Apan Star Awards 2020 Full Winners List: Seo Ye Ji to Kim Soo Hyun and 'Itaewon Class' OST 'Sweet Night' by BTS V win big
Here's the list of all the winners at the prestigious awards event, which had top K-pop stars among the nominations list
The 2020 APAN Star Awards were held with much grandeur to celebrate the best of K-dramas and K-pop artistry. Organized by the Korea Entertainment Management Association (CEMA), the Apan Awards first started in 2012 and the tradition has continued throughout the years.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the seventh APAN Star Awards was scheduled for November-December but had to be postponed to 2021. This year, the awards function will highlight the global cultural wave of K-dramas and K-pop which have received recognition worldwide.
Wondering who won clinched the top awards? We've got you covered.
According to Korean media reports, this year Apan Star Awards has overall 18 categories highlighting the achievements of K-dramas. Here are the nominations for some of the main categories.
Here's the list of all the winners at the prestigious awards event, which had top K-Pop stars among the nominations list, including ‘Record of Youth’ star Park Bogum, ‘The World of the Married’ starring Park Hae-jun and ‘Alice’ actor Won Joo.
FULL WINNERS LIST
Popularity Award: Female
Seo Ye Ji
One tweet shared the translation of her speech, “Hello I'm Seo Ye Ji. Thank you to many viewers & fans for loving IOTNBO. I know that popularity award is given by fans, thanks for giving me such a precious award in the new year. I'm also thanking actor Kim Soo Hyun who received this blessing together.”
"hello i'm seo yeaji. thank you to many viewers & fans for loving iotnbo. i know that popularity award is given by fans, thanks for giving me such a precious award in the new year. i'm also thanking actor kim soohyun who received this blessing together."pic.twitter.com/XFB4lDbC6O— 채빈스 (@chaebinseu) January 23, 2021
Popularity Award: Male
Kim Soo Hyun
Although he couldn't attend the event, he expressed his gratitude in a video saying, “I'm so happy. It feels more meaningful because it is the award received by the fans' vote. I should have thanked the fans who participated and voted, but it is regrettable to say hello through the video. I will prepare hard so that I can show you good acting.”
Another tweet congratulated Kim Soo Hyun and wrote, “Congratulations #KimSooHyun, for winning Popularity Award at #APANStarAwards2020 words can't describe how proud we are of you, how happy we are that we're able to be a part of this award as a way for us to welcome you back. We love you and we can't wait to see you at your work!”
Congratulations #KimSooHyun, for winning Popularity Award at #APANStarAwards2020❤️ words can't describe how proud we are of you, how happy we are that we're able to be a part of this award as a way for us to welcome you back. We love you and we can't wait to see you in your work! pic.twitter.com/2MRRMOUlSV— Annie 어서와 김현수! (@itsokaytolove) January 23, 2021
Popularity Award: Best OST
'Itaewon Class' OST 'Sweet Night'
One tweet said, “Sweet Night by #V (@BTS_twt) for the drama “Itaewon Class” has won “Best OST” at Apan Star Awards! Congratulations Taehyung.”
Best New Actor
Jang Dong Yoon and Lee Do Hyun
One tweet read, “Congratulations to #LeeDoHyun and #JangDongYoon for winning the Best New Actor Award at the #APANStarAwards2020!”
APAN Star Awards kickstarted on January 23, 2021, at 6 PM KST with a star-studded red-carpet ceremony and the main event was followed at 8 PM KST.