Pick your next drama from these 6 winners at the 2016 Baeksang Arts Awards!
"There are so many dramas to choose from, which one do I try next?" That's a frequent question for many DramaFever viewers. If you are wondering about what to watch, take a look at these winners from the 2016 Baeksang Arts Awards, which is also known as the Korean Golden Globes. You'll probably find at least one good choice, like the Grand Prize winner, Descendants of the Sun.
The prestigious 52nd Baeksang Arts Awards took place on June 3 in Seoul, where top winners in television and film were honored for their achievements.
The following is a list of the winning dramas from the Baeksang Arts Awards this year:
1. Descendants of the Sun - The Grand Prize winner also won Most Popular Actor (Song Joong Ki) and Most Popular Actress (Song Hye Gyo). The charming leads were also awarded the iQiyi Global Stars awards.
The mega-hit drama, about love and struggles in the romance between a medical doctor and a special forces soldier, was also nominated for Best Drama, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actor (Song Joong Ki), and Best Actress (Song Hye Gyo).
The thrilling drama, about detectives from the past and present working together to solve a mystery, was also nominated for Best Director (Kim Won Suk) and Best Actor (Jo Jin Woong). If that doesn't convince you, here are 5 more reasons!
The touching coming-of-age story was also nominated for Best Drama, Best Screenplay, and Best Actress (Ra Mi Ran). Among the stellar young cast, Ahn Jae Hong and Lee Dong Hwi were both nominated for Best New Actor while Hyeri and Ryoo Hye Young were both nominated for Best New Actress.
The amazing epic about the founding of the Joseon Kingdom was depicted with vivid characters in the intricately-woven plot. It was also nominated for Best Drama, Best Director, Best Screen Play, and Best New Actor (Byun Yo Han).
The romance drama is adapted from a popular webtoon about a young college student and her mysterious boyfriend (Park Hae Jin).
The movie is about a radio DJ who unexpectedly receives a letter and reminisces about first love and friendship. Will the lost lovers reunite years later? EXO's D.O. and Kim So Hyun played the young lovers and shared a sweet first kiss in the movie.
(You can find the complete list of winners at Baeksang Awards' official site.)
These choices present some of the best offerings from Korean dramas, and they range from historical dramas to modern romance, with genres in mystery, first love, webtoon adaptation, palace intrigue, and more!
Which one would you like to try first?
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