Kara, DBSK, SNSD, 2PM, BEAST, and Jang Geun Suk Win “The Japan Gold Disk Awards”


The Recording Industry Association of Japan announced the winners of “The Japan Gold Disk Awards 2012” on January 27, 2012. In its 26th year,  “The Japan Gold Disk Awards 2012” are based on the number of DVD/album/single sales in the year 2011.

This year, there were many Korean artists on the list of winners in a variety of categories. Kara won big this year with five awards, including “Best Asian Artist (Asia).” SNSD and 2PM won two awards each.  DBSK, BEAST, Jang Geun Suk, and Park Hyun Bin were also awarded.

Check out the categories below:

Best Asian Artist (Asia)


New Artist of the Year (Asia)


Best 3 New Artists (Asia)

Jang Geun Suk



Best Enka/Kayokyoku New Artist

Park Hyun Bin

Album of the Year (Asia)

SNSD- “Girls’ Generation”

Best 3 Albums (Asia)

SNSD- “Girls’ Generation”

Kara- “Girl’s Talk”

DBSK- “Tone”

Song of the Year by Download (Asia)

Kara- “Jumping”

Best 5 Songs by Download

Kara- “Jumping”

Best Music Video (Asia)

Kara- “Best Clips”


Congratulations to the winners!