On January 19, the 32nd Seoul Music Awards were held at the KSPO Dome with SHINee’s Minho, Lovelyz’s Mijoo, and Kim Il Joong as MCs.
At the 32nd Seoul Music Awards, NCT DREAM was awarded the Daesang (Grand Prize), while BTS took Best Album and IVE scored Best Song. BTS won the most awards of the night with a total of three, including a Bonsang (Main Award) and Idol Plus Best Artist. Several artists snagged two awards each, including (G)I-DLE, PSY, and Lim Young Woong. After making their first full-group comeback in seven years, KARA was honored with the K-pop Special Award.
See the full list of winners below!
Daesang (Grand Prize): NCT DREAM
Best Album Award: BTS
Best Song Award: IVE
World Best Artist Award: PSY
Bonsang (Main Award): aespa, Kim Ho Joong, PSY, Kang Daniel, (G)I-DLE, BLACKPINK, Stray Kids, NCT DREAM, Zico, Red Velvet, SEVENTEEN, Lim Young Woong, BTS, Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon, IVE, GOT the beat
Best Performance Award: (G)I-DLE
OST Award: MeloMance – “Love, Maybe”
Trot Award: Young Tak
Ballad Award: Younha
Band Award: Jannabi
R&B/Hip Hop Award: BE’O, BIG Naughty
K-pop Special Award: KARA
Legend Artist Award: BoA
Hallyu Daesang: EXO’s Suho
Rookie of the Year: TNX, NewJeans, LE SSERAFIM
Discovery of the Year: Lee Seung Yoon
Popularity Award (Korea): Lim Young Woong
New Wave Star Award: Kep1er, TAN, Lapillus
Idol Plus Best Artist Award: BTS
Idol Plus New Star Award: TEMPEST
Congratulations to all the artists!