Girls’ Generation‘s Taeyeon has been chosen to emcee for the first Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards.
On February 22nd, Taeyeon will team up with composer Joo Young Hoon to lead the three hour event at Seoul Hannamdong’s Blue Square Samsung Card Hall.
This awards show will honor deserved recipients from 2011, with the data being drawn from digital music sales and record sales. Music industry professionals — including producers, composers, lyricists, choreographers, stylists, and more — will be present alongside artists and idols, making it a real mainstream music festival.
Some of the awards that will be given out this year include: “Artist of the Year”, “Rookie of the Year”, “Producer of the Year”, “New Find of the Year”, “Composer/Lyricist of the Year”, “Style of the Year”, “Oricon Special Award”, and “K-Pop Contribution Award”.
Girls’ Generation, Super Junior, the Wonder Girls, B2ST, T-ara, SECRET, Davichi, Leessang, Girl’s Day, Huh Gak and more will be present for the first Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards.
The event will be aired at 7:00 p.m. (KST) through KBS Drama and KBS Joy as well as through Daum.