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