Kim Soo Hyun, “Reply 1994,” “The Attorney,” and “Wish” Lead 50th Baeksang Art Awards Nominations (Complete List)

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The annual award that celebrates achievements in both film and television is back with its 50th edition. The “50th Baeksang Art Awards” has announced its list of nominees in various categories in both film and television through its official homepage.

Actor Kim Soo Hyun is up for two acting awards- Best Actor in Television and Best Rookie Actor in Film. His SBS drama “Man from the Stars” has its name in four award categories. Lee Jong Suk and Lee Bo Young’s “I Hear Your Voice” has the same number of nominations, along with “Secret Love Affair.”  “Reply 1994” has the most with five.

The Best Actor in Television category is dominated by young actors in their 20s, with the exception of Jo Jae Hyun from the sageuk drama “Jung Do Jun.” The Best Actress category shows more range, with actresses in their 20s to their 40s.

In film, two of the hottest names in the industry, Kim Soo Hyun and Kim Woo Bin are nominated for Best Rookie Actor, along with the young Yeo Jin Goo, and two idol actors, Lee Joon from MBLAQ and Im Siwan from ZE:A.

The Attorney,” which stars Song Kang Ho and Im Siwan, is nominated for seven categories for the highest number of nominations in film, tying with the film “Wish,” which stars Seol Kyung Ku and Uhm Ji Won.

 The “50th Baeksang Art Awards” will take place May 27 at the Kyunghee University Hall of Peace in Seoul. 

Now here is the complete list of categories and nominations.


Best Drama

  • Good Doctor (KBS)
  • I Hear Your Voice (SBS)
  • Secret Love Affair (JTBC)
  • Man from the Stars (SBS)
  • Reply 1994 (tvN)
The cast of "Reply 1994"

The cast of “Reply 1994”

Best Culture Program

  • We Want to Know (SBS)
  • Food X-Files (Channel A)
  • Parents vs Students’ Parents (SBS)
  • Physics of Light (EBS)
  • War of Words (JTBC)

Best Variety Program

  • Grandpas Over Flowers (tvN)
  • Immortal Song (KBS)
  • Superman Returns (KBS)
  • Real Men (MBC)
  • Hidden Singer (JTBC)

Best Director

  • Kim Min Soo (Good Doctor)
  • Shin Won Ho (Reply 1994)
  • Ahn Pan Suk (Secret Love Affair)
  • Jang Tae Woo (Man from the Stars)
  • Jo Soo Won (I Hear Your Voice)

Best Actor

  • Kim Soo Hyun  (Man from the Stars)
  • Yoo Ah In (Secret Love Affair)
  • Lee Jong Suk (I Hear Your Voice)
  • Jo Jae Hyun (Jung Do Jun)
  • Joo Won (Good Doctor)
Kim Soo Hyun as Do Min Joon in "Man from the Stars"

Kim Soo Hyun as Do Min Joon in “Man from the Stars”

Best Actress

  • Go Ara (Reply 1994)
  • Kim Ji Soo (Kind Words) 
  • Kim Hye Soo (Queen of the Office)
  • Lee Bo Young (I Hear Your Voice)
  • Jun Ji Hyun (Man from the Stars)

Best Rookie Actor

  • Kim Sung Kyun (Reply 1994)
  • Jung Woo  (Reply 1994)
  • Choi Jin Hyuk (Gu Family Book)
  • Park Seo Joon (Kind Words) 
  • Baro (God’s Gift-14 Days)

Best Rookie Actress

  • Kyung Soo Jin (Eun Hee)
  • Dohee (Reply 1994)
  • Baek Jin Hee (Empress Ki)
  • Son Yeo Eun (Thrice Married Woman)
  • Han Groo (Kind Words) 
Han Groo and Park Seo Joon in "Kind Words"

Han Groo and Park Seo Joon in “Kind Words”

Best Screenplay

  • Kim Ji Woo (Shark)
  • Park Ji Eun (Man from the Stars)
  • Lee Woo Jung (Reply 1994)
  • Jung Sung Joo (Secret Love Affair)
  • Ha Myung Hee (Kind Words) 

Best Male Entertainer Award

  • Kim Gu Ra (Radio Star)
  • Kim Sung Joo (Daddy, Where Are We Going?)
  • Shin Dong Yup (Witch Hunt)
  • Yoo Hee Yeol (SNL Korea)
  • Jeon Hyun Moo (Hidden Singer)

Best Female Entertainer Award

  • Kim Young Hee (Gag Concert)
  • Kim Ji Min ( Gag Concert)
  • Park Mi Sun (Quiz to Change the World)
  • Park Ji Yoon (Gourmet Road)
  • Lee Young Ja (Hello Counselor)

Next page: Nominations in Film