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Winners from the 2016 MelOn Music Awards

  • Published : Nov 20, 2016 - 15:11
  • Updated : Nov 20, 2016 - 15:11

The 2016 MelOn Music Awards took place at the Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul on Saturday.

The awards were based on the success of digital sales and the public‘s votes. The top 10 artists were chosen from a total of 30 artists who had the highest Melon chart scores as well as fan votes.

Artist Awards

Artist of the Year -- EXO

Album of the Year -- “The Most Beautiful Moment in Life: Young Forever” -- BTS

Song of the Year -- “Cheer Up” -- Twice

Best New Artist Award -- Black Pink

Best Music Video -- Red Velvet

Top 10 Artists -- Akdong Musician, BewhY, BTS, EXO, GFriend, Mamamoo, Red Velvet, Taeyeon, Twice, Zico

Genre Awards

Rap & Hip Hop -- Zico
Ballad -- Apink Eunji
Dance -- GFriend, EXO
Rock -- Ha Hyun-woo
OST -- Yoon Mi-rae
Trot -- Hong Jin-young
Pop -- Justin Bieber
Indie -- Bolbbalgan4

Popularity Awards

Netizen Choice Award -- EXO
Hot Trend Award -- Zico

Special Awards

Best Songwriter -- Bang Si-hyuk
MBC Music Star Award -- Seventeen
QQ Music Asia Star Award -- iKON
Kakao Hot Star Award -- EXO
Hall of Fame Award -- Sechs Kies

By Lee Sang-won (sangdoze@heraldcorpcom)

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