Gaon Chart Music Awards 2022: Date, Time, Host, Lineup, and Live Stream Details

After the 36th annual Golden Disc Awards, K-Pop fans are looking forward to the Goan Chart Music Awards2022. The glam event is scheduled for the last Thursday of this month. It will be broadcast live for people from various parts of the globe, including the US, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, India, Singapore, and Malaysia.

The organizers, Korea Music Content Association, have shared details about the annual award ceremony, like the date, time, venue, and hosts. They also urged Korean music lovers from different locations to look forward to this event. It will feature performances of the globally known K-pop bands and artists.

Here is Everything to Know About Gaon Chart Music Awards 2022:

Date, Time, and Venue

The award show will begin at 7 pm KST from the Jamsil Arena in Seoul on January 27. The 11th annual award ceremony will feature a star-studded lineup of performers and presenters. It will also reveal the winners of this year.

Hosts and Lineup

Super Junior member Eunhyuk will host the glam event this year with STAYC member Sieun. Both the MCs are hosting the live event for the first time. But Eunhyuk, whose real name is Lee Hyuk Jae is experienced in hosting an award show as he was the MC of the 23rd annual Seoul Music Awards.

The performers lineup for this year include NCT 127, NCT Dream, STAYC, Kang Daniel, THE BOYZ, Red Velvet, Brave Girls, SHINee, Standing Egg, Oh My Girl, Lee Mujin, Lee Chan Won, Lim Young Woong, Girls' Generation member Taeyeon, and Homies.

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STAYC member Sieun and Super Junior member Eunhyuk. Gaon Chart Music Awards 2022

Live Stream Details

Gaon Chart Music Awards 2022 will kickstart with a live telecast from the Jamsil Arena in Seoul on Thursday. It will be available to watch on MNet, and they can stream on the official YouTube channel. International fans could get a chance to watch the glam event live online for free on VLive.

What to Expect?

Apart from the red carpet arrivals and star-studded performances, the show might also feature some special collaborations. The organizers have shared tidbits of details about the event.

Super Junior's Eunhyuk and STAYC's Sieun will be hosting the awards ceremony for the 11th Gaon Chart Music Awards, which will be held next year on January 27 at 7 pm KST at the Jamsil Arena. Please highly look forward to the combination of Eunhyuk, who has showcased his hosting skills on various variety programs, and Sieun, who has been receiving the spotlight as the next generation's idol MC with her experience as a special MC on music shows, a representative of the Korea Music Content Association stated.

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Gaon Chart Music Awards 2022 title card Gaon Chart Music Awards 2022

Nomination List

The complete list of nominees for this year has not been revealed yet. Only Artist of the Year nominees in both physical and digital album sessions. They are as below:

Artist of the Year in Digital Music

December 2020

  • Iz*One for Panorama
  • Ben for Lonely night
  • Rain for Switch on Me (duet with JYP)
  • Lee Hi for For You (featuring Crush)
  • Taeyeon for What Do I Call You

January 2021

  • (G)I-DLE for Hwaa
  • Gyeongseo and MJ for Let's Have a Drink
  • IU for Celebrity
  • Epik High for Rosario (featuring CL and Zico)
  • HyunA for I'm Not Cool

February 2021

  • Shinee for Don't Call Me
  • Kang Daniel for Paranoia
  • Sunmi for Tail
  • Sechs Kies for Don't Look Back
  • Paul Kim for Love Letter

March 2021

  • Rosé for On The Ground
  • IU for Lilac
  • IU for Coin
  • IU for Hi Spring Bye
  • Lim Young Woong for My Starry Love

April 2021

  • Itzy for In the Morning
  • Kang Daniel for Antidote
  • Davichi for Just Hug Me
  • Kassy for I Will Light Your Way
  • Ha Dong Qn and Bong-gu for I Will Be Waiting

May 2021

  • Aespa for Next Level
  • BTS for Butter
  • Oh My Girl for Dun Dun Dance
  • Joy for Hello
  • Heize for Happen

June 2021

  • NCT Dream for Hello Future
  • Twice for Alcohol-Free
  • Brave Girls for Chi Mat Ba Ram
  • Big Mama for One Day More
  • Epik High for Rain Song (featuring Colde)

July 2021

  • AKMU for NAKKA (with IU)
  • AKMU for Hey Kid, Close Your Eyes (with Lee Sun-hee)
  • SG Wannabe for You're the Best of Me
  • BTS for Permission to Dance
  • Taeyeon for Weekend

August 2021

  • 10cm for Go Back
  • Red Velvet for Queendom
  • MeloMance for Go Back
  • Jeon Somi for Dumb Dumb
  • Car, the Garden for Closely Far Away

September 2021

  • Coldplay and BTS for My Universe
  • Itzy for LOCO
  • NCT 127 for Sticker
  • STAYC for Stereotype
  • Lee Mu-jin for Fall in Fall

October 2021

  • Aespa for Savage
  • NCT 127 for Favorite (Vampire)
  • Davichi for First Loss
  • Seventeen for Rock with You
  • IU for Strawberry Moon

Artist of the Year for Physical Album

1st Quarter (December 2020 – February 2021)

  • Iz*One for One-reeler / Act IV
  • Treasure for The First Step: Treasure Effect
  • Kim Ho Joong for The Classic Album I – My Favorite Arias
  • Kim Ho Joong for The Classic Album II – My Favorite Songs
  • Shinee for Don't Call Me

2nd Quarter (March-May 2021)

  • Enhypen for Border: Carnival
  • NCT Dream for Hot Sauce
  • Rosé for R
  • Baekhyun for Bambi
  • Tomorrow X Together for The Chaos Chapter: Freeze

3rd Quarter (June – August 2021)

  • EXO for Don't Fight the Feeling
  • NCT Dream for Hello Future
  • Stray Kids for Noeasy
  • BTS for Butter
  • Seventeen for Your Choice

Other Nomination Categories are:

  • New Artist of the Year in Digital Music and Physical Album
  • Record Production of the Year TBA
  • Discovery of the Year
  • Composer of the Year
  • Lyricist of the Year
  • Performer of the Year – Musical Instrument
  • Performer of the Year – Chorus
  • Style of the Year – Choreography
  • Style of the Year – Stylist
  • Hot Performance of the Year
  • K-pop Contribution of the Year
  • World K-pop Star
  • Song of the Year in International Pop
  • International Rising Star of the Year
  • Popular Singer of the Year
  • Music Steady Seller of the Year
  • World K-Pop Rookie
  • Retail Album of the Year
  • Top Kit-Seller of the Year
  • Social Hot Star of the Year
  • Mubeat Global Choice
This article was first published on January 3, 2022