On November 28, the Korea Culture and Entertainment Awards honored some of this year’s biggest achievements in Korean entertainment and popular culture!

The annual award ceremony, which took place in Seoul at 4 p.m. KST, recognized the accomplishments of various executives in the entertainment industry, as well as entertainers in a number of fields.

This year’s recipients of the K-Pop Artist Award included PENTAGON, Golden Child, Weki Meki, LABOUM, APRIL, Shaun, and Jang Deok Cheol.

PENTAGON later wrote on Twitter, “Thanks to the overflowing love of our UNIVERSE [PENTAGON’s official fan club], we were given the honor of receiving the K-Pop Artist Award at the 2018 Korea Culture and Entertainment Awards today!”

They went on to add, “We will become a PENTAGON that repays [your love] with even cooler performances in the future! We are always thankful. We love you.”

Golden Child also shared photos of themselves with their trophy and wrote, “Golden Child ended up receiving the honor of the K-Pop Artist Award at the 26th Korea Culture and Entertainment Awards. Golden Child worked hard this year, and our Goldenness [Golden Child’s official fan club] always remained by our side. Let’s continue to happily walk together for tens of thousands of years.”

LABOUM expressed their excitement through their own message of gratitude, writing, “We received an award! We will become a LABOUM that works even harder in the future. Thank you.”

Rookie groups 14U, Lip Bubble, LUCENTE, and HeyGirls received the 2018 Best New K-Pop Artist Award, while AlphABAT took home the EMN Rising Star Award.

Check out this year’s winners in the drama and film categories below!

Drama

Grand Prize (Daesang): Lee Yoo Ri

Best Actor: Jo Hyun Jae

Best Actress: Im Soo Hyang

Excellence in Acting: Han Sang Jin, Lee Jung Eun

Best Supporting Actor: Kim Nam Hee

Best New Actor: Lee Joon Young

Best New Actress: Moon Soo Bin, Yang Hye Ji

Film

Best Film: “The Spy Gone North”

Best Director: Yoon Jong Bin, “The Spy Gone North”

Best Actor: Lee Beom Soo

Best Actress: Moon So Ri

Excellence in Acting: Heo Sung Tae, Ha Joo Hee

Best Supporting Actor: Ki Joo Bong

Supporting Actor: Oh Dae Hwan, Oh Yoon Hong

Best New Actor: Yoo Tae Oh

Best New Actress: Han So Young

Congratulations to all of this year’s winners!

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