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Golden Disk Award Unconcealed Jam-packed Guest List, Highlighting Epik High, Taeyang, K.Will, EXO and Others

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The 29th Golden Disk Awards has released the roster of artists who will be performing at the two-day year-end ceremony to be held in China.

The highly anticipated event which is dubbed as “Korea’s Grammy Awards” will be held over a span of two days from January 14 to 15, 2015 at Beijing, China.

Fitting of the grand event, a roster of Korea’s popular artists will be performing at the two-day ceremony.

Performers for the first day of the event on January 14 include groups BEAST, 4MINUTE, TASTY, A Pink, GOT7, SISTAR, WINNER, Girl’s Day, AOA, and Epik High as well as solo artists Taeyang and K. Will. Miss A’s Fei will also grace the event, among many others.29th Golden Disk Awards

On January 15, the line-up will include EXO, CNBLUE, INFINITE, BTS, TaeTiSeo, VIXX, BESTie, Taemin, B1A4, and Red Velvet, among others.

Aside from the list of artists, the GDA committee hasn’t released any other information regarding the performances but viewers can expect a great performance from these artists, as in the previous years. Find out more when the event takes place on January 14-15, 2015!

See also:2014 Golden Disk Awards to be Held in Beijing, Nominees Include EXO, 2NE1, CNBLUE, and More

29th Golden Disk Awards: The Nominees

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gda 29th Golden Disk Awards: The Nominees Written by Sidrah On December 9, 2014

Mark your calenders everyone! The 29th annual Golden Disk Awards are almost upon us and it looks like its gearing up to be a good one.

Held at the Mastercard Centre in Beijing, China on the 14th and 15th of January 2015, the Music Industry Association of Korea will be presenting awards to the best of the best. With strong comebacks this year from the veterans, to the debut of some lovely fresh-faced rookie groups, this years batch of nominees include a fantastic range of talent.

Up for this years Golden Disk Best New Artist are HIGH4, GOT7, Park Bo-ram, WINNER, Akdong Musician, Red Velvet, Eddy Kim and Bernard Park.

Artists up for the grand prize, the Golden Disk Album Daesang, boasts a long list of nominees including: 2NE1, 2PM, Akdong Musician, A Pink, B1A4, B.A.P, Beast, Block B, BTS, CNBlue, Epik High, EXO, f(x), Girls’ Generation, g.o.d, Infinite, Taemin, TaeTiSeo, Taeyang, Teen Top, Toheart, Seo Taiji, VIXX and WINNER.

And nominees for the Golden Disk Digital Daesang include:

2NE1 - “Come Back Home”g.o.d – “The Lone Duckling”HIGH4 ft. IU – “Not Spring, Love, or Cherry Blossoms”Girl’s Day – “Something”Gary ft. Jungin – “Your Scent”HyunA – “Red”Kim Dong-ryul – “How I Am”Red Velvet – “Happiness”Park Bo-ram – “You Became Beautiful”Park Hyo-shin – “Wild Flower”Block B – “H.E.R”San E ft. Raina – “A Midsummer Night’s Sweetness”Seo Taiji – “Sogyeokdong”Girls’ Generation – “Mr.Mr.”Soyou ft. Junggigo – “Some”SISTAR – “Touch My Body”CNBlue – “Can’t Stop”IU – “My Old Story”Akdong Musician – “200%”EXO – “Overdose”A Pink – “Mr. Chu”Ailee – “Don’t Touch Me”Epik High – “Happen Ending”WINNER – “Empty”K.Will – “Day 1″Taeyang – “Eyes, Nose, Lips”

The entire list of nominees for all categories can be found here.

The MCs for the event have also been announced. Hosts will include Leeteuk, Tiffany, Fei, as well as entertainers Kim Sung-Joo and Jeon Hyun-moo. 

Furthermore, in the spirit of award shows, there is of course bound to be some controversy. This year things have started up early when soon after the names of nominees were released, fans were quick to realise that both TVXQ and Super Junior have been omitted from the list. Both groups fit the award criteria as they both released full length albums this year with higher than average sales.

