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The Gaon Chart Music Awards (Korean가온차트 뮤직 어워드), also known as the Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards, is a major music awards show that is held annually in South Korea by the national music record chart Gaon Chart.

Gaon Chart Music Awards
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Official logo of the 8th Gaon Chart Music Awards
Awarded forExcellence in music
CountrySouth Korea
Presented byKorea Music Content Industry Association
(Gaon)
First awarded2011
Websitehttp://www.kpopawards.co.kr/

Contents

Host venuesEdit

Bout Year Date Host City Venue Host
1st 2011 February 22, 2012 Seoul, South Korea Blue Square Samsung Card Hall Taeyeon and Joo Young-hoon
2nd 2012 February 13, 2013 Olympic Hall Gain and Joo Young-hoon
3rd 2013 February 12, 2014 Olympic Gymnastics Arena Yuri and Oh Sang-jin
4th 2014 January 28, 2015 Leeteuk and Hyeri
5th 2015 February 17, 2016 Olympic Hall Leeteuk and Yura
6th 2016 February 22, 2017 Jamsil Arena Leeteuk and Solar
7th 2017 February 14, 2018 Leeteuk and Dahyun
8th 2018 January 23, 2019 Kim Jong-kook and Nancy

AwardsEdit

Album of the YearEdit

Bout Year Winners
1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter
1st 2011 TVXQ Beast Super Junior Girls' Generation
2nd 2012 Big Bang Girls' Generation-TTS Super Junior TVXQ
3rd 2013 Girls' Generation Cho Yong-pil Exo
4th 2014 TVXQ Exo Super Junior
5th 2015 Exo Super Junior Exo
6th 2016 Got7 Exo BTS
7th 2017 BTS Seventeen BTS Wanna One
8th 2018 Wanna One BTS Exo

Song of the YearEdit

Bout Year Awardees
January February March April May June
1st 2011 Secret IU K.Will Big Bang 2NE1 Secret
July August September October November December
T-ara Leessang Davichi Lee Seung Gi Wonder Girls IU
Bout Year January February March April May June
2nd 2012 T-ara Big Bang Busker Busker Girls' Generation-TTS Wonder Girls
July August September October November December
2NE1 Psy Jung Eun-ji & Seo In-guk Gain Lee Hi Lee Seung Gi
Bout Year January February March April May June
3rd 2013 Girls' Generation Sistar19 Davichi Psy 4Minute Sistar
July August September October November December
Dynamic Duo San E Soyou & Mad Clown IU Miss A Seo In-guk & Zia
Bout Year January February March April May June
4th 2014 Girl's Day Soyou & Junggigo 2NE1 Akdong Musician g.o.d Taeyang
July August September October November December
San E & Raina Park Bo-ram Sistar Kim Dong-ryool MC Mong Apink
Bout Year January February March April May June
5th 2015 Mad Clown Naul MC Mong Miss A Big Bang
July August September October November December
Big Bang iKon Taeyeon Zico Psy
Bout Year January February March April May June
6th 2016 GFriend Mamamoo Jang Beom-jun Twice Urban Zakapa Sistar
July August September October November December
Wonder Girls Blackpink Im Chang-jung Twice Blackpink Big Bang
Bout Year January February March April May June
7th 2017 Akdong Musician Twice IU Psy G-Dragon
July August September October November December
Exo Sunmi Sechs Kies Epik High Wanna One Twice
Bout Year January February March April May June
8th 2018 iKon Roy Kim Big Bang Twice Bolbbalgan4 Blackpink
July August September October November December
Twice Red Velvet Im Chang-jung IU Jennie N/A

New Artist of the YearEdit

Bout Year Awardees
Male Group Female Group Male Solo Female Solo
1st 2011 B1A4 Apink Huh Gak Kim Bo-kyung
2nd 2012 B.A.P Hello Venus John Park Ailee
3rd 2013 BTS Ladies' Code Jung Joon-young Lim Kim
4th 2014 Winner Mamamoo
5th 2015 iKon GFriend
6th 2016 NCT 127 Blackpink
7th 2017 Wanna One Woo Won-jae
8th 2018 Stray Kids (G)I-dle & IZ*ONE Haon

Discovery of the YearEdit

Bout Year Winners (Category)
Hip-Hop Indie R&B Ballad Trot Group
1st 2011 The Koxx Noel Girl's Day
2nd 2012 Double K 3rd Line Butterfly
3rd 2013 Rose Motel
4th 2014 Epik High
5th 2015 Song Min-ho Hyukoh Zion.T Lee Ae Ran
6th 2016 BewhY Bolbbalgan4 Dean Han Dong-geun
7th 2017 Changmo MeloMance Heize Hwang Chi-yeul
8th 2018 Punch Ben

Long-Run Song of the YearEdit

Bout Year Awardee Song
3rd 2013 Girl's Day "Expectation"
4th 2014 Soyou & Junggigo "Some"
5th 2015 Naul "You in The Same Time"
6th 2016 MC the Max "No Matter Where"
7th 2017 IU "Through the Night"
8th 2018 iKon "Love Scenario"

Popular Singer of the YearEdit

Bout Year Winner Song
3rd 2013 Roy Kim & Jung Joon-young "Becoming Dust"
4th 2014 Im Chang-jung "A Glass of Soju"
5th 2015 So Chan Whee "Tears"
6th 2016 MC the Max "No Matter Where"
7th 2017 Yoon Jong-shin "Like It"
8th 2018 Jang Deok Cheol "Good Old Days"

