The 8th "2011 Korean Music Awards" were recently held at the Woori Financial Hall in Seoul on February 23rd, where singers were rewarded for their successful promotions in 2010. miss A was awarded the "Best Dance & Electronic Song" award for their hit track, "Bad Girl Good Girl", while 2NE1 won the "Best Dance & Electronic Album" award for "To Anyone". Indie band 10cm was awarded the "Best Pop Song" for their song, "I'm Scared of the Dark Tonight." Meanwhile, Big Bang's Taeyang received an award for the "Netizen-picked Best Male Singer", while f(x) were chosen as the "Netizen-picked Best Group". Although many of the idol groups (only miss A turned up) were not present at the ceremony to receive their awards, the director of the show emphasized, "There are awards shows that don't give awards to those who don't show up, but we are not like that." The "Korean Music Awards" acknowledges high achievements of music artists active in the popular music industry in the past year, in which award winners are decided by a panel of judges consisting of pop music critics, professional music radio PDs, and academics. Full list of winners at the 8th "2011 Korean Music Awards" include: ? Best Album - Garion, "Garion2" ? Best Song - Hot Potatoes, "Confession" ? Best Musician - Galaxy Express ? Best Rookie - Gate Flowers, "The First Reserve" --- ? Best Rock Album - Crash, "The Paragon of Animals" ? Best Rock Song - Gate Flowers, "The First Reserve" ? Best Modern Rock Album - 9 and Numbers, "9 and Numbers" ? Best Modern Rock Song - Broccoli You Too, "Graduation" ? Best Pop Album - Cho Kyu Chan, "Cho Kyu Chan 9" ? Best Pop Song - 10cm, "I'm Scared of the Night Tonight" ? Best Dance & Electronic Album - 2NE1, "To Anyone" ? Best Dance & Electronic Song - miss A, "Bad Girl Good Girl" ? Best Rap & Hip Hop Album - Garion, "Garion 2" ? Best Rap & Hip Hop Song - Garion, "Zero Order (???)" ? Best R&B & Soul Album - Jinbo, "Afterwork" ? Best R&B & Seoul Song - Deez, "Sugar" ? Best Jazz & Crossover Jazz Album - Na Yoon Sun, "Same Girl" ? Best Jazz & Crossover Jazz Song - La Ventana, "Nostalgia and the Delicate Woman" ? Best Movie and TV Music - "Bravo! Jazz Life" -- ? Netizen-picked Best Male Singer - Taeyang ? Netizen-picked Best Female Singer - Kim Yoon Ah ? Netizen-picked Best Group - f(x) --- Special Award: ? Distinguished Service Medal - Son Suk Woo ? Judges Special Award - Super Session Source: Newsen via Nate
Posted byWednesday, February 23, 2011
Winners at the 8th "2011 Korean Music Awards"
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