Seoul Music Awards 2022: BTS won 4 awards, failed Daesang

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 At this year’s Seoul Music Awards, boy group BTS took home 4 awards.

Specifically, on January 23, the 31st Seoul Music Awards was held at Gocheok Sky Dome with MCs including Seolhyun, Boom and Kim Seong Joo of AOA.

This year, BTS did not directly participate in receiving the award

The Seoul Music Awards were first presented in 1990 and are held annually by Sports Seoul to recognize outstanding achievements in the Korean music industry.

Nominations are chosen by counting 20% ​​mobile votes, 10% Sports Seoul popularity polls, 40% digital downloads and album sales, and 30% points of the examiner. The popularity award alone is determined 100% by a popularity poll.

The MCs of this year’s awards ceremony

Awards presented at Seoul Music Awards 2022

Daesang (Grand Prize): NCT 127

Album of the Year: NCT Dream (Hot Sauce)

Song of the Year: IU (Lilac)

Bonsang (Main Prize): ENHYPEN, HEIZE, Brave Girls, Oh My Girl, Kang Daniel, Aespa, ATEEZ, NCT 127, The Boyz, Lim Young Woong, BTS, Seventeen and IU

Oh My Girl 

Rookie of the Year: Lee Mu Jin, OMEGA X and EPEX Ballad of the Year: Red Velvet’s Wendy (Like Water)

Wendy (Red Velvet)

OST of the Year: Lim Young Woong (Love Always Runs Away)

Hip-Hop/R&B of the Year: HyunA (I’m Not Cool)

Trot of the Year: Lim Young Woong (My Starry Love)

Kang Daniel

Best Performance: STAYC and ENHYPEN

Discovery of the Year: Lang Lee

Popularity Award (Korea): Lim Young Woong

K-Wave Award (international): EXO

Special Jury Prize: BTS and ARMY

Brave Girls

Fan PD Artist Award: Jung Dong Ha

U + Idol Live Best Artist Award: BTS

World Best Artist Award: BTS