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The APAN Star Awards (Korean에이판 스타 어워즈) is an awards ceremony for excellence in television in South Korea, organized by the Korea Entertainment Management Association (CEMA). It is held annually since 2012 as part of the Daejeon Drama Festival. The inaugural ceremony K-Drama Star Awards was renamed to APAN Star Awards in 2013; APAN stands for the Asia Pacific Actors Network.[1]

APAN Star Awards
6th APAN Star Awards
Awarded forExcellence in television
CountrySouth Korea
Presented byKorea Entertainment Management Association [ko]
First awarded2012
Websiteapanstarawards.com
APAN Star Awards
Hangul
에이판 스타 어워즈
Revised RomanizationEipan Seuta Eowojeu
McCune–ReischauerEip'an Sŭt'a Ŏwŏchŭ

Nominees for the awards are chosen from Korean dramas that aired on the three major broadcasting networks (KBS, MBC and SBS) and cable channels from October of the previous year to September of the current year.[2]

Contents

CategoriesEdit

  • Grand Prize (대상) is given to the best actor/actress of the year.
  • Top Excellence in Acting Award (최우수상)
  • Excellence in Acting Award (우수상)
  • Best Supporting Actor/Actress (조연상), previously known as Acting Award (연기상)
  • Best New Actor/Actress (신인상), previously known as Rising Star Award (라이징스타상)
  • Best Young Actor/Actress (아역상)
  • Best Production Director (연출상)
  • Best Writer (작가상)
  • Best Original Soundtrack (베스트OST상)
  • Popular Star Award (인기스타상)
  • Best Couple Award (베스트 커플상)
  • Hallyu Star Award (한류 스타상)
  • Best Dressed (베스트드레서상), previously known as Fashionista Award (패셔니스타상)
  • Achievement Award (공로상)

Grand Prize (Daesang)Edit

Drama of the YearEdit

Year Winner
2016 Descendants of the Sun
2018 Mr. Sunshine

Top Excellence in Acting AwardsEdit

Best ActorEdit

Year Winner Drama
2012 Song Joong-ki The Innocent Man[8]
2013 Lee Joon-gi Two Weeks

Best Actor in a MiniseriesEdit

Year Winner Drama
2014 Kim Soo-hyun My Love from the Star
2015 Lee Sung-min Misaeng: Incomplete Life
2016 Cho Jin-woong Signal
2018 Park Seo-joon What's Wrong with Secretary Kim

Best Actor in a Serial DramaEdit

Year Winner Drama
2014 Cho Jae-hyun Jeong Do-jeon
2015 Kim Sang-joong The Jingbirok: A Memoir of Imjin War
2016 Ahn Jae-wook Five Enough
2018 Lee Sang-woo Marry Me Now

Best ActressEdit

Year Winner Drama
2012 Kim Nam-joo My Husband Got a Family
2013 Lee Bo-young I Can Hear Your Voice, Seoyoung, My Daughter

Best Actress in a MiniseriesEdit

Year Winner Drama
2014 Kim Hee-ae Secret Affair
2015 Kim Hee-sun Angry Mom
2016 Han Hyo-joo W
2018 Lee Ji-eun My Mister

Best Actress in a Serial DramaEdit

Year Winner Drama
2014 Kim Hee-sun Wonderful Days
2015 Kim Hyun-joo I Have a Lover
2016 Kim So-yeon Happy Home
2018 Shin Hye-sun My Golden Life

Excellence in Acting AwardsEdit

Best ActorEdit

Year Winner Drama
2012 Kim Soo-hyun Moon Embracing the Sun
Yoo Jun-sang My Husband Got a Family
2013 Lee Jong-suk I Can Hear Your Voice

Best Actor in a MiniseriesEdit

Year Winner Drama
2014 Jung Woo Reply 1994
2015 Yim Si-wan Misaeng: Incomplete Life
2016 Namkoong Min Remember
2018 Jung Hae-in Something in the Rain

Best Actor in a Serial DramaEdit

Year Winner Drama
2014 Kim Ji-hoon Jang Bo-ri Is Here!
2015 Lee Joon Heard It Through the Grapevine
2016 Lee Pil-mo Happy Home
2018 Jang Seung-jo Money Flower

