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Korean Music Awards 2013 – Korean Indie Readers’ Predictions

So you know what Sangha, Chris and Anna think will happen when the Korean Music Awards are handed out this Thursday, but during little over three weeks’ time we’ve also invited all readers to try to pick the winners. Here are the results from that poll!

Album of the Year

1. 3rd Line Butterfly – Dreamtalk (38%)
1. Primary – Primary and the Messengers LP (38%)
3. Jeong Cha Sik – 격동하는 현재사 (15%)
4. 9 and the Numbers – 유예 (4%)
4. Lowdown 30 – 1 (4%)

Song of the Year

1. Psy – “Gangnam Style” (46%)
2. Busker Busker – “여수 밤바다” (33%)
3. 3rd Line Butterfly – “헤어지는 날 바로 오늘” (8%)
4. Kim Dae Jung – “300/30″ (6%)
4. G-Dragon – “One of a Kind” (6%)

Artist of the Year

1. Psy (42%)
2. Busker Busker (35%)
3. 3rd Line Butterfly (13%)
4. Jeong Cha Sik (6%)
5. Choi Baek Ho (4%)

Rookie of the Year

1. Busker Busker (48%)
2. Glen Check (25%)
3. Mukimukimanmansu (15%)
4. The Electric Eels (10%)
5. 404 (2%)

Best Rock Album

1. Lowdown 30 – 1 (36%)
2. Jeong Cha Sik – 격동하는 현재사 (34%)
3. 404 – 1 (27%)
4. Method – The Constant (2%)

Best Rock Song

1. Gate Flowers – “잘자라” (24%)
1. Yellow Monsters – “K.O” (24%)
1. Jeong Cha Sik – “풍각쟁이” (24%)
4. 404 – “숲속에서” (17%)
5. Kim Dae Jung – “300/30″ (11%)

Best Modern Rock Album

1. 3rd Line Butterfly – Dreamtalk (39%)
2. 9 and the Numbers – 유예 (20%)
3. Mukimukimanmansu – 2012 (15%)
3. Smacksoft – Follow Your Heart (15%)
5. Noisecat – Sunday Sunset Airlines (11%)

Best Modern Rock Song

1. The Electric Eels – “송곳니” (30%)
2. 3rd Line Butterfly – “헤어지는 날 바로 오늘” (23%)
3. 9 and the Numbers – “눈물바람” (21%)
4. 9 and the Numbers – “유예” (15%)
5. Lang Lee – “잘 알지도 못하면서” (11%)

Best Pop Album

1. Busker Busker – Busker Busker (77%)
2. Choi Baek Ho – 다시 길 위에서 (8%)
3. Yoon Young Bae – 좀 웃긴 (6%)
3. Jung Tae Choon, Park Eun Ok – 바다로 가는 시내버스 (6%)
5. Go Chan Yong – Look Back (2%)

Best Pop Song

1. Busker Busker – “벚꽃엔딩” (30%)
2. Gain – “피어나” (28%)
3. Busker Busker – “여수 밤바다” (19%)
3. Younha – “Run” (19%)
5. Yoon Young Bae – “좀 웃긴” (2%)
5. Choi Baek Ho – “길 위에서” (2%)

Best Dance & Electronic Album

1. Glen Check – Haute Couture (33%)
2. f(x) – Electric Shock (25%)
3. eAeon – Guilt-Free (21%)
4. G-Dragon – One of a Kind (19%)
5. Cassette Schwarzenegger – Gym with You (2%)

Best Dance & Electronic Song

1. Psy – “Gangnam Style” (33%)
2. Sistar – “Alone” (31%)
3. f(x) – “Electric Shock” (27%)
4. Cassette Schwarzenegger – “Super Hi Fi” (8%)
5. f(x) – “Jet” (0%)

Best Rap & Hip-Hop Album

1. Primary – Primary and the Messengers LP (55%)
2. Beenzino – 2 4 : 2 6 (21%)
3. Soriheda – Soriheda 2 (15%)
4. Jerry.k – True Self (4%)
4. Noise Mob – M.O.B (4%)

Best Rap & Hip-Hop Song

1. Primary – “독” (feat. E-Sens of Supreme Team) (44%)
2. G-Dragon – “One of a Kind” (33%)
3. Beenzino – “Aqua Man” (13%)
4. Soriheda – “설흔” (with Soulman & Minos, Soulfish) (8%)
5. Noise Mob – “MOB 맘이야” (2%)

Best R&B & Soul Album

1. Urban Zakapa – 02 (35%)
2. Naul – Principle of My Soul (29%)
3. Jay Park – New Breed (15%)
4. Junggigo – Pathfinder (13%)
5. Lena Park – Parallax (8%)

Best R&B & Soul Song

1. Naul – “바람기억” (38%)
2. Primary – “See-Through” (feat. Zion.T, Gaeko of Dynamic Duo) (30%)
3. Lee Hi – “1,2,3,4″ (28%)
4. Junggigo – “DLMN (Don’t Leave Me Now!)” (feat. DJ Yst) (2%)
4. Kumapark – “Close Eyes” (2%)

Best Jazz Album

1. Kang Tae Hwan – Sorefa (28%)
2. Sunji Lee – Soar (20%)
2. Wonsool Lee – Point of Contact (20%)
4. Francesca Han – Ascetic (17%)
5. Ji Hoon Kim Trio – On Early Style (15%)

Best Crossover Album

1. Jambinai – Differance (47%)
2. Chong Park – Piano Paradiso (17%)
3. Jung Jaeil – Incendies (15%)
3. Bard – Road to Road (15%)
5. Timirho – 동화 (6%)

Best Jazz & Crossover Performance

1. Jambinai – Differance (48%)
2. Kang Tae Hwan – Sorefa (20%)
3. Francesca Han - Ascetic (15%)
4. Kim Chang Hyun – Reverberation (11%)
5. Check Kim & Jean Oh – ‘나’의 발견 (7%)

Best Soundtrack

1. Forest of Time (시간의 숲) (33%)
2. Nameless Gangster (범죄와의 전쟁: 나쁜놈들의) (30%)
3. The Heaven is Only Open to the Single! (설마 그럴리가 없어) (22%)
4. Duresori: The Voice of East (두레소리) (15%)

 

The real KMA winners will be announced on Thursday February 28th. Find out which reader got the most predictions right on Friday!

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