Many popular K-pop artists were celebrated at the 2020 Soribada Best K-Music Awards!

The award ceremony is presented by P2P search portal and MP3 service company Soribada, and the winners are determined by Soribada’s internal data, international mobile votes, and ratings from professional critics. The 4th annual ‘Soribada Best K-Music Awards’ was held on the evening of August 13 and hosted by Jun Hyun Moo and Jin Se Yeon at the Olympic Gymnastics Arena in Seoul.

The night’s Daesang (grand prize) went to BTS, who did not attend the event. The group also received the Favorite Male Bias Award and a Bonsang (main prize). Both TWICE and Kang Daniel also took home three awards each!

Bonsangs went to Im Young Woong, NCT Dream, Oh My Girl, GFRIEND, BTS, MAMAMOO, VICTON, AB6IX, ASTRO, Red Velvet, TWICE, Kang Daniel, and IZ*ONE.

Take a look at the list of winners!

New Artist Award: CRAVITY, TOO, MCND

Next Artist Award: DKB, AleXa

Rising Star Award: GWSN, LOONA, NATURE

Producer Award: Kim Do Hoon

Songwriter Award: “Turns Out Comatose,” Lee Han Gil

Music Icon Award: ONEUS, WJSN

OST Award: Gaho

Trot Rising Star Award: Kim Soo Chan, Second Aunt Kim Da Bi (Kim Shin Young)

Global Hot Trend Award: Stray Kids, IZ*ONE

Artist Award: TXT, ITZY

Voice Award: Kim Jae Hwan, UP10TION’s Kim Woo Seok, HOTSHOT’s Ha Sung Woon

Favorite Female Bias Award: TWICE

Favorite Male Bias Award: BTS

Global Artist Award: ASTRO

Performance Award: (G)I-DLE, The Boyz

Real Fan Award: Kang Daniel

Bonsang: Im Young Woong, NCT Dream, Oh My Girl, GFRIEND, BTS, MAMAMOO, VICTON, AB6IX, ASTRO, Red Velvet, TWICE, Kang Daniel, IZ*ONE

Stage of the Year: Kang Daniel

Music of the Year: Red Velvet

Artist of the Year: TWICE

Daesang: BTS

BTS grabbed the Daesang (grand prize) at the 2020 Soribada Best K-Music Awards!

The annual ceremony was held on August 13, and while BTS did not attend the show, they received three trophies that evening. In addition to the Daesang, they were also awarded a Bonsang (main prize) and the Favorite Male Bias Award.

BTS shared their thanks through a video message played during the show. “We’ve received such a meaningful award from the 2020 Soribada Best K-Music Awards,” said leader RM. “Thank you for giving us such a valuable prize.”

Jin went on to say, “To our ARMY who always loves and supports us, thank you and we love you! It’s because of you that we’re able to receive this award, which is such an honor.”

“To the unseen people who are always working hard so that we can shine, Bang Si Hyuk and the Big Hit staff, we express our thanks,” said Suga.

J-Hope added, “We released ‘Map of the Soul: 7’ in February and received so much love from all around the world. Once again, thank you to everyone who listens to and loves our music.”

Jimin said, “Although we unfortunately weren’t able to attend the award ceremony, we want to say thank you to the artists who are making the show shine and all the fans watching too.”

Congratulations to everyone!