Chung Ha, MONSTA X, Taeyeon, And More: Winners Of The 9th Gaon Chart Music Awards

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A huge congratulations to the winners of the 9th Gaon Chart Music Awards for the well-deserved recognition they have gotten!

Bestowing honour on the hardworking and talented people taking over the Korean music industry both on and off stage, the 9th Gaon Chart Music Awards gave a night full of joy during its ceremony on January 8, 2020 held at the Jamsil Arena in Seoul.

Hosted by Super Junior’s Leeteuk and ITZY’s Lia, the awards show also featured outstanding performances from its numerous attendees and awardees like Stray Kids, Chung Ha, NCT Dream, Ben, Taeyeon, and more.

Check out the list of winners for the 9th Gaon Chart Music Awards below:

9th gaon chart music awards

Artist of the Year – Monthly

  • December 2018: Ben (for “180 Degree”)
  • January: MC the Max (for “After You’ve Gone”)
  • February: MAMAMOO’s Hwasa (for “Twit”)
  • March: Taeyeon (for “Four Seasons”)
  • April: Bolbbalgan4 (for “Bom”)
  • May: Davichi (for “Unspoken Words”)
  • June: Yoon Min Soo & Jang Hye Jin (for “Drunk on Love”)
  • July: Ben (for “Thank You for Goodbye”)
  • August: Sunmi (for “Lalalay”)
  • September: AKMU (for “How Can I Love the Heartbreak, You’re the One I Love”)
  • October: MC Mong (for “Fame”)
  • November: IU (for “Love Poem”)

Albums of the Year – Quarterly

  • First Quarter: SEVENTEEN
  • Second Quarter: BTS
  • Third Quarter: SEVENTEEN
  • Fourth Quarter: EXO

Various Awards

  • New Artist of the Year – Digital: ITZY
  • New Artist of the Year – Album: TXT
  • World Rookie Award: Stray Kids and (G)I-DLE
  • Social Hot Star: BTS
  • Retail Album of the Year: BTS
  • Performer of the Year – Chorus: Joo Chan Yang (who worked on songs for ASTRO and various SM Entertainment artists)
  • Performer of the Year – Musical Instrument Performance: Choi Hun (who worked with Taeyeon and Bolbbalgan4)
  • Lyricist of the Year: Min Yeon Jae (Ben)
  • Composer of the Year: Black Eye Pilseung
  • Song of the Year – International Pop: Billie Eilish “Bad Guy” and Anne-Marie “2002”
  • Discovery of the Year – Band: N.Flying “Rooftop”
  • Discovery of the Year – Ballad: Kassy “The Day Was Beautiful”
  • Hot Performance Award: NCT Dream and Chung Ha
  • Style of the Year – Choreography: Choi Ri An (with her work for Chung Ha)
  • Style of the Year – Stylist: Choi Hee Sun (with her work for ITZY)
  • Popular Singer Award: Lim Jae Hyun “If There Was Practice in Love”
  • Top-Kit Seller of the Year: EXO
  • Music Steady Seller of the Year: Paul Kim “Me After You”
  • World Hallyu Star Award: MONSTA X
  • Record Production of the Year: MNH Entertainment (for Chung Ha “Gotta Go”)

Congratulations to all of the winners once again!

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Photos from 9th Gaon Chart Music Awards