VIPs wins Billboard’s ‘Fan Army Face Off’!
Billboard declared Big Bang’s VIPs as the winner on August 18, stating, “With 91% percent of the votes in the final face-off, BIGBANG′s VIPs beat Thirty Seconds to Mars′ Echelon to be declared the winner of Billboard′s Fan Army Face-Off.”
The contest started on July 7 with 32 famous fandoms going against each other in five rounds of voting, in order to select the strongest fan army in the tournament style competition.
Big Bang’s VIP went against Rihanna’s fan army ‘Rihanna Navy’ in the first round, Selena Gomez’s ‘Selenators’ in the second, SNSD’s ‘Sones’ in the third, Skillet’s ‘Panheads’ in the fourth and took on Thirty Seconds to Mars’ ‘Echelon’ in the final round, before it was declared the winner.
The victory in the ‘Fan Army Face-Off’ caught more attention since it became the fans’ gift for Big Bang as it celebrates its 8th anniversary.
Having debuted in 2006, Big Bang has received passionate and enthusiastic love from its fans for the past 8 years and received the honor of being named by Billboard as the group with the world’s strongest fan army.
Source: Billboard & MWAVE