions among idols.

Fans were gushing at the adorable interactions of the night’s biggest winner EXO and MBC Music Star awardee SEVENTEEN.

The two groups, who were seated next to each other, gifted fans with intimate interactions. These immediately made their way onto Twitter.

Fans spotted Suho and Baekhyun chatting with S.Coups and DK when nominees for MBC Music Star Award were being read out. EXO’s happy reactions to SEVENTEEN’s win did not leave the eyes of fans too.

Baekhyun also shook the hands of his juniors as they were making their way to the stage. SEVENTEEN returned its seniors’ supportive gestures with respectful bows and smiles. Members of EXO tried their hands on their juniors’ signature hand sign too.

SEVENTEEN’s happy reaction to EXO’s win was caught by fans. They also showcased their support for EXO by standing up and clapping as the members of EXO delivered their acceptance speeches.

Suho acknowledged SEVENTEEN along with other groups who attended the event with them.

The two groups apparently found fanboys in each other too. EXO and SEVENTEEN were both engrossed with each other’s performances. Kai, Chen, and Baekhyun showed off enthusiastic reactions to their juniors’ Very Nice stage. Vernon had his mouth opened during his seniors’ Growl performance, while Jun bobbed his head along to the music.


A GIF that features Vernon and Jun’s reactions to EXO’s Growl performance. (credit to pann.nate.com)

Xiumin was spotted seemingly giving praises to his juniors. SEVENTEEN members also bowed and extended their gratitude to him.

Aside from Artist of the Year, EXO bagged Netizen Popularity, Kakao Hotstar and Best Male Dance Artist awards. They also won one of the spot in MMA’s Top 10.

EXO recently debuted its first sub-unit EXO-CBX composed of Chen, Baekhyun and Xiumin.

SEVENTEEN, on the one hand, released a new album concept photo for its third mini album on November 21. The group is expected to come back on December 5 with ‘Going Seventeen’.

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