The prestigious 56th Baeksang Arts Awards has confirmed it will hold its celebration of Korean dramas and movies (from April 2019 to April 2020) on June 5, 2020, though without a live audience to maintain social distancing to fight the coronavirus (COVID-19).


On May 8, 2020 KST, the official Baeksang Arts Awards website revealed this year’s final candidates for each of the categories — and the viewers are thrilled to see the line up for 2020’s “Best Actress” award. The five most well-deserving contenders include When the Camellia Blooms‘s lovely Dongbaek-ssi, Gong Hyo Jin

… Hyena‘s charismatic lawyer-on-the-loose, Kim Hye Soo

… The World of The Married‘s vengeful wife, Kim Hee Ae

… Crash Landing On You‘s gorgeous chaebol, Son Ye Jin

… and Hotel Del Luna‘s mysterious boss-lady, IU.

With such big name actresses blessing the line up, netizens predict the competition to be the fiercest yet. Many commented the finalists to be “as anticipated” — especially as these actresses and their respective shows have each been sensationally loved.


Who will take the win home? Stay tuned for our coverage on the winners!