Congratulations to all the winners!
9 Jan 2020 - 10:14 AM  UPDATED 9 Jan 2020 - 11:04 AM

The 9th Gaon Chart Music Awards were held on January 8 in Seoul, South Korea, awarding the year's best selling songs and albums based on the Gaon Charts.

Check out the list of winners below!

Artist of the Year (Digital Music: Monthly)

December 2018: Ben, “180 Degree”
January 2019: M.C the MAX, “After You’ve Gone”
February: Hwasa (MAMAMOO), “Twit”
March: Taeyeon (Girls’ Generation), “Four Seasons”
April: BOL4, “Bom”
May: Davichi, “Unspoken Words”
June: Jang Hye Jin and Yoon Min Soo, “Drunk on Love”
July: Ben, “Thank You for Goodbye”
August: Sunmi, “LALALAY”
September: AKMU, “How Can I Love the Heartbreak, You’re the One I Love”
October: MC Mong, “Fame”
November: IU, “Love Poem”

Artist of the Year (Physical Album: Quarterly)

First quarter: SEVENTEEN
Second quarter: BTS
Third quarter: SEVENTEEN
Fourth quarter: EXO

New Artist of the Year: ITZY (digital), TXT (physical)
World Rookie of the Year: Stray Kids, (G)I-DLE
Social Hot Star of the Year: BTS
Retail Album of the Year: BTS
Performer of the Year: Joo Chan Yang (chorus), Choi Hoon (instrumental performance)
Lyricist of the Year: Min Yeon Jae
Composer of the Year: Black Eyed Pilseung
Discovery of the Year: N.Flying (band), Kassy (ballad)
Hot Performance of the Year: NCT Dream, Chungha
Style of the Year: Choi Ri An, Shim Hee Jung, Shin Ji Won, Lee Si Won (choreography), Choi Hee Sun (stylist)
Popular Singer of the Year: Lim Jae Hyun
Top Kit Seller of the Year: EXO
Long-Run Song of the Year: Paul Kim, “Me After You”
World Hallyu Star Award: MONSTA X
Record Production of the Year Award: MNH Entertainment (Chungha - “Gotta Go”)
Overseas Song of the Year: Anne-Marie, “2002”
Overseas Rising Star of the Year: Billie Eilish, “Bad Guy”

Congratulations to all the winners!


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