One of the Kpop award shows to look forward to in the near future is the Golden Disc Awards. This award event is one of the most prestigious award events in South Korea. Apart from the Mnet Asian Music Awards or what we now know better as MAMA.
Recently, the organizers of the Golden Disc Awards have announced the list of nominees. To find out more. Just check out the following article until the end, guys!
Full List of Nominees for the 2023 Golden Disc Awards
- Digital Song Division Bonsang
- (G)I-DLE – TOMBOY
- BE’O – Counting Stars (Feat. Beenzino)
- BIG Naughty – Beyond Love (Feat. 10CM)
- BIGBANG – Still Life
- BLACKPINK – Pink Venom
- GOT the beat – Step Back
- IVE – LOVE DIVE
- LE SSERAFIM – FEARLESS
- MSG Wannabe (M.O.M) – Do you want to hear
- NewJeans – Attention
- Choi Ye-na – SMILEY (Feat. BIBI)
- KyoungSeo – Dear my X
- Kim Min-seok MeloMance – DrunKen Confession
- Nayeon TWICE – POP!
- Red Velvet – Feel My Rhythm
- Jay Park – GANADARA (Feat. IU)
- PSY – That That (prod. & feat. BTS’s Suga)
- IU – Drama
- Lee Mujin – When it snows (Feat. Heize)
- Lim Young-woong – Our Blues, Our Life
- Taeyeon Girls’ Generation – INVU
- Bonsang Division Album
- (G)I-DLE – I love
- ATEEZ – THE WORLD EP.1 : MOVEMENT
- BLACKPINK – BORN PINK
- ENHYPEN – MANIFESTO : DAY 1
- ITZY – CHECKMATE
- J-Hope BTS – Jack In The Box
- NCT – Universe
- NCT 127 – 2 Baddies
- NCT DREAM – Glitch Mode
- SMTOWN – 2021 Winter SMTOWN : SMCU EXPRESS
- Stray Kids – MAXIDENT
- TREASURE – THE SECOND STEP : CHAPTER ONE
- TWICE – BETWEEN 1&2
- Kim Ho-joong – PANORAMA
- Nayeon TWICE – IM NAYEON
- THE BOYZ – BE AWARE
- Red Velvet – The ReVe Festival 2022 – Feel My Rhythm
- BTS – Proof
- SEVENTEEN – Face the Sun
- Youngtak – MMM
- Lim Young-woong – IM HERO
- Rookie Artist of the Year
- LE SSERAFIM
- Xdinary Heroes
- Choi Ye-na
About Golden Disc Awards
The Golden Disc Awards is an award show that first took place in 1986. Since then, it has been awarded annually by the South Korean Music Industry Association for outstanding achievements in the South Korean music industry.
And in 2023, the event will have reached its 37th edition. The awards will be held at the Rajamangala National Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand on 7 January 2023.
According to CNN Indonesia, the final winners for Bonsang (Grand Award) and Daesang (Grand Prize) are selected based on 60 percent of sales calculations until mid-December 2022 and 40 percent based on assessment by a panel of experts. The same evaluation criteria apply to the selection of the Rookie Artist of the Year winner. Meanwhile, voting will only be available for the Popularity Award, which is 100 percent determined by voting.
One of the main requirements to be nominated for Album Division Bonsang, the grand prize of the Golden Disc Awards. is to have six new songs, excluding intros, outros, and instrumentals. Meanwhile, theme songs or original soundtracks and television program project songs are not considered for nomination.
Thus, several albums have been nominated. Such as BORN PINK (BLACKPINK), Proof (BTS), Jack in the Box (J-Hope BTS). Universe (NCT), 2 Baddies (NCT 127), Glitch Mode (NCT Dream), Face the Sun (SEVENTEEN) and IM HERO (Lim Young-woong).