The first 'Golden Disk Awards' began in 1986, and since then, it's become Korea's most prestigious awards ceremony for music. Dubbed the 'Korean Grammy Awards', it's an annual awards show held by the Music Industry Association of Korea to recognize outstanding achievements in the music industry in South Korea.
Below is the list of winners from day 1 of this year's show, which recognized digital releases (digital single albums).
▲ Digital Single of the Year: Big Bang
▲ Digital Single Bonsang - Main Award: EXID | Red Velvet | AOA | J.Y. Park | SISTAR | Zion.T | Girls' Generation | Big Bang | Kyuhyun | Taeyeon
▲ New Artist Award: iKON | G-Friend
▲ iQIYI Best Male & Female Artist Award: Taeyeon | Big Bang
▲ Next Generation Award: MONSTA X
▲ Best Hip Hop and R&B Award: San E
▲ Best Rock Band Award: hyukoh
Congratulations to all the winners! Stay tuned for day 2!