K-netizens Cast Votes for Their Pick for 2020 Lead Acting Drama Baeksang with Hyun Bin as Best Actor and Kim Hee Ae as Best Actress

The Baeksang Awards doesn’t have a popularity award and for the most part it’s stayed relatively true to its determination of merit over buzz despite nearly all Korean entertainment awards devolving into a popularity contest to draw in viewers. It’s not immune to buzz but it does surprise still in picking left field winners. The 2020 ceremony is scheduled for the end of May but a Korean polling site allowed users to vote for their pick of Best Actor and Best Actress in the drama category based on the nominees. Shockingly Hyun Bin for Crash Landing on You got the most votes at over second place Kang Ha Neul in When the Camellia Blooms, I think it’s the dorky neighborhood cop who will take home the crown over the much too perfect North Korean army officer. For the female lead category, I think the winner is also the popular vote with Kim Hee Ae for The World of the Married in a runaway vote lead over surprising second place finisher IU in Hotel Del Luna. My think if Kim Hee Ae gets any competition it’ll be from Gong Hyo Jin for Camellia over any of the other nominees.

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2020 Baeksang Award Nominations Out and Popular Dramas Crash Landing on You, The World of the Married, and When the Camellia Blooms Lead Drama Side

The 2020 Baeksang Awards held on June 5, 2020 will take place without an audience for the first time in its history but at least it will take place and be broadcast. The nominations were released today on May 8th … Continue reading