Asia Artist Awards

Asia Artist Awards (abbreviated AAA) is an awards ceremony organized by South Korea-based business newspaper Money Today and its global media brands StarNews and MTN. It honors outstanding achievements and international contributions of Asian artists in television, film and music. The inaugural ceremony was held on November 16, 2016, at Kyung Hee University's Hall of Peace in Seoul, and was broadcast live via satellite across Asia.[1]

Asia Artist Awards
Current: 6th Asia Artist Awards
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Awarded forOutstanding achievements in the music, television and film industry
CountrySouth Korea
Presented by
  • Star News
  • Star Continent
First awardedNovember 16, 2016; 5 years ago (2016-11-16)
WebsiteOfficial website

The 6th edition of the awards took place on December 2 at KBS arena, Seoul. It was hosted by Leeteuk and Jang Won-young.

CeremoniesEdit

Edition Date Venue City Host Ref.
1st November 16, 2016 Kyung Hee University's Hall of Peace Seoul, South Korea Leeteuk and Lee Si-young [1]
2nd November 15, 2017 Jamsil Students' Gymnasium Leeteuk and Lee Tae-im [2]
3rd November 28, 2018 Namdong Gymnasium Incheon, South Korea Leeteuk and Lee Sung-kyung [3][4]
4th November 26, 2019 Mỹ Đình National Stadium Hanoi, Vietnam Leeteuk and Lim Ji-yeon [5]
5th November 28, 2020 Leeteuk and Park Ju-hyun [6]
6th December 2, 2021 KBS Arena Seoul, South Korea Leeteuk and Jang Won-young [7]

WinnersEdit

Hallyu personalities Park Bo-gum and Im Yoon-ah were the first recipients of Asia Star Award, together with boy band Exo
 
Boy band Exo was also one of the first recipients of the Asia Star Award in 2016

Grand Prize (Daesang)Edit

Ed. Year Category Winner
1st 2016 Television / Film Cho Jin-woong
Music Exo
2nd 2017 Television / Film Kim Hee-sun
Music Exo
3rd 2018 Television / Film Lee Byung-hun
Music BTS
4th 2019 Television / Film Jang Dong-gun (Actor/Actress of the Year)
Music SeventeenAn Ode (Album of the Year)
Twice (Artist of the Year)
Got7 (Performance of the Year)
Red Velvet – "Umpah Umpah" (Song of the Year)
5th 2020 Television / Film Kim Soo-hyun (Actor/Actress of the Year: Drama)
Lee Jung-jae (Actor/Actress of the Year: Film)
Music NCTNCT 2020 Resonance Pt. 1 (Album of the Year)
Twice (Artist of the Year)
Got7 (Performance of the Year)
BTS – "Dynamite" (Song of the Year)
Monsta X (Stage of the Year)
Lim Young-woong (Trot of the Year)
6th 2021 Television / Film Lee Jung-jae (Actor of the Year)
Lee Seung-gi (Actor/Actress of the Year: Drama)
Yoo Ah-in (Actor/Actress of the Year: Film)
Music Seventeen (Artist of the Year)
NCT 127Sticker (Album of the Year)
Stray Kids (Performance of the Year)
BTS – "Butter" (Song of the Year)
aespa (Stage of the Year)
Lim Young-woong (Trot of the Year)

Artist of the YearEdit

Ed. Year Category Winner
3rd 2018 Television / Film Lee Sung-kyung
Lee Jun-ho
Ryu Jun-yeol
IU
Jung Hae-in
Lee Seung-gi
Ju Ji-hoon
Yoo Yeon-seok
Ha Jung-woo
Lee Byung-hun
Music Zico
Wanna One
iKon
Twice
SEVENTEEN
Sunmi
Monsta X
Mamamoo
Got7
NU'EST W
BTS

Rookie of the YearEdit

Ed. Year Category Winner
1st 2016 Television / Film Ryu Jun-yeol
Kwak Si yang
Sung Hoon
Lee Jung-shin
Nana
Music NCT 127
Blackpink
2nd 2017 Television / Film Ahn Hyo-seop
Jung Chae-yeon
Music Wanna One
Pristin
Kard
3rd 2018 Television / Film Kim Da-mi
Jang Ki-yong
Music The Boyz
Stray Kids
(G)I-dle
Iz*One
4th 2019 Television / Film Ong Seong-wu
Music TXT
AB6IX
Itzy
5th 2020 Television / Film Han So-hee
Lee Jae-wook
Music Treasure
Secret Number
6th 2021 Television / Film Lee Do-hyun
Music Enhypen
Aespa

