The Japan Gold Disc Awards are headed up by the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) and was first launched in 1987 to recognize outstanding artists and works that have contributed to the recording industry. Awards based on the actual sales numbers, and the awards for the 27th Edition utilized data from November 1, 2011 to October 31, 2012. Check out the Korean winners of the 2013 Japan Gold Disc Awards below:

Best Asian Artist: KARA Best New Asian Artist: B1A4 Best 3 New Artists: IU, B1A4, Boyfriend Album of the year: KARA Best 3 Albums: KARA (Super Girl), Jang Geun Suk (Just Crazy) and Big Bang (Alive) (Source: