The '29th High1 Seoul Music Awards' was held at the Gocheok Sky Dome, and this year's hosts were Super Junior's Heechul, Shin Dong Yup, and Jo Bo Ah.
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 100% by a popularity poll.)
Check out the winners below and the performances here!
Daesang (Album of the Year) | BTS 'Map of the Soul: Persona'
Daesang (Artist of the Year Digital) | Taeyeon
Bonsang (Main Prize) | NCT Dream | Kim Chung Ha | Red Velvet | Paul Kim | BTS | EXO | MAMAMOO | MONSTA X | NU'EST | TWICE | Super Junior | Taeyeon
Rookie of the Year | TXT | AB6IX | ITZY
R&B - Hip Hop | Kassy
Ballad | Kim Jae Hwan
OST | Taeyeon
Band | Daybreak
Dance Performance | Ha Sung Woon
Hallyu Special Award | EXO
Popularity Award | EXO
QQ Music Award | EXO
Jury Special Award | Song Ga In
Congratulations to all the winners!