The Gaon Chart Music Awards announced the event MCs and also revealed a part of the performance lineup.
Gaon Chart Music Awards revealed that Super Junior‘s Leeteuk and TWICE‘s Dahyun will be emceeing the ceremony, that is to be held on February 14th. The first lineup of performers for the award ceremony were announced to be some of the most loved and popular artists, including TWICE, IU, GOT7, Sunmi, Epik High, Wanna One, SEVENTEEN, NU’EST W, Heize, Hwang Chi Yeul, SECHSKIES, MeloMance and Lee Soo Hyun (Akdng Musician).
The executive secretary of the Gaon Chart Music Awards, Choi Kwang Ho, stated, “As a ceremony that celebrates the artists who worked hard to revolutionize the music market in 2017 and the business people who work in the music industry, we invited artists who had great influence like Wanna One, IU, and TWICE. This year, in order to raise the quality of our ceremony, we will put a lot of effort into shining a light on people who often get obscured in the music industry.”
Gaon Chart Music Awards ceremony also known as Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards is one of the major music award ceremonies, held annually by the national music record chart Gaon Chart. The ceremony is organized by Korea Music Content Industry Association and this year it will be held at the Jamsil Indoor Stadium in Seoul, on February 14th.
Late last year it was announced that the ceremony would be undergoing some significant changes as this year they will be focusing more on the music production process, telling the story of the many industry professionals, and focus less on spectacular and grand-scale performances.
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