The Golden Disk Awards-Best Authority and Best Performances
The Golden Disk Awards, the most prestigious award in Korea, is a music awards presented annually to recognize outstanding achievements of Korean pop music industry. It contributes to significant growth of music industry by stimulating the creative impulses of artists and fostering new talents.
Grammy Award of Korea, The Golden Disk Awards
The 1st Golden Disk Awards was held in 1986, and it became the most prominent music award. It is the most desirable award for all singers and often referred to the Grammy Awards of Korea.
Not like other awards, winners are decided by the volume of album sales, so the Golden Disk Awards has received attentions in the industry. It also includes the digital music sales to the award as the growth of digital music market.
Since the award is based on the volume of album sales and the digital music sales, major and underground singers can have equal chances. For this reason, the Golden Disk Awards is able to precisely reflect the annual music industry and has been the award with the highest authority.
The 2014 Golden Disk Awards with prestige and tradition will be held on January 16th in Grand Peace Palace at Kyung Hee University.