Popularity AwardEdit

(Determined through fan votes)

Ed. Year Category Winner
1st 2016 Television / Film Baekhyun
Yoona
Music Exo
2nd 2017 Television / Film D.O.
Yoona
Music Exo
3rd 2018 Television / Film Sehun
IU
Music BTS
4th 2019 Music Stray Kids
Loona
Kang Daniel
5th 2020 Television / Film Jinyoung
Song Ji-hyo
Singer BTS
Twice
Trot Lim Young-woong
6th 2021 Television / Film Kim Seon-ho
Song Ji-hyo
Music Exo
Twice
CL
Lim Young-woong

Asia Star AwardEdit

Ed. Year Winner
1st 2016 Yoona, Park Bo-gum, Exo
2nd 2017 Suzy

Asia Hot ArtistEdit

Ed. Year Winner
3rd 2018 Wanna One, IU

Asia CelebrityEdit

Ed. Year Category Winner
4th 2019 Television / Film Ji Chang-wook
Park Min-young
Music Red Velvet
NU'EST
5th 2020 Television / Film Lee Joon-gi
Music Kang Daniel
WayV
6th 2021 Television / Film Yoo Ah-in
Bright Vachirawit
Win Metawin
Music BamBam
The Boyz

Best Artist AwardEdit

Ed. Year Category Winner
1st 2016 Television / Film Park Hae-jin
Park Shin-hye
Music BTS
Twice
2nd 2017 Television / Film Namkoong Min
Park Hae-jin
Yoona
Music SEVENTEEN
3rd 2018 Television / Film Ha Jung-woo
Music SEVENTEEN
Twice
Wanna One
4th 2019 Television / Film Park Min-Young
Yoona
Music Zico
5th 2020 Television / Film Lee Joon-gi
Seo Yea-ji
Music Mamamoo
NCT 127
6th 2021 Television / Film Jeon Yeo-been
Han So-hee
Music BamBam
Brave Girls
ENHYPEN

Best Celebrity AwardEdit

Ed. Year Category Winner
1st 2016 Television / Film Namkoong Min
Kim Ji-won
Jin Goo
Music VIXX
AOA
2nd 2017 Television / Film Lee Jun-ho
Park Min-young
Music VIXX
Apink
3rd 2018 Television / Film Suzy
4th 2019 Music Up10tion

Best Entertainer AwardEdit

Ed. Year Category Winner
1st 2016 Television / Film Seo Kang-joon
Nam Ji-hyun
Music B.A.P
Mamamoo
2nd 2017 Television / Film Sung Hoon
Kim Tae-ri
Music NU'EST W
Monsta X
Bolbbalgan4

Best Icon AwardEdit

Ed. Year Category Winner
1st 2016 Television / Film Kim Yoo-jung
Music BTS
2nd 2017 Television / Film Seo Kang-joon
Music Hwang Chi-yeul
Crush
Mamamoo
3rd 2018 Television / Film Choi Tae-joon
Kim Myung-soo
Music Monsta X
Momoland
4th 2019 Television / Film Jung Hae-in
Choi Siwon
Music SEVENTEEN
Chungha
5th 2020 Television / Film Lee Joo-young
Music Pentagon
AB6IX
6th 2021 Television / Film Ryu Kyung-soo
Music WOODZ

Best OST AwardEdit

Ed. Year Winner Work
1st 2016 Gummy
2nd 2017 Ailee
6th 2021 Lim Young-woong

Best Popular AwardEdit

Ed. Year Category Winner
3rd 2018 Television / Film Lee Seung-gi
Ryu Jun-yeol
Music Got7

Best Star AwardEdit

Ed. Year Category Winner
1st 2016 Television / Film Park Bo-gum
Bae Suzy
Music Block B
SEVENTEEN
2nd 2017 Television / Film Park Seo-joon
Ryu Jun-yeol
Music Zico
7SENSES (SNH48)

