11) Girls Award Tokyo (2011)
Girls Award, sometimes abbreviated as GA, is a semi-annual fashion and music event held in Japan. It is one of the biggest fashion events in Japan with approximately 30,000 people attending each time. Running under an ‘Adventure’ theme, 2NE1 performed “I Am The Best“, “It Hurts” and “Go Away” smoothly.
12) Melon Music Awards (2012)
K-Pop stars flocked to the Seoul Olympic Park Stadium on December 14th to attend the ‘2012 MelOn Music Awards‘. The 2012 event was hosted by B2ST’s Kikwang, INFINITE’s Woohyun, Moon Hee Jun (H.O.T), and Danny Ahn (g.o.d). That day 2NE1 won “Bonsang Award” along with 9 other winners.
13) SBS Gayo Daejun (2012)
SBS aired its annual ‘2012 SBS Gayo Daejun‘ on December 29 with Miss A’s Suzy, IU, and actor Jung Gyu Woon as the hosts.
14) MNET Asian Music Awards MAMA (2013)
The 2013 Mnet Asian Music Awards took place on November 22, 2013, at AsiaWorld-Arena in Hong Kong. The ceremony was the fourth consecutive Mnet Asian Music Awards to occur outside of South Korea. This is the first time that the three daesang awards were presented separately. The first daesang, the song of the year award, was given at the end of the first block. The second daesang, the artist of the year award, was given at the end of the second block. And the third daesang, the album of the year award was given at the finale. After the last daesang award was given, Stevie Wonder performed.
15) Seoul Music Award (2013)
On January 31st, stars, idol groups, and musicians gathered at the Olympic Park in Seoul for the ’22nd Seoul Music Awards‘.
At the award show, 2NE1 sang their hit song “I Love You“. However during their stage, Park Bom’s heel slipped off her foot, causing her to stand on tip toes on that foot. She quickly solved the problem by taking off her other heel as well and performed on the stage barefoot. Even though she could have been flustered by the situation, Park Bom handled the situation professionally, choosing the best option in a short amount of time. She never lost her smile even though she lost her heel at the very beginning of the performance.. She also managed the choreography with one heel, and then continued on as if nothing had happened.
16) MNET 20’s Choice (2013)
The Mnet 20’s Choice Awards is a major music awards show that is held annually in South Korea, organized by CJ E&M through its Mnet channel. The 2013 20’s Choice Awards were held on July 18, 2013 at the Korea International Exhibition Center (KINTEX) in Ilsan, Goyang, South Korea, bringing together the legendary and the up-and-coming for the hottest summer awards show.
The exciting event was hosted by Shinhwa’s Minwoo and Jun Jin, and TV personality Kim Seul-gie. With the theme of Legend of 20’s, the 20’s Choice Awards featured the young and fresh, as well as the experienced and legendary. 2NE1 rocked the stage that day with the song they performed on the video below.
17) SBS Gayo Daejun (2014)
The ‘2014 SBS Gayo Daejun‘ was held on the 21st of December at the COEX in Seoul. 2NE1 performed their songs “Crush” and “Come Back Home” off their latest album, however they were missing vocalist Bom so only performed as a trio. Also they won the ‘Best Female Group’ award!
18) MNET Asian Music Awards MAMA (2015)
On Wednesday, December 2, Mnet hosted its ‘2015 Mnet Asian Music Awards’ (‘MAMA’) in Hong Kong, attracting stars and performers from both Korea and around the world. This event marked the seventeenth Mnet Asian Music Awards. It was simultaneously broadcast live in Korea, Japan, America, Southeast Asia through various channels as well as via online live streaming.
Park Bom‘s completely unexpected appearance at the 2015 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) alongside her fellow 2NE1 members has been the ultimate talk of the town. The comments towards the 2NE1 members were overwhelmingly negative when the rest of the 2NE1 members came on stage after CL‘s solo performance. Not only critical towards Park Bom, but the other members too.
Comments in an article from the Korean news outlet Newsen reporting on 2NE1’s comeback were debilitating, as most focused on Bom and her drug situation. Back in 2014, it was announced that Bom went into self-reflection when news was reported she trafficked drugs when she was younger. Apparently, one year of self-reflection is not enough for the said Koreans whom commented.
2NE1 Gaon Chart Kpop Awards (2014)
The Gaon Chart Music Awards (Hangul: 가온차트 뮤직 어워드), also known as the Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards, is a major music awards show that is held annually in South Korea by the national music record chart Gaon Chart. The awards focus more on songs and albums rather than musicians. Award finalists are based on the previous year’s Gaon year-end chart performance according to data for sales of songs and albums.
Gaon Chart held its third annual ‘Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards’ at the Olympic Gymnastics Arena in Seoul’s Olympic Park on February 12, 2014. Award winners are determined according to the previous year’s Gaon year-end chart of sales and 2NE1 won the “World Hallyu Star Special Award”.
2NE1 Golden Disk Awards (2014)
The Golden Disc Awards (Hangul: 골든 디스크 어워드) is an awards show founded in 1986 that is presented annually by the Music Industry Association of Korea for outstanding achievements in the music industry in South Korea. It was originally called the Korea Visual and Records Grand Prize Award (Hangul: 대한민국 영상음반대상), but the name was changed to the Golden Disc Awards in 2001.
The 28th Golden Disk Awards 2014 happened on January 16 at Grand Peace Palace, Kyunghee University in Seoul. Among the artists that graced the occassion were EXO, PSY, 2NE1, INFINITE and many others. The event was hosted by Choi Minho, Jung Yonghwa, Yoon Doo-joon, Oh Sang-jin and SNSD’s Tiffany and Taeyeon. Eight bonsangs were awarded to Ailee, 2NE1, 4Minute, CNBLUE, Sistar, Davichi, APink, and Lee Seung Chul as recipients.
2NE1 MTV Awards (2014)
On November 11, 2011, MTV Iggy crowned 2NE1 as the “Best New Band in the World”, representing South Korea and competing against other popular international acts such as Fifth Harmony (USA), Iggy Azalea (Australia) and Tokio Hotel (Germany). 2NE1 is one of 10 artists, across different musical genres and from all over the world who were vying for the honor.
With this award, 2NE1 also won a chance to perform in New York City’s Time Square on December 12 at the awards ceremony. More than four million people from 168 countries voted for this award. MTV Iggy’s “Best New Band in the World” is widely considered the first step towards reaching mainstream fans in the States, as Far East Movement also won the award in the past. Check out their live performance on MTV Iggy below!