2022 Music Genius Awards Nominees

Genie Music’s annual awards ceremony will return this year in its first offline event since 2019. This year’s event will be held on November 8 in Incheon and will award music released between October 1, 2021 and October 5. 2022.

Artist of the year

• Kim Ho Joong
• SEVENTEEN
• PSY
• UI
• Lee Chan Won
• Lim Young Woong
• Taeyeon from Girls’ Generation
• IVE
• NCT DREAM
• (G)I-DLE

song of the year

• BIGBANG – “Still Life”
• Lim Young Woong – “Our Blues, Our Life”
• Big Naughty – “Beyond Love” with 10cm
• MeloMance’s Kim Min Seok – “Drunken Confession”
• BE’O – “Count the Stars”
• Red Velvet – “Feel My Rhythm”
• IVE – “LOVE DIVE”
• UI – “Strawberry Moon”
• PSY – “That That” with Suga of BTS
• (G)I-DLE – “FALLY BOY”

album of the year

• PSY – “PSY 9th”
• BLACKPINK – “BORN ROSE”
• NCT DREAM – “Glitch Mode”
• (G)I-DLE – “I WILL NEVER DIE”
• Kim Young Woong – “I’m a Hero”
• Taeyeon from Girls’ Generation – “INVU”
• Kim Ho Joong – “Panorama”
• BTS – “Proof”
• SEVENTEEN – “Facing the sun”
• Red Velvet – “The ReVe Festival 2022 – Feel My Rhythm”

Genie Award for Music Popularity

• BE’O
• (G)I-DLE
• UI
• IVE
• Kim Ho Joong
• Lee Chan Won
• Lim Young Woong
• NCT DREAM
• PSY
• SEVENTEEN
• Taeyeon from Girls’ Generation

Best Boy Group

• BIG BANG
• BTS
• NCT DREAM
• SEVENTEEN
• Stray Kids

Best Girl Group

• (G)I-DLE
• aespa
• BLACK PINK
• IVE
• Red velvet

Best Male Solo Artist

• Lim Young Woong
• Kim Ho Joong
• PSY
• BE’O
• Lee Chan Won

Best Female Solo Artist

• UI
• Taeyeon from Girls’ Generation
• TWICE’s Nayeon
• Choi Ye Na
• Cassy

Best Male Rookie Award

• ATBO
• STORM
• TNX
• Xdinary Heroes
• YOUNITE

Best Female Rookie Award

• IVE
• SERAFIM
• NewJeans
• NMIXX
• Kep1er

Best Male Performance Award

• ENHYPEN
• NCT DREAM
• SEVENTEEN
• Stray Kids
• THE BOY

Best Female Performance Award

• aespa
• BLACK PINK
• (G)I-DLE
• Red velvet
• TWICE