Melon Awards announces nominees
The top 10 candidates for the 2012 Melon Music Awards have been announced.
The nominees, as picked by the leading Korean music download Web site, are: 2NE1, Beast, Busker Busker, Big Bang, IU, Infinite, T-ara, Huh Gak and Psy.
Artists were picked on the criteria of song ratings (making up 80 percent) and online popularity votes (20 percent).
The Melon Music Awards will take place on Dec. 14 at Olympic Park, eastern Seoul.
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