The 10th Gaon Chart Music Awards Winners

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The 10th Gaon Chart Music Awards was held earlier today. The show is held by the nation’s national music chart, Gaon Chart. It awarded the biggest releases, album and artists, as well as stylists, choreographers, producers, composers, and other professionals in the music industry.

The criteria for the winners were determined by the previous year-end chart sales. BTS took home six awards for the night, the most out of any artist.

Here are the winners of The 10th Gaon Chart Music Awards:

New Artist of the Year – Digital : aespa
New Artist of the Year – Physical : ENHYPEN
World Rookie Award : ATEEZ and ITZY
Record Production of the Year : Changmo with Ambition Music
World K-Pop Star Award : NCT
Discovery of the Year – Band : Young Tak
Hot Performance Award : IZ*ONE “Oneiric Diary” and Stray Kids ‘IN’
Popular Singer Award: Hwang In Wook “Phocha”
Style of the Year – Choreography :  Son Sung Deuk
Style of the Year – Stylist : Park Min Hee & Kim Bal Ko
Lyricist of the Year : IU
Composer of the Year : Pop Time
Performer of the Year – Musical Instrument Performance : Young
Performer of the Year – Chorus : Kriz
Social Hot Star : BLACKPINK
Retail Album of the Year : BTS ‘Map of the Soul: 7’
Top-Kit Seller of the Year : NCT
Music Steady Seller of the Year : IU “Blueming”
K-Pop Contribution of the Year : Lee Soo Man
International Rising Star of the Year : TONES AND I “Dance Monkey”
Mubeat Global Choice Award : BLACKPINK and Lim Young Woong

Songs of the Year [Monthly]

January:  Zico “Any Song”
February: BTS “ON”
March: MC the Max “Bloom”
April: Oh My Girl “Nonstop”
May: IU “eight” feat. SUGA
June: BLACKPINK “How You Like That”
July: Zico “Summer Hate” feat. Rain
August: BTS “Dynamite” 
September: ChungHa & Christopher “Bad Boy”
October: BLACKPINK “Lovesick Girls”
November: BTS “Life Goes On”
December: Red Velvet “Psycho”

Albums of the Year | Quarterly

First Quarter : BTS ‘Map of the Soul: 7’
Second Quarter : EXO’s Baekhyun ‘Delight’
Third Quarter : Seventeen ‘Heng:garae’
Fourth Quarter : BTS ‘BE’

Congrats to all the winners!

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By Kevin Miller

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