On September 20, 2017, Soribada held its first ever awards show, entitled the 1st Soribada Best K-Music Awards. The ceremony was held at the Jamsil Students’ Gymnasium, and featured plenty of great performances and lots of awards given out!
The night’s Bonsang awards (main awards) were given to GFRIEND, B.A.P, MAMAMOO, T-ara, BTOB, TWICE, Hwang Chi Yeol, MONSTA X, Red Velvet, VIXX, and EXO. EXO also took home the Daesang (grand prize) for the night, as well as the New Korean Wave Popularity Award (as previously announced). ☆ Click to Book a Soribada Best K-Music Awards 2018 Ticket
The second Daesang of the ceremony was the Digital Daesang, which went to TWICE.
While BTS was not in attendance, they won the New Korean Wave Artist Award and thanked everyone via a video message. The New Korean Wave Rookie Award went to both Wanna One and PENTAGON.