The Thai-born singer Lisa Manoban has thanked her home country fans with a special message in Thai, 

which went viral on social media, for their support that propelled her to be named the best K-pop artist by MTV.

Lisa posted a Thai message, with an English text on her @BLACKPINK_LISA Twitter account on Wednesday night.

“Thank you for all your support for me. I’m touched. I believe this award has sentimental value for me and Blinks

” the Thai message says, using the name that fans of the K-pop group Blackpink have given themselves

She thanked MTV and everyone in her English tweet.

Lisa received the Best K-pop Artist Award from MTV on Sunday after her superhit solo album Lalisa, named after her first name.

All the previous winners have been groups such as BTS.