10:48 am - 12/10/2015

nominations for the 30th golden disk awards are out!


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award show season is still creeping up on us!! this time, nominations for the 30th golden disk awards (aka korea's "version" of the grammy awards) have been announced. (voting also started but you apparently have to pay $1 daily???? to vote so i won't even get into that. regardless: voting ends on january 10th.) the ceremony will take place on january 20th - 21st in shenzhen, china, with one day being dedicated to the digital sector and the other to the disk. noms are behind the cuts!


💿 album award (nominees) 💿Collapse )

🎧 digital album award (nominees) 🎧Collapse )

💖 best new artist award (nominees) 💖Collapse )

★ other awards (nominees) ★Collapse )

source: golden disk awards (official website)
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seroquels 10th-Dec-2015 08:16 pm (UTC)
mhmm, I'll let everybody else stress about votes and ranking, I'll just be patiently waiting for performance vids.
kenziekinz09 10th-Dec-2015 08:29 pm (UTC)
Junsu & Red Velvet bbs nominated? Be still my heart.

I know neither of them will win but let me enjoy this moment.
chukachukachoo 10th-Dec-2015 08:42 pm (UTC)
So I listened to Exodus b/c based on sales it'll win AOTY. i know there aren't a lot of Shinhwa fans here but a lot of this album sounds like it was made for Shinhwa 10 years ago. With Hurt I could actually pick out in my head "that would be Hyesung's line and that would be Dongwan's". I guess the album's not bad, just dated even by kpop standards and makes me think SM hasn't changed its general boy group sound in years.

and "What if" reminded me of this song I totally forgot existed
racquelle2005 10th-Dec-2015 08:51 pm (UTC)
omg you are so right about what if and I just realized how similiar they sound
xxhna 10th-Dec-2015 08:55 pm (UTC)
OMG YES! i always heard bone thugs in the beginning but this too!
ocean_pig 10th-Dec-2015 09:15 pm (UTC)
I haven't been able to listen or follow to much of Exo bc my heart aches for Exo m ... But I wouldn't be surprised if it matches with old shinhwa. Sm follows a very specific formula and shinhwa was supposed to be their golden child so the group makeup follows the SM standard.
parkjsun 10th-Dec-2015 09:25 pm (UTC)
EXODUS has some insane level if production, especially for a Kpop album. Their overall sound is reminicent of Shinhwa but I'd hardly call it dated. There's a difference between throwing back to an old school sound (which EXO does a lot of) and tracks actually being dated. But that's just my opinion.
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aurellee 11th-Dec-2015 12:27 am (UTC)
HDU! Shinhwa's music is 10x more catchy and melodic! Still have : Angel, Midnight Girl, Crazy, Young Gunz, T.O.P, forever in my itouch, every-time i reset it, i make sure those songs are in there for when i feel like going back to that nostalgic time of Kpop.
missingmisnomer 10th-Dec-2015 08:46 pm (UTC)
The winners are pretty obvious so I'm just going to watch the performance cuts when they get uploaded to youtube
sand_nicky 10th-Dec-2015 09:09 pm (UTC)
Junsu is nominate so I'm very happy ^^
gray_fairy 10th-Dec-2015 10:29 pm (UTC)
wow @ Seventeen being nominated for the disk award when they debuted just 6 months ago. Monster rookies indeed.
The daesangs are gonna be so predictable again tho lol. If 80% of the criteria are digital/physical it's gonna be for BB/EXO again and everyone else only can expect the bonsang at most.
jazzy4heard 11th-Dec-2015 01:22 am (UTC)
Wait.. what is the cut off date of GDA? because At Gwanghwamun was 2014.

Also, if the criteria for physical Bonsang is sales, I think SJ D&E Beat Goes On should be up there, but yea, I might be biased.

Anyway, winners gonna be predictable as always, so I'd just wait for any interesting performances during the show.
love_keiko 11th-Dec-2015 02:34 am (UTC)
does korea not have a legit music awards show? like grammy-esq (even tho the grammys r still kinda full of shit)?

because i'm looking at the nominees and the criteria and i'm just like....? ...? ...? i wish there was more of a musical mixture here. i'm happy a lot of my faves were nominated but still....
lightframes 11th-Dec-2015 03:09 am (UTC)
Reboot, Odd and 4 Walls are my favorite idol albums this year.
kamoteatmani 11th-Dec-2015 04:02 pm (UTC)
BoA wasn't nominated but PLS WIN F(X)
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