55th Baeksang Arts Awards Winners

Kim Hye-ja of The Light In Your Eyes won the Grand Prize in the recently concluded 55th Baeksang Arts Awards while My Ajusshi took home Best Drama, becoming the fourth tvN drama to win the award since 2016 (following Signal, Dear My Friends, & Mother).

The Light In Your Eyes also won Best Supporting Actress for Lee Jung-eun while My Ajusshi also bagged the Best Screenwriter prize for Park Hae-young.

Meanwhile, SKY Castle is the biggest winner in terms of the number of wins, taking home a total of 4 awards including Best Director for Jo Hyun-tak, Best Actress for Yum Jung-ah, Best Supporting Actor for Kim Byung-chul, and Best New Actress for Kim Hye-yoon.

WINNERS IN THE TV CATEGORY

The award ceremony took place on May 1 from 9 to 12 P.M. KST.

Grand Prize: Kim Hye-ja of The Light In Your Eyes
55th Baeksang Arts Awards Best Drama Nominee - My Ajusshi
Best Drama: My Ajusshi
Best Director: Jo Hyun-tak of SKY Castle
Best Screenwriter: Park Hae-young of My Ajusshi
55th Baeksang Arts Awards Best Actor Nominee - Lee Byung-hun
Best Actor: Lee Byung-hun of Mr. Sunshine
Best Actress: Yum Jung-ah of SKY Castle
Best Supporting Actor: Kim Byung-chul of SKY Castle
Best Supporting Actress: Lee Jung-eun of The Light In Yout Eyes
55th Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actor - Jang Ki-yong
Best New Actor: Jang Ki-yong of Come And Hug Me
55th Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actress - Kim Hye-yoon
Best New Actress: Kim Hye-yoon of SKY Castle
55th Baeksang Arts Awards Most Popular Actor Doh Kyung-soo (DO)
55th Baeksang Arts Awards Most Popular Actress - Lee Ji-eun (IU)

SOME RED CARPET PHOTOS

Photo Credits: Xportsnews

Kim Young-kwang
Kim Byung-chul (SKY Castle)
Kwon Na-ra (My Ajusshi)
Choi Jin-hyuk
Lee Joon-ho
Jung So-min
Kim Nam-gil (The Fiery Priest)
Oh Na-ra (My Ajusshi)
Kim Hyang-ki
Kim Dae-mi
Han Ji-min (The Light In Your Eyes)
Ryu Seung-ryong
Kim Hee-ae
Kim Hye-yoon (SKY Castle)
Yoon Se-ah (SKY Castle)
Yeo Jin-goo (The Crowned Clown)
Lee Da-hee (The Beauty Inside)
Son Ho-jun (The Light In Your Eyes)
Park Hae-joon
Kim Hye-ja (The Light In Your Eyes)
Park Hoon (Memories Of The Alhambra)
Gong Myung
Park Se-wan (Just Dance)
Lee Jung-eun (The Light In Your Eyes)
Namm Joo-hyuk (The Light In Your Eyes)
Park Bo-gum (Host)

Best Drama – My Ajusshi

Best Director – Jo Hyun-tak (Sky Castle)

  • Kim Suk-yoon – JTBC’s The Light In Your Eyes
  • Kim Won-suk – tvN’s My Ajusshi
  • Ahn Gil-ho – tvN’s Memories of the Alhambra
  • Lee Eung-bok – tvN’s Mr. Sunshine
  • Jo Hyun-tak – JTBC’s SKY Castle [WINNER]

Best Screenwriter – Park Hae-young (My Ajusshi)

  • Kim Soo-jin & Lee Nam-gyu – JTBC’s The Light In Your Eyes
  • Kim Eun-sook – tvN’s Mr. Sunshine
  • Do Hyun-jung – MBC’s Children of Nobody
  • Park Hae-young – tvN’s My Ajusshi [WINNER]
  • Yoo Hyun-mi – JTBC’s SKY Castle

Best Actor – Lee Byung-hun (Mr. Sunshine)

