The awards show, which held its 6th year, has established itself as one of the big four music awards ceremonies in South Korea alongside the 'Mnet Asian Music Awards', 'Golden Disk Awards', and 'Seoul Music Awards'. The 'MelOn Music Awards' is noted for its emphasis on digital sales and public votes to determine its winners.
Take a look at the '2014 MelOn Music Awards' winners below and the performances here!
▲ Artist of the Year - IU
▲ Album of the Year - g.o.d's 'Chapter 8'
▲ Song of the Year - Taeyang's 'Eyes, Nose, Lips"
▲ Top 10 Artists
B2ST | g.o.d | WINNER | IU | Taeyang | SISTAR | EXO | 2NE1 | Akdong Musician | Girl's Day
▲ Newcomer Award - WINNER
▲ Best Dance Artist (Male) - Block B
▲ Best Dance Artist (Female) - A Pink for "Mr. Chu"
[Music Style Awards]
▲ Rap & Hip Hop - San E & Raina for "A Midsummer Night's Sweetness"
▲ R&B - Fly to the Sky for "You You You"
▲ Ballad - MC the Max for "Wind That Blows"
▲ Electronica - 2NE1 for "Come Back Home"
▲ Rock - CNBLUE for "Can't Stop"
▲ Folk - Akdong Musician for "200%"
▲ OST - Lyn for "My Destiny"
▲ Best Independent Artist - Standing Egg
▲ Netizen Popularity Award - B2ST for "Good Luck"
▲ Hot Trend Award - Soyu x JungGiGo for "Some"
▲ Best Songwriter - Kim Do Hoon [Soyu & JungGiGo's "Some", K.Will's "Please Don't", CNBLUE's "I'm a Loner"]
▲ Best Music Video - Melody Day's "Another Parting" directed by Won Tae Yeon
▲ MBC Music Star Award - Ladies' Code