EXO wins ‘Best-selling Korean Act’ at 2014 WMA

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EXO has once again proved that the group is indeed the ‘head of the pack’ among fellow idols by bagging the Best-selling Korean Act at the 2014 World Music Awards held on May 27 in Monaco.

The World Music Awards is an international awards ceremony, honoring the most popular best-selling artists from around the world. The world’s best-selling recording-artists in each category are determined by conducting a thorough enquiry, which includes sales figures and record certifications during the past year.

Former Super Junior member Hangeng won the World’s Best Male Artist as voted by fans.

Meanwhile, EXO’s first solo concert, EXO FROM. EXOPLANET #1 – THE LOST PLANET, is in full swing. The members just recently concluded the Seoul leg of the tour held from the 23rd till the 25th of May at the Olympic Gymnasium. The boys will head to Hong Kong for a two-day concert to be held on the 1st and 2nd of June at the Asia World-Expo Arena.

Check out the complete list of 2014 WMA winners below:

  • World’s Best-selling Recording Act – One Direction
  • World’s Best Female Artist (voted by the fans) – Miley Cyrus
  • World’s Best Male Artist (voted on by fans) – Hangeng
  • World’s Best-selling Group – One Direction
  • World’s Best-selling Artist – Eminem
  • World’s Best-selling Pop Act – One Direction
  • World’s Best Pop Artist (voted by the Fans) – Justin Bieber
  • World’s Best-selling Pop Rock Male Artist – Justin Timberlake
  • World’s Best-selling Pop Rock Female Artist – Miley Cyrus
  • World’s Best-selling Rock Act – Imagine Dragons
  • World’s Best-selling R & B Act – Beyoncé
  • World’s Best-selling Rap/Hip Hop Act – Eminem
  • World’s Best-selling Alternative Act – Lorde
  • World’s Best Alternative Act (voted by the fans) – Fall Out Boy
  • World’s Best-selling EDM Act – Daft Punk
  • World’s Best EDM Artist (voted by the fans) – Avicii
  • World’s Best-selling New Artist – Lorde
  • World’s best Video – Miley Cyrus
  • World’s Best Fanbase – Britney Spears


  • Best-selling Algerian Artist – Khaled
  • Best-selling American Artist – Eminem
  • Best-selling Australasian Artist – Lorde
  • Best-selling Azerbaijan Artist – Eminem
  • Best-selling Benelux Artist – Stromae
  • Best-selling Canadian Artist – Michael Bublé
  • Best-selling Chinese Artist – Chris Lee
  • Best-selling British Act – One Direction
  • Best-selling Egyptian Artist – Amr Diab
  • Best-selling French Artist – Daft Punk
  • Best-selling German Artist – Helen Fischer
  • Best-selling Indonesian Artist – Anggun
  • Best-selling Italian Artist – Laura Pausini
  • Best-selling Lebanese Act – Nancy Ajram
  • Best-selling Korean Act – EXO
  • Best-selling Latin Artist – Shakira
  • Best-selling Japanese Artist – AKB48
  • Best-selling Moroccan Artist – Samira Said
  • Best-selling Philippines Artist – Sarah Geronimo
  • Best-selling Portuguese Artist – Tony Carreira
  • Best-selling Russian Artist – Grigory Leps
  • Best-selling Scandinavian Artist – Avicii
  • Best-selling Spanish Artist – David Bisbal
  • Best-selling Vietnam Artist – My Tam


  • Greek Legend – Sakis
  • Latin Legend – Ricky Martin
  • Outstanding Contribution to Dance Music – Flo Rida
  • Icon Award – Mariah Carey
  • Best-selling singles Artist in America of All Time – Mariah Carey

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