The 31st edition of the Seoul Music Awards 2021 was held in South Korea to reward the best of K-pop, the popularity, sales and judges’ vote gave awards to the K-pop groups that were successful in the past year.
The latest annual awards ceremony was hosted by Super Junior’s Heechul, SNSD’s Shin Dong Si and Sooyoung Sooyoung, with some musical performances and following the corresponding security and social distancing measures, various K-pop groups were recognized for their musical achievements.
K-pop has recognized the best songs, albums, popularity and the place of idols in the industry, fans gave their support to their artists through a close vote, but the word of the judges determined who shined during 2020. If you missed the ceremony, here is the complete list of winners.
ALL THE WINNERS OF THE SEOUL MUSIC AWARDS 2021
Leading again and thanks to releases like “BE”, “Map of the soul: 7” and “Dynamite”, BTS won the Daesang of the night, Album of the Year and Song of the Year.
Stray Kids, the next leaders of K-pop generation
Kang Daniel, one of the most popular solo artists after Wanna One project
OH MY GIRL
ROOKIES OF THE YEAR
Despite only being in K-pop for a few months, these idols where the winners:
AESPA with BLACK MAMBA
ENHYPEN, winners of I-LAND
Romantic songs earned B1A4’s Sandeul the award
Songs that are part of K-dramas were also awarded and the winner was Cho Jung Seok
Hip-Hop – R&B
Winner: Rapper Jessi
One of South Korea’s most famous genre awarded Lim Young Woong
The best choreographies and performances went to
Discovery of the Year
The award for Korea went to Lim Young Woong.
International Hallyu Wave for BTS