Guess what? We can now make the speculation behind the Golden Disk Awards (GDA) event official. So official, it even has its own name! You might’ve read our exclusive piece of leaked news a few weeks ago and now, we can finally confirm it.

Why, the GDA even has its own official name now – Samsung GALAXY The 27th Golden Disk Awards in Kuala Lumpur. Seriously though, can you imagine this taking place in Kuala Lumpur?:

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Let’s do a quick rundown (again) on what the GDA is really all about.

The Golden Disk Awards (GDA) is the most prestigious Korean Pop Awards in South Korea where the most popular Korean pop music from the past year are selected and celebrated. The GDA contributes to the music and the digital downloads industry while bolstering the creativity of pop music and finding talented artists.

Since its inaugural event in 1986, the Golden Disk Awards has been recognized for its legitimacy and neutrality, thus earning the nickname of the “Korean Grammy Awards”, while become the most sought-after prize by the musicians.

The 27th Golden Disk Awards ceremony will be presented at the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia from January 15th to 16th 2013. The Golden Disk Awards will be the biggest K-Pop event in Malaysia as more than twenty groups of world-famous K-Pop artistes will perform on the stage for fans in Malaysia aside from the awards ceremony.

Which groups you ask?

A little birdie told us that we’re looking at the likes of:

SNSD Girls’ Generation
F.T. Island
BEAST aka B2ST
2NE1
Super Junior
Epik High
KARA
Psy
4 Minute
BIGBANG

Just to name a few. Quick, pinch yourselves and see if you’re dreaming. The answer is no, you’re not.

Deets are as follows:

Date: 15th and 16th January 2013

Time: TBC

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Venue: Sepang International Circuit, Malaysia

Ticketing: TBC

Want the full list? Want more information? Keep a close watch on our Twitter account as we’ll be bringing you updates LIVE from the press conference tomorrow (6th December 2012) morning. Yup.

True story.

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