International Song of the YearEdit

Bout Year Winner Song
1st 2011 Maroon 5 "Moves like Jagger"
2nd 2012 Maroon 5 "Payphone"
3rd 2013 DJ Gollum "The Bad Touch"
4th 2014 Maroon 5 "Maps"
5th 2015 Adele "Hello"
6th 2016 Maroon 5 "Don't Wanna Know"
7th 2017 Ed Sheeran "Shape of You"
8th 2018 Camila Cabello "Havana"

Composer/Lyricist of the YearEdit

Bout Year Winners
Composer Lyricist
1st 2011 Yoon Il-sang Kim Eana
2nd 2012 Teddy Kim Eana
3rd 2013 Duble Sidekick Kim Eana
4th 2014 Min Yeon-jae Kim Do-Hoon
5th 2015 Black Eyed Pilseung Kim Eana
6th 2016 Black Eyed Pilseung Jo Yoon Kyung
7th 2017 Pdogg IU
8th 2018 Teddy Seo Ji Eum

Performers of the YearEdit

Bout Year Winners
Backup Vocal Instrumental
1st 2011 Kim Hyun-a Kang Soo-ho
2nd 2012 Kim Hyo-soo Shin Hyun-kwon
3rd 2013 Gil Eun-kyung Tommy Kim
4th 2014 Kang Tae-woo Jang-hyeok
5th 2015 Lee Tae-yoon Kang Sung-ho
6th 2016 Kim Ryeong Lee Seong-yeol & Choi Tae-wan
7th 2017 Kang Tae-woo Lee Seung-yeob
8th 2018 Jun Jae Hee Kim Mi-jung & Shin Sang-won

Style of the YearEdit

Bout Year Winners
Choreographer Stylist
1st 2011 Prepix Seo Soo-kyung
2nd 2012 Lee Ju-sun Song Jeong-ok
3rd 2013 Yama & Hot Chicks Jung Bo-yoon
4th 2014 Choreography Team DQ Park Seo-hyun, Choi Ji-hyang
5th 2015 Yama & Hot Chicks Ji Eunie
6th 2016 Son Sung Deuk Choi Hee Sun
7th 2017 Lia Kim Kim Ye-jin, Choi Kyung-won
8th 2018 Son Sung Deuk Ji Eunie

Producer/Record production of the YearEdit

Bout Year Awardee
1st 2011 Kim Kwang-soo (Core Contents Media)
2nd 2012 Yang Hyun-suk (YG Entertainment)
3rd 2013 Yang Hyun-suk (YG Entertainment)
4th 2014 Kim Shi-dae (Starship Entertainment)
5th 2015 Yang Hyun-suk (YG Entertainment)
6th 2016 Bang Si-hyuk (Big Hit Entertainment)
7th 2017 IU (Fave Entertainment)
8th 2018 iKon (YG Entertainment)

K-pop Contribution Award / Lifetime Achievement AwardEdit

Bout Year Winner
1st 2011 Lee Soo-man
2nd 2012 Hong Seung-sung
3rd 2013 Cho Yong-pil
4th 2014 Shin Hae-chul
6th 2016 Sechs Kies
7th 2017 Yoon Jong-shin
8th 2018 BTS

Hot Performance of the YearEdit

Bout Year Winner
3rd 2013 Apink
4th 2014 AOA
5th 2015 Red Velvet
VIXX
6th 2016 Seventeen
Infinite
7th 2017 NU'EST W
Got7
8th 2018 Seventeen

World Hallyu StarEdit

Bout Year Winner
3rd 2013 2NE1
4th 2014 Kara
5th 2015 BTS
6th 2016 Shinee
7th 2017 Got7
8th 2018 Seventeen

World Rookie AwardEdit

Bout Year Winners
3rd 2013 B.A.P
4th 2014 BTS
5th 2015 Seventeen AOA
7th 2017 Blackpink
8th 2018 The Boyz Momoland

International Rising Star of the YearEdit

Bout Year Winner
6th 2016 Charlie Puth
7th 2017 Shawn Mendes

Discontinued awardsEdit

Mobile Vote Popularity AwardEdit

Bout Year Winner
3rd 2013 Exo
4th 2014 Exo
5th 2015 Exo
6th 2016 Sehun
Exo
7th 2017 Taeyeon
Wanna One

Special AwardsEdit

Bout Year Awards Winner
1st 2011 Oricon Special Award Girls' Generation
2nd 2012 Hallyu Special Award CNBLUE
4th 2014 Weibo Kpop Star Award Super Junior
5th 2015 Weibo Kpop Star Award Sehun
Most Influential Group of Asia Big Bang
6th 2016 V Live Global Popularity Award BTS

Hot Trend AwardEdit

Bout Year Winners
2nd 2012 Apink
3rd 2013 Crayon Pop
4th 2014 Block B EXID
5th 2015 B.A.P Baek A Yeon

New Media PlatformEdit

Bout Year Winners
1st 2011 YouTube
Daum
3rd 2013 Bugs!
4th 2014 Kakao Music

Music DistributionEdit

Bout Year Winners
Online Offline
2nd 2012 LOEN Entertainment KMP Holdings
3rd 2013 CJ E&M Music
4th 2014 Universal Music

Sound Engineer of the YearEdit

Bout Year Winners
1st 2011 Ko Seung-wook
2nd 2012 Jeon Hoon
3rd 2013 Jo Joon-sung

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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