SEVENTEEN and NewJeans Triumph at the 38th Golden Disc Awards

Published January 8, 2024

The prestigious 38th Golden Disc Awards took place recently, celebrating a year of outstanding music. It was a significant event for the artists SEVENTEEN and NewJeans, who emerged as the top winners of the night.

The ceremony was hosted by the charismatic duo Sung Si-kyung and Cha Eun-woo at the Jakarta International Stadium in Indonesia. This momentous occasion recognized exceptional South Korean music that debuted between mid-November 2022 and early-November 2023.

Garnering the Album of the Year award was SEVENTEEN with their album ‘FML’, while NewJeans clinched the Digital Song of the Year with their hit ‘Ditto’. These awards highlighted their dominance in the industry, marking them as the evening's standout victors.

Other accolades went to groups like IVE and Stray Kids, with Stray Kids receiving the title of Global K-pop Artist. BTS’ Jungkook also made his mark, winning awards for best album and song.

The night wasn’t just about the awards; a series of captivating performances also took the spotlight. Emerging acts ZEROBASEONE and BOYNEXTDOOR took to the stage, as did classical vocal group La Poem with a medley of popular songs from the past year.

SEVENTEEN's sub-unit BSS and Dino delivered a spirited rendition of ‘Fighting’, followed by the group's performances of ‘Super’ and ‘God of Music’. ENHYPEN and Tomorrow X Together showcased their latest tracks, and IVE, along with girl group STAYC, enthralled audiences with their chart-toppers.

The hosts themselves had a special moment, performing a duet, and LE SSERAFIM collaborated with South Korean rock legends YB for an unforgettable musical experience. Stray Kids kept the energy high with ‘Megaverse’, ‘S-Class’, and ‘Hall of Fame’.

Complete Winners List at the 38th Golden Disc Awards

Album of the Year

Digital Song of the Year
NewJeans – ‘Ditto’

Best Album
SEVENTEEN's ‘FML’, IVE's ‘I've Mine’, and others made the list.

Best Digital Song
STAYC's ‘Teddy Bear’, IVE's ‘I Am’, along with selections from NewJeans and SEVENTEEN, were among the winners.

Rookie Artist of The Year

Best Producer
Min Hee-jin took the honor.

Next Generation
BOYNEXTDOOR received the award.

Popular Artist
Won by Jisoo and Lim Young-woong.

Indonesia Fans Choice Award
Bestowed upon Tomorrow X Together for capturing Indonesian fans' hearts.

Global K-pop Artist
Stray Kids earned this global title.

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