Idol groups BEAST and 4minute have received the Asia Influential Artist Award at the 2010 Asia Song Festival.
The groups performed and received the awards in Seoul, where the festival went on from 6pm to 10pm on the 23rd.
BEAST recently released their 3rd mini-album, and from their debut with "Beast is the B2ST" until now, they have become true boyband stars. Due to their hot promotions of their 2nd mini-album this year in places like Japan, the Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore, they have been selected for this prestigious award.
4minute, who debuted in 2009 with the worldwide chart-topper, "Hot Issue," have shown their sexy and seductive charms through their powerful performances. This year with Universal Records they have taken a step into the larger Asian market.
Since releasing "Muzik" in Japan as well as "I My Me Mine," throughout Asia, they have captured the attention of the Asian continent. On the 23rd their popularity showed while 40,000 fans were worked into a frenzy during their performance at the Asia Song Festival.