Popular hip hop group Exile walked away with Best Artist of the Year award at Sunday's Billboard Japan Music Awards, held at Billboard Live Tokyo at Tokyo Midtown.
The group also won the Best Hip Hop Artist of the year award through their "Exile Ballad Best" album, which remained a chart topper for the year. Group leader Hiro, 40, thanked the audience, saying, "We're going to do a stadium tour this year, and are definitely thinking of other big things too. Looking forward to this year."© Japan Today