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December 18, 2010
The 2010 Melon Music Awards was held on December 15th at the Hall of Peace in Kyunghee University, and many top K-pop artists were in attendance.
The awards show begun in 2009 and took its place as one of the big four music award ceremonies in South Korea, alongside Mnet Asian Music Awards, Golden Disk Awards, and Seoul Music Awards.
The awards ceremony is famed for calculating ONLY digital sales (80%) and online votes (20%) on Melon.com, and the final tally of those two factors will give the winners in the various categories.
Two of K-Pop's biggest acts, Super Junior and 2NE1 took home awards from the ceremony. Super Junior bagged the 2010 Netizen Popularity Award while 2NE1 got 2 awards - 2010 Most Popular Album and 2010 Top 10! Here are the clips:
Super Junior "2010 Netizen Popularity Award":
2NE1 "2010 Top 10":
2NE1 "2010 Most Popular Album" for "To Anyone":
Below is the list of winners from this year’s show!
2010 Top 10
Lee Seung Gi
2010 Artist of the Year
2010 Song of the Year
2AM - "Can't Let You Go, Even If I Die"
2010 Special R&B Song
2010 MBC+ Star Award - MBC+ Media Special Award
2010 Most Popular Album
2NE1- To Anyone
2010 Best Music Video Award - awarded to the director
Ga-In - "Irreversible" -- Hwang Su Ah (director)
2010 Best Trot Song
Jang Yoon Jung
2010 Most Popular Rap/Hip-Hop Song
Supreme Team - "ttaeng ttaeng ttaeng"
2010 Hot Trend Award
2010 Best OST Song
Lee Seung Gi - "Losing My Mind"
2010 Netizen Popularity Award
2010 Rookie of the Year
2010 Writer and Composer of the Year
Kim In-ah (writer) and Lee Min-soo (Composer)
2010 Best Alternative
Hot Potato - "Confession"
2010 MBC Radio Award
Jung Yeob - "Love You"/"Without You"
2010 Concert Award
PSY - "Right Now"
Posted by Casper @ Allkpop/Sylphid @ Soompi