Sweeping the coveted honors at the annual prizegiving event, the K-pop group shows fans why they deserve the accolades by performing an extended set with spotlight for each individual member.
K-Pop superstars BTS (Bangtan Boys) swept the board at the 2019 Melon Music Awards on Saturday, November 30, taking home eight top prizes.
The hitmakers claimed gongs for Artist of the Year, Record and Album of the Year for “Map of the Soul: Persona”, and Song of the Year for their Halsey collaboration “Boy with Luv”.
The single also earned them Best Dance Performance, among other accolades, and BTS showed fans why they deserved the honours by turning the prizegiving in Seoul, South Korea into a mini concert, performing an extended set which included moments in the spotlight for each individual member of the group.
Other winners at the event included artists TXT, Chung Ha, Seventeen (II), ITZY, and The Boyz.
Check out the winners below!
- Artist of the Year (Daesang): BTS (Bangtan Boys)
- Album of the Year (Daesang): BTS (Bangtan Boys) – “Map of the Soul: Persona”
- Song of the Year (Daesang): BTS (Bangtan Boys) – “Boy with Luv”
- Record of the Year: BTS (Bangtan Boys) – “Map of the Seoul: Persona”
- Best R&B/Soul: Heize – “We Don’t Talk Together”
- Best Rock: N.Flying – “Rooftop”
- 1theK Best Performance: The Boyz
- Hot Trend: AB6IX
- Kakao Hot Star Award: BTS (Bangtan Boys)
- Best Ballad: Tae Yeon SNSD (Girls’ Generation) – “Four Seasons”
- Best Rap/Hip Hop: Epik High – “Love Drunk”
- Best Indie: Melomance
- Best Songwriter: Progg
- Best Trot: Hong Jin Young
- Stage of the Year: Seventeen (II)
- Best Music Video: Kang Daniel – “What Are You Up To”
- Best OST: Gummy – “Remember Me” (OST “Hotel Del Luna”)
- Best Dance Female: Chung Ha – “Gotta Go”
- Best Dance Male: BTS (Bangtan Boys) – “Boy with Luv”
- Best Pop: Billie Eilish – “Bad Guy”
- Netizen Popularity Award: BTS (Bangtan Boys)
- New Artist of the Year Female: ITZY
- New Artist of the Year Male: TXT
- Top 10: Heize, Mamamoo, Tae Yeon SNSD (Girls’ Generation), Jang Beom June, Bolbbalgan4, Chung Ha, MC the MAX, Jannabi, EXO and BTS (Bangtan Boys).