The 2021 MBC Entertainment Awards named the winners for this year’s ceremony. Held on December 29 and took place at MBC Public Hall in Seoul, the annual event was hosted by Lee Sang Yi, Kim Sejeong and Jun Hyun Moo.
The brightest stars from the entertainment scene gathered in one spectacular event as they honored personalities who have shown outstanding performance this 2021.
Highly-coveted recognition includes the Grand Prize (Daesang), Entertainer of the Year Award, Program of the Year, Top Excellence Award and Excellence Award for Variety, Music, and Radio Category and more.
The night’s first award was given to Shin Ji and Jung Jun Ha for bagging the Radio Rookie Award.
Meanwhile, HaHa and Kim Jungmin took the stage to present the Special Award for Variety won by Girls’ Generation’s Yuri, (G)I-DLE’s Jeon Soyeon, Fin. K.L’s Ock Joo Hyun and Aiki of girl group survival program “My Teenage Girl.”
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Interestingly, netizens lauded the heartfelt reactions of the cast of “Hangout With Yoos” when LOVELYZ’s Mijoo was announced as the winner of the Rookie Award.
As expected, “How Do You Play?” star Yoo Jae Suk took home the Grand prize, making this his 8th Daesang award in MBC and his 18th Daesang award overall.
Here’s the complete list of winners at the 2021 MBC Entertainment Awards 2021:
- Rookie Award (Variety): Parc Jae Jung, Mijoo
- Rookie Award (Radio): Jung Joon Ha, Shinji
- Special Award: Girls’ Generation’s Yuri, GIDLE’s Soyeon, “Street Woman Fighter” star Aiki, Fin.K.L’s Ock Joo Hyun
- Special Merit Award (Achievement Award): Ha Chun Hwa
- Special Award for Current Events and Cultural Programs: Oh Eun Young, Jung Joon Hee, Kang Da Som
- Best Teamwork Award: MSG Wannabe
- Best Entertainer Award: Yang Se Hyung and Yoo Byung Jae (Those Who Cross The Line )
- Best PD Award: “I Live Alone”
- Best Character Awards: Haha and Jun Jung Ha
- Best Couple: Yoo Jae Seok, Lovelyz’s Mijoo, Haha (Hangout with Yoo)
- Popularity Awards: Kim Jong Min, Sandara Park and Shinee’s Key
- MC Award: Park Sun Young (My Working Vlog) and Boom (Buddy Into The Wild)
- Digital Contents Award: “Change My Home”
- Special Award for Radio: Yum Min Joo, Heo Il Hoo
- Writer of the Year for Radio: Park Se Hoon
- Radio Contribution Award: NCSoft
- Scriptwriter of the Year: Park Hyun Jung (Radio Star)
- Writer of the Year for Current Events and Cultural Programs: Kan Min Joo
- Entertainer of the Year: Park Na Rae, Kim Gura, Kim Sung Joo, Yoo Jae Suk, Jun Hyun Moo
- Top Excellence in Radio: Jang Sung Kyu
- Top Excellence in Variety: Shin Bong Sun, Ahn Jung Hwan
- Excellence in Variety: Yoon Se Yoon, Hong Hyun Hee, Jang Dong Min
- Excellence in Radio: Muzie, Ahn Young Mi, Jung Sun Hee, Moon Chun Shik
- Variety Program of the Year: “How Do You Play?”
- Daesang (Grand Prize): Yoo Jae Suk
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