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The 'Seoul Music Awards' show first began in 1990 and is held annually by Sports Seoul to recognize outstanding achievements in the Korean music industry. The winners are selected from the past year of releases by calculating 20% mobile votes, 10% Sports Seoul's popularity poll, 40% digital downloads and album sales, and 30% judge scores. (Popularity awards are decided by 100% popularity poll.)
Take a look at the list of winners below!
▲ Daesang (Grand Prize)
▲ Bonsang (Main Prize)
B.A.P | A Pink | B1A4 | EXO | VIXX | Cho Young Pil | SISTAR | 4minute | INFINITE | B2ST | SHINee | Girls' Generation
▲ Record of the Year
Cho Young Pil - 'Hello'
▲ Record of the Year (Digital Releases)
EXO - 'XOXO'
▲ New Artist Award
BTS | Kim Ye Rim (Lim Kim) | Crayon Pop
▲ Performance Award
Lee Seung Chul
▲ R&B/Ballad Award
▲ Hip Hop/Rap Award
▲ OST Award
▲ High 1/Mobile Popularity Award
SHINee | B1A4
▲ Hallyu Special Award