Hanteo is set to end the year with “Hanteo Music Awards” by giving more awards to K-pop artists, in partnership with Whosfan app.
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Hanteo Chart to End The Year With First-Ever ‘Hanteo Music Awards’
Hanteo Chart is the world’s only real-time music chart operated by Hanteo Global, and it is also Korea’s first music chart. On December 14, Hanteo Chart revealed through its official website that it would end the year with a music awards ceremony together with Whosfan.
The “Hanteo Music Awards” will take place as a digital ceremony in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The announcement indicates that the candidates for this year’s Hanteo Music Awards are the K-Pop artists who released albums (physical and digital) from January 1, 2021 to December 7, 2021.
Moreover, candidates who had a huge impact on the K-Pop industry were selected based on the comprehensive score that comprised the data like albums, music sources, global social media platforms, and fandoms.
However, the Initial Chodong Record award is selected purely from the artists’ physical album’s Initial Chodong sales volume.
The official platform of the 2021 Hanteo Music Awards will be Whosfan.
Hanteo Music Awards’ Categories
The awards ceremony is divided into five categories: “Initial Chodong Record Award,” “Artist Award,” “Rookie Award,” “Who’s Fandom Award,” and “Special Award.”
The results will be announced at 6pm on December 20, 6pm on December 27, 6pm on January 3, 6pm on January 7, and 6pm on January 10.
The awards ceremony is divided into five categories:
The First Week Sales Record Award
The Artist Award
The Whosfan Fandom Award
The Special Award
The First Week Sales Record Award will be given to the artist who has set the highest record for first-week sales in 2021.
Meanwhile, the Artist Award will be given to the artist who made the greatest influence on the success of the music industry in 2021.
The Rookie Award, on the other hand, will choose the best new artist who debuted in 2021.
The Special Award takes into account the global user data from Hanteo chart, along fan votes via the Whosfan app.
Lastly, the Whosfan Fandom Award is solely chosen by fans, and is given to both the artist and their fanclub for their online influence.
The public relations team manager of Hanteo Global, Shim Se-na, said, “By launching this year’s award ceremony, we hope to establish a new milestone within the Korean music industry that is based on fairness and loyalty, qualities which have been built up during Hanteo chart’s past 30 years. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be no large-scale ceremony this year, but in the future, we hope to meet with global K-Pop fans and celebrate together.”
Candidates and winners in each category of the Hanteo Music Awards can be found through Whosfan.
Meanwhile, the “2021 Hanteo Music Awards” will reveal its award winners on the following dates: The First Week Sales Record Award on December 20, the Artist Award will be revealed on December 27. The Rookie Award will be on January 3, while the Whosfan Fandom Award revealed on January 7, and the Special Award on January 10.
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