6th Gaon Chart Music Awards Winners

The 2017 ‘Gaon Chart Music Awards’ took place today featuring an impressive roster of kpop talent being nominated and performing on stage.

Among the famous faces were SISTAR, EXO, MAMAMOO, GFriend, TWICE, SHINee’s Onew, Han Dong Geun, BewhY, Bolbbalgan Sachungi, and Dean.

The awards are hosted by South Korea’s national music record chart and recognises the range of talent across the industry under many different categories.

The full list of winners are:

Artist of the Year (Album – Quarterly)

First Quarter: GOT7

Second Quarter: EXO

Third Quarter: EXO

Fourth Quarter: BTS

Artist of the Year (Song – Monthly)

January: GFRIEND

February: MAMAMOO

March: Jang Bum Joon

April: TWICE

May: Urban Zakapa


July: Wonder Girls


September: Lim Chang Jung

October: TWICE


December: BIGBANG

Rookie of the Year – Album: NCT 127

Rookie of the Year – Song: BLACKPINK

Style of the Year – Choreography: Son Seung Deuk (BTS)

Style of the Year – Stylist: Choi Hui Seon (TWICE)

Discovery of the Year – R&B: Dean

Discovery of the Year – Hip hop: BewhY

Discovery of the Year – Indie: Bolbbalgan Sachoongi

Discovery of the Year – Ballad: Han Dong Geun

V LIVE Global Popularity: BTS

Song of the Year – International Pop: Maroon 5

International Rising Star of the Year : Charlie Puth

Popular Singer of the year: MC the Max

Long-Run Song of the Year: MC the Max

Producer of the Year: Bang Shi Hyuk

K-pop Contribution of the Year: SECHSKIES

Song Writer of the Year: Jo Yoon Kyung (EXO)

Composer of the Year: Black Eyed Pilseung

World Hallyu Star: SHINee

Hot Performance of the Year: INFINITE, SEVENTEEN

Artist of Fan Choice – Individual: Sehun (EXO)

Artist of Fan Choice – Group: EXO

Performer of the Year – Chorus: Kim Ryeong

Performer of the Year – Musical Instrument: Lee Seong Yeol, Choi Tae Wan


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