It's a SUPER tight race for No.1 in the Best Artist, Song, and Album categories!
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14 Nov 2017 - 11:35 AM  UPDATED 14 Nov 2017 - 11:35 AM

The main voting period has just kicked off for the upcoming 2017 Melon Music Awards, and fans have from now until December 1 to get their votes in for all of this year's categories.

The polls have only been opened for a day but millions of votes have already been cast, and it is quickly evident that the battle for No.1 will be a closely-fought one!

Here are the current early leaders of each 2017 Melon Music Award category (votes accurate up to the time of writing):

Best Artist Award

  1. EXO - 216,375 votes
  2. BTS - 204,798 votes
  3. WANNA ONE - 133, 736 votes

Best Album Award

  1. EXO – “The War” - 230,912 votes
  2. BTS – “You Never Walk Alone” - 229,421 votes
  3. IU – “Palette”- 44,644 votes

Best Song Award

  1. EXO – “Ko Ko Bop” - 220,728 votes
  2. BTS – “Spring Day” - 215,848 votes
  3. WINNER – “Really Really” - 45,307 votes

Best New Artist Award

  1. WANNA ONE - 259,874 votes
  2. Chungha - 119,432 votes
  3. Jeong Sewoon - 32,677 votes

Stage of the Year

  1. Park Hyo Shin – “Park Hyo Shin 2016 LIVE : I AM A DREAMER” - 184,396 votes
  2. SEVENTEEN – “SEVENTEEN 1ST WORLD TOUR ‘DIAMOND EDGE'” - 129,805 votes
  3. Seo Taiji – “Seo Taiji 25th Anniversary Concert Lotte Card MOOV : Soundtrack Vol. 2” - 45,760 votes

Netizen Popularity Award

  1. EXO - 203,721 votes
  2. BTS - 188,672 votes
  3. WANNA ONE - 122,324 votes

Hot Trend Award

  1. Suran – “Wine” (Feat. Changmo) - 218,758 votes
  2. I.O.I – “Downpour” - 149,379 votes
  3. Girls Next Door – “Deep Blue Eyes” - 30,477 votes

Best Ballad Award

  1. Yoon Jong Shin – “Like It” - 145,675 votes
  2. Taeyeon (Girls’ Generation) – “Fine” - 116,632 votes
  3. Hwang Chi Yeol – “A Daily Song” - 58,845 votes

Best Dance Track Award

  1. EXO – “Ko Ko Bop” - 209,919 votes
  2. BTS – “DNA” - 202,002 votes
  3. Highlight – “Plz Don’t Be Sad” - 43,147 votes

Best Rap/Hip Hop Award

  1. Dynamic Duo, Chen (EXO) – “nosedive” - 217,684 votes
  2. Woo Won Jae – “We Are” Feat. Loco & Gray - 121,542 votes
  3. Zico (Block B) – “Bermuda Triangle” Feat. Crush & Dean - 43,574 votes

Best R&B/Soul Award

  1. Suran – “Wine” (Feat. Changmo) - 205,498 votes
  2. G-Dragon – “Untitled” - 79,269 votes
  3. SISTAR – “Lonely” - 44,947 votes

Best Indie Award

  1. MeloMance – “Gift” - 206,820 votes
  2. Jung Joonil – “Wish” - 34,720 votes
  3. CHEEZE – “Love You (bye)” - 32, 495 votes

Best Rock Award

  1. Kim Heechul (Super Junior), Min Kyung Hoon – “Sweet Dream” - 174,688 votes
  2. DAY6 – “You Were Beautiful” - 83,514 votes
  3. Hyukoh – “TOMBOY” - 45,153 votes

Best Trot Award

  1. Hong Jin Young – “Ring Ring” (Composer Ver.) - 249,898 votes
  2. Jang Yoon Jung – “Cherry Blossom Road 2017” - 25,225 votes
  3. Kim Yeon Ja, DIA, Hong Jin Young – “You Are My Flower” - 10,778 votes

Best Folk/Blues Award

  1. Akdong Musician – “Last Goodbye” - 226,493 votes
  2. 10cm – “Phonecert” - 38,452 votes
  3. Jung Eun Ji (Apink) – “The Spring” Feat. Hareem - 35,493 votes

Best Pop Award

  1. Ed Sheeran – “Shape of You” - 230,384 votes
  2. The Chainsmokers, Coldplay – “Something Just Like This” - 41,509 votes
  3. Maroon 5 – “Don’t Wanna Know” Feat. Kendrick Lamar - 15,519 votes

Best OST Award

  1. Ailee – “I Will Go to You Like the First Snow” - 216,969 votes
  2. V (BTS), Jin (BTS) – “Even If I Die, It’s You” - 152,394 votes
  3. Bolbbalgan4 – “You and Me from the Start” - 21,669 votes

 

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