Days after the announcement of the Top 10 Artists, the APAN Awards have revealed the winners of the Popularity Awards for 2020.
The previously announced top 10 artists include Kang Daniel, The Boyz, MONSTA X, BTS, SEVENTEEN, IZ*ONE, Lim Young Woong, GOT7, NCT 127, and TWICE. Special awards were also awarded with Best Global Icon going to NCT U, Best Performance to Kang Daniel, while Best Music Video went to BLACKPINK, and Best All-Rounder to GOT7's JB.
Originally focused on honouring actors, actresses, and managers over the last few years, the awards ceremony has shifted its gears and included music categories for 2020.
Kim Soo Hyun and Seo Ye Ji of hit K-drama, It's Okay to Not Be Okay, won the Popularity Awards for Best Actor and Best Actress respectively. Meanwhile, BTS member V's 'Sweet Night' from Itaewon Class was the Best OST.
From BLACKPINK to IU, here is the list of winners:
Best Male Solo - Kang Daniel
Best Female Solo - IU
Best Male Group - BTS
Best Female Group - IZ*ONE
Best Global Male Solo - Kang Daniel
Best Global Female Solo - MAMAMOO’s Hwasa
Best Global Male Group - SEVENTEEN
Best Global Female Group - BLACKPINK
Best Actor - Kim Soo Hyun (It’s Okay to Not Be Okay)
Best Actress - Seo Ye Ji (It’s Okay to Not Be Okay)
Best Male Entertainer - Park Ji Hoon
Best Female Entertainer - LOONA’s Chuu
Best OST - BTS’s V ('Sweet Night' from Itaewon Class OST)
KT Seezn Star Award (Actor) - Son Ye Jin
KT Seezn Star Award (Singer) - Kang Daniel
Originally scheduled for 28 and 29 November, the ceremony has been postponed indefinitely due to the COVID-19 situation.