The 2022 Korean Music Awards Reveals Winners, Check Out Who Took Home An Award

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The 19th annual Korean Music Awards has revealed this year’s winners!

The award show is known for favoring musical achievement as its primary criteria over sales figures like most other Korean award shows.

This year, aespa took home the most awards. BTS took home Artist of the Year, marking their third overall time winning the award.

Check out The 2022 Korean Music Awards winners below!

Artist of the Year: BTS
Song of the Year: aespa – “Next Level”
Album of the Year: Lang Lee – “There is a Wolf”
Rookie of the Year: aespa

Best K-Pop Song: aespa – “Next Level”
Best K-Pop Album: Chungha – “Querencia”

Best Pop Song: AKMU – “NAKKA” (with IU)
Best Pop Album: IU – “LILAC”

Best Rock Song: Soumbalgwang – “Dance”
Best Rock Album: Soumbalgwang – “Happiness, Flower”

Best Modern Rock Song: Silica Gel – “Desert Eagle”
Best Modern Rock Album: Wings of the ISANG – “The Borderline between Hope and Despair”

Best R&B and Soul Song: SUMIN & Slom – “THE GONLAN SONG”
Best R&B and Soul Album: THAMA – “DON’T DIE COLORS”

Best Rap and Hip Hop Song: CHANGMO – “TAIJI”
Best Rap and Hip Hop Album: Choi LB – “Independent Music”

Best Electronic Song: HAEPAARY – “go to gpd and then”
Best Electronic Album: HAEPAARY – “Born By Gorgeousness”

Best Folk Song: Chun Yongsung – “Barley Tea” (featuring Kang Mal Geum)
Best Folk Album: Lang Lee – “There is a Wolf”

Best Metal & Hardcore Album: AGNES – “Hegemony Shift”

Best Jazz Vocal Album: Maria Kim – “With Strings: Dream of You”
Best Jazz Music Album: Jihye Lee Orchestra – “Daring Mind”

Congratulations to all of this year’s winners!

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