Asian Pop Music Awards 2021: EXO, Blackpink, Hyuna and NCT win big at Chinese awards show

With just four days left until the end of 2021, content platforms and entertainment committees are busy with their year-end lists and award shows, honoring those who have made a huge impact this year. . South Korea is virtually dominating the global entertainment industry this year. In the theater industry, “Squid Game” is nominated in international ceremonies such as Critics’ Choice, People’s Choice and even the Golden Globes. At the same time, K-pop took over western music shows with BTS making history at the MTV EMAs, AMAs and Grammys. And now we have the Asian Pop Music Awards 2021.

Other music industries have also seen an influx of idols with GOT7’s Jackson and EXO’s Lay representing K-pop in China, Eric Nam entering Bollywood, Blackpink having a big night at the BreakTudo Awards in Brazil while TXT reigns in Japan. For the 2021 Asian Pop Music Awards, we had Chinese winners like THE9, Japanese rockstar Kenshi Yonezu, English popstar Adele, and K-pop groups like EXO, members of Blackpink, and Hyuna.

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The 2021 Asian Pop Music Awards announced the winners on VVV Music Group’s YouTube channel. Winners are selected based on their performance on the Asian pop music charts and jury picks. There are two categories – Chinese and Overseas. The awards were presented by Hong Kong movie star Simon Yam. Here are all of the K-pop winners at the Chinese awards show.

Audience Award
Chinese category:

EXO Lay’s “East”
“Kick Back” by WayV

Overseas Category:

EXO’s “Don’t Fight The Feeling”
The “R” of Blackpink Rose
EXO DO’s “Empathy”
EXO Kai’s ‘Mmmh’
“I’m Not Cool” by Hyuna
“Ping Pong” by Hyuna and Dawn
‘Lalisa’ by Blackpink Lisa
Aespa’s “Wild”

Best Lyricist Award
Overseas Category:

“Borderline” by Sunmi

Best Composer Award
Overseas Category:

“Where Are We Now” by Mamamoo – Kim Do-hoon, Cosmic Girl, Lee Hu-sang

Best Arranger Award
Overseas Category:

Aespa’s “Savage” – Jia Lih, Yoo Young-jin

Best Producer Award
Overseas Category:

Girls’ Generation Taeyeon’s ‘Weekend’ – Lee Soo-man

Best Dance Show Award
Chinese category:

“Kick Back” by WayV

Overseas Category:

“Switch to me” by Rain and JY Park

Best OST Award
Overseas Category:

EXO Baekhyun’s “U” in “Doom at Your Service”

Best Music Video Award
Overseas Category:

“On The Ground” by Blackpink Rose

Best Collaboration Award
Overseas Category:

“Ping Pong” by Hyuna and Dawn

Song of the Year Award
Overseas Category:

‘Lalisa’ by Blackpink Lisa

Record of the Year Award
Overseas Category:

“The Lover Like Me” by CL

Best New Artist Award
Overseas Category:

‘Dimension: Dilemma’ by Enhypen

Best Group Award
Chinese category:

PANTHEPACK’s ‘The Pack’ (GOT7’s Jackson is a member)

Overseas Category:

“Sticker” from NCT 127
“Queendom” by Red Velvet

Best Female Artist Award
Overseas Category:

‘XOXO’ by Jeon Somi

Best Male Artist Award
Overseas Category:

EXO Kai’s ‘KAI’

top 20 albums
Chinese category:

EXO Lay’s “East”
“Kick Back” by WayV

Overseas Category:

‘Alpha’ from CL
EXO Baekhyun’s “Bambi”
Itzy’s “Crazy In Love”
“Happen” by Heize
“I’m Not Cool” by Hyuna
‘Lalisa’ by Blackpink Lisa
‘Lilac’ from IU
“Queendom” by Red Velvet
Aespa’s “Wild”
“Sticker” from NCT 127
“WAW” by Mamamoo
‘XOXO’ by Jeon Somi
Sunmi’s “1/6”
‘4 Only’ by Lee Hi
The “R” of Blackpink Rose

top 20 songs
Overseas Category:

“The Antidote” by Kang Daniel
EXO Baekhyun’s “Bambi”
“Cold Blood” by Jessi
EXO’s “Don’t Fight The Feeling”
“Dumb Dumb” by Jeon Somi
“I’m Not Cool” and “Ping Pong” by Hyuna featuring Dawn
Itzy’s ‘In the morning’ and ‘Loco’
TWICE’s “Kura Kura”
‘Lalisa’ by Blackpink Lisa
‘Lilac’ from IU
“The Lover Like Me” by CL
“On The Ground” by Blackpink Rose
“Rock With You” by Seventeen
Aespa’s “Wild”
“Where Are We Now” from Mamamoo
“You Can’t Sit With Us” by Sunmi

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