The prestigious awards show Melon Music Awards of 2017 was held on December 2 KST at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea.

The awards show is presented by Kakao Mini. The awards show celebrated Korea’s biggest musical acts, the awards show criteria is chosen for each category differently (as written below).

The awards are separated into four categories: Music Style, Special Awards, Main, and Popularity.



Here is the full list of Winners.

Major Awards  

(Digital Score 60% + Judging score 20% + Voting 20%)

Most Popular Artists

BIGBANG, EXO, Red Velvet, TWICE, Wanna One, WINNER, BTS, Bolbbalgan4, IU, and Heize

Most Popular Album

IU- “Palette”

Best Song Of The Year

BTS – “Spring Day”

Best Artist of the Year

EXO

Stage of the Year

Park Hyo Shin “I Am A Dreamer”


Popularity Awards

Netizen Choice Award

Digital Score 40 percent +  Voting 60 percent

EXO

Hot Trend Award

Digital Score 40 percent + Judges’ Score 30 percent+ Voting 30 percent

Suran (singer) and BTS’s Suga (producer) for “Wine”


Music Style Awards

Digital Score 40 percent + Judges’ Score 30 percent+ Voting 30 percent

Best Ballad

Yoon Jong Shin

Best Dance

Female: TWICE

Male: EXO

Best Rap/Hip Hop

Dynamic Duo and EXO’s Chen

Best R&B/Soul

Suran

Best Indie

Melomance

Best Rock

Min Kyung Hoon & Super Junior’s Kim Heechul

Best Trot

Hong Jin Young,  Kim Young Chul

Best Folk/Blues

Jung Eunji

Best Best Pop

Ed Sheeran

Best OST

Ailee (“Goblin” OST)


Special Awards

Best Music Video Award

Judges’ Score 100 percent

BTS

Best Song Writer Award

Judges’ Score 100 percent

IU

MBC Music Star Award

MBC Plus Judges’ Score 100 percent

HyunA

Kakao Hot Star Award

Wanna One

1theK Performance Award

Judges’ Score 100 percent

GFRIEND

Global Artist Award

BTS

Congrats to all the winners~

 Winner’s choosing criteria source: (A)