BtoB’s Awards and Nominations in 2016
Following their increase in popularity in 2015, BtoB also earned some achievements in 2016.
Asia Artist Awards
Asia Artist Awards (AAA) is an awards ceremony which honors outstanding achievements and international contributions of Asian artists in television, film, and music. The voting usually lasts throughout the month as fans take the time to diligently vote for their favorite artists. In 2016, BtoB managed to secure their spot in the ceremony’s Top 10 list of ‘Most Popular Artist’, placing 7th out of 160 artists. They were beaten out by EXO, the 1st winner from the KPOP group category.
|2016||Most Popular Artist (Singer) – Top 50||BtoB||7th|
Seoul Music Awards
Presented annually by Sports Seoul for outstanding achievements in the music industry in South Korea, BtoB succeeded in obtaining a ‘Ballad Award’ in 2016 through their album, combined with 30 percent mobile votes, 40 percent digital downloads and album sales, and 30 percent judges’ scores.
|Hallyu Special Award||Nominated|
BtoB: Golden Disk Awards 2016
Golden Disc Awards (GDA) is an annual South Korean music awards ceremony that honors achievements in the local music industry. The annual 30th Golden Disk Awards (2016) took place in Seoul, Korea for two days, January 20th and 21st, and some of the hottest Korean stars attended the pretentious event. BtoB finally managed to win an award for ‘Best Vocal Group’ from the ceremony, even though it took a long time for them to win another award from GDA because they won the ‘Next Generation Star’ category award in 2013.
|2016||Best Vocal Group||BtoB||Won|
BtoB’s Music Competition Awards
On the August 13th episode of ‘Immortal Song’ the beach special, BTOB’s vocal-line (Sungjae, Changsub, Eunkwang, and Hyunsik) managed to secure the final win. They performed a cover of Stepping Stone 2’s ‘To My Lover’ and ended up winning four rounds in a row for a total of 427 points, taking home the final trophy.
|Year||Competition||Award Title||Recipient/Nominated Work||Date||Notes|
|2016||Immortal Songs: Singing the Legend||Song of the Week||BtoB – “To My Lover”||August 13, 2016||Legend/Theme: Summer Song Festival Special|
BtoB’s Music Program Awards
Winning 1st place in South Korean music programs means a lot to KPOP idols. BtoB were doing well especially since the year 2015. Many netizens congratulated them and commented that BtoB deserved the place after struggling a lot in their previous years.
MBC’s Show Champion
Show Champion, is a music television program which was released in 2012. It also provides the most popular song, the hottest issue, the show has two different sets for singing and interviewing to combine characteristics of a variety show and a music program. On October 21th, 2016, BtoB seized their 1st ever win on the show since their debut with song entitled “Way Back Home”.
When BTOB received the trophy, the group seemed completely shocked. For the first time since their debut, they won an award on music program, beating Ailee and Taeyeon to reach the top. Even though it was a happy occasion for the group, unfortunately, Sungjae was unable to stand on stage with the rest of the group due to his drama that was filming at the time. But leader Eunkwang gave him a sweet shout out during his winning speech.
|2015||October 21||“Way Back Home”|
|2016||April 6||“Remember That”|
|October 25||“Missing You”|
MNET’s M Countdown
M Countdown was first aired in 2004. The day after they received their Music Champion’s trophy, BtoB won their another 1st on the show, and grabbed their 3rd trophy with “Remember That”.
|2016||April 7||“Remember That”|
|2017||October 26||“Missing You”|
Again, after they grabbed their 3rd trophy from the day before, BTOB clinched their 4th win with “Remember That”. The group succeed at beating other artists such as Mamamoo, Hyosung, GOT7, Hong Jin Young, Oh My Girl, N-Sonic, Matilda, Eric Nam, Laboum, Voisper, Snuper, A.cian, Cosmic Girls, Outsider, Davichi, Boys Republic, and KNK.
|2016||April 8||“Remember That”|
|2017||October 27||“Missing You”|
BTOB successfully took the first spot on SBS’s Inkigayo for the first time on October 29th, and it’s the 4th home run in a week with their “Missing You” comeback!
|2017||October 29||“Missing You”|