Kim Soo Hyun, Seo Ye Ji, and Son Ye Jin Win the Popularity Awards in the Acting Category at the 2020 APAN Awards

The APAN Awards are hosted by the Korean Entertainment Management Association since 2012 and this year they split it into Top 10 Artists (music) and then the Popularity Awards (music and acting). The ceremony was postponed due to COVID-10 but the winners were announced already. I only follow K-dramas so on the acting side the here are the winners: Kim Soo Hyun won Most Popular Actor, Seo Ye Ji won Most Popular Actress, and Son Ye Jin got the most votes and took home the KT Seezn Star Award (acting category), which is a prize sponsored by the Seezn app in South Korea and was voted through the app. Congrats to the three popular stars who all had buzzy dramas this year with It’s Okay to Not be Okay and Crash Landing on You, respectively.

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Kim Soo Hyun Takes Home the Acting Category Daesang at the 2020 Asia Artist Awards with Lots of Popular Stars Attending

I had heard the 2020 Asia Artist Awards may be postponed due to COVID-19 increasing in South Korea but it went on this weekend, without an audience but actually really nice to see many popular stars taking the time to … Continue reading

Top Stars Kim Hee Ae, Hyun Bin, Gong Hyo Jin, and Kang Ha Neul Receive Commendations at the 2020 Korean Popular Culture and Arts Awards

The 2020 Korean Popular Culture and Arts Awards took place this week in Seoul with an actual ceremony though very understated as it’s a government sponsored function. It’s organized by the government’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the … Continue reading

2020 Asia Artist Awards Release Star Studded Attendees Including Kim Soo Hyun, Lee Jun Ki, Lee Jung Jae, Lee Sung Kyung, Seo Ye Ji and Many More

I figured the awards circuit was going to be toast this fall season but the upcoming 2020 Asia Artist Awards held on November 25th will certainly be worth checking out. The awards body released the names of the expected actor … Continue reading

Alice Ke and TW-drama Someday or One Day Wins at the 2020 Golden Bell Awards as Costar Greg Hsu Garners Fan Attention for His Handsome Suited Presence

Last year’s 2019 Golden Bell Awards (Taiwan’s television top awards) were all about the exceptional and very serious The World Between Us dealing with mass shooting and the aftermath. This year the high profile winner comes from the very popular … Continue reading

When the Camellia Blooms and Crash Landing on You Cast Takes Home Prizes at 2020 Seoul International Drama Awards

The 2020 Seoul International Drama Awards will take place remotely this year due to travel limitations. It’s the 14th year for this ceremony and it awards both Korean dramas and shows around the world. Focusing on the Korean drama winners, … Continue reading

TW-stars Go For Glittery or Oddball Looks at the 2020 Taiwan Film Awards

This red carpet for the just held 2020 Taipei Film Awards feels like a wash, I mostly hated the outfits but enjoyed actually seeing some because it’s pretty unexpected. Like, Joanne Tseng‘s lace pantsuit is on par with historical epic … Continue reading

It’s Many Weddings and a Funeral for the Attendees at the 2020 Grand Bell Awards

A woman wearing wedding white ball gowns can’t all be going to the same wedding, unless I suppose it’s a Reverend Moon officiated one. But the funeral black can definitely be attending the same one funeral, and honestly the general … Continue reading