Golden Disc Awards (GDA) 2017 kicked off from Korea International Exhibition & Convention Center (Kintex) in Gyeonggi Province on Friday, January 13, and wrapped up on Saturday, January 14.
During the annual event, many of the big names from the Korean music industry were acknowledged for their excellent performances in both digital and physical album sales. While South Korean-Chinese boy band EXO bagged the grand prize (Daesang), BTS a.k.a Bangtan Boys received Global K-Pop Artist Award.
Here is the complete winners list of 31st Golden Disk Awards:
- Album Of The Year: EXO
- Digital Song Of The Year: Twice
- Global Kpop Artist Award: BTS
- Ceci Asia Icon Award:EXO, Red Velvet
- Best Executive Producer Of The Year: Bang Si Hyuk
- The girl band performance Award: SISTAR
- The boy band performance Award: SECHSKIES
- Best Kpopband Award: CNBLUE
- Best OST Award: Gummy
- Best R&B Soul Award: Crush
- Most Popular Star Award: SHINee
- Most Popular Star Of Asia: Kim Jae Joong
- Album Rookie Artist Of The Year: I.O.I, NCT 127
- Digital Song Rookie Artist Of The Year: Bolbbalgan4, BLACKPINK
- Golden Disc Award Digital Song Division: GFRIEND, LeeHi, URBAN ZAKAPA, MAMAMOO, TWICE, ZICO, TAEYEON, ImChangjung, Suzy Bae and Byun Baekhyun
- Golden Dosc Award Album DIvision: BTS, SEVENTEEN, MONSTA X, SHINee, VIXX, INFINITE, TAEMIN, EXO and GOT7.