“BTS have won 6 awards at the at 3Oth Hanteo Music Awards. The group now extends their record as the Artist with most DAESANG (73) Awards in History ! They won 5 awards as a group and Jin won the Global Artist (Africa) award. The Hanteo Music Awards is a music awards show which is held annually presented by Hanteo Global Inc.. The winners were selected based on various indices, such as Physical Album, Digital Music, Social, Media, Global Authentication, Portal, and Fandom that made a big impact on the music industry in the course of the year.
— Best Song (DAESANG)
— Best Artist (DAESANG)
— Global Artist (all the continents)
— WhosFandom Award
— Artist of the Year (Bonsang)
— #JIN Global Artist (Africa)
The categories for the awards are
Initial Chodong Record Award is given to the artists who recorded top 10 in first-week sales of a release in that year. It is awarded based on the album sales data that were automatically counted from more than 1,200 K-pop album stores in both South Korea and international.
Artist Award is an award given to artists who have had a huge influence in the music industry during the course of the year.
Rookie Award is given in honor for new artist (debut date until their second year of debuting) with the most achievements in the music industry during the course of the year.
Special Award is an award given to several artists who promote in special genres and areas with physical albums, digital music and social media.
WhosFandom Award is an award given to both the artist and their fandom based on 100% fan votes.