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Winners List of Melon Music Awards 2022: Who are the Best Global Rising Artist?

On Saturday, November 26, 2022, the 2022 Melon Music Awards were held at the Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul. This year’s awards show was full of stars, just like every other year.

This year’s Melon Music Awards were full of amazing performances, and we were blown away by what the stars brought to the stage. Read on to find out which star took a trophy home with them.

Who Was the Biggest Winner at the 2022 Melon Music Awards?

Ladies and gentlemen, The biggest winner of the night was Lim Young-woong. The trot, ballad, and pop singer from South Korea won both the Artist of the Year and Album of the Year awards for his first studio album, I’m Hero.

Winners List of Melon Music Awards 2022

On top of that, Lim also won the award for Best Male Solo. He also won the Netizen Popularity award. He is sure that the Melon Music Awards 2022 will be one of the shows he will never forget.

Lim got people’s attention when he competed on the reality TV show Mr. Trot and won first place out of 17,000 people who tried out. His song, “My Starry Love,” came out last year.

Who Won the Melon Music Awards 2022 Award for Best Global Rising Artist?

At the Melon Music Awards 2022, STAYC won the award for Best Global Rising Artist. Let’s tell you that there are six people in the K-pop girl band: Sumin, Sieun, Isa, Seeun, Yoon, and J.

On November 12, 2020, their first single album, Star to a Young Culture, came out. This was the big start for the girl band STAYC. STAYC is an acronym for “Star to a Young Culture.” In just 2 years, the girl band has become one of the fastest-rising K-pop acts around the world.

Monsta X Was Awarded the Melon Music Award for Global Artist in 2022

At the 2022 Melon Music Awards, Monsta X won the award for Global Artist. There are 6 people in the boy band, but only 5 of them were there to pick up the award in person.

Minhyuk, Kihyun, Hyungwon, Joohoney, and I.M got the award, but they didn’t forget to thank Shownu, who is currently in the military and couldn’t be there.

Melon Music Award Winners for 2022

The Melon Music Awards (MMA) 2022 took place at the Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul on November 26. At the music show, there were many artists, including popular K-pop idol groups and soloists.

This year, the Melon Music Awards gave out 5 Daesang (the grand prize), 10 Bonsang (Top 10 Artists), and other awards in different categories to Korean artists who released music between November 8, 2021 and November 3, 2022 and were nominated for the 2022 Melon Music Awards.

Without further ado, here is a list of all the winners.

Winners List of Melon Music Awards 2022

Top 10 Artists (Bonsang)

  • BE’O
  • BTS
  • (G)I-DLE
  • IU
  • IVE
  • Lim Young Woong
  • MeloMance
  • NewJeans

New Artist of the Year

  • IVE
  • NewJeans

Best Solo Artist

  • Male: Lim Young Woong
  • Female: IU

Best Group

  • Male: BTS
  • Female: IVE

Best Performance

  • Male: TXT
  • Female: LE SSERAFIM

Music Video of the Year

  • (G)I-DLE’s “TOMBOY”

Hot Trend Award


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Netizen Popularity Award

  • Lim Young Woong

Best Songwriter

  • (G)I-DLE’s Jeon Soyeon

Best OST

  • MeloMance’s“Love, Maybe” (OST of Korean drama “A Business Proposal”)

Best Project Music

  • WSG Wannabe (from the variety show “How Do You Play?“)

Best Music Style

  • BIG Naughty

Best Pop Artist

  • Charlie Puth

Best Performance Director

  • RyuD