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What are the Golden Disk Awards?

The most powerful music awards in Korea


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The most powerful music awards in Korea

Ever since their debut in 1986, the Golden Disk Awards have held sway as Korea's most authoritative music awards. The Awards have earned their reputation as "the Grammys of Korea" through 27 years of proud history and tradition. The Golden Disk Awards continue to capture the attention of the K-pop world as the awards Korean artistes covet the most.

A big part of the Golden Disk Awards' unique appeal lies in their impartiality. Unlike other awards, the Golden Disk Awards are based largely on album sales. Reflecting the times, digital music distribution is included in the album sales by which each artiste is judged. This fair and simple approach attracts more fans every year to K-Pop's best-loved music awards.

The most powerful music awards in Korea

This year's hottest groups and artistes gather for the first-ever Golden Disk Awards in Southeast Asia.
Korea's most powerful music awards, the Golden Disk Awards, take place on January 15 (Tuesday) and 16 (Wednesday) at the world-famous Sepang International Circuit in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur. This year's awards, the 27th Golden Disk Awards, are being held in Southeast Asia for the first time to reflect the explosive popularity of Korean pop music in this part of the world. To help celebrate this historic occasion, MSN is presenting its own special awards, selected by K-Pop fans throughout Asia. Get ready for a music festival without borders.

27th Golden Disk Awards Overview

TitleSAMSUNG Galaxy The 27th Golden Disk Awards in Kuala Lumpur
Date & Time15~16, Jan, 2013 / 19:30~22:30
VenueSEPANG INTERNATIONAL CIRCUIT
HostJTBC, Ilgan Sports
OrganizerJoongang Media Culture, Mediartncomm Co. Ltd
SponsorSamsung Malaysia Electronics SDN. Bhd.
Official On-Line Media PartnerMSN
Supported byMyceb-Malaysia Truly Asia
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Joongang Ilbo, joinsMSN
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