The winners for the 11th Annual Soompi Awards were announced on Tuesday and Hidden Remote has your scoop on this year’s list of winners!
The fans have officially spoken!
The winners of the 11th Annual Soompi Awards were unveiled on Tuesday in the largest international fan-voted event celebrating Korean television and music! This year, fans across the globe submitted an impressive 40 million votes during the voting period, which ran from December 21, 2015 to January 7, 2016, and managed to trend worldwide for eight consecutive hours. Fun Fact: This year’s Soompi Awards saw a 70% increase in fans votes from the previous Awards’ voting period.
“We had high hopes for the Soompi Awards this year given our tremendous 2015 growth, but we were blown away by the sheer volume of the fans’ support for their favorite artists and shows,” said Susan Kang, Founder of Soompi. “Turnout from countries like Finland, Ghana, and Qatar highlights the extent of Korean entertainment’s global reach.”
Fan-favorite drama She Was Pretty walked away with three awards including Drama of the Year, Best Bromance (for Park Seo Joon and Choi Siwon), and Best Kiss (for Hwang Jung Eum and Park Seo Joon). The Producers star Kim Soo Hyun and Running Man star Song Ji Hyo walked away with this years Actor and Actress of the Year races, respectively, while Who Are You – School 2015 star Nam Joo Hyul took the prize for Breakout Actor.
On the music front, BIGBANG walked away with the award for Artist of the Year and Album of the Year, Girls’ Generation took home the award for Best Female group and BTS picked up the win in Breakout Artist of the Year, Best Choreography and Best Stage Outfit.
Other notable winners include Sassy Go Go‘s Ji Soo, Lee Won Geun and Jung Eun Ji, Superman Returns‘ Song Triplets, Tiger JK – Reset and Kill Me, Heal Me‘s Ji Sung.
Make sure to check out the complete list of 11th Annual Soompi Awards winners below!
Best Drama OST: Tiger JK – Reset (feat. Jin Shil)
Actor of the Year: Kim Soo Hyun
Actress of the Year: Song Ji Hyo
Drama of the Year: She Was Pretty
Breakout Actor: Nam Joo Hyuk
Idol Actor of the Year: Choi Siwon
Best Variety Show: Running Man
Best Variety Star: Song Triplets – Superman Returns
Best Couple: Lee Won Geun x Jung Eun Ji – Sassy Go Go
Best Bromance: Park Seo Joon x Choi Siwon – She Was Pretty
Second Lead Syndrome: Ji Soo – Sassy Go Go
Best Kiss: Hwang Jung Eum x Park Seo Joon – She Was Pretty
Best Cameo: D.O. – I Remember You
Best Transformation: Ji Sung – Kill Me, Heal Me
Best Supernatural Drama: Who Are You – School 2015
Hallyu Special Award: Boys Over Flowers
Best Female Solo Artist: IU
Best Male Solo Artist: Kyuhyun
Best Female Group: Girls’ Generation
Best Male Group: BIGBANG
Best Hip-Hop Artist: Zion.T
Best Collaboration: Taeyeon – I (feat. Verbal Jint)
Song of the Year: EXO – Call Me Baby
Rookie of the Year: Seventeen
Breakout Artist: BTS
Album of the Year: BIGBANG – MADE SERIES [E]
Best Music Video: GOT7 – Just Right
Best Choreography: BTS – Dope
Best Stage Outfit: BTS
Best Fandom: GOT7
Artist of the Year: BIGBANG
For more information on Soompi and the 11th Annual Soompi Awards visit Soompi.com.