Seoul Music Awards
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|Seoul Music Awards|
|Awarded for||Excellence in music|
|Presented by||Sports Seoul|
The Seoul Music Awards is an awards show founded in 1990 that is presented annually by the Sports Seoul for outstanding achievements in the music industry in South Korea. The winners are selected from singers who had released albums during the year, combined with 20 percent mobile votes, 10 percent Sports Seoul’s popularity poll, 40 percent digital downloads and album sales, and 30 percent judge scores.
- Daesang Award (Grand Prize), or Artist of the Year is awarded to the best artist of the top 10 Bonsang winners by calculating album and digital sales with online vote and a final judgement by the judges of the award ceremony.
- Bonsang Awards (Main Prize) is awarded up to 10 best artists by calculating album and digital sales with online vote and a final judgement by the judges of the award ceremony.
- Record of the Year, or Best Album is awarded to the best full-length album.
- Record of the Year in Digital Release is awarded to the best single in digital release.
- New Artist Awards are awarded to new performers, usually three in each year.
- Performance Award is awarded to best live performer of the year.
- Trot Award is awarded to the performer of trot music.
- Hip Hop/Rap Award is awarded to the performer of Hip hop music/Rapping music.
- R&B/Ballad Award is awarded to the performer of the R&B/ballad music.
- OST Award is awarded to the performer of the Original Soundtrack (OST) from drama/movie/TV program.
- Popularity Awards are awarded to performers who gained popularity during the year, usually two in each year.
- Hallyu Special Award is awarded to the performer who gained popularity around the world during the year.
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|21st||31 January 2012||Olympic Gymnastics Arena|||
Daesang Award (Grand Prize)
|12th||2001||Kim Gun Mo|
|10th||1999||Jo Sungmo / Fin.K.L|
|9th||1998||H.O.T. / Sechs Kies|
|5th||1994||Kim Gun Mo|
|4th||1993||Seo Taiji and Boys|
|3rd||1992||Seo Taiji and Boys|
|2nd||1991||Tae Jin Ah|
Bonsang Awards (Main Prize)
Note: Order is listed as they were announced by the Seoul Music Committee.
Record of the Year
|22nd||2012||G-Dragon||"Crayon"||One of A Kind||1st mini album|
|21st||2011||IU||"You & I"||Last Fantasy||2nd album|
|20th||2010||PSY||"Right Now"||Psy Five||5th album|
|19th||2009||Drunken Tiger||"Feel gHood Muzik"||Feel gHood Muzik : The 8th Wonder||8th album|
|18th||2008||Big Bang||"Sunset Glow"||Remember||2nd album|
|17th||2007||Epik High||"Fan"||Remapping the Human Soul||4th album|
Record of the Year in Digital Release
|17th||2007||Big Bang||"Haru Haru"|
New Artist Award
|20th||2010||The Boss||Sistar||CN Blue|
|17th||2007||FT Island||Girls' Generation||Wonder Girls|
|16th||2006||Super Junior||See Ya||Brown Eyed Girls|
|15th||2004||TVXQ||Lee Seung Gi||SG Wannabe|
|12th||2001||Brown Eyes||Sung Si Kyung||Jadu||Morning Bond||To-ya|
|10th||1999||Lee Jung Hyun||Koyote||S♯arp||Chae Jeong-ahn|
|9th||1998||NRG||Jo Sungmo||Kim Hyun Jung||Yoo Ri|
|7th||1996||Young Turks Club|
|6th||1995||Sung Jin-woo||Yook Gak-soo|
|3rd||1992||Lee Deok-jin||Seo Taiji and Boys|
|2nd||1991||Shim Shin||Shin Seung-hun|
|1st||1990||Kim Min-woo||Shin Hae Chul|
Performance Award↑Jump back a section
|20th||2010||Jang Yoon Jung|
|19th||2009||Park Hyun Bin||Park Sang Chul|
|18th||2008||Park Hyun Bin|
|17th||2007||Park Hyun Bin|
|15th||2004||SBS Lovers in Paris OST|
|14th||2003||SBS Punch OST|
High1/Mobile Popularity Award
|21st||2011||Lee Seunggi||Girls' Generation||-|
Hallyu Special Award
|18th||2008||YTN Star Award||Baek Ji-Young|
|High One Music Award||Big Bang|
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