The first day of the 30th anniversary Hanteo Music Awards 2022 was held at Jamsil Arena in Seoul on Feb. 10.
It is based on the Hanteo Chart, which started its service in 1993, and those eligible were artists who released albums and digital music from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2022.
On the first day, the winners of the “bonsang” (main prize) were announced. It was based on Hanteo Global score (40 percent), global voting score (30 percent) and judging score (30 percent).
The winners are BLACKPINK, NCT 127, Stray Kids, STAYC, Kang Daniel, Aespa and Kim Ho-joong.
The second day of the awards will be held today, Feb. 11.
Here are the winners at 30th anniversary Hanteo Music Awards 2022 day 1:
Bonsang (Main Prize or Artist of the Year) - STAYC, Kang Daniel, Aespa, BLACKPINK, Kim Ho-joong, NCT 127, Stray Kids
Special Award: Trot - Kim Ho-joong
Special Award: Ballad - Younha, Lee Seok-hoon
Trend Award: Top Trending Artist - Yuju
Trend Award: Generation Icon - Red Velvet
Trend Award: Focus Star - Verivery
New Hallyu Star Award - TAN
Blooming Star Award - TRI.BE, BLANK2Y, Blitzers, Just B
Post Generation Award - Jeong Dong-won, Everglow
Blooming Band Performer Award - Lucy
Emerging Artist Award - Billlie, WEi