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LOOK: Here are the Nominees for the 2020 Baeksang Arts Awards

The Baeksang Arts Awards, dubbed as the “Oscars of Korea” have announced that it will proceed as planned this year. It was originally planned for May 1 but was delayed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This year’s rescheduled ceremony will be held on June 5 at the Kintex in Ilsan, Gyeonggi Province. There will be no audience present at the venue but the show will be streamed live on the Korean cable channel JTBC.

This prestigious awards show is held annually by IS PLUS Corp., publisher of Ilgan Sports. The ceremony will give honor to the outstanding cast and crews of TV Shows, films and theater productions released between April 1, 2019 and April 30, 2020.

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This year’s competition will be a tough one with every nominee deserving the award. See for yourself as here are the nominees for this year’s Baeksang Arts Award.


Best Drama:

When the Camellia Blooms

Stove League

Kingdom 2


Crash Landing on You

Best Actress:

Kim Hye Soo (Hyena)

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Gong Hyo Jin (When the Camellia Blooms)

Kim Hee-ae (World of the Married)

IU (Hotel Del Luna)

Son Ye Jin (Crash Landing on You)

Best Supporting Actress:

Kwon Nara (Itaewon Class)

Kim Sun Young (Crash Landing on You)

Seo Ji Hye (Crash Landing on You)

Son Dam-bi (When the Camellia Blooms)

Yum Hye-ron (When the Camellia Blooms)

Best Supporting Actor:

Kim Young-min (The World of the Married)

Yang Kyoung Won (Crash Landing on You)

Oh Jung Se (When the Camellia Blooms)

Yoo Jae Myung (Itaewon Class)

Jun Suk Ho (Hyena)

Best New Actress:

Kim Da Mi (Itaewon Class)

Jeon Mi Do (Hospital Playlist)

Jeon Yeo Bin (Be Melodramatic)

Jung Ji So (The Cursed)

Han Seo Hee (The World of the Married)

Best New Actor:

Kim Kang Hoon (When the Camellia Blooms)

Ahn Bo Hyun (Itaewon Class)

Ahn Hyo Seop (Dr. Romantic 2)

Ong Seung Woo (At Eighteen)

Lee Jae Wook (Extraordinary You)

Best Director:

Kim Sung Yoon (Itaewon Class)

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Lee Jung Hyo (Crash Landing on You)

Cha Yeong Hoon (When the Camellia Blooms)

Jeong Dong Hoon (Hot Stove League)

Mo Wan Il (The World of the Married)

Best Entertainment Program:

Rescue Holmes (MBC)

How Do You Play? (MBC)

Delicious Rendevous (SBS)

Mister Trot (TV Chosun)

New Journey to the West (tvN)

Best Variety Performer – Male

Kim Sung Joo (Mister Trot)

Kim Hee Chul (Knowing Brothers)

Moon Se Yoon (2 Days & 1 Night)

Yoo Jae Suk (How Do You Play?)

Jang Sung Kyu (Movie Room)

Best Variety Performer – Female

Kim Min Kyung (Tasty Guys)

Park Na Rae (I Live Alone)

Ahn Young Mi (Radio Star)

Jang Do Yeon (Bob Bless You)

Hong Hyun Hee (Wife’s Taste)

Best Screenplay

Kim Roo-ri (Hyena)

Park Ji-eun (Crash Landing on You)

Lee Shin-hwa (Hot Stove League)

Lee Woo Jung (Hospital Playlist)

Lim Sang Choon (When the Camellia Blooms)


Best Film:


The Man Standing Next Door

House of Hummingbird


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Best Actor:

Song Kang Ho (Parasite)

Lee Byung Hun (The Man Standing Next Door)

Lee Je Hoon (Time to Hunt)

Jo Jeong Suk (Exit)

Han Suk Kyu (Forbidden Dream)

Best Actress:

Kim So Jin (Another Child)

Kim Hee-ae (Moonlit Winter)

Jeon Do Yeon (Happy Birthday)

Jung Yumi (Kim Ji Young: Born 1982)

Jo Yeo Jeong (Parasite)

Best Supporting Actor:

Kim Young Min (Lucky Chan Sil)

Park Myung Hoon (Parasite)

Woo Hyun Joo (The Divine Move)

Lee Kwang Soo (Inseparable Bros)

Lee He Joon (The Man Standing Next Door)

Best Supporting Actress:

Kim Guk Hee (Tune in for Love)

Kim Mi Kyung (Kim Ji Young: Born 1982)

Kim Sae Byuk (House of Hummingbird)

Park So Dam (Parasite)

Lee Jung Eun (Parasite)

Best New Actor:

Park Hyung Sik (Juror 8)

Jung Hae In (Tune in For Love)

Park Myoung Hoon (Parasite)

Park Hae Soo (Time to Hunt)

Ahn Ji Ho (A Boy and Sungreen)

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  1. I hope Heechul wins. He has worked hard this year and last year and is a testiment of how an idol can transition from actively touring to still working in the entertainment industry. He’s a great host!

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