The 2018 Melon Music Awards honored some of the brightest stars in the Korean music industry!

The award ceremony was held on December 1 at the Gocheok Dome in Seoul to recognize some of the most popular artists over the past year, from December 2017 to October 2018.

BTS, Wanna One, and iKON were awarded the Daesangs (grand prizes) of the night, with BTS taking home two of the four Daesangs.

Melon previously announced the artists who won the Top 10 award for 2018: Apink, BLACKPINK, Bolbbalgan4, BTOB, BTS, EXO, iKON, MAMAMOO, TWICE, and Wanna One.

Check out the full list of winners below!

Best Artist of the Year (Daesang)


Best Record of the Year (Daesang)

Wanna One

Best Album of the Year (Daesang)


Best Song of the Year (Daesang)

iKON – “Love Scenario”

Global Artist Award


Best New Artist Award (Male)

The Boyz

Best New Artist Award (Female)


Hot Trend Award

Loco and MAMAMOO’s Hwasa  – “Don’t”

Netizen Popularity Award


Songwriter Award

iKON’s B.I

Stage of the Year Award

Lee Sun Hee – “Climax”

Best Dance Award (Male)

Wanna One – “Boomerang”

Best Dance Award (Female)


Best Ballad Award

Roy Kim – “Only Then”

Best Rap/Hip Hop Award

BTS – “Fake Love”

Best Trot Award

Hong Jin Young – “Good Bye”

Best R&B/Soul Award


Best Indie Award

MeloMance – “Tale”

Best Rock Award

Min Kyung Hoon and Super Junior’s Kim Heechul – “After Effects”

Best OST Award

Paul Kim – “Every Day, Every Moment”

Best Pop Award

Camila Cabello – “Havana”

Best Music Video Award

GFRIEND – “Time for the Moon Night”

1theK Performance Award


Kakao Hot Star Award


Congratulations to all the winners!