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EXO, PSY Take Top Prizes at Golden Disk Awards -- Who Won What

January 17, 2014 at 11:30 am EDT

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Heartthrob group EXO and YouTube sensation PSY took top prizes at the 28th Golden Disk Awards last night, January 16.

The iconic ceremony took place last night at Grand Peace Palace in Seoul, where the past year's most popular artists were awarded over the course of the evening.

EXO were awarded for their huge selling album, "XOXO" Credit: jTBC

EXO were awarded for their huge selling album, "XOXO"
Credit: jTBC

Girls' Generation members Sooyoung and Yuri were on hand to present an award Credit: jTBC

Girls' Generation members Sooyoung and Yuri were on hand to present an award
Credit: jTBC

PSY was awarded the grand Song Category prize for his 2013 smash hit "Gentleman", while EXO took home the grand Album Category prize for platinum-selling title, "XOXO".

"I'm so proud of this award," PSY, XX, told the cheering audience. "I couldn't have done this without the help of my YG family here and Scooter [Braun] and the team in the US. I can't wait to show you  more in 2014."

Left, PSY, takes to the stage to accept his award. Right, f(x) accepted their Bonsang prize without member Sulli Credit: jTBC

Left, PSY, takes to the stage to accept his award. Right, f(x) accepted their Bonsang prize without member Sulli
Credit: jTBC

SHINee were one of the many SM Entertainment winners at the Seoul ceremony Credit: jTBC

SHINee were one of the many SM Entertainment winners at the Seoul ceremony
Credit: jTBC

EXO's win marks agency SM Entertainment’s sixth consecutive grand prize win since 2008. TVXQ, Girls’ Generation and Super Junior all won grand prizes in the past six years and EXO's win yet is a huge coup for the company.

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Bizarrely, 30 minutes before commencement, cue sheets for the ceremony were leaked across the net revealing the schedule of performances as well as the entire list of winners. Broadcaster jTBC are refusing to comment on the mishap.

 

28th Golden Disk Awards list of winners:

Song Category

Daesang (Grand Prize): PSY

Bonsang (Nominees): Lee Seung Chul, CN Blue, Davichi, A Pink, Sistar, 2NE1, 4minute, Ailee, PSY

Popular Award: Girls' Generation, Roy Kim

Rookie Award: Crayon Pop; Kim Ye Rim

CeCi Asia Icon Award: SISTAR; SHINee

 

Album Category

Daesang (Grand Price): EXO - "XOXO"

Bonsang (Nominees): Cho Yong Pil, Girls' Generation, SHINee; B2ST, f(x), Infinite, B1A4, EXO

Popular Award: SHINee, B2ST

Rookie Award: Roy Kim, BTS

 

Goodwill Star Award: CN Blue

Executive Committee Special Award: Wild Chrysanthemum

Best Producer Award: Hong Seung Sung (CEO, Cube Entertainment)

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