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APAN Star Awards 2022: All You Need to Know; Nominations, Categories, Venue, Date, and More

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APAN Star Awards 2022 All You Need to Know Nominations Categories Venue Date and More

The nominations for the APAN Star Awards 2022 have been uncovered and a great deal of our #1 K-dramas and actors have come to the list. The event will be held at the Korea International Exhibition Center (KINTEX) in Ilsan, Gyeonggi Province on September 29.

As the year 2022 enters its last quarter, the beginning of the best season in the Entertainment industry heralds. With one award show and music festival announcement after another, fans are eager to see which artists will take large wins for their performances in K-dramas that were released in 2022 at the APAN Star Awards as the show announced their nominees. APAN Star Awards is a show that awards fantastic K-drama actors and shows that added to the spread of the Korean Wave.

The show is organized by the Korea Entertainment Management Association (CEMA) and the qualification criteria for the 2022 APAN Star Awards extend to K-dramas aired from March 2021 to July 2022. As shows like ‘Squid Game’ that turned into a worldwide phenomenon as well as different shows like ‘My Name’, ‘The Red Sleeve’, ‘Liberation Notes’ and a lot more assumed control over the personalities of fans over the course of the last year, a great deal of consideration is focussed on the 2022 nominees as the award show will air in September 2022.

It has been affirmed that Bossam: Steal the Fate co-stars Jung Il-woo and Girl’s Generation’s Yuri will be the MCs of the current year’s APAN Star Awards. The K-show festival initially began in 2012, and this will check its eighth anniversary this year.

The APAN Star Awards 2022 will be held offline for two years and will be held for all K-dramas (long form, mini-series, and OTT shows) that aired from March 2021 to July 2022.

From Netflix’s mega-hit Squid Game to the current year’s sleeper-hit drama Extraordinary Attorney Woo, this large number of astounding shows have come to the nominations list for the APAN Star Awards 2022.

Air date and time

The 2022 ‘APAN Star Awards’ will be hung on September 29, 2022. The red carpet begins at 6 pm KST (5 am ET) and the primary show will begin at 8 pm KST (7 am ET).

Venue

The in-person event will be held at KINTEX Exhibition Center in Ilsan, Seoul, South Korea. The organizers are yet to uncover whether the show will have an audience attending the 2022 APAN Star Awards.

Where to watch the online

The 2022 APAN Star Awards will be broadcasted online to international fans on the show’s official YouTube channel.

Host/MC

The 8th APAN Star Award show will be hosted by actor Jung Il-woo and Girls’ Generation member and actress Yoona.

APAN Star Awards 2022: Song Joong-ki’s Vincenzo, Jung Hae-in’s D.P. furthermore, more come to the nominations list

Netflix’s Squid Game, MBC’s mega-hit drama The Red Sleeve, JTBC’s My Liberation Notes, tvN’s omnibus Our Blues, and the current year’s sleeper hit Extraordinary Attorney Woo has been nominated for “Drama of the Year” for the APAN Star Awards 2022.

Kim Hee-won for Vincenzo, Extraordinary Attorney Woo’s Yoo In-sik, The Red Sleeve’s Jung Ji-in, and Song Yeon-hwa, Han Joon-hee for D.P. furthermore, Squid Game’s PD Hwang Dong-hyuk have been nominated for the “Best Director” award.

The “Best Writer” category for the APAN Star Awards 2022 likewise saw a few intriguing nominations. Kim Min-seok for Netflix’s Juvenile Justice, Noh Hee-kyung for the sublime Our Blues, Moon Ji-won for the “extraordinary” Extraordinary Attorney Woo, Park Hae-young for the mellow My Liberation Notes, and lastly, The Red Sleeve’s Jung Hae-ri have been nominated in that category.

Nominations for the “Male Best Actor Award” in the OTT awards incorporate Kim Soo-hyun for One Ordinary Day, Yoo Ah-in for his terrific performance in Hellbound, Lee Jung-jae for Squid Game, Im Si-wan for Tracer and Jung Hae-in for D.P.

From this edition of the APAN Star Awards, the ‘OTT award’ was presented.

Kim Go-eun for TVing’s Yumi’s Cells 1 and 2, Kim Sung-Ryung for the drama Political Fever which circulated on wavve, Kim Hye-soo who headlined Netflix’s Juvenile Justice, Suzy for Coupang Play’s Anna, and Han So-hee for Netflix’s My Name have been nominated in the category of “Female Best Actor Award” in the OTT award category at the APAN Star Awards 2022.

“Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries” also has some interesting nominations – Lee Je-hoon for Taxi Driver, 2PM’s Junho for The Red Sleeve, Namgoong Min for The Veil, Song Joong-ki for Vincenzo and Kim Nam-gil for Through the Darkness.

In the meantime, nominees for the “Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries” incorporate Kim Tae-ri for one of the most outstanding dramas of the year Twenty Five-Twenty One, Park Eun-bin with twin nominations for The King’s Affection and Extraordinary Attorney Woo, Seo Hyun-jin for her role in Why Her, Honey Lee for One the Woman and Shin Min-ah with twin nominations for tvN’s Our Blues and Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha.

The complete list of categories for APAN Star Awards 2022

  • Drama of the Year
  • Best Director
  • Best Writer
  • Web drama
  • Short-form Drama
  • Best New Actor
  • Best New Actress
  • Best Supporting Actor
  • Best Supporting Actress
  • Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama
  • Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama
  • Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama
  • Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama
  • Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries
  • Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries
  • Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries
  • Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries
  • Excellence Award, Actor in an OTT Series
