The 2022 Genie Music Awards, which was reduced in the aftermath of the Itaewon disaster, successfully took place.
At 7PM (KST) on November 8th, the 2022 Genie Music Awards was held at Incheon Namdong Gymnasium. This is the first time after 3 years since 2019 the award ceremony will be held offline, but the red carpet event and online live broadcast was canceled in the aftermath of the Itaewon disaster.
Meanwhile, outstanding artists were named as candidates for this year’s grand prize.
In particular, Kim Ho Jung, SEVENTEEN, PSY, IU, Lee Chan Woon, Im Young Woong, Taeyeon, IVE, NCT Dream, and (G)I-DLE were nominated for Artist of the Year. Meanwhile, BIGBANG’s “Still Life”, IU’s “Strawberry Moon”, IVE’s “Love Dive”, Im Young Woong’s “Our Blues, Our Life”, PSY’s “That That”, (G)I-DLE’s “Tomboy”, BE’O’s “Counting Stars”, and Red Velvet’s “Feel My Rhythm” were nominated for “Song of the Year”.
The list of winners at GENIE MUSIC AWARDS 2022 is as follows:
- Top Album (Daesang): NCT Dream
- Top Artist (Daesang): NCT Dream
- Top Song (Daesang): Lim Young Woong
- Best Record: (G)I-DLE
- Performing Artist: The Boyz, Red Velvet
- Best New Male Artist: TEMPEST
- Best New Female Artist: IVE
- Best Male Group: BTS
- Best Female Group: (G)I-DLE
- Best Male Solo: Lim Young Woong
- Best Female Solo: Taeyeon
- Best Music Video: Red Velvet
- Best Hip-Hop Artist: BE’O
- Best Rock Artist: Jaurim
- Best Pop Artist: Peder Elias
- Next Generation: DKZ
- New Wave Icon: LIGHTSUM, TNX
- Next Generation Global Award: PSY
- Global Popularity Award: BTS
- Popularity Award: Lim Young Woong
- Best Style: IVE