Best Social AwardEdit

Ed. Year Category Winner
4th 2019 Television / Film Yoona
Music SEVENTEEN
Twice

Fabulous AwardEdit

Ed. Year Category Winner
2nd 2017 Television / Film Park Seo-joon
Lee Joon-gi
Music Exo
Super Junior
3rd 2018 Television / Film

Lee Byung-hun

Ha Jung-woo
Music BTS
Twice
6th 2021 Television / Film Lee Jung-jae
Music SEVENTEEN

Favorite AwardEdit

Ed. Year Category Winner
3rd 2018 Television / Film Sung Hoon
Music Chungha

Focus AwardEdit

Ed. Year Category Winner
3rd 2018 Television / Film Jin Ju-hyung
Kim Yong-Ji
Shin Hyun-soo
Music D-Crunch
W24
4th 2019 Television / Film Lee Jung-eun
Music Loona
Dongkiz
5th 2020 Television / Film Ahn Eun-jin
Music Oneus
AleXa
6th 2021 Television / Film Doyoung
Park Geon-il
Music DKB
Kingdom
Blitzers

Korean Tourism Appreciation AwardEdit

Ed. Year Category Winner
3rd 2018 Television / Film Lee Byung-hun
Music BTS

New Wave AwardEdit

Ed. Year Category Winner
2nd 2017 Television / Film Choi Tae-joon
Gong Seung-yeon
Shin Hyun-soo
Music Snuper
Astro
The Rampage from Exile Tribe
3rd 2018 Television / Film Kim Seol-hyun
Music Kard
Cosmic Girls
Gugudan
6th 2021 Television / Film Na In-woo
Music STAYC
Weeekly

Rising AwardEdit

Ed. Year Category Winner
3rd 2018 Television / Film Cha Eun-woo
Jung In-sun
Music Fromis 9
SF9
4th 2019 Music Lovelyz

Asia IconEdit

Ed. Year Winner
2nd 2017 Park Shin-hye

Baidu Star AwardEdit

Ed. Year Winner
1st 2016 Exo

Best Actor AwardEdit

Ed. Year Winner
3rd 2018 Ju Ji-hoon
Yoo Yeon-seok
IU
4th 2019 Ji Chang-wook
5th 2020 Ahn Hyo-seop
Lee Sung-kyung
6th 2021 Park Joo-mi
Heo Sung-tae
Kim Joo-ryoung

Best Creator AwardEdit

Ed. Year Winner
2nd 2017 Shin Won-ho for Reply series
3rd 2018 Won Dong-yeon
6th 2021 Brave Brothers

Best Emotive AwardEdit

Ed. Year Category Winner
3rd 2018 Television / Film Jung Hae-in
Lee Sung-kyung
Lee Jun-ho
4th 2019 Television / Film Im Jiyeon
Music Kang Daniel
5th 2020 Television / Film Kim Seon-ho
Ahn Bo-hyun
Music NCT Dream
(G)I-dle
6th 2021 Television / Film Moon Ga-young
Cha Eun-woo
Music Kwon Eunbi
WJSN Chocome

Best History of Songs AwardEdit

Ed. Year Winner
3rd 2018 Se7en
5th 2020 Super Junior
6th 2021 3JSB

Best Music AwardEdit

Ed. Year Winner
3rd 2018 NU'EST W
Mamamoo
Sunmi

Best Musician AwardEdit

Ed. Year Winner
3rd 2018 Zico
iKon
4th 2019 NU'EST
5th 2020 Song Ga-in
Kang Daniel
Iz*One
6th 2021 Kang Daniel
ITZY
ASTRO
Wonho
The Boyz

Best Performance DirectorEdit

Ed. Year Winner
3rd 2018 Son Sung Deuk

Best Producer AwardEdit

Ed. Year Winner
1st 2016 Bang Si-hyuk (Big Hit Entertainment)
3rd 2018 Pdogg (Big Hit Entertainment)
4th 2019 Zico (KOZ Entertainment)
5th 2021 Woozi (Pledis Entertainment)

Best Welcome AwardEdit

Ed. Year Winner
2nd 2017 Lee Seung-gi

Brilliant AwardEdit

Ed. Year Category Winner
3rd 2018 Television / Film Lee Da-hee
Choi Min-ho
Music AOA

