Since its founding in 1986, the ‘Golden Disc Awards’ has been one of Korea’s most celebrated awards ceremonies in music. Held annually, the award show is hosted by the Music Industry Association of Korea to recognize outstanding achievements in the music industry of South Korea.
Only releases from November 2019 to November 2020 were eligible to win. Winners were chosen 60% by sales and 40% by scoring from judges on the event’s executive committee and 50 music industry specialists.
Best Album (Daesang) | BTS ‘MAP OF THE SOUL: 7‘
Album Division Bonsang (Main Award) |
BTS | NCT 127 | Seventeen | TWICE | BLACKPINK | GOT7 | TXT | Baekhyun | EXO | NCT
Curaprox Popularity Award | BTS
QQ Music Fan’s Choice K-Pop Artist | EXO
Best OST | Jo Jung Suk “Aloha” (‘Hospital Playlist‘)
Best Performance | Stray Kids | (G)I-DLE
Cosmopolitan Artist | NCT 127
Rookie of the Year | Kim Ho Joong | TREASURE | ENHYPEN