The first day of the 29th Golden Disk Awards was held in Beijing on January 14th at 6:30 PM local time, following the red carpet event.
The night’s MCs were Kim Sung Joo, miss A’s Fei, and Kim Jong Kook. The show started off introducing the artists in attendance including GOT7, Tasty, WINNER, AOA, Ailee, Girl’s Day, HyunA, Soyou X Junggigo, K.Will, SISTAR, and more!
AOA performed their latest hit, “Like A Cat,” and Ailee was up next with “U&I” and “Don’t Touch Me.” The first award of the night went to Tasty, and they received the Next Generation Award. GOT7 and WINNER both won the Rookie of the Year in Digital Single Division Award. TASTY then took the stage to perform their track, “Addiction,” in both Korean and Chinese. GOT7 performed their hit tracks, “Stop! Stop It,” “A,” and “Girls Girls Girls.” WINNER was up next with “Empty,” “Don’t Flirt,” and “Smile Again.”
BEAST won the Male Group Best Performance Award and K.Will and Girl’s Day took home the Golden Disk in Digital Single Division Award. K.Will then took to the stage, followed by Girl’s Day with “Something” and “Expect.” Hyorin and Junggigo performed a special collaboration stage.
BEAST and Girls’ Generation received the Most Popular Star in Digital Single Division Award. Epik High and Soyou x Junggigo were added to the list of Golden Disk in Digital Single Division Award winners as well. Soyou and Junggigo then took the stage to perform their mega-hit, “Some.” Epik High was next up, and they performed “RICH” featuring Taeyang as well as “Happen Ending” featuring Ailee.
Huh Gak won the Best OST of the Year Award and the China Goodwill Star Award went to GOT7. received the Trend of the Year Award. HyunA and SISTAR were also added to the list of Golden Disk in Digital Single Division Award winners. HyunA was next to perform her hit title track from her latest solo album, “Red,” with a special remix dance mix in the middle of the performance. SISTAR then took the stage to perform their hit tracks, “I Swear,” “Touch My Body,” and “Give It To Me.”
Epik High won the Best Hip-Hop Award and performed a collaboration stage with Ailee. Taeyang and BEAST also won the Golden Disk in Digital Single Division Award. Taeyang performed his hit tracks “Ringa Linga” and “Eyes, Nose, Lips.” He then received the Digital Single of the Year Daesang (Grand Prize). Taeyang then finished off the night with an encore performance of “Eyes, Nose, Lips.”
Check out all of the winners from Day 1 of the 29th Golden Disk Awards in Beijing below! Stay tuned for Day 2 tomorrow!
►Next Generation Award: Tasty
►Rookie of the Year in Digital Single Division: GOT7 and WINNER
►Music Sales Award: Ailee
►Male Group Best Performance: BEAST
►Golden Disk in Digital Single Division: Girl’s Day, K.Will, Epik High, Soyou x Junggigo, HyunA, SISTAR, Taeyang, BEAST
►Most Popular Star in Digital Single Division : Girls’ Generation and BEAST
►Best OST of the Year: Huh Gak
►China Goodwill Star: GOT7
►Trend of the Year: Soyou x Junggigo for “Some”
►Best Hip-Hop Award: Epik High
►Digital Single of the Year Daesang (Grand Prize): Taeyang