On this day, various artists chose to accept their trophies from home rather than attending the event in person. Other artists including STAYC, NCT Dream, NCT 127, Red Velvet, and more delivered live performances of their hit tracks from 2021.
Check out the full list of winners, below!
▲ Artist of the Year (Digital)
December | Taeyeon, "What Do I Call You"
January | IU, "Celebrity"
February | SHINee, "Don't Call Me"
March | IU, "Lilac"
April | Kang Daniel, "Antidote"
May | BTS, "Butter"
June | Brave Girls, "Chi Mat Ba Ram"
July | BTS, "Permission To Dance"
August | Red Velvet, "Queendom"
September | Coldplay x BTS, "My Universe"
October | IU, "Strawberry Moon"
November | TWICE, "Scientist"
▲ Artist of the Year (Physical Album)
Q1 | IZ*ONE, 'One-Reeler/Act IV'
Q2 | NCT Dream, 'Hot Sauce'
Q3 | BTS, 'Butter'
Q4 | NCT 127, 'Sticker'
▲ Social Hot Star of the Year | BTS
▲ Retail Album of the Year | BTS, 'Butter'
▲ Rookie of the Year | Lee Mu Jin (Digital), Lee Chan Won (Physical Album)
▲ Music Steady Seller of the Year | BTS, "Dynamite"
▲ Top KIT Seller of the Year | NCT Dream, 'Hot Sauce'
▲ Popular Singer of the Year | Standing Egg
▲ Discovery of the Year | STAYC, HOMIES
▲MUBEAT Global Choice Award | BTS, BLACKPINK's Lisa
▲ World Hallyu Star | Stray Kids
▲ International Song of the Year | Justin Bieber feat. Daniel Caesar, Giveon, "Peaches"
▲ International Rising Star | The Kid LAROI
▲ Record Production of the Year | IU, 'Lilac'
▲ Adult Contemporary Music of the Year | Lim Young Woong, "My Starry Love"
Congratulations to all the winners!