On January 10, the KINTEX Center hosted some of the biggest artists of 2017 at the first day of the 32nd Golden Disc Awards. Part 1 of the 32nd Golden Disc Awards honors the biggest names in digital releases in 2017, while Part 2 will focus on physical releases on January 11.
Here is the full list of winners from Day 1:
Best Rock Band – Hyukoh
Best New Artist – Wanna One
Best R&B/Soul – Suran
Best Girl Group – GFRIEND
Best Boy Group – BTOB
Digital Bonsang – BLACKPINK, Heize, Bolbbalgan4, Akdong Musician, TWICE, BIGBANG, WINNER, Yoon Jong Shin, Red Velvet, IU, BTS
Digital Daesang (Grand Prize) – IU (“Through the Night”)
Source: @JTBC_Awards, SEDaily via @soompi
Note: Digital Bonsang is given to the top artists (excluding OSTs) with the best digital performance (streaming and download) for the whole year. Since BIGBANG was not present, WINNER accepted the award on their behalf. BIGBANG’s last digital release (Fxxk It, Last Dance, and Girlfriend) was in December 2016.