Here are the winners of the 2020 Soribada Best K-Music Awards

Here are the winners of the 2020 Soribada Best K-Music Awards

The winners of the 2020 Soribada Best K-Music Awards are out.

Presented by Korean music portal Soribada, the awards show is held annually in celebration of the best musicians in K-pop. This year marks its 4th edition, which happened over Thursday (13/8) at the Olympic Gymnastics Arena in Seoul. 

Hosted by Jun Hyun Moo and Jin Se Yeon, it saw the biggest artists of the year dominate the list such as TWICE, TXT, Red Velvet, and NCT Dream. BTS received their Daesang, Bonsang and Favourite Male Bias awards remotely.

The awards show also featured a string of performances by some of the attending artists. 

Screenshot of TWICE performing 'More & More' (cr: HiTZ K-POP)

Screenshot of Stray Kids performing 'God's Menu' (cr: Kplo K-Music Live [VOD])

Screenshot of Kang Daniel performing 'TOUCHIN' (cr: Kplo K-Music Live [VOD])

Here's a list of this year's winners:


Daesang: BTS

Artist of the Year Award: TWICE

Music of the Year Award: Red Velvet

Stage of the Year Award: Kang Daniel

Bonsang: Im Young Woong, NCT Dream, Oh My Girl, GFriend, MAMAMOO, VICTON, AB6IX, Red Velvet, TWICE, IZ*ONE, ASTRO, Kang Daniel and BTS 

Real Fan Award: Kang Daniel

Performance Awards: (G)I-DLE and The Boyz

Global Artist Award: ASTRO

Favourite Male Bias Award: BTS

Favourite Female Bias Award: TWICE

New Voice Awards: Kim Jaehwan, Kim Wooseok and Ha Sungwoon

Hallyu Artists Awards: TXT and ITZY

Global Hot Trend Awards: Stray Kids and IZ*ONE

K-Wave Rising Trot Awards: Kim Soo Chan and Kim Dabi

K-Wave OST Awards: Gaho

K-Wave Music Icon Awards: ONEUS and Cosmic Girls

K-Wave Rising Artist Awards: GWSN, Loona and Nature

K-Wave Next Artist Awards: DKB and AleXa

Artist Awards: CRAVITY, TOO and MCND

K-Wave Producer Awards: Kim Do Hoon

K-Wave Songwriter Awards: A Coma, Lee Han Gil


Winners are determined by Soribada’s internal data, international mobile votes as well as ratings from professionals. Check out some of the most retweeted (mixed) fan reactions below:

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