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Winners from the 26th Golden Disk Awards (Part 2)

On January 12th, many of Korea’s top musicians and pop stars gathered at the Kyocera Dome in Osaka for the 26th Golden Disk Awards for a second day of festivities.

This year, the show was divided into two parts: the first part (held on January 11th) honors the winners of the physical album categories, while the second party (held on January 12th) will do the same for digital albums. miss A‘s Suzy and F.T. Island‘s Hongki acted as MCs for day two of this year’s awards.

The first ‘Golden Disk Awards’ began in 1986, and since then, it’s become Korea’s most prestigious awards ceremony for music. Nicknamed the ‘Korean Grammy Awards,’ the ceremony is reputed for its fair standards, as the committee utilizes figures from album and digital music sales only.

Below are the list of winners from this year’s show, and check out the winners from the first part if you haven’t already!

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Winners from the 26th Golden Disk Awards (Part 1)

On January 11th, many of Korea’s top musicians and pop stars gathered at the Kyocera Dome in Osaka for the 26th Golden Disk Awards.

This year, the show was divided into two parts: the first part (held on January 11th) honors the winners of the physical album categories, while the second party (held on January 12th) will do the same for digital albums. KARA‘s Park Gyuri and Super Junior‘s Leeteuk acted as MCs for this year’s awards.

The first ‘Golden Disk Awards’ began in 1986, and since then, it’s become Korea’s most prestigious awards ceremony for music. Nicknamed the ‘Korean Grammy Awards,’ the ceremony is reputed for its fair standards, as the committee utilizes figures from album and digital music sales only.

Below are the list of winners from this year’s show!

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Who is leading the votes for the ’26th Golden Disk Awards’ Popularity Award?

There are only two days left until the online votes for the Popularity Award of the ‘26th Golden Disk Awards‘ closes, and the results are slowly starting to take shape.

Voting opened up on November 28th, and since then, over 2 million netizens have participated. Right from the start, Super Junior led the poll at the top, and has never once let go of their position since then. SNSD is right behind them but the chance of a reversal with two days left is highly unlikely.

Currently, Super Junior is leading with 47% with 800,000 votes, while SNSD is at 43% with 740,000 votes. Following behind are f(x), F.T. Island, CNBLUE, B2ST, INFINITE, KARA, and MBLAQ.

In the votes for the Japanese site, ‘Golden Disk Japan‘, Jay Park is at the lead, with Super Junior at a close second. Girl groups like SNSD, f(x), and 2NE1 are also showing fierce competition, as well as Supernova, who have been earning widespread attention in Japan.

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Nominees announced for the ’26th Golden Disk Awards’

The Golden Disk Awards (better known as the Korean equivalent of the Grammys) will soon be entering its 26th year, and organizers have just announced its list of nominees.

Separated into ‘Digital’ and ‘Album’ awards, the Golden Disk is known for selecting winners based on sales figures over the year. For this year’s nominees, the committee considered albums released from January 1st, 2011 to November 30th, 2011.

The 26th Golden Disk Awards will be held in Osaka, Japan on January 11th and 12, 2012 at the Kyocera Dome.

Check out the categories and nominees below:

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< Album Award >
[ Presented to the most popular artist based on album sales figures for the year and ratings from judges ]

– 2PM (Hands Up)
– 4minute (4MINUTES Left)
– Leessang (Asura Balbalta)
– Jay Park (Take a Deeper Look)
– Brown Eyed Girls (Sixth Sense)
– Sung Si Kyung (The First)
– Super Junior (Mr. Simple)
– SNSD (The Boys)
– Wonder Girls (Wonder World)
– After School (Virgin)
– Lee Seung Gi (Tonight)
– Jang Gi Ha and the Faces (Jang Gi Ha and the Faces)
– B2ST (Fiction & Fact)
– CNBLUE (First Step)
– F.T. Island (Return)
– f(x) (Pinocchio)
– INFINITE (Over the Top)
– KARA (Step)
– MBLAQ (BLAQ Style)
– miss A (A Class)

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< Digital Album Award >
[ Presented to the most popular artist based on online (BGM/downloads) and mobile ringback sales figures and statistics]

– 2NE1 (Lonely)
– 2PM (Hands Up)
– 4men (Live at Least Once)
– 4minute (Mirror Mirror)
– Park Bom (Don’t Cry)
– SNSD (The Boys)
– IU (The Story I Didn’t Know)
– Wonder Girls (Be My Baby)
– Lee Seung Gi (Time for Love)
– Wheesung (Heartaching Story)
– B2ST (On Rainy Days)
– CNBLUE (Intuition)
– F.T. Island (Hello Hello)
– f(x) (Pinocchio)
– G.NA (Black & White)
– K.Will (My Heart is Beating)
– MBLAQ (Mona Lisa)
– miss A (Goodbye Baby)
– SECRET (Starlight Moonlight)
– SISTAR (How Dare You)

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< Most Popular Artist Award >

[Presented to the most popular artist after tallying results from popularity vote and ratings from judges]

– 2NE1 (Lonely)
– 2PM (Hands Up)
– 4men (Once in Your Life)
– 4minute (Mirror Mirror)
– Leessang (You’re the Answer to a Guy Like Me)
– Park Bom (Don’t Cry)
– Brown Eyed Girls (Sixth Sense)
– Sung Si Kyung (I Like It)
– Super Junior (Mr. Simple)
– SNSD (The Boys)
– IU (The Story I Didn’t Know)
– Wonder Girls (Be My Baby)
– After School (Virgin)
– Lee Seung Gi (Tonight)
– Jang Gi Ha and the Faces (Just Another Relationship)
– Wheesung (Heart-aching Story)
– B2ST (Fiction)
– CNBLUE (Intuition)
– F.T. Island (Hello Hello)
– f(x) (Pinocchio)
– G.NA (Black & White)
– INFINITE (Be Mine)
– KARA (Step)
– K.Will (Be Mine)
– MBLAQ (Stay)
– miss A (Goodbye Baby)
– SECRET (Starlight Moonlight)
– SISTAR (How Dare You)

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Source: GDA official homepage

by asphodel @ allkpop