Best ActressEdit

Year Winner Drama
2012 Han Ji-min Padam Padam
2013 Kim So-yeon Two Weeks

Best Actress in a MiniseriesEdit

Year Winner Drama
2014 Park Shin-hye The Heirs
2015 Park Bo-young Oh My Ghost
2016 Seo Hyun-jin Another Miss Oh
2018 Go Ah-sung Life on Mars

Best Actress in a Serial DramaEdit

Year Winner Drama
2014 Kim Ok-bin Steal Heart
2015 Kim Min-jung The Merchant: Gaekju 2015
2016 Jeong Yu-mi Six Flying Dragons
2018 Jo Bo-ah Goodbye to Goodbye

Supporting AwardsEdit

Newcomer AwardsEdit

Youth AwardsEdit

Best Production DirectorEdit

Year Winner Drama
2012 Jo Nam-kook The Chaser
2013 Kim Byung-soo Nine: Nine Time Travels
2014 Jang Tae-yoo My Love from the Star
2015 Jo Soo-won Pinocchio
2016 Shin Won-ho Reply 1988
2018 Kim Won-seok My Mister

Best WriterEdit

Best Original SoundtrackEdit

Year Song Drama
2012 "All for You" - Seo In-guk and Jung Eun-ji Reply 1997
2013 "Winter Love" - The One That Winter, the Wind Blows
2014 "Goodbye My Love" - Ailee Fated to Love You
2015 "Pinocchio" - Roy Kim Pinocchio

Popularity AwardsEdit

Best DressedEdit

Best ManagerEdit

Year Winner Talent Agency
2012 Kim Jong-do Namoo Actors
2013 Kim Dong-eop Will Entertainment
2014 Lee Jin-sung King Kong Entertainment
2015 Shim Jung-woon Sim Entertainment
2016 Kim Jeong-yong Blossom Entertainment
2018 Bae Sung HM Entertainment

Other AwardsEdit

Year Category Winner Drama
2012 Best Villain Yoon Yong-hyun History of a Salaryman
Best Comic Acting Ahn Suk-hwan Shut Up Family
Best Action Stunts N/A Bridal Mask
2013 Best Performance Jung Eun-ji That Winter, the Wind Blows
Best Action N/A Gu Family Book
2014 Best SNS Web Drama N/A A Hungry Woman
2015 Award for SNS Web Drama Xiumin Falling for Challenge
2016 Special Actor of the Year Jun Kunimura N/A
Best APAN Star Award Kim Hee-sun N/A
Jessy Mendiola N/A
Hiroki Narimiya N/A
Song Joong-ki N/A
Joe Taslim N/A
Thanayong Wongtrakul N/A
Special APAN Award Gökhan Alkan and
Zeynep Çamcı
N/A
2018 OST Award Song Dong-woon N/A

Achievement AwardEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "2014 APAN Star Awards – Winners List". Beatus Corner. 15 November 2014. Retrieved 2014-12-08.
  3. ^ "1st K-Drama Star Awards 2013 list of winners". Officially KMusic. 10 December 2012. Retrieved 2014-12-08.
  4. ^ MacDonald, Joan (18 November 2013). "Who Won Top Honors At The 2013 APAN Star Awards?". KDramaStars. Retrieved 2014-12-08.
  5. ^ Jones, Julie (17 November 2014). "Jo In Sung Says Thank You To Gong Hyo Jin". KDramaStars. Retrieved 2014-12-08.
  6. ^ Sung, So-young (30 November 2015). "Kim Soo-hyun takes top APAN Star honors". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2015-12-10.
  7. ^ "이병헌, '미스터 션샤인' 대상 수상..정해인 2관왕(종합)[2018 APAN]". Osen (in Korean). 13 October 2018.
  8. ^ Lee, Jun-hyeun (10 December 2012). "Song Joong Ki wins Best Actor Award". StarN News. Retrieved 2014-12-08.
  9. ^ Lee, Jun-hyeun (10 December 2012). "Yoon Jin Yi, Yoo In Na, and Oh Yeon Seo at 2012 K-DRAMA STAR AWARDS". StarN News. Retrieved 2014-12-08.
  10. ^ Kang, Hye-in (10 December 2012). "Seo In Guk won three awards at K-DRAMA STAR AWARDS". StarN News. Retrieved 2014-12-08.

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