Day 2: Winners at the 27th Golden Disk Awards Concert in Kuala Lumpur
Korea’s Most Prestigious K-Pop awards ceremony ends with a bang!
The final day of Samsung Galaxy The 27th Golden Disk wards in Kuala Lumpur (GDA) started off with a collaboration duet of Way Back Into Love by emcees FT Island‘s Hongki and Dasom from SISTAR, originally sung by Hugh Grant and Haley Bennett. Long-waited fans were treated to the final line-up of artistes such as T-Ara, Miss A, Lee Hi, Ailee, Secret, Heo Gak, Teen Top, Epik High, f(x), K.Will, SISTAR and G-Dragon.
T-Ara then took over the stage with their Sxxy Love, Lovey-Dovey and Roly Poly. Miss A performed Touch and their song from latest mini-album Independent Women Pt 3 : I Don’t Need A Man.
New Rising K-Pop Star winners, B.A.P, Lee Hi and Ailee captivated the crowd with each of their own uniqueness. B.A.P blows the stage away with their song Power and Warrior. Lee Hi performed 1,2,3,4 and sang Mamado which was originally by a British singer Pixie Lott. Meanwhile, Ailee with her hands cuffed, performed Rihanna’s Umbrella and her own single I Will Show You.
Dressed in their classy and sensual outfits, Secret lit up the stage with their Talk That, Poison and Love Is Move. The idol group had a Special Stage Performance with B.A.P for Starlight Moonlight and Crash. f(x) lighten up the stage with their performances Jet and Electric Shock and not long before Teen Top came out and performed To You and Crazy. K.Will and HyoLyn then had a Special Stage Performance together, Endless Love. SISTAR performed Alone and Loving You.
After Epik High performed Get Out The Way and Love Love Love, Epik High’s Tablo and G-Dragon teamed up to perform Light it Up for their special stage. Touching the hearts of many, vocals powerhouse K.Will performed Please Don’t Go and I Need You while Huh Gak soothed the audience his love ballads. The Person I Used To Love and One Person which was one of the OST in the Korean drama titled: BIG. Calling the 2 Special stage performances LEGEND K-Pop <GIRLS> , the beautiful & gorgeous ladies Miss A dances to S.E.S I’m Your Girl and T-Ara performed I Can’t Cry by Fin.K.L.
All wait is over. G-Dragon had the stage all by himself performing One of a Kind, Light it up, Crayon and last but not least, Heartbreaker.
After the performances by G-Dragon, Malaysia’s Minister of Tourism Datuk Seri Dr Ng Yen Yen graced the awards show as she stepped on stage to announce the winner of the Digital Daesang (Song Of The Year) Award. The award inevitably went to global phenomenon K-Pop artist PSY for his record-breaking viral hit Gangnam Style. Even though PSY was unable to attend the awards show, he left us a video message to thank all his fans for showing so much support and love for him and that he would come back with a more addictive choreography and music video in 2013. He added: “This is my first time that I’ve received the Daesang Golden Disk Award since my debut in 2001. I will continue to work hard to sing and bring better performance in the future.”
Attended K-Pop stars and their fans all rocked the venue with Gangnam Style in celebration for PSY.
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List of Winners for Day 2 Samsung Galaxy The 27th GDA in Kuala Lumpur
Song of the Year / Digital Daesang Award
PSY (Gangnam Style)
Golden Disk Award Song Division
T-ara (Lovey Dovey) / miss A (Touch) / Sistar (Alone) / 2NE1 (I Love You) / Heo Gak / f(x) (Electric Shock) / BIG BANG (Fantastic Baby) / K.Will (I Need You) / Secret (Poison) / G-Dragon (Crayon) / PSY (Gangnam Style)
New Rising K-POP Star / Rookie Award
B.A.P / Lee Hi / Ailee
Single Album of the Year
Teen Top (It’s)
Best HIP HOP Star Award
Epik High (Up)
MSN International Award
Galaxy Star Award
CeCi Popularity Award
InStyle Fashionista Award
Lee Hong Ki
** In no particular order
Congratulation to all the winners for Day 2 of Golden Disk Awards!
About the Golden Disk Awards
Dubbed as “The Korean Grammy Awards”, GDA was founded in 1986 and it is South Korea’s most prestigious K-POP music awards show and is presented annually for outstanding achievement in the music industry. Award categories are based on the most popular K-POP music from the past year based on the digital downloads industry whilst bolstering the creativity of pop music and finding talented artists.
Candidates of the Golden Disk Awards 2013
Artistes who released their albums after December 2011, as well as albums and songs that are released or sold between January 2012 and December 2012 will be qualified for the awards. The awards are given based on the total combined sales volume of the albums, songs and judges’ votes.
Also, if you have missed what happened on the first day, do read our coverage of the Day 1 : GDA Red Carpet & Short Interview & Day 1 : GDA Concert. 2 hours before the concert, check out our coverage at Day 2: GDA Red Carpet & Short Interview.
Special thanks to the organizer, Joongang Culture Media, Mediartncomm Co. Ltd, RougePR known as Rouge Creative Boutique (M) Sdn Bhd/
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