Winners Of The 36th Golden Disc Awards
The 36th Golden Disc Awards took place on January 8 at the Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul.
In previous years, the Golden Disc Awards took place across two days, split according to Album and Digital Song divisions. This year, the entire ceremony was held on one day in order to comply with social distancing regulations. There was no audience present and the performances were pre-recorded.
Check out the full list of winners below!
Digital Song of the Year (Daesang): IU
Album of the Year (Daesang): BTS
Artist of the Year: aespa
seezn Golden Disc Popularity Award: BTS
Cosmopolitan Artist Award: SEVENTEEN, aespa
Best Solo Artist: Lim Young Woong
Best Group: Brave Girls
Best Rookie Artist: STAYC, aespa
All the nominees were songs and albums released between November 2020 and mid-November 2021. Nominees for major categories were based on quantitative measures like streaming counts and album sales.
The final winners were chosen 60 percent based on sales counted until mid-December 2021 and 40 percent based on scoring by the judge panel, which consists of 50 industry specialists including music journalists, music program producing directors, music critics, music distribution representatives, and the ceremony’s executive committee.
Congratulations to the winners!