The 57th Baeksang Arts Awards (Korean: 제57회 백상예술대상) ceremony, organised by Ilgan Sports and JTBC Plus, was held on May 13, 2021, at KINTEX, Ilsanseo-gu, Gyeonggi Province, beginning at 9:00 p.m. KST. It was hosted by Shin Dong-yup and Bae Suzy, and was broadcast live in South Korea by JTBC and internationally by TikTok. The event was held with no on-site audience, due to COVID-19 pandemic in South Korea. The annual awards ceremony is one of South Korea's most prestigious award shows, recognizing excellence in film, television, and theatre.
|57th Baeksang Arts Awards|
|Date||May 13, 2021|
|Site||KINTEX, Ilsanseo-gu, Gyeonggi Province|
|Hosted by||Shin Dong-yup|
|Organised by||Ilgan Sports|
Moving On (2)
Voice of Silence (2)
Beyond Evil (3)
Deliver Us from Evil (6)
Moving On (6)
The Book of Fish (6)
Voice of Silence (6)
Beyond Evil (8)
It's Okay to Not Be Okay (8)
|Grand Prize – Film||Lee Joon-ik (director) – The Book of Fish|
|Grand Prize – TV||Yoo Jae-suk (variety performer)|
|Viewership||2.2% (Nielsen Korea)|
The nominees for the 57th Baeksang Arts Awards were announced on April 12, 2021, through its official website. All works released between May 1, 2020, and April 11, 2021, were eligible for nominations.[note 1] The final candidates for Grand Prize – Television were variety performer Yoo Jae-suk and drama series Beyond Evil.
The highest honors of the night, Grand Prize (Daesang), were awarded to director Lee Joon-ik of The Book of Fish in the film division and variety performer Yoo Jae-suk in the television division. With three wins, Beyond Evil won the most awards at the ceremony, including the Best Drama, while, It's Okay to Not Be Okay won two awards. In the film division, Voice of Silence and Moving On won two awards each, while with one win, Samjin Company English Class was awarded as the Best Film.
Winners and nomineesEdit
- Winners are listed first, highlighted in boldface, and indicated with a double dagger ( ).
Films with multiple winsEdit
The following films received multiple wins:
|Voice of Silence|
Films with multiple nominationsEdit
The following films received multiple nominations:
|6||Deliver Us from Evil|
|The Book of Fish|
|Voice of Silence|
|5||Samjin Company English Class|
|The Day I Died: Unclosed Case|
|2||An Old Lady|
|Steel Rain 2: Summit|
Television programs with multiple winsEdit
The following television programs received multiple wins:
|2||It's Okay to Not Be Okay|
Television programs with multiple nominationsEdit
The following television programs received multiple nominations:
|It's Okay to Not Be Okay|
|5||Flower of Evil|
|The Penthouse: War in Life|
|My Unfamiliar Family|
|Hangout with Yoo|
|River Where the Moon Rises|
|The Stage of Legends: Archive K|
|You Quiz on the Block|
Best Short Play
|Tiktok Popularity Award (Male)||Kim Seon-ho|
|Tiktok Popularity Award (Female)||Seo Yea-ji|
Presenters and performersEdit
The following individuals, listed in order of appearance, presented awards or performed musical numbers.
|Choi Baek-ho and Lee Do-hyun||Performers||"Two Hands, to You (feat. Choi Baek-ho)" (두 손, 너에게 (Feat. 최백호))|
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- Official website (in Korean)