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UK Jung

Kpop journalist / columnist / Author of Kpop Secret / Author of Kpop Audition Bible

-Interviewed more than 100 Korean celebrities
-Chief Editor of KpopBehind

Saturday, September 22, 2018

List of awards received by IU


2008

  • Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism Award: Power Rookie Award


2010

  • Melon Music Awards: Top 10 Artists
  • Korea Visual Arts Festival: Photogenic Award
  • Republic of Korea Entertainment Arts Awards Ceremony: New Generation Singer Award
  • Golden Disc Awards: Digital Music Bonsang
  • Cyworld Digital Music Awards: Song of the Month – June
  • Cyworld Digital Music Awards: Song of the Month – December
  • Seoul Music Awards: Bonsang Award
  • Seoul Music Awards: Record of the Year in Digital Release
  • SBS Entertainment Awards: Variety New Star Award



2011

  • Melon Music Awards: Top 10 Artists
  • Melon Music Awards: Song of the Year (Digital Daesang)
  • Cyworld Digital Music Awards: Song of the Month – December
  • Cyworld Digital Music Awards: Artist of the Year
  • Cyworld Digital Music Awards: Best Top Seller Artist
  • Seoul Music Awards: Bonsang Award
  • Seoul Music Awards: Record of the Year
  • Mnet 20's Choice Awards: Hot CF Star
  • Korea Advertising Association Awards: Good Model Award
  • TVCF Awards: Model of the Year
  • Style Icon Awards: Top 10 Style Icons
  • Nickelodeon Korea Kids' Choice Awards: Favorite Female Singer
  • Gaon Chart Music Awards: Song of the Year – February
  • Gaon Chart Music Awards: Song of the Year – December
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards: Best Vocal Performance – Solo


2012

  • Melon Music Awards: Top 10 Artists
  • Cyworld Digital Music Awards: Song of the Month – May
  • Nickelodeon Korea Kids' Choice Awards: Favorite Female Singer
  • Asia Model Festival Awards: BBF Pop Singer Award
  • Korean Music Awards: Female Musician of the Year Netizen Vote
  • Korean Music Awards: Song of the Year
  • Korean Music Awards: Best Korean Pop Song
  • Korean PD Awards: Singer Award
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards: Best Female Artist


2013

  • Melon Music Awards: Top 10 Artists
  • KBS Drama Awards: Best New Actress
  • KBS Drama Awards: Best Couple Award with Jo Jung Suk
  • Gaon Chart Music Awards: Song of the Year – October
  • Korean Entertainment 10th Anniversary Awards In Japan: Best Female Solo Singer
  • Japan Gold Disc Awards: Best 3 New Artists (Asia)
  • SBS MTV Best of the Best: Best Solo (female)
  • Sona Awards: Best Artist (female)


2014

  • Melon Music Awards: Top 10 Artists
  • Melon Music Awards: Artist of the Year
  • SBS MTV Best of the Best: Best Solo (female)
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards: Best Female Artist
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards: Most Popular Vocalist


2015

  • Korean Popular Culture and Arts Awards: Prime Minister's Award


2016

  • Korean Music Awards: Netizens’ Choice: Female Artist
  • SBS Drama Awards: Best Couple Award with Lee Joon Gi
  • SBS Drama Awards: Idol Academy Award, Heart-wrenching Award

[Korean Stars' Real Personality] Sulli


When you first meet Sulli, you might think she’s very shy and quiet. But it’s not true. She is cheerful, bright and active. She can easily make friends with people, and she enjoys parties. All the people who have worked with her say “She was like a little sister to us” because the cute girl is very sociable and always approaches others first. And she has a very clear view on her life. Oh, and one more thing. She is one of the prettiest celebrities I’ve ever met. She has a white face and she looks lovely like a doll.


[Korean Stars' Real Personality] Song Jihyo


Song Jihyo is the most popular female star among female journalists. She’s free and easy, and never pretends to be pretty. She treats journalists like a friend and doesn’t act difficult. She answers questions readily, but she’s not fooled by journalists’ trick because she’s smart and quick on the uptake. One more notable thing about her real personality is that she is considerable. She is a straightforward person but keeps a patient attitude because she knows her comment could hurt somebody’s feeling.


