The first ever MBC Plus X Genie Music Awards celebrated many of the year’s most popular artists!
The event was held at Namdong Gymnasium in Incheon on the evening of November 6. BTS won the most awards of the night, taking home five trophies in total including two grand prizes (daesangs) — Best Artist of the Year and Best Digital Album of the Year — as well as Best Male Dance Performance, Genie Music Popularity Award, and Best Male Group.
BigHit Entertainment founder Bang Shi Hyuk also won Producer of the Year while Son Sung Deuk was awarded Best Choreography for BTS’s “IDOL.”
TWICE took home three awards, including the Best-Selling Artist of the Year grand prize, Best Female Group, and Best Global Performance. Wanna One also received three awards, including the Song of the Year grand prize and Best Male Vocal Performance for “Beautiful” as well as the MBC Plus Star Award.
Check out the full list of winners below!
Best Male Dance Performance: BTS’s “IDOL”
Best Female Dance Performance: MOMOLAND’s “Bboom Bboom”
Discovery of the Year: Celeb Five
Best Choreography: Son Sung Deuk for BTS’s “IDOL”
Best Male Vocal Performance: Wanna One’s “Beautiful”
Best Female Vocal Performance: Heize’s “Jenga”
Best Rap/Hip Hop Performance: iKON’s “Love Scenario”
Best Band Performance: DAY6’s “Shoot Me”
Best Female Group: TWICE
MBC Plus Star Award: Wanna One
Best International Artist: Charlie Puth
Genie Music Popularity Award: BTS
Best Male Group: BTS
Best Male Artist: Jung Seung Hwan
Best Female Artist: Chungha
Producer of the Year: Bang Shi Hyuk
Best Global Performance: TWICE
Best New Male Artist: Stray Kids
Best New Female Artist: (G)I-DLE
Best Digital Album of the Year: BTS’s “Love Yourself: Answer”
Best-Selling Artist of the Year: TWICE
Best Song of the Year: Wanna One’s “Beautiful”
Best Artist of the Year: BTS
Congratulations to all the winners!
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