BTS took home the Daesang (grand prize) for physical album releases while Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon won the Daesang for digital music releases. This was the first year that the Seoul Music Awards began awarding Daesang for both physical albums and digital music releases.
Check out the full list of winners below!
Judges’ Special Award: Song Ga In
Band Award: Daybreak
Hip Hop R&B Award: Kassy
Ballad Award: Kim Jae Hwan
Dance Performance Award: Ha Sung Woon
OST Award: Taeyeon
Discovery of the Year: Kim Hyun Chul
QQ Music Popular K-Pop Artist Award: EXO
Popularity Award: EXO
Hallyu Star Award: EXO
Rookie Award: TXT, ITZY, AB6IX
Bonsang (main awards): BTS, Taeyeon, Super Junior, EXO, TWICE, Red Velvet, NU’EST, MONSTA X, MAMAMOO, Chungha, Paul Kim, NCT Dream
Daesang (physical album): BTS
Daesang (digital music): Taeyeon