Popular Kpop groups 2NE1 (Ugly) and B2ST (Beautiful) win big at the recently concluded Melon Music Awards 2011!
2NE1 became popular in the Philippines via hit singles Fire and I Don’t Care which peaks at number 1 in various radio charts and MYX Philippines. Sandara Park, a former popular Philippine artist and celebrity is part of the group. Other remarkable hit singles by them are Go Away, I Am The Best, Lonely and Ugly. B2ST or popularly known in Philippines as BEAST also made K-pop waves with songs like Breathe and Beautiful placing high spots in MYX countdown.
Here’s an excerpt via allkpop.com
K-Pop stars flocked to the Seoul Olympic Park Stadium on November 24th to attend the ‘2011 Melon Music Awards‘.
The awards show, which began in 2009 and is now entering its 3rd year, established itself as one of the big four music awards ceremonies in South Korea, alongside the Mnet Asian Music Awards, Golden Disk Awards, and Seoul Music Awards.
Hosted by Super Junior’s Leeteuk, actress Park Shin Hye and B2ST‘s Doojoon, the awards ceremony is famed for calculating ONLY digital sales (80%) and online votes (20%) on Melon.com; the final tally of those two factors will produce the winners in the various categories.
Check out the list of winners from this year’s show below!
▲ 2011 Artist (Daesang)
▲ 2011 Album (Daesang)
- 2NE1 (’2NE1 2nd mini-album’)
▲ 2011 SK Planet Best Song (Daesang)
- IU (“Good Day”)
▲ 2011 Top 10 Artists
Park Jung Hyun
▲ 2011 Best New Artist
- Huh Gak
▲ 2011 Global Artist
▲ 2011 Netizen Popularity Battle
- Super Junior
▲ 2011 Hot Trend
- ‘Infinity Challenge’: ‘West Coast Highway Song Festival’ project album
▲ 2011 MBC Music Star Award
- Baek Ji Young
▲ 2011 OST
- Sunny Hill’s Jubee (“Pit-a-Pat” from ‘The Greatest Love’ OST)
▲ 2011 Rap/Hip Hop
▲ 2011 R&B/Ballad
- Kim Bum Soo
▲ 2011 Rock
▲ 2011 Music Video
- T-ara (“Roly-Poly”) directed by Cha Eun Taek
▲ 2011 Song Writer
- Jun Hye Sung (Davichi’s “Don’t Say Goodbye”, Baek Ji Young’s “That Woman”)
▲ 2011 Performing Arts Award
- Lee Seung Hwan
Watch the top 10 artists below:
-photo and article credited to allkpop.com-
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