TVXQs album Tense released in early 2014 has sold over 300,000 copies, topped the Gaon and Oricon album charts, and the lead single Something won seven music award trophies during promotions. Similarly, Super Junior released their 7th studio album Mamacita after a two year hiatus which has sold over 380,000 copies, topped multiple charts and had its title track receive nine trophies during music award promotions. As a result, outraged fans have been trending #JusticeforDBSJ on Twitter.

So readers, are you looking forward to the show? How do you feel about the TVXQ/Super Junior situation?

(Golden Disk Awards, JoyNews. Images via SM Entertainment, Golden Disk Awards)

The "29th Golden Disk Awards" reveals final list of nominees

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The "29th Golden Disk Awards" has released the final list of nominees for this year"s award ceremony that will take place in Beijing on January 14 and 15.

The award categories are divided into Grand Prize, Main Album Award, New Artist Award, Most Popular Artist Award, and Special Award.

Below are the lists of the nominees under a particular award category which were aggregated from January to November 20, 2014.

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Dal Shabet proudly shows off their Golden Disk Award

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Dal Shabet proudly shows off their Golden Disk Award

It seems that Dal Shabet is still in shock over winning an award from the 26th Golden Disk Awards.

On January 14th, Dal Shabet uploaded a picture onto their official Twitter and wrote, “Together with the Golden Disk Rookie Award! Isn’t it beautiful? See how it looks like Serri’s Penguin lips? But Ah Young… You’re not supposed to eat your hand~ It’s not something you eat~ Very cute and pretty Dal Shabet fighting!

The Dal Shabet members are seen gathered around their Golden Disk Award after getting off stage. Ah Young appears to be chomping her finger in an odd moment of aegyo, while the other members pose prettily for the camera.

Netizens responded with, “No matter what people say, 2011’s best rookie was Dal Shabet!” and “Haha, Ah Young, its real! You don’t have to bite your finger to check.

Dal Shabet, along with B1A4 and A Pink, won the Rookie Award from the 26th Golden Disk Awards.

SourceImage: Dal Shabets official Twitter

TVXQ nominees under 5 categories for Japan’s 28th Golden Disk Awards

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TVXQ nominees under 5 categories for Japan’s 28th Golden Disk Awards TVXQ nominees under 5 categories for Japan’s 28th Golden Disk Awards

TVXQ’s global popularity doesn’t seem to want to back down.

On the 28th of February, SM Entertainment revealed that TVXQ were up for candidacy under five categories in the 28th Japanese Golden Disk Awards, in which the categories were “Best Asian Artist”, “Album of the Year”, “Best 3 Albums”, “Download Song of the Year” and “Best Music Video”.

Like any other music awards program, the Japanese Golden Disk Awards also gathers its results through album sales and video views to reward the top artists in these categories.

TVXQ are currently the most loved Korean idol group, where they had successfully finished 5 dome tours in Japan last year, with over 850 thousand fans gathering to see them live. Furthermore, they have ranked 1st on the Oricon Weekly Charts for a total of 12 times, and have set new records for being the number 1 foreign artist within Japan.

Many fans have expressed how proud they were of the duo and praised their immense popularity.

Jay Park poses with his Golden Disk Award + Dance practice video with Prepix Crew

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Jay Park poses with his Golden Disk Award + Dance practice video with Prepix Crew

Singer Jay Park received the Disk Bonsang recently from the 26th Golden Disk Awards, and hes absolutely jubilant over the win!

As always, Jay Park made sure to express his appreciation for his team, whove helped him become a major success. In this case, he re-tweeted a message from Prepix Crew, his back-up dancers.

Prepix Crew tweeted, Kekeke Prepix with Jay Park, and attached a group photo to their post.

The dancers received attention for their fashionable street style, but it was Jay who stole the show with his goofy expression. Thanks to his re-tweet, however, Prepix Crew gained more recognition in the K-Pop Twitterverse.

Fans commented, Congratulations on receiving your Golden Disk award, A nice change from your usual serious looks lol, and What an expression!

