On November 8, the Genie Music Awards 2022 were held in Los Angeles, and many global K-pop powerhouses got the recognition they deserved at the prestigious event.
A special mention goes out to NCT Dream, who took home two prizes on the night, and Tempest and IVE, who also achieved recognition on the evening.
Genie Music Awards Winners Have Been Announced For 2022
The first in a series of in-person awards show in three years. The Genie Music Awards were presented in Incheon’s Namdong Gymnasium on November 8. In addition, it marked the first time an event had been held with an in-person audience in the past three years.
Unfortunately, in addition to the red carpet festivities, the live broadcast scheduled for the awards ceremony was canceled due to the recent tragedy in Itaewon. The event was recorded instead, so it could be broadcast later.
There were three Daesangs or grand prizes awarded this year to NCT DREAM, of which two were based on digital scores dictated by Genie Music, and the judges’ evaluations determined the other two. In addition to the Top Album award, the group received the Top Artist award alongside their third studio album, “Glitch Mode.”
The hit song “Our Blues, Our Life,” the Male Solo Artist award, and the Genie Music Popularity award were presented to Lim Young Woong for “Our Blues, Our Life.” Lim Young Woong is also the winner of the Genie Music Popularity award.
Here Is The List Of Winners For 2022
A complete list of the 2022 Genie Music Awards winners can be found below. You might be interested in taking a look at this.
- The Top Artist: NCT DREAM
- The Top Music: Lim Young Woong
- The Top Album: NCT DREAM
- The Male Group: BTS
- The Female Group: (G)I-DLE
- The Male Solo Artist: Lim Young Woong
- The Female Solo Artist: Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon
- The Performing Artist (Male): THE BOYZ
- The Performing Artist (Female): Red Velvet
- The Male New Artist: TEMPEST
- The Female New Artist: IVE
- Global Popularity Award: BTS
- Genie Music Popularity Award: Lim Young Woong
- Best Music Video: Red Velvet
- Best Record: (G)I-DLE
- Best Style: IVE
- Next Generation: DKZ
- Next Wave Icon: TNX, LIGHTSUM
The 2022 Genie Music Awards: A Brief Note
During the Genie Music Awards, Genie Music, jointly with MBC Plus, Genie Music’s partner network, organizes an annual music awards ceremony showcasing South Korean artists in partnership with MBC Plus. In addition to the chart data from the Genie Music platform, the judges’ evaluations and online voting from South Korean websites are used to determine the nominees and winners.
This year, the Genie Music Awards were held without a red carpet, as this was the first year without a red carpet. Due to the Itaewon Tragedy on November 4, the award ceremony organizers announced that the red carpet and all on-site event coverage would be canceled. It has been decided that the event is to be held melancholy to resonate with the mourning spirit that exists across the nation as a whole.
The 2022 Genie Music Awards were also held on November 8 as scheduled. However, the grandiosity of the event was significantly dialed back from what had initially been envisioned and was in line with what is usually the case. Nevertheless, the show’s organizers explained that it had been allowed to continue as promised to several fans who have eagerly anticipated the upcoming event for a year.
The fact that the award ceremony was held offline for the first time in three years was another unusual occurrence. To ensure a smooth return to normalcy and keep the promise to fans, the event will be held as scheduled, but with a reduction in luxury due to the time constraint.
The Genie Music Awards 2022 were held successfully, and everyone had a great time. Here is a big congrats to all the 2022 Genie Music Awards winners. We will keep you posted with more news from the world of show business, so you don’t miss out.