Wednesday, September 19, 2018

[Korean Stars' Real Personality] Song Hyekyo


What I felt about Song Hyekyo is that she is a courteous and calm person. She is not talkative and she treats people in a very polite way. However, according to the people who are very close to her, she is very cheerful and easily makes friends, which means she is shy of strangers but she behaves in a family way when she’s with her best friends. That’s why some of people in the Korean entertainment world say she acts like a princess, while her close friends say she seems like a guy in a woman's body.


[Korean Stars' Real Personality] Son Dambi


Frankly speaking, I didn’t get any special feelings when I met Son Dambi because she looked and acted just like she did in TV. She’s very beautiful, but she sometimes acted rough and tough like a tough guy, while her way of talking was not feminine at all. Oh, don’t get me wrong. I’m not talking she’s not attractive or she’s butch. What I want to say is that she’s not pretentious and she has an unaffected personality. All the people around her say she really is a genuine person. That’s why she is loved by so many people in the Korean entertainment world of the opposite sex.


List of awards received by BTS


2013

  • Melon Music Awards: New Artist of the Year

2014

  • Golden Disc Awards: Newcomer Award
  • Seoul Music Awards: New Artist Award
  • Gaon Chart Music Awards: New Artist of the Year (Male Group)
  • YinYueTai V-Chart: Rookie Award
  • Arirang TV Pops in Seoul Awards: Rising Star Award

2015

  • Melon Music Awards: Best Male Dance
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards: Best World Performer
  • Golden Disc Awards: Disk Bonsang
  • Seoul Music Awards: Bonsang Award
  • Gaon Chart Music Awards: World Rookie Award
  • MBC Music Show Champion Awards: Best Performance Male Group
  • Cable TV Broadcast Awards: Hallyu Star Popularity Award
  • MTV Europe Music Awards: Best Korean Act
  • Japan Gold Disc Awards: Best New Artist (Asia)
  • Japan Gold Disc Awards: Best 3 New Artists Award (Asia)
  • Arirang TV Simply K-Pop Awards: Best Performance Boy Group


2016

  • Melon Music Awards: Album of the Year
  • Melon Music Awards: Top 10 Artists
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards: Best Dance Performance - Male Group
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards: HotelsCombined Artist of the Year
  • Golden Disc Awards: Disk Bonsang
  • Seoul Music Awards: Bonsang Award
  • Gaon Chart Music Awards: K-Pop World Hallyu Star Award
  • Korean Popular Culture & Arts Awards: Cultural Minister Award
  • Asia Artist Awards: Best Icon Award, Singer
  • Asia Artist Awards: Best Artist Award, Male Singer
  • Hanteo Awards: Album Award
  • CJ E&M America Awards: Best Male Idol
  • KBS MV Bank MV Best 5: Best Music Video Boy Group
  • KBS World Radio: Best Boy Group
  • KBS World Radio: Best Song

2017

  • Golden Disc Awards: Disk Bonsang
  • Golden Disc Awards: Global K-Pop Artist Award
  • Seoul Music Awards: Bonsang Award
  • Seoul Music Awards: Best Male Dance Performance Award
  • Seoul Music Awards: Album of the Year
  • Seoul Music Awards: Best Music Video Award
  • Gaon Chart Music Awards: Album of the Year – 4th Quarter
  • Gaon Chart Music Awards: V Live Global Popularity Award
  • Korean Broadcasting Awards: Artist Award
  • Brand of the Year Awards: Brand of the Year Award
  • YinYueTai V-Chart: Best Stage Performance Award
  • Japan Gold Disc Awards: Best 3 Albums
  • Shorty Awards: Best in Music
  • Billboard Music Awards: Top Social Artist
  • Nickelodeon Mexico Kids' Choice Awards: Favorite International Artist or Group
  • Teen Choice Awards: Choice International Artist
  • Global V LIVE Awards: Global Artist Top 10

