Online voting is currently opened on the official “SMA” site. 

There’s a lot of competition in an upcoming awards ceremony. Because many K-Pop idol groups have been nominated in the categories for the "25th Seoul Music Awards". The nominees proved to be a huge success, winning several awards on music shows. Several artists' album were able to rank on the US iTunes album chart and second on the US iTunes pop album chart, both setting a record for the highest ranking by Korean artists. Naturally, many K-pop fans flocked to the SMA category lists to see where their favorite idols were nominated — and to vote for them. 

Must Read : Nominations For The 25th Seoul Music Awards

Here is the current ranking of Seoul Music Awards (as of Jan 8)


Voting Period: November 27, 2015 to January 12,2016


Bonsang: votes count for 30% 

BTS’s "I Need U" is currently the top bet for the Bonsang with 19.71 percent. They are closely followed by VIXX and BTOB, respectively.

Current Ranking Of The 25th High1 Seoul Music Awards


Rookie of the year: votes count for 30% 

Pledis Ent's 13 membered boy group, SEVENTEEN lead the New Artist category, bagging 45.47 percent. One of the female contender groups, TWICE trail SEVENTEEN by a whopping 40 percent already.

Current Ranking Of The 25th High1 Seoul Music Awards


High1 Popularity Award: votes count for 100% 

XIA is currently topping domestic Popularity Awarads with 45.67 percent. SHINee is closely following with 33.98 percent.

Current Ranking Of The 25th High1 Seoul Music Awards


Hallyu Special Award: votes count for 100% 

A famous hallyu singer/actor Lee Seung Gi is the front-runner for Global Fan’s Choice with 24 percent, greatly ahead of GOT7's "If You Do," VIXX's "Chained Up," and INFINITE's "BAD."

Current Ranking Of The 25th High1 Seoul Music Awards

Get voting for your favorite K-artists and songs for 2015. It can be done everyday; registration and log-in are required to vote. Do you agree with the current ranking?

The 25th Seoul Music Awards will be held on January 14, 2016 at 7pm KST. The awards will be held at Seoul Olympic Gymnastics Arena.

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Jan 10, 2016 10:29 am

Starlight and VIXX fighting!