Known as the Oscars of South Korea, the Baeksang Arts Awards 2023 once again showcased the best of the best in television, film, and theater.
The star-studded event, which was broadcast live via JTBC and TikTok, was hosted by Shin Dong Yup, Park Bo Gum, and Bae Suzy. The lovely trio once again showed off their chemistry, entertaining the audience and viewers watching the broadcast.
The 59th Baeksang Arts Awards were attended by Hallyu’s most sought-after stars, including Song Hye Kyo, Jeon Do Yeon, Jung Woo Sung, Jung Kyung Ho, and more.
The Best Film went to “The Night Owl,” while Netflix’s “The Glory” bagged Best Drama TV.
“Reborn Rich” star Lee Sung Min took home the Best Actor Award for TV, while Song Hye Kyo won Best Actress for her performance in “The Glory.”
As for the film category, Ryu Jun Yeol took home the Best Actor Award for his performance in “The Night Owl,” while Tang Wei of “Decision to Leave” won Best Actress.
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On the other hand, “The Glory” managed to score multiple major awards, including Best Drama, Best Supporting Actress, and more. The same goes for movies like “The Night Owl” and “Decision to Leave.”
Park Jinyoung and IU were hailed as this year’s TikTok Popularity Award winners for female and male celebrities.
Here’s the rundown of the list of winners at the 59th Baeksang Arts Awards.
59th Baeksang Arts Awards Winners
- Daesang: Park Eun Bin “Extraordinary Attorney Woo”
- Best Drama: Netflix “The Glory”
- Best Actor: Lee Sung Min (“Reborn Rich”)
- Best Actress: Song Hye Kyo (“The Glory”)
- Best Supporting Actor: Jo Woo Jin (Netflix “Narco-Saints”)
- Best Supporting Actress: Lim Ji Yeon (Netflix “The Glory”)
- Best New Actor: Moon Sang Min (“Under the Queen’s Umbrella”)
- Best New Actress: Roh Yoon Seo ( “Crash Course in Romance”)
- Best Screenplay: Park Hae Young (“My Liberation Notes”)
- Best Director: Yoo In Shik (“Extraordinary Attorney Woo”)
- Best Male Entertainer: Kim Jong Kook
- Best Female Entertainer: Lee Eun Ji
- Best Variety Show: Psick University “Psick Show”
- Best Educational Show: MBC Gyeongnam “Adult Kim Jang Ha” (literal title)
- Best Film: “The Night Owl”
- Best Actor: Ryu Jun Yeol (“The Night Owl”)
- Best Actress: Tang Wei (“Decision to Leave”)
- Best Supporting Actor: Byun Yo Han (“Hansan: Rising Dragon”)
- Best Supporting Actress: Park Se Wan (“6/45”)
- Best New Actor: Park Jinyoung (“Christmas Carol”)
- Best New Actress: Kim Si Eun (“Next Sohee”)
- Best Director: Park Chan Wook (“Decision to Leave”)
- TikTok Popularity Award: Park Jinyoung and IU
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Written by Geca Wills