2018

  • Gaon Chart Music Awards: Album of the Year - 1st Quarter
  • Gaon Chart Music Awards: Album of the Year - 3rd Quarter
  • Golden Disk Awards: Disk Bonsang
  • Golden Disk Awards: Disk Daesang
  • Golden Disk Awards: Digital Bonsang
  • Korean Music Awards: Musician of the Year
  • Seoul Music Awards: Bonsang Award
  • Seoul Music Awards: Daesang Award
  • Billboard Music Awards: Top Social Artist
  • iHeartRadio Music Awards: Best Fan Army
  • iHeartRadio Music Awards: Best Boy Band
  • MTV Millennial Awards: Kpop Revolution
  • MTV Millennial Awards: Fandom of the Year
  • MTV Millennial Awards Brazil: Kpop Explosion
  • MTV Millennial Awards Brazil: Fandom of the Year
  • Radio Disney Music Awards: Best Duo/Group
  • Radio Disney Music Awards: Fiercest Fans
  • Radio Disney Music Awards: Best Song That Makes You Smile
  • Radio Disney Music Awards: Best Dance Track
  • Teen Choice Awards: Choice International Artist
  • Teen Choice Awards: Choice Fandom
  • The Asian Awards: Outstanding Achievement in Music
  • The Hall Of Stars Awards: Best Fandom (Spain)
  • The Hall Of Stars Awards: Best Fandom (Worldwide)


List of awards received by G-Dragon & BIGBANG


G-Dragon

2007

  • Mnet Asian Music Awards: Music Arrangement

2008

  • Arena Magazine Korea: Most Influential Men of the Year

2009

  • Cyworld Digital Music Awards: Song of the month (September)
  • Cyworld Digital Music Awards: Ting’s Choice Award
  • Cyworld Digital Music Awards: Bonsang Award
  • Melon Music Awards: Album of the Year
  • Melon Music Awards: Top 10
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards: Album of the Year

2010

  • MTV Video Music Awards Japan: Best Collaboration Video

2011

  • Melon Music Awards: Rap/Hip-Hop
  • Melon Music Awards: Hot Trend Award

2012

  • Mnet Asian Music Awards: Best Male Artist
  • HipHopPlaya Awards: Music Video of the Year
  • HipHopPlaya Awards: Fashion/Style of the Year
  • MBC Entertainment Awards: Style Guinness Award

2013

  • Golden Disc Awards: CeCi Popularity Award
  • Golden Disc Awards: Digital Bonsang
  • Korean Music Awards: Best Rap/Hip-hop Song
  • Melon Music Awards: Top 10
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards: Best Male Artist
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards: Artist of the Year
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards: Best Dance Performance - Male Solo
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards: NISSAN JUKE Best Music Video
  • Seoul Music Awards: Record of the Year
  • Style Icon Awards: Style Icon of the Year
  • Style Icon Awards: Top 10 Style Icons
  • Fuse TV: Best New Artist
  • MBC Entertainment Awards: Best Couple Award
  • Rhythmer Awards: Best Hiphop Song of The Year
  • SBS MTV Best of the Best: Album of the Year
  • Youku Tudou Young Choice Awards: Favorite International Artist


2014

  • Korean Music Awards: Male Musician of the Year - Netizen Vote
  • World Music Awards: World's Best Entertainer of the Year
  • World Music Awards: World's Best Album
  • International Dance Music Awards: Best Dubstep/Drum & Bass Track
  • QQ Music Awards: Most Popular Korean & Japanese Artist

2015

  • Melon Music Awards: Hot Trend Award
  • Fashion Photographer Awards: Photogenic of the Year Award
  • Fashionista Awards: Best Dresser This Year (Men)
  • GQ Korea: Men of the Year for 2015
  • Grazia Korea: 10 Hot People of the Year 2015
  • JTBC Awards: Most Memorable Interview Guest
  • QQ Music Awards: Most Popular Korean & Japanese Artist

2016

  • Style Icon Awards: Top 10 Style Icons
  • Style Icon Awards: Style Icon of the Year
  • Forbes Asia: Most Influential Person Under 30 - Entertainment and Sports
  • InStyle Star Icon Awards: Male Idol Fashionista
  • MCST Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism: Korean Prime Minister Recognition Award
  • QQ Music Awards: Influential Male Artist of The Year
  • Weibo Star Power List: Top Korean Celebrity (March)
  • Weibo Star Power List: Top Korean Celebrity (April)



BIGBANG

2007

  • Golden Disc Awards: Digital Bonsang (Top 10 Digital Artist)
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards: Best Male Group
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards: Song of the Year

2008

  • Korean Music Awards: Dance & Electronic Musician of the Year Netizen Vote
  • Golden Disc Awards: Digital Bonsang (Top 10 Digital Artist)
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards: Best Male Group
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards: Artist of the Year
  • Mnet 20's Choice Awards: Hot Trend Musician
  • Seoul Music Awards: Artist of the Year
  • Seoul Music Awards: Bonsang
  • Seoul Music Awards: Record of the Year in Digital Release

