On September 20, Soribada held its first ever awards show, entitled the 1st Soribada Best K-Music Awards.
The ceremony was held at the Jamsil Students’ Gymnasium, and featured plenty of great performances and lots of awards given out!
The night’s Bonsang awards (main awards) were given to GFRIEND, B.A.P, MAMAMOO, T-ara, BTOB, TWICE, Hwang Chi Yeol, MONSTA X, Red Velvet, VIXX, and EXO.
EXO also took home the Daesang (grand prize) for the night, as well as the New Korean Wave Popularity Award (as previously announced).
The second Daesang of the ceremony was the Digital Daesang, which went to TWICE.
While BTS was not in attendance, they won the New Korean Wave Artist Award and thanked everyone via a video message. The New Korean Wave Rookie Award went to both Wanna One and PENTAGON.
Check out the full list of award winners and many acceptance speeches below! Videos will be added as they become available.
MAMAMOO (accepted during performance)
Hwang Chi Yeol
New Korean Wave Producer Award: Iggy Yongbae
New Korean Wave Music Video Award: Zanybros
New Korean Wave Music Star Award: SONAMOO and KNK
New Korean Wave OST Award: Ailee’s “I Will Go to You Like the First Snow” from “Goblin”
New Korean Wave Rookie Award: Wanna One and PENTAGON
New Korean Wave Popularity Award: EXO
New Korean Wave Icon Award: Red Velvet
New Korean Wave Trot Award: Tae Jin Ah, Hong Jin Young
New Korean Wave Global Career Achievement Award: Eru
New Korean Wave Photogenic Award: DIA
New Korean Wave Rising Hot Star Award: Cosmic Girls and Wanna One
New Korean Wave Voice Award: Han Dong Geun
New Korean Wave Performance Award: NCT 127 and gugudan
New Korean Wave Artist Award: BTS
Digital Daesang: TWICE
Congratulations to all the artists!