A dance rehearsal video of Jay Park and Prepix Crews performance for the 26th Golden Disk Awards was also revealed online recently, which you can check out below:

SourcePhoto: Jay Parks Twitter

EXO Wins Daesang at the 28th Golden Disk Awards, “We Feel the Weight of This Award”

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EXO Wins Daesang at the 28th Golden Disk Awards, “We Feel the Weight of This Award” EXO took home the biggest honor of the night, the daesang, at the 28th Golden Disk Awards and expressed their gratitude and joy.

EXO has been named as one of the most successful groups in 2013 by having a record number of sales and becoming a million seller, being the first K-Pop artist to do so in years.

Last year, EXO received the Best Rookie award at the 27th Golden Disk Awards and this year, they shot straight up to the very top. While receiving the award, EXO commented, “We feel the weight of this award and it just got heavier. As much as the weight of this award, we will become an EXO that never forgets this stage and your love.” They also commented, “We have received this daesang after a year we received our Rookie award. We’re so happy. We will make you all as happy as we have been loved. Please look forward to us.”

EXO also reecived the bonsang for the album category on this night for a total of two awards this year. This totals up to nine trophies for SM artists this year including Girls’ Generation, SHINee, f(x) and Infinite.

Check out the full list of winners here and also watch the video of EXO receiving the grand prize below.

Award Winning Moment For Girls' Generation And Roy Kim At The '28th Golden Disk Awards'

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Award Winning Moment For Girls' Generation And Roy Kim At The '28th Golden Disk Awards' Girls" Generation and Roy Kim grab the win for "Popularity Award" at the "28th Golden Disk Awards"!

Girls" Generation"s Tiffany shared, "Thank you for giving us the popularity award. We know how competitive this category is. It"s all because of the fans. It"s your award!" While Roy Kim expresses gratitude saying, "I think it"s an honor just to be here. I want to give this award to all the people who"ve supported me."

The "Golden Disk Awards" is one of the prestigious awarding event held annually to show and recognized outstanding achievements to all artists held by Music Industry Association of Korea.

We congratulate Girls" Generation and Roy Kim for their recent achievement!

SM Artists Win Golden Disk Award 6 Years in A Row

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SM Artists Win Golden Disk Award 6 Years in A Row

On January 16th, boy group EXO won the Disk Daesang (Top Album) with their album “XOXO” at the 28th Golden Disk Award, setting a new record for the SM Entertainment.

With EXO’s new award, SM Entertainment has won the top prize 6 years in a row. The company’s award streak began in 2008 when TVXQ won the Disk Daesang for their album “Mirotic.” Super Junior then won the award in 2009 with their album “Sorry,” and then Girls’ Generation took the award in 2010 with “Oh!” Super Junior then took the awards in 2011 and 2012 with their albums “Mr. Simple” and “Sexy, Free and Single.

SM Entertainment’s representative talked about the reason of their success, saying, “Generally, the music and performance receive a lot of love, but the contents are the most important. So we try to increase the value of our albums.”

28th Golden Disk Awards: The winners of the Popularity Award are….

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28th Golden Disk Awards: The winners of the Popularity Award are…. 28th Golden Disk Awards: The winners of the Popularity Award are….

The talk of the town right now is the 28th Golden Disk Awards and who would win the Popularity Award.

As expected, the Popularity Award was given to two groups: SHINee and BEAST. Both groups were thrilled to receive such a prize because it showed the true magnitude of the dedication and support their fans had given them this year.

However, the Popularity Award wasn’t the only award SHINee had received that night. They were also the winners of the Ceci Asia Icon Award, which is an award that acknowledges an artist’s growing popularity and recognition overseas, thus marking a true feat in their history.

For BEAST, they reflected on how they were given the best new artist award in the 25th Golden Disk Awards Ceremony, and they expressed their gratitude to their fans for supporting them for the past 4 years.

The 28th Golden Disk Awards took place on the 16th of January in the Hall of Peace at KyungHee University, and was broadcast live on channel JTBC.