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From BTS and EXO to TWICE and Red Velvet, the nominees for the 31st Golden Disk Awards are here!
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25 Nov 2016 - 1:49 PM  UPDATED 25 Nov 2016 - 1:50 PM

We are currently in the middle of the K-pop awards season, and the competition for those end-of-year awards has heated up dramatically with the reveal of the nominees for the upcoming 31st Golden Disk Awards!

Presented annually by the Music Industry Association of Korea, the Golden Disk Awards recognises the most outstanding musical achievements throughout the year, and the 2016 edition looks to be one of the most closely fought yet.

Starting with the "Disk Nominees", which are all the nominated albums which were released in 2016, there are a number worthy nominees this year, such as BTS, EXO, SHINee, TWICE, Taeyeon and I.O.I, and competition will undoubtedly be tough for all!

Check out the list of nominated albums right here:

Here's a complete list of the album nominees:

  • 2PM - Gentleman's Game
  • AOA - Good Luck
  • B.A.P - Carnival
  • FT Island - Where's The Truth
  • GOT7 - Flight Log: Turbulence
  • I.O.I - Chrysalis
  • NCT 127 - NCT 127
  • Jaejoong - No. X
  • Woohyun - Write
  • Red Velvet - Russian Roulette
  • Monsta X - The Clan Pt. 1 Lost
  • BTS - Wings
  • Beast - Highlight
  • BTOB - Remember That
  • VIXX - Chained Up
  • SHINee - 1 of 1
  • Seventeen - Love&Letter
  • Up10tion - Spotlight
  • EXO - EX'ACT
  • G-Friend - L.O.L
  • Infinite - Infinite Only
  • Jung Eunji - Dream
  • Jessica - With Love, J
  • Jonghyun - She is
  • Jun. K - Mr. No
  • Taemin - Press It
  • Taeyeon - Why
  • TWICE - TwiceCoaster Lane 1
  • Teen Top - Red Point
  • Tiffany - I Just Wanna Dance

Moving on from the "Disk Nominees", the "Digital Nominees" - which are all the nominated singles that were released in 2016 - were also revealed, and like the albums race, it appears that the singles race will also be closely fought this year!

Check out the "Digital Nominees" right here:

Here's a complete list of all the nominated singles:

  • 10cm - What the Spring??
  • EXID - L.I.E
  • I.O.I - Very Very Very
  • Gary (feat. Gaeko of Dynamic Duo) - Lonely Night
  • Red Velvet - Russian Roulette
  • Mamamoo - You're The Best
  • Park Kyung (feat. Eunha of G-Friend) - Inferiority Complex
  • Park Hyo Shin - Breathe
  • Baek Ah Yeon - So-So
  • Black Pink - Whistle
  • Suzy, Baekhyun - Dream
  • Standing Egg - Summer Night You And I
  • SISTAR - I Like That
  • Akdong Musician - Re-Bye
  • Urban Zakapa - I Don't Love You
  • Ailee - If You
  • EXO - Monster
  • M.C The Max - No Matter Where
  • G-Friend - Rough
  • Wonder Girls - Why So Lonely
  • Lee Hi - Breathe
  • Lim chang Jung - Love That I Committed
  • Jang Beom June - Fallen in Love
  • Jung Eunji (feat. Hareem) - Hopefully Sky
  • Sechs Kies - Three Words
  • John Park - Thought of You
  • Zico - I Am You, You Are Me
  • Crush (feat. Taeyeon) - Don't Forget
  • Taeyeon - Rain
  • TWICE - Cheer Up

And finally, the list of nominated new artists were also revealed, and with a number of worthy nominees on the list such as Black PinkNCT 127 and Gugudan, the rookie categories are going to be a closely fought affair!

Here's the list of nominated new artists right here:

  • NCT127
  • I.O.I
  • Gugudan
  • Bolbbalgan4
  • Black Pink
  • Snuper
  • Kwon Jin Ah
  • WJSN
  • Imfact
  • KNK

Who do you think will be the favourites at this year's Golden Disk Awards?


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