Winners of the 5th Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards

The 5th Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards on February 17 celebrated the most successful of last year’s K-Pop artists and groups!

The award ceremony was held at the Olympic Hall in Olympic Park in Seoul, and was hosted by Super Junior’s Leeteuk and Girl’s Day’s Yura.

BIGBANG and EXO were the huge winners of the night, with both groups taking home five awards. BIGBANG grabbed the Artist of the Year award for monthly song sales for May, June, July, and August, as well as the YinYueTai Most Influential Group in Asia Award.

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EXO took home Artist of the Year for quarterly album sales in the first, second, and fourth quarter, and also won the Fan Vote Popularity Award. They rounded off their awards with the Weibo Star Award for member Sehun.

exo 1 Check out the full list of winners below!

Artist of the Year (Album – Quarterly)

First Quarter: EXO

Second Quarter: EXO

Third Quarter: Super Junior

Fourth Quarter: EXO

Artist of the Year (Song – Monthly)

January: Mad Clown

February: Naul

March: MC Mong

April: miss A





September: iKON

October: Girls’ Generation‘s Taeyeon

November: Block B‘s Zico

December: PSY

New Artist of the Year: iKON, GFRIEND

K-Pop World Hallyu Star Award: BTS

Discovery of the Year Trot Award: Lee Ae Ran

Discovery of the Year Indie Award: Hyukoh

Discovery of the Year Hip Hop Award: WINNER’s Mino

Discovery of the Year R&B Award: Zion.T

Fan Vote Popularity Award: EXO

YinYueTai Most Influential Group in Asia Award: BIGBANG

Weibo Star Award: EXO’s Sehun

Popular Singer of the Year: So Chan Whee

Producer of the Year: YG Entertainment’s Yang Hyun Suk

Composer of the Year: Black Eyed Pilseung (Choi Kyu Sung and Rado)

Song Writer of the Year: Kim Eana

Style of the Year (Choreographer): Yama and Hotchicks

Style of the Year (Stylist): Ji Eun

Hot Trend of the Year: Baek Ah Yeon, B.A.P

World Rookie of the Year: AOA, SEVENTEEN

Long-Run Song of the Year: Naul

Hot Performance of the Year: VIXX, Red Velvet

Congrats to all the winners!

Watch the performances here.

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