Choice AwardEdit

Ed. Year Category Winner
1st 2016 Television / Film Sung Hoon
Lee Si-young
Music Dynamic Duo
2nd 2017 Television / Film Min Hyo-rin
Lee Tae-im
Kent Tsai
Music Just Jerk
3rd 2018 Television / Film Jasper Liu
Kwak Si-yang
Jinyoung
Music Snuper
4th 2019 Television / Film Lee Jung-Eun
Ahn Hyo-Seop
Music Momoland
5th 2020 Television / Film Ahn Bo-hyun
Park Ju-hyun
Music The Boyz
Itzy
6th 2021 Television / Film Lee Jun-young
Joo Suk-tae
Music Pentagon
Golden Child
Momoland

Eco Creator AwardEdit

Ed. Year Winner
3rd 2018 Park Hae-jin

Legend AwardEdit

Ed. Year Winner
2nd 2017 Super Junior

Rising Star AwardEdit

Ed. Year Category Winner
1st 2016 Television / Film Park Hye-su
Shin Hyun-soo
Chi Pu
Music WJSN
Han Dong-geun
Boys and Men
2nd 2017 Television / Film Kang Tae-oh
Ji Soo
Seo Eun-soo
Music JBJ
DIA
Jeong Se-woon
Gugudan
Momoland

Samsung Pay AwardEdit

Ed. Year Winner
2nd 2017 Wanna One

Trend AwardEdit

Ed. Year Category Winner
3rd 2018 Television / Film Yoona
Jung Hae-in
6th 2021 Television / Film Lee Jung-jae
Music Brave Girls
aespa

Potential AwardEdit

Ed. Year Category Winner
4th 2019 Television / Film Jung Hae-in
Music Kang Daniel
Snuper
5th 2020 Television / Film Park Jin-young
Kim Hye-yoon
Music Cravity
Iz*One
6th 2021 Television / Film Hwang Min-hyun
Music T1419
AleXa

AAA GrooveEdit

Ed. Year Winner
4th 2019 (G)I-dle
Stray Kids
5th 2020 Bigman

AAA Scene StealerEdit

Ed. Year Winner
4th 2019 Lee Jung-eun
Lee Kwang-soo
5th 2020 Kim Min-jae
6th 2021 Cha Ji-yeon

AAA Top of Kpop RecordEdit

Ed. Year Winner
4th 2019 Super Junior

AAA Best AchievementEdit

Ed. Year Winner
6th 2021 NU'EST

AAA X Dongnam Media & FPT Polytechnic PopularityEdit

Ed. Year Category Winner
4th 2019 Television/Film Oh Se-hun
Song Ji-hyo
Music Super Junior

Best Vietnamese ArtistEdit

Ed. Year Category Winner
4th 2019 Television / Film Quốc Trường [vi]
Bảo Thanh [vi]
Music Bích Phương

AAA Best K-CultureEdit

Ed. Year Category Winner
4th 2019 Television / Film Lee Kwang-soo
Music Got7

AAA Best of Best Starnews Choeaedol Popularity AwardEdit

Ed. Year Winner
5th 2020 BTS

AAA Hot Issue AwardEdit

Ed. Year Category Winner
5th 2020 Television / Film Kim Soo-hyun
Seo Yea-ji
Music Lim Young-woong
Itzy

Best Acting AwardEdit

Ed. Year Category Winner
5th 2020 Television / Film Lee Joon-hyuk
Jeon Mi-do
6th 2021 Television / Film Kwon Yu-ri
Sung Hoon
Takumi Kitamura

Best Music Video AwardEdit

Ed. Year Winner
5th 2020 Stray Kids
6th 2021 Everglow

Best Pop Artist AwardEdit

Ed. Year Winner
5th 2020 MAX
Anne-Marie

Most winsEdit

Rank Recipients Wins
1st
BTS
12
2nd
Seventeen
Exo
Twice
9
3rd
Yoona
7
4th
Kang Daniel
6
5th
Got7
Mamamoo
Super Junior
IU
Zico
Wanna One
Stray Kids
Jung Hae-in
5
6th
Monsta X
Ryu Jun-yeol
Lee Byung-hun
Momoland
Lee Jung-Jae
4

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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