  • Kim Nam-gil – SBS’s The Fiery Priest
  • Yeo Jin-goo – tvN’s The Crowned Clown
  • Lee Byung-hun – tvN’s Mr. Sunshine [WINNER]
  • Lee Sun-gyun – tvN’s My Ajusshi
  • Hyun Bin – tvN’s Memories of the Alhambra

Best Actress – Yum Jung-ah (SKY Castle)

  • Kim Seo-hyung – JTBC’s SKY Castle
  • Kim Tae-ri – tvN’s Mr. Sunshine
  • Kim Hye-ja – JTBC’s The Light In Your Eyes
  • Yum Jung-ah – JTBC’s SKY Castle [WINNER]
  • IU – tvN’s My Ajusshi

Best Supporting Actor – Kim Byung-chul (SKY Castle)

  • Kim Byung-chul – JTBC’s SKY Castle [WINNER]
  • Kim Sang-kyung – tvN’s The Crowned Clown
  • Bae Sung-woo – tvN’s Live
  • Son Ho-jun – JTBC’s The Light In Your Eyes
  • Yoo Yeon-suk – tvN’s Mr. Sunshine

Best Supporting Actress – Lee Jung-eun (The Light In Your Eyes)

  • Kim Min-jung – tvN’s Mr. Sunshine
  • Oh Na-ra – tvN’s My Ajusshi
  • Yoon Se-ah – JTBC’s SKY Castle
  • Lee Da-hee – JTBC’s The Beauty Inside
  • Lee Jung-eun – JTBC’s The Light In Your Eyes [WINNER]

Best New Actor – Jang Ki-yong (Come And Hug Me)

  • Park Sung-hoon – KBS2’s My Only One
  • Park Hoon – tvN’s Memories of the Alhambra
  • Son Seok-gu – KBS2’s Matrimonial Chaos
  • Wi Ha-joon – tvN’s Romance Is A Bonus Book
  • Jang Ki-yong – MBC’s Come and Hug Me [WINNER]

Best New Actress – Kim Hye-yoon (SKY Castle)

  • Nara – tvN’s My Ajusshi
  • Kim Hye-yoon – JTBC’s SKY Castle [WINNER]
  • Park Se-wan – KBS2’s Just Dance
  • Seol In-ah – KBS1’s Sunny Again Tomorrow
  • Lee Seol – MBC’s Less Than Evil

V LIVE Favorite Artist (Male) – D.O. (100 Days My Prince)

The winner of this award was determined by public votes. See the results.

  • Kim Nam-gil
  • Nam Joo-hyuk
  • Doh Kyung-soo (WINNER)
  • Ryu Jun-yeol
  • Park Bo-gum
  • Park Seo-jun
  • Seol Kyung-gu
  • Son Ho-jun
  • Yeo Jin-goo
  • Yoo Ah-in
  • Yoo Yeon-seok
  • Lee Byung-hun
  • Lee Sun-kyun
  • Jang Ki-yong
  • Jung Woo-sung
  • Jung Hae-in
  • Ju Ji-hoon
  • Cha Eun-woo
  • Ha Jung-woo
  • Hyun Bin

V LIVE Favorite Artist (Female) – IU (My Ajusshi)

The winner of this award was determined by public votes. See the results.

  • Kim Seo-hyung
  • Kim Yoo-jung
  • Kim Tae-ri
  • Kim Hye-soo
  • Kim Hye-yoon
  • Kim Hye-ja
  • Park Min-young
  • Park Bo-young
  • Park Shin-hye
  • Bae Doo-na
  • Seol-hyun
  • Son Ye-jin
  • Song Hye-kyo
  • Yum Jung-ah
  • Oh Na-ra
  • Lee Sung-kyung
  • IU (WINNER)
  • Lee Ha-nee
  • Lim Soo-hyang
  • Han Ji-min

Also read the 54th Baeksang Arts Awards winners (2018).

Also read the 53rd Baeksang Arts Awards winners (2017).

Dubbed as South Korea’s Golden Globe Awards, Baeksang Arts Awards is considered the most prestigious and credible annual award ceremony in Korea that recognizes excellent work and performance in Korean films and television shows. It was established in 1965 by Chang Ki-young, the founder of the Korean-language daily newspaper Hankook Ilbo.

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