APAN Star Awards’ full list of winners, “Vincenzo” Song Joong is the undisputed winner

Actor Song Joong Ki received the grand prize at the 2022 APAN Star Awards 

On September 29th, the 8th APAN Star Awards was held at KINTEX in Ilsan, Gyeonggi-do, at 8 pm (KST). 

The APAN Star Awards 2022 was held to honor all drama content screened on all platforms including terrestrial, cable, and OTT from March 2021 to July 2022. In particular, this year, K-dramas that received the spotlight were aired on various OTT channels such as Netflix and Watcha, and the OTT division was newly established, proving their popularity.

Here, the honorary award Rookie of the Year, which can only be won once in life, belongs to Yoon Chan Young, Tang Jun Sang, and Park Ji Hoo. Yoon Chang Young and Park Ji Hoo proved their abilities through the Netflix drama “All of Us are Dead”, while Tang Jun Sang was honored for his portrayal in “Move to Heaven”. 

The variety of genres for awarded K-Drama could be confirmed through the Best Couple Award. Here, Park Seo Ham and Park Jae Han, who played the main characters in the boy love drama “Semantic Error” from Watcha, proved their popularity by winning against many male and female couples. On the other hand, Park Jae Chan and Park Eun Bin received the Popularity Award, which was awarded purely based on voting results, and were recognized by various generations.

Hit historical drama “The Red Sleeve” ended up securing 3 awards for Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actor (Lee Jun Ho). Meanwhile, “Extraordinary Attorney Woo” won the Writer Award and Popularity Award (Park Eun Bin). Various works were nominated for different categories without any inclination.

The Daesang (Grand Prize) went to Song Joong Ki of tvN’s “Vincenzo”. Song Joong Ki expressed his gratitude in his speech, saying, “I thought I wouldn’t be nervous, but I’m nervous. I wasn’t confident about (my performance) in Vincenzo’, but because the staff really took care of me, I could transform myself into Vincenzo.” 

A complete list of the winners at the 2022 APAN Star Awards is as follows: 

  • Daesang (Grand Prize): Song Joong Ki 
  • Best Drama Award: MBC’s “The Red Sleeve” 
  • Best Actor and Actress in an OTT series: Jung Hae In, Kim Sung Ryung
  • Best Actor and Actress in a Miniseries: Lee Jun Ho, Shin Min Ah
  • Best Actor and Actress in a Serial Drama: Joo Sang Wook, Park Jin Hee
  • Best Global Star Award: Ji Chang Wook
  • Best Director Award: Directors Jung Ji In and Song Yeon Hwa of MBC’s “The Red Sleeve”  
  • Best Writer Award: ENA “Extraordinary Attorney Woo” writer Moon Ji Won
  • Best Manager Award: Sohn Seok Woo, CEO of BH Entertainment
  • Excellence Award in an OTT series (Male and Female): Ahn Bo Hyun, Han Seon Hwa
  • Excellence Award in a Miniseries (Male and Female): Jin Seon Gyu, Yoo Seon
  • Excellence Award in a Serial Drama (Male and Female): Han Sang Jin, So Yi Hyun
  • Best Short Drama Award: tvN Drama Stage 2021 – “Deokgu is Back”
  • Best Web Drama Award: “Be My Boyfriend” 
  • Best K-Pop Label Award: Konnect Entertainment
  • Idol Champ Best Couple Award: Park Seo Ham and Park Jae Chan
  • Idol Champ Female Popularity Award: Park Eun Bin
  • Idol Champ Male Popularity Award: Park Jae Chan
  • Best Supporting Actress: Kim Shin Rok and Baek Ji Won
  • Best Supporting Actor: Yoon Byung Ho and Heo Sung Tae
  • Best New Actress: Park Ji Hoo
  • Best New Actor: Yoon Chan Young and Tang Joon Sang

Source: nate

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