Winners Announced For The 2016 APAN Star Awards

On October 2, this year’s hottest dramas and actors were honored at the 2016 APAN Star Awards. The ceremony was hosted by Shin Dong Yup and Honey Lee and took place at the MBC Sangam Culture Plaza. The awards review 63 dramas that aired between September 2015 and September 2016.

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Song Joong Ki was the recipient of the Grand Excellence Award (Daesang) for his work in “Descendants of the Sun.” He also won Best APAN Star Award as well as the Best Couple Award with Song Hye Kyo.

In his speech, Song Joong Ki said, “This is my first time receiving such a big prize and I don’t know what to do. ‘Descendants of the Sun’ has received so much love until now, but I wouldn’t be here if not for the hard work of my managers. There are also amazing senior actors here against whom I cannot even begin to be compared. I will work hard to show a good side of myself like my sunbaes from now on.”

Other winners of the night include the Top Excellence Awards for Han Hyo Joo (“W“) and Jo Jin Woong (“Signal”) and Best New Actor/Actress Awards for “Reply 1988’s” Park Bo Gum and Hyeri as well as “Moonlight Drawn By Clouds‘” Kim Yoo Jung.

See the full list of winners below:

Grand Excellence Award:

Song Joong Ki – KBS’s “Descendants of the Sun”

Drama of the Year:

KBS’s “Descendants of the Sun”

Best Writer Award:

Kim Eun Hee – tvN’s “Signal”

Best Director Award:

Shin Won Ho – tvN’s “Reply 1988”

Best actor/actress in a serial drama (top excellence award):

Ahn Jae Wook – KBS’s “Five Children

Kim So Yeon – MBC’s “Happy Home”

Best actor/actress in a miniseries (top excellence award):

Jo Jin Woong – tvN’s “Signal”

Han Hyo Joo – MBC’s “W”

Best actor/actress in a serial drama (excellence award):

Lee Pil Mo – MBC’s “Happy Home”

Jung Yoo Mi – SBS’s “Six Flying Dragons

Best actor/actress in a miniseries (excellence award):

Namgoong Min – SBS’s “Remember

Seo Hyun Jin – tvN’s “Another Oh Hae Young

Best Actor (tied):

Kim Ui Sung – MBC’s “W”

Jin Goo – KBS’s “Descendants of the Sun”

Best Actress (tied):

Kim Ji Won – KBS’s “Descendants of the Sun”

Ye Ji Won – tvN’s “Another Oh Hae Young”

Best New Actor/Actress:

Park Bo Gum – tvN’s “Reply 1988”

Yoon Kyun Sang – SBS’s “Doctors

Kim Yoo Jung – KBS’s “Moonlight Drawn By Clouds”

Hyeri – tvN’s “Reply 1988”

Best Couple Award:

Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo – KBS’s “Descendants of the Sun”

APAN Star Awards Rising Stars:

Hwang Chi Yeol

Darren Wang

Best APAN Star Award:

Song Joong Ki

Kim Hee Sun

Thanayong Wongtrakul

Joe Taslim

Jessy Mendiola

Narimiya Hiroki

Special Actor Award of the Year:

Kunimura Jun

Global Star Award:

Lee Byung Hun 

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