The awards show 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.
Check out this year's winners below!
▲ Artist of the Year - Big Bang
▲ Album of the Year - EXO's 'EXODUS'
▲ Song of the Year - Big Bang's "Bang Bang Bang"
▲ Top 10 Artists
SHINee | Girls' Generation | Hyukoh | Toy | Big Bang | SISTAR | EXO | A Pink | Zion.T | San E
▲ Best New Artist Awards - iKON | G-Friend
[Music Style Awards]
▲ Rap & Hip Hop - Mad Clown's "Fire"
▲ Ballad - Baek Ah Yeon's "Shouldn't Have"
▲ Dance - Red Velvet's "Ice Cream Cake" | BTS' "I Need U"
▲ Rock - Sunggyu's "The Answer"
▲ Folk - 10cm's "Sseudam Sseudam"
▲ OST - Loco & Yuju's "Spring is Gone By Chance"
▲ Trot - Hong Jin Young's "Love Wifi"
▲ Pop - Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk"
▲ Indie - Standing Egg's "The Sunlight Hurts"
▲ Netizen Popularity Award - Big Bang's "Bang Bang Bang"
▲ Hot Trend Award - 2015 Infinity Challenge Music Festival
▲ Best Songwriter - Teddy Park
▲ MBC Music Star Award - EXID