Korean Music Awards 2022 was a history-making ceremony for BTS, aespa, and for many other artists.
The 19th Korean Music Awards took place on 1st March 2022 and it has helped many popular artists to bang many awards.
Korean Music Awards is an annual music award ceremony that holds great importance. It is held to recognise the musical achievements of the Korean Entertainment industry. Korean Music Awards puts great importance on singers’ albums and songs, rather than their sales number.
BTS won the Desang (grand prize.) They became the ‘Artist Of The Year’ for the third time at this award show following the years 2018 and 2019.
aespa bagged the maximum number of awards of any artist, which includes three winning titles- ‘Song of the Year’, ‘Rookie of the Year’, and ‘Best K-Pop Song’.
Here is the complete list of winners.
- Artist of the Year: BTS
- Song of the Year: Next Level by aespa
- Album of the Year: There is a Wolf by Lang Lee
- Rookie of the Year: aespa
- Best K-Pop Song: Next Level by aespa
- Best K-Pop Album: Querencia by Chungha
- Best Pop Song: AKMU – NAKKA (with IU)
- Best Pop Album: LILAC by IU
- Best Rock Song: Soumbalgwang’s Dance
- Best Rock Album: Soumbalgwang’s Happiness, Flower
- Best Modern Rock Song: Silica Gel’s Desert Eagle
- Best Modern Rock Album: Wings of the ISANG’s The Borderline between Hope and Despair
- Best R&B and Soul Song: THE GONLAN SONG by SUMIN & Slom
- Best R&B and Soul Album: DON’T DIE COLORS by THAMA
- Best Rap and Hip Hop Song: TAIJI by CHANGMO
- Best Rap and Hip Hop Album: Choi LB’s Independent Music
- Best Electronic Song: HAEPAARY – “go to gpd and then”
- Best Electronic Album: HAEPAARY – “Born By Gorgeousness”
- Best Folk Song: Barley Tea by Chun Yongsung featuring Kang Mal Geum
- Best Folk Album: There is a Wolf by Lang Lee
- Best Metal & Hardcore Album: Hegemony Shift by AGNES
- Best Jazz Vocal Album: With Strings: Dream of You by Maria Kim
- Best Jazz Music Album: Daring Mind by Jihye Lee Orchestra
Congratulations to all the winners!!