The 2020 APAN Music Awards now released the official list of nominees for this year’s ceremony!
There were 30 artist names released by the 2020 APAN Music Awards for the top 10 positions. The nominees were selected through album sales, digital sales, a panel of judges’ evaluation, and votes from the fans in choosing the nominees.
The organizing committee representative said they are preparing to hold the 2020 APAN Music Awards in different formats from the other music awards ceremonies. It will gather the top K-pop artists that lit up this year’s music industry.
They also planned to make new and daring attempts to stage flamboyant performances with special effects like AR 9augmented reality.
It is in addition to showcasing performances by A-list K-pop artists for K-pop fans worldwide.
Furthermore, they are preparing a ceremony that will relay a message of comfort and hope to the fans worldwide who went through difficult times due to the threat of COVID-19.
Here are the following 30 nominees for this year’s awards:
- The Boyz
- Ha Sung Woon
- Im Young Woong
- Kang Daniel
- Kim Jae Hwan
- Lee Chan Won
- MONSTA X
- NCT 127
- Oh My Girl
- Stray Kids
Meanwhile, the 2020 APAN Music Awards ceremony sets to occur on November 28, 2020, KST, while the 2020 APAN Star Awards on November 29, 2020.
APAN Music Awards is a music award ceremony established by the APAN Star Awards, which boasts authority and history.
It is also an award ceremony presented to ten singers keenly selected by management who discovers and nurtures artists.
Furthermore, the awards platform is where artists and the administration enjoy, encourage, and celebrate K-pop artists and the Korean Wave protagonists.
However, the APAN Star Awards is an award ceremony for the artist showing excellency in South Korean television, organized by the Korea Entertainment Management Association (CEMA).
As part of the Daejeon Drama Festival since 2012, the awarding to celebrate annually. The APAN Star Awards was a new name from K-Drama Stars Awards, where APAN stands for Asia Pacific Actors Network.
Moreover, to choose the nominees for the awards, Korean dramas aired on the three major broadcasting networks; the MBC, KBS, and SBS, and cable channels from October of the previous year to September of the current year.
The following are the categories for the Star Awards:
- Grand Prize Top Excellence in Acting Award
- Best Supporting Actor/Actress (formerly known as Acting Award)
- Excellence in Acting Award
- New Actor/Actress (previously known as Rising Star Award)
- Young Actor/Actress
- Best Writer
- Best Production Director
- Original Soundtrack
- Popular Star Award
- Best Couple Award
- Hallyu Star Award
- Best Dressed (previously known as Fashionista Award)
- Achievement Award
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