35th Golden Disc Awards

The 35th Golden Disc Awards ceremony was held from January 9–10, 2021. The show was aired on JTBC network from South Korea. It was held without a live audience due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[1] Lee Seung-gi and Park So-dam served as hosts on the first day, Lee Da-hee and Sung Si-kyung on the second.[2][3]

35th Golden Disc Awards
Title card
Sponsored byCuraprox
DateJanuary 9–10, 2021
CountrySouth Korea
Hosted by
Disc Daesang Album of the YearMap of the Soul: 7 by BTS
Digital Daesang Song of the Year"Blueming" by IU
Television/radio coverage
NetworkJTBC, JTBC2, JTBC4, Vlive
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Criteria edit

The first part of this two-day award ceremony highlighted the biggest digital releases in 2020. The second part, taking place on January 10, recognized achievements in the category of physical album releases. For judging the awards, music and albums released from November 2019 to November 2020 were considered. Those songs and albums which were excluded from the evaluation due to the judging count deadline in 34th awards were also included in this year's awards.[4]

Winners and nominees edit

Winners are listed first in alphabetical order and emphasized in bold.

Listing adapted from Golden Disc Awards.[5][6]

Digital Daesang
(Song of the Year)
Disc Daesang
(Album of the Year)
Digital Song Bonsang Album Bonsang
Rookie Artist of the Year

Genre & Other Awards edit

Award Winner
Best R&B/Hip-Hop Award Changmo
Best Solo Artist Jessi
Best Trot Award Lim Young-woong
Best Ballad Award Lee Seung-gi
Curaprox Popularity Award BTS
QQ Fans Choice K-Pop Star Award Exo
Performance Award Stray Kids
Best OST Jo Jung-suk
Best Group Award Monsta X
Next Generation Award Loona
The Boyz
Cosmopolitan Artist Award NCT 127
Golden Choice NU'EST
Trend of the Year Zico

References edit

  1. ^ Miji Kim. "'35회 골든디스크 어워즈', 내년 1월 9일·10일 개최 확정[공식입장]" ['35th Golden Disc Awards' confirmed to be held on January 9th and 10th next year [Official Admission]]. X-Sports News (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved 2020-12-04.
  2. ^ "BTS at 35th Golden Disc Awards Day 1: Suga gets 'hero' welcome; Jungkook leaves ARMY gasping with blonde hair". PINKVILLA.
  3. ^ "35th Golden Disc Awards Day 2 Winners: BTS picks Daesang, EXO and BLACKPINK bag wins too". PINKVILLA.
  4. ^ Cho, Seung-Hyun. "'골든디스크 어워즈' 내년 1월 9~10일 양일 개최···비대면 진행" ['Golden Disc Awards' held on both days of January 9-10 next year...non-face-to-face]. Seoul Economic Daily (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved December 4, 2020.
  5. ^ "Golden Disc Awards Nominees". Golden Disc. JTBC Plus. Retrieved December 10, 2020.
  6. ^ Jung, Byeong-geun (January 11, 2021). "[35회 골든디스크] 방탄소년단, 4년 연속 음반 대상…NCT·엑소 3관왕". The Fact. Retrieved February 1, 2021 – via Naver.