High1 Seoul Music Awards 2021 Full Winners List: From BTS to Stray Kids and Treasure, here are all the favorites

The voting for the award show has ended and here are all the K-pop groups who have snagged the top place in the voting category


                            High1 Seoul Music Awards 2021 Full Winners List: From BTS to Stray Kids and Treasure, here are all the favorites
BTS (BTS Twitter)

High1 Seoul Music Awards is almost here and K-pop fans are super hyped to see their favorite stars get the prestigious trophy of SMA. The voting for the award show has ended and here are all the K-pop groups who have snagged the top place in the voting category featuring Grammy-nominated group BTS, fourth-generation superstar Stray Kids, YG’s Treasure, vocalist Lim Young Woong and more.

Here is the expected winners' list and nominations.

Criteria for SMA

Before we go for the nominations, here is the criteria for the major categories of awards such as Main, Rookie, Trot Ballad, R&B/Hip Hop and OST — 40% judge panel and SMA organizing committee, 30% album and song sales (as per Hanteo Chart) and 30% mobile votes.

The popularity award will be based on 100% votes. For the prestigious K-wave award, the winner will be decided based on votes outside Korea. Categories including Band, Performance Culture, Discovery of the Year and Judge’s Special Awards will be given to winners decided by the judge's panel and SMA organizing committee.

South Korean boy band BTS attend the Seoul Music Awards on January 15, 2019, in Seoul, South Korea (Getty Images)

FULL WINNERS LIST

Best Performance Award

(G)I-DLE and THE BOYZ won the Best Performance award at the 30th Seoul Music Awards. 



 

Best Album Award

BTS

(L-R) V, SUGA, Jin, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, and Jungkook of BTS (Getty Images)

 

Best Song Award

BTS

 



 

Discovery Award

Itzy

Girl group ITZY perform on stage during the 9th Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards on January 08, 2020 in Seoul, South Korea.(Getty Images)

 

K-Wave Popularity Award

BTS

BTS (Big Hit Entertainment)

Main Award aka Bonsang award

Stray Kids, Twice, Kang Daniel, Seventeen, BTS, TXT, Ateez, Iz*one, NCT 127, Nu’est, Monsta X, Oh My Girl



 



 

Rookie of the Year

Aespa – ‘Black Mamba’, TREASURE – ‘THE FIRST STEP: CHAPTER ONE’ and ENHYPEN – ‘BORDER : DAY ONE’



 

 



 

Trot Award

Lim Young Woong is leading with 5,973,428 votes



 

Ballad Award

B1A4’s Sandeul

 



 

R&B Hip-hop Award

Jessi



 

Fan PD Artist Award

Kang Daniel



 

Hallyu Special Award

BTS

BTS (MAMA 2020)

Popularity Award

Lim Young Woong is leading the category with 3,489,763 votes

 



 

Daesang

BTS

Music group BTS (Getty Images)

 

OST Award

Jo Jung Suk

Jo Jung-Suk attends the 53rd Baeksang Arts Awards at Coex on May 3, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea.

K-wave Award

BTS is leading with 1,360,050 votes

BTS (Getty Images)

 

High1 Seoul Music Awards is taking place on January 31. The red-carpet will begin at 5 pm KST. The main event will start at 6.50 pm KST. 

Take a look at the star-studded lineup here. Check how to live stream here.

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