23rd Seoul Music Awards Held in Celebration of Korea Grand Sale 2014
“The 23rd Seoul Music Awards in celebration of Korea Grand Sale” was held at the Jamsil Indoor Stadium on January 23. Featuring brilliant performances by the biggest K-POP stars of 2013, this year’s Seoul Music Awards drew considerable attention from countless viewers from overseas invited through Korea Grand Sale online∙and offline events as well as from Korea. This year’s grand prize went to EXO, the new idol group. And main prizes went to 12 other winners including BEAST, who served as honorary ambassador for the “2013 K-POP Cover Dance Festival.” In addition, SHINee was awarded the Hallyu Special Award for their contribution to the spread of the Hallyu culture.