NewJeans And Silica Gel Take Home Triple Wins At The 21st Korean Music Awards

The 21st Korean Music Awards (KMA) ceremony was a historic day for the K-pop industry and beyond, with a breathtaking display of talent and accomplishment. Showcasing names that have influenced the musical landscape in the last year, the celebration honored the exceptional achievements of musicians from a variety of genres and took place at Prism Studio in southern Seoul.

With three trophies apiece, NewJeans and rock group Silica Gel were the biggest winners of the evening. Song of the Year and Best K-pop Song for their smash song “Ditto,” as well as Best K-pop Album for “Get Up,” were won by NewJeans, a K-pop girl group that has been making waves since their debut. Their strong performance at the KMAs this year builds on their remarkable performance from the previous year, solidifying their place as one of the top acts in the K-pop industry.

Renowned for their distinctive sound and innovative musical approaches, Silica Gel extended their winning record by taking home the Best Modern Rock Song trophy for the third time in a row. The group’s accomplishments didn’t end there; they also won accolades for Best Modern Rock Album and Musician of the Year, demonstrating their impact and originality within the rock genre.

The 21st KMAs have come to an end, and the victories of NewJeans, Silica Gel, and Beenzino, among others, have already set the tone for Korean music in the coming year.

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