The “Samsung GALAXY The 27th Golden Disk Awards in Kuala Lumpur” ceremony was presented at the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia on 15th and 16th January 2013.
Hosted by stars Lee Hong Ki of FT Island, DaSom of Sistar, Nicole of KARA and Jung Yong Hwa of CN Blue, the event saw more than 20 top K-Pop idols/idol groups performing and receiving their awards. These include Super Junior, KARA, SHINee, EXO, FT Island, 4Minute, B2ST, G-Dragon (BIGBANG leader), Epik High, and Lee Hi.
With over 20 groups of world-famous K-Pop artistes performing live on stage, it was the biggest K-Pop event to date in Malaysia.
Given out since 1986, the Golden Disk Awards is known as the “Korean Grammy Awards”. It’s a very prestigious prize in South Korea where the most popular K-Pop music from the past year are recognized and celebrated. Based on actual album sales and digital music downloads, the awards spotlights the very best of the Korean pop music industry and honours the most talented artistes.
The awards were in the two main categories of “Album” and “Song” including the Grand Prize in Disk Album, Disk Album of The Year, Grand Prize in Song of The Year, Song of The Year, The Most Popular K-Pop Star Award, New Rising K-Pop Star Award, Best Hip Hop Award, Single of The Year, and more.
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Seize the chance and watch your favourite K-Pop artistes in high definition on the 16th and 17th February 2013 (Saturday and Sunday) at 12:45pm and 8:45pm on ONE HD (Astro B.yond Ch393).