HallyuLife has announced the complete list of nominees for the 2021 HallyuLife Awards on Wednesday, Dec. 23.
For the Best Female Group category, the nominees include MOMOLAND, Oh My Girl, Red Velvet, TWICE, Weki Meki, WJSN, GFRIEND, ITZY, IZ*ONE, LOONA, LOVELYZ, MAMAMOO, (G)I-DLE, Apink, APRIL, Dreamcatcher, Everglow, and BLACKPINK.
AB6IX, ASTRO, ATEEZ, EXO-SC, GOT7, Golden Child, MONSTA X, NCT, NU-EST, ONEUS, PENTAGON, SEVENTEEN, Stray Kids, Super Junior, SuperM, THE BOYZ, TXT, and BTS, on the other hand, are all vying for the Best Male Group award.
For the Best Female Solo Artist category, the nominees are Ailee, BoA, Chung Ha, MAMAMOO member Hwasa, IU, Jessi, Lee Hi, Natty, Sunmi, and Girls' Generation member Taeyeon. Baekhyun, Eric Nam, JYP, Kai, Kang Daniel, Suho, Taemin, Wonho, Woodz, and Zico, on the other hand, are vying for the Best Male Solo Artist award.
Moreover, the Best Music Video nominees are "Oh My God" by (G)I-DLE, "Maria" by Hwasa, "Dynamite" by BTS, "How You Like That" by BLACKPINK, "Wannabe" by ITZY, "Make A Wish" by NCT U, "Psycho" by Red Velvet and "More & More" by TWICE.
For the Best Vocal Performance category, the nominees are "Happening" by AKMU, "Square" by Baek Yerin, "Candy" by Baekyun, "Leo" by BOL4 featuring Baekhyun, "Where the Sea Sleeps" by DAY6, "eight" by IU featuring BTS member Suga, "From Home" by NCT U, "When We Were Us" by Super Junior K.R.Y and "Happy" by Taeyeon.
Meanwhile, the nominees in the Best Dance Performance are BLACKPINK for "How You Like That," GFRIEND for "MAGO," Hwasa for "Maria," ITZY for "Wannabe," Apink for "Dumhdurum," IZ*ONE for "FIESTA," Kang Daniel for "Who U Are," LOONA for "Why Not," NCT 127 for "Kick it," JYP featuring Sunmi for "When We Disco," SEVENTEEN for "Left & Right," Taemin for "Criminal," THE BOYZ for "Reveal," TREASURE for "Boy" and TWICE for "More & More."
For the Best Band category, ONEWE, N.Flying, M.C The Max, CNBLUE, and DAY6 are the nominees. Wei, TREASURE, MCND, ENHYPEN, TOO, DRIPPIN, P1HARMONY, and CRAVITY are all vying for the Best Male Rookie award while woo!ah!, Weekly, STAYC, SECRET NUMBER, REFUND SISTERS, Natty, signature, and aespa are all vying for the Best Female Rookie award.
(G)I-DLE's "Trust," AB6IX's "Vivid," ATEEZ's "Zero: Fever Part 1," Baekhyun's "Delight," BLACKPINK's "The Album," DREAMCATCHER's "Dystopia: The Tree of Language," EXO-SC's "1 Billion Views," GFRIEND's "Walpurgis Night," GOT7's "DYE," ITZY's "NOT SHY," IZ*ONE's "BLOOM*IZ," LOONA's "12:00," TWICE's "More & More," Taemin's "Never Gonna Dance Again: Act 1," WOODZ's "EQUAL," Won Ho's "Love Synonym #1: Right for Me, SuperM's "Super One," Super Junior K.R.Y.'s "When We Were Us," and Red Velvet Irene and Seulgi's "Monster" among others are vying for the Album of the Year award.
For the Song of the Year category, "BLACK MAMBA" by Aespa, "Dumhdurum" by Apink, "Knock" by ASTRO, "Inception" by ATEEZ, "Square" by Baek Yerin, "How You Like That" by BLACKPINK, "Dynamite" by BTS and "Then, Now and Forever" by CNBLUE are some of the nominees.
For the complete list of 2021 HallyuLife Awards nominees, click HERE.
Voting started on Thursday, Dec. 24 at 5 p.m. KST and is scheduled to end on Jan. 5, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. KST. Fans can vote once daily.
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Written by Nica Vaugn