Red Velvet, BTS, EXO and More Win Big at 2018 Korea Popular Music Awards: Full List


The Korea Popular Music Awards held its first-ever occasion on the Korea International Exhibition Center on Thursday (Dec. 20). The three massive awards of the night time got out to TWICE’s “Heart Shaker” (track of the 12 months), BTS’s Love Yourself: Answer (album of the 12 months) and Wanna One (artist of the 12 months).

Wanna One moreover claimed three different awards (a reputation award, the Olleh TV greatest artist and a bonsang, or predominant prize), making them the highest profitable group of the night time.

BTS, TWICE and eight different artists additionally obtained such awards.

See all of the night’s winners under.

2018 Korea Popular Music Awards Winners

Artist of the Year: Wanna One

Song of the Year: TWICE’s “Heart Shaker”

Album of the Year: BTS’s “Love Yourself: Answer”

Rookie of the Year: (G)I-DLE, The Boyz

Bonsang (Main prize): MAMAMOO, Oh My Girl, Roy Kim, Jang Deok Cheol, NCT 127, MOMOLAND, BTOB, TWICE, Red Velvet, Wanna One, BTS

Indie Award: Shaun

Hip Hop Award: Simon Dominic

OST Award: Ben

Ballad Award: BTOB

R&B Award: Urban Zakapa

Olleh TV Best Artist: Wanna One’s “Wanna Travel”

Solo Dance Award: Chungha

Group Dance Award: Red Velvet

Producer Award: Starship Entertainment’s Kim Shi Dae

Popular Performance Award (for instrumental performances): Kwon Byung Ho

Popular Singing Performance Award: PENTAGON

Popularity Award: Wanna One, EXO

Thanks to You Award: Cho Yong Pil

Hallyu Performance Award: Super Junior