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Golden Disc Awards 2023: Nominees, Lineup, And How To Watch

With the 37th Golden Disc Awards ceremony, K-pop fans are again preparing to welcome 2023 with a bang. With a stellar lineup that includes Stray Kids, Enhypen, BTS J-hope, Le Sserafim, New Jeans, IVE, and more, GDA 2023 promises a memorable start to the new year with the music of Stray Kids, Enhypen, BTS J-hope, and more.

This article looks at the release date, time, lineup, and how to watch the Golden Disc Awards 2023.

The Release Date And Time Of The Golden Disc Awards 2023 Have Been Announced

On January 7th, over 6 am ET/6 pm local time, Bangkok, Thailand, will be the venue for the Golden Disc Awards 2023, which will air live from Bangkok, Thailand. Listed below, you can find out when and where the show will be broadcast internationally.

  • Pacific Time: 3 am PT, January 7
  • Central Time: 5 am CT, January 7
  • Eastern Time: 6 am ET, January 7
  • UK Time: 11 am GMT, January 7
  • Europe Time: 12 pm CEST, January 7
  • India Time: 4.30 pm IST, January 7
  • Philippines Time: 7 pm PHT, January 7
  • Japan Time: 8 pm JST, January 7
  • Australia Time: 9.30 pm ACDT, January 7
  • Singapore Time: 7 pm, January 7

Nominations For The 37th Golden Disc Awards Have Been Announced

It has been announced that the 37th Golden Disc Awards nominees have been reported. The music released between November 2021 and mid-November 2022 was eligible to be nominated this year, with albums and songs excluded from nomination last year being included in this year’s nominations.

Album division awards were only open to albums with at least six new tracks that were not intros, outros, or instrumentals, as well as albums released after February 1, 2014. Aside from OSTs and project songs from TV shows, other pieces were not considered.

The winner of Bonsang (Main Award) and Daesang (Grand Prize) is to be determined based on a 60 percent calculation based on sales figures up to mid-December 2022 and a 40 percent calculation based on scoring by the expert panel.

For the Rookie Artist of the Year, the same evaluation criteria apply as for the Rookie Artist of the Year. The Popularity Award is the only award with the option to vote, and the winner will be purely determined by the number of votes received. In order of nominations, the following people have been named as nominees.

Digital Song Division Bonsang (Main Award)

  • (G)I-DLE – “TOMBOY”
  • BE’O – “Counting Stars (Feat. Beenzino)”
  • BIG Naughty – “Beyond Love (Feat. 10CM)”
  • BIGBANG – “Still Life”
  • BLACKPINK – “Pink Venom”
  • GOT the beat – “Step Back”
  • MSG Wannabe (M.O.M) – “Do you want to hear”
  • NewJeans – “Attention”
  • Choi Ye Na – “SMILEY (Feat. BIBI)”
  • KyoungSeo – “Dear my X”
  • MeloMance’s Kim Min Seok – “DrunKen Confession”
  • TWICE’s Nayeon – “POP!”
  • Red Velvet – “Feel My Rhythm”
  • Jay Park – “GANADARA (Feat. IU)”
  • PSY – “That That (prod. & feat. BTS’s Suga)”
  • IU – “Drama”
  • Lee Mujin “When it snows (Feat. Heize)”
  • Lim Young Woong – “Our Blues, Our Life”
  • Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon – “INVU”

Album Division Bonsang (Main Award)

  • (G)I-DLE – “I love”
  • BTS’s J-Hope – “Jack In The Box”
  • NCT – “Universe”
  • NCT 127 – “2 Baddies”
  • NCT DREAM – “Glitch Mode”
  • SMTOWN – “2021 Winter SMTOWN : SMCU EXPRESS”
  • Stray Kids – “MAXIDENT”
  • TWICE – “BETWEEN 1&2”
  • Kim Ho Joong – “PANORAMA”
  • TWICE’s Nayeon – “IM NAYEON”
  • Red Velvet – “The ReVe Festival 2022 – Feel My Rhythm”
  • BTS – “Proof”
  • SEVENTEEN – “Face the Sun”
  • Youngtak – “MMM”
  • Lim Young Woong – “IM HERO”

Rookie Artist of the Year

  • ATBO
  • Billlie
  • IVE
  • Kep1er
  • NewJeans
  • TNX
  • Xdinary Heroes
  • Choi Ye Na

The MC Lineup For The 37th Golden Disc Awards Has Been Revealed

Prepare yourself for a special night with your Golden Disc Awards MCs as you meet them for the 37th time. The Golden Disc Awards 2023 have attracted over 15 stars from the K-pop industry to the event, ensuring it will be a night to remember.

An announcement, the show will be hosted by Lee Da Hee, Sung Si Kyung, Park So Dam, and 2 PM’s Nichkhun. These three will be joining forces as the hosts for the upcoming awards show that will be taking place in Bangkok, Thailand, on January 7. See the complete list of performers below for a glimpse of what the festival has to offer.

  • Jay Park
  • MeloMance’s Kim Min Seok
  • Lim Young Woong
  • MAMAMOO’s Moonbyul
  • Enhypen
  • Le Sserafim
  • New Jeans
  • Stray Kids
  • Treasure
  • Seventeen
  • (G)I-DLE
  • BE’O
  • BIG Naughty
  • IVE
  • BTS J-hope
  • YounHa
  • PSY

How To Watch The 37th Golden Disc Awards?

Watching the main ceremony of the Golden Disc Awards 2023 can be done from the Golden Disc Awards TikTok account if you are a global viewer. Japanese viewers can tune in to TBS to watch the show, while South Korean viewers can view it on JTBC2, JTBC4, and TBS to enjoy it.

Additionally, viewers will also be able to view all the highlights from the Golden Disc Awards ceremony on the Golden Disc Awards’ official YouTube channel. Would you like to witness the event? Are you looking forward to it? Please let me know in the comments if you have any.

Abhilasha Shreshthi
Passionate writer on various topics from lifestyle to technology and everything in between. I have been blogging for seven years now, and when I'm not typing away on my laptop, I can be found singing, reading or cooking.


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