The 2022 Golden Disc Awards kicked off with a glamorous red carpet lineup on January 8, 2022. Hosted by Lee Seung-gi, Lee Da-hee and Sung Si-kyung, the 2022 Golden Disc Awards celebrate the best of K-pop from 2021. Check out the full list of 2022 Golden Disc Awards winners featuring Aespa, STAYC, BTS, Stray Kids and more below.
GDA 2022 began January 8 at 3:00 p.m. KST / 1:00 a.m. ET live from the Gocheok Sky Dome. While the list of K-pop performers was among the top discussions on Twitter, K-drama fans also passed out in front of the best South Korean actors as presenters.
List of 2022 Golden Disc Awards winners
The 2022 Golden Disc Awards began by honoring the best rookie groups of 2022. Check out the full list of 2022 Golden Disc Awards winners below.
Golden Disc Awards 2022 Daesang for Best Album (Grand Prize)
Historic South Korean musical group, Grammy-nominated BTS, won the 2022 GDA Grand Prix (Daesang).
GDA 2022 Best Daesang Digital Song
IU won the Daesang Best Digital Song trophy at GDA 2022.
Artist of the year
SM’s supper rookie group, “Next Level” crooners, Aespa, took home the Artist of the Year award at GDA 2022.
Most Popular Artist Award Seezn GDA 2022
Two-time Grammy nominees and Billboard’s longest number 1 Hot 100 chart group, BTS won the Seezn Most Popular Artist Award.
Best Bonsang Album (Main Prize)
Supergroups HYBE TXT, Enhypen, Reigning Queen of K-pop IU, Millionaire Artist of SM Entertainment NCT Dream, NCT 127, BTS, Seventeen and Stray Kids took home the award for Best Bonsang Album at GDA 2022.
2022 GDA Rookie of the Year Award
STAYC and Aespa won the 2022 GDA Rookie of the Year award.
GDA 2022 Best group
The Brave Girls rolling crooners won the prestigious 2022 GDA award for best group.
Main Digital Song Prize (Bonsang)
South Korean singer Lee Mujin, rookie band STAYC, Oh My Girl, Heize, Aespa, AKMU, BTS and IU won the Digital Song Main Award at GDA 2022.
Best GDA performance 2022
Boyz and YG’s solo artist Jeon Somi won Best Performance at the 2022 Golden Disc Awards.
Best GDA Solo Artist 2022
Lim Young Woong took home the award for best solo artist at GDA 2022.
Cosmopolitan Artist Prize GDA 2022
Millionaire self-producer group Seventeen and super rookie group SM Aespa were honored as a cosmopolitan artist at GDA 2022.
Full 2022 Golden Disc Awards nomination revealed
The full list of 2022 Golden Disc Awards nominations included K-pop superstars including NCT 127, BTS, NCT Dream, The Boyz, Seventeen and more.
Nominees for Rookie of the Year
- Jo yu ri
- Kwon Eun Bi
- Lee Chan just won
- OMEGA X
- KISS PURPLE
Nominees for Digital Song Division Bonsang (Main Prize)
- aespa – “Next level”
- AKMU – ‘NAKKA’ (with IU)
- ASH ISLAND – “MELODY”
- BEN – “Lonely night”
- Big Mama – “One more day”
- Brave Girls – ‘Chi Mat Ba Ram’
- BTS – ‘Butter’
- Davichi – ‘Just hold me’
- (G) I-DLE – “HWAA”
- GyeongseoYeji and Jeon Gunho – “If you call my name with love”
- Heize – “ARRIVE”
- Huh Gak – “How did we do it”
- HyunA – “I’m not cool”
- ITZY – “The morning”
- IU – “Celebrity”
- Jeon Somi – ‘DUMB DUMB’
- Joy – ‘Hello’
- Jung Dong Ha – “I still love you”
- Lee Mujin – “Traffic Light”
- Lee Ye Joon – “That Day”
- Lim Young Woong – “My Starry Love”
- Oh My Girl – ‘Dun Dun Dance’
- Red velvet – ‘Queendom’
- Rosé – ‘On the ground’
- SHINee – “Don’t call me”
- Sojeong – “If You Were Still Here”
- Song I Han – “I will be your shining star”
- STAYC – “As soon as possible”
- Taeyeon – ‘Weekend’
- TWICE – ‘Alcohol Free’
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How to watch the 2022 Golden Disc Awards
The 2022 Golden Disc Awards can be streamed live on the Golden Disc Awards YouTube channel from 3 p.m. KST / 1 a.m. ET from January 8. Check out the live stream below.
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