Guide To Actors And Dramas Awards Ceremonies In Korea
The end of the year is already here and the news of actors and dramas being awarded are already coming out.
For those of you who are confused with all the different ceremonies, here is a simple and short list about all of these.
The ceremonies can be divided in two. Ceremonies that included all the dramas from all the channels and ceremonies from specific channels and restricted dramas. You can check the list below. Also, at the end of the article, we list some of the common categories of these awards ceremonies.
This list does not include ceremonies that award only for movies or actors awarded only because of a movie. Also, all these ceremonies are not held at the end of the year.
1- All Dramas
These award ceremonies include all the dramas aired in Korea (main and cable channels) and for some, it includes all the drama in the world or Asia.
- Korea Drama Awards
- Baeksang Arts Awards
- APAN Star Awards (Asia Pacific Actors Network Star Awards)
- Seoul International Drama Awards
- Asian Television Awards
2- Specific channel
The main channels in Korea (KBS, MBC, and SBS) have their own award ceremony that awards their dramas and actors in their dramas.
- KBS Drama Awards
- MBC Drama Awards
- SBS Drama Awards
Here are some categories of these award ceremonies:
- Grand Prize
- Best Drama
- Best Production Director
- Best Screenplay
- Top Excellence Award, Actor
- Top Excellence Award, Actress
- Excellence Award, Actor
- Excellence Award, Actress
- Best Supporting Actor
- Best Supporting Actress
- Best New Actor
- Best New Actress
- Best Young Actor/Actress
- Best Original Soundtrack
- Special Jury Price
- Global Star Award
- Best Full-length Drama Actor/Actress
- Best Mini-Drama Actor/Actress
- K-Star Popularity Award
- Best Writer
- Best Actor for Hallyu Drama
- Best Actress for Hallyu Drama
- Best Couple Award
- Best Villain Award
- Family Award
Which ceremony are you expecting the most? Do you have a favorite?