2009

  • Mnet 20's Choice Awards: Hot Commercial Film Star
  • Seoul Music Awards: Record of the Year
  • Seoul Music Awards: Bonsang
  • Seoul Music Awards: Mobile Popularity Award
  • Seoul Music Awards: High One Music Award
  • Japan Record Awards: New Artist
  • Japan Record Awards: Best New Artist

2010

  • Japan Record Awards: Best Song
  • Japan Gold Disc Award: Best 5 New Artists
  • MTV Video Music Awards Japan: Best New Artist Video
  • MTV Video Music Awards Japan: Best Pop Video

2011

  • Gaon Chart Music Awards: Song of the Year (April)
  • Melon Music Awards: Top 10 Artists
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards: Best Music Video
  • SBS MTV Best of the Best Awards: Top Rival Award
  • SBS MTV Best of the Best Awards: Best Male Group
  • MTV Europe Music Awards: Best Worldwide Act
  • MTV Europe Music Awards: Best Asia Act

2012

  • Gaon Chart Music Awards: Song of the Year (February)
  • Gaon Chart Music Awards: Song of the Year (March)
  • Gaon Chart Music Awards: Album of the Year (1st Quarter)
  • Melon Music Awards: Top 10 Artists
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards: Best Male Group
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards: Guardian Angel
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards: Artist of the Year
  • MTV TRL Awards Italy: Best Fan

2013

  • Golden Disc Awards: Digital Bonsang (Top 10 Digital Artist)
  • Golden Disc Awards: MSN International Award
  • Seoul Music Awards: Bonsang
  • Japan Gold Disc Award: Best 3 Albums (Asian)
  • MTV Video Music Awards Japan: Best Dance Video

2014

  • World Music Awards: World's Best Group
  • World Music Awards: World's Best Live Act
  • World Music Awards: World's Best Video of the Year

2015

  • Korean Music Awards: Group Musician of the Year Netizen Vote
  • Korean Music Awards: Song of the Year
  • Korean Music Awards: Best Pop Song
  • Gaon Chart Music Awards: Song of the Year (May)
  • Gaon Chart Music Awards: Song of the Year (June)
  • Gaon Chart Music Awards: Song of the Year (July)
  • Gaon Chart Music Awards: Song of the Year (August)
  • Gaon Chart Music Awards: Most Influential Group in Asia
  • Melon Music Awards: Artist of the Year
  • Melon Music Awards: Top 10 Artists
  • Melon Music Awards: Song of the Year
  • Melon Music Awards: Netizen Popularity Award
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards: UnionPay Song of the Year
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards: Best Music Video
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards: Artist of the Year
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards: IQiyi Worldwide Favourite Artist
  • YouTube Music Awards: Honored Artist

2016

  • Gaon Chart Music Awards: Song of the Year (December)
  • Golden Disc Awards: Digital Daesang (Song of the Year)
  • Golden Disc Awards: Digital Bonsang (Top 10 Digital Artist)
  • Golden Disc Awards: iQiyi Best Male Artist
  • Seoul Music Awards: Record of the Year in Digital Release
  • Seoul Music Awards: Bonsang
  • Japan Record Awards: Special Achievement Award
  • Japan Gold Disc Award: Song Of The Year By Download (Asia)
  • MTV TRL Awards Italy: Best Artist From The World

2017

  • Japan Gold Disc Award: Best Asian Artist
  • Japan Gold Disc Award: Album of the Year
  • Japan Gold Disc Award: Best 3 Albums
  • Japan Gold Disc Award: Song Of The Year By Download (Asia)
  • Japan Gold Disc Award: Best Music Video


Monday, September 17, 2018

[Korean Stars' Real Personality] Min Hyorin


Min Hyorin is a doll-faced actress. She looks cold, but her character is diametrically opposed to it. When I had an interview with her, I was favorably impressed by her because she was polite and innocent. She acted amiably, and she laughed readily too. The interesting thing is that I got a similar impression by Taeyang when I had an interview with him. They're really a good match. I think it's unfortunate that the pretty actress couldn't have gotten enough support from her agency since she debuted.


 

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