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 and the performances here!
▲ Daesang (Grand Prize)
▲ Bonsang (Main Prize)
EXID | Red Velvet | Taeyeon | VIXX | Yoon Mi Rae | Zion.T | SHINee | SISTAR | A Pink | BTS | Big Bang | EXO
▲ Record of the Year
BoA - "Kiss My Lips"
▲ Digital Song of the Year
Big Bang - "Bang Bang Bang"
▲ New Artist Award (Rookie of the Year)
Seventeen | G-Friend | iKON
▲ R&B/Ballad Award
BTOB | San E
▲ Male Dance Performance Award
▲ Female Dance Performance AwardAilee
▲ OST Award
Jang Jae In - 'Kill Me Heal Me' OST
▲ Hallyu Special Award
▲ High 1/Mobile Popularity Award