It’s near the end of the year and what does that mean? Yes, lot of music awards shows to celebrate and honor the year’s movers and shakers in the music industry.
The 2013 Melon Music Awards airs tonight from 6:00-10:00 PM KST, taking place at the Olympic Gymnastic Arena in Seoul. Don’t worry if you can’t be there in person because Melon is bringing it to you live via YouTube!
Join us here at Soompi for the live streaming event that starts with the red carpet event first at 6:00 PM and then on to the main show at 7:00 PM. Spazz, fangirl, and fanboy with other K-Pop lovers through our real-time comment section below.
On October 29, Melon announced the top 10 artists who would be nominees for the top prize- EXO, G-Dragon, SHINee, Beast, Sistar, IU, Ailee, Dynamic Duo, Davichi, and Busker Busker. The winner will be announced at the end of the show.
The other awards and their nominees:
Best Album: EXO’s “XOXO,” G-Dragon’s “Coup D-Etat,” SHINee’s “Dream Girl,” IU’s “Modern Times,” Busker Busker’s “2nd Album,” Cho Yong Pil’s “Hello,” Huh Gak‘s “Little Giant,” Lee Hyori‘s “Monochrome,” and Dynamic Duo’s “Lucky Number“
Best New Artist: Lim Kim, Roy Kim, BTS, History, and Ladies Code
Best Global Artist: 2NE1, EXO, Girls’ Generation, Super Junior-M, and PSY
Hot Trend Award: Crayon Pop’s “Bar Bar Bar,” PSY’s Gentleman,” Hyungdon & Daejun‘s “Hemansahang,” Rose Motel‘s “Long Time Lover,” and UV‘s “Because of You“
For a complete list of awards and nominees, check out the “2013 Melon Awards” website.
The “2013 Melon Music Awards” is hosted by EXO and actress Lee Yoo Bi. Performance include those from BTS, EXO, SHINee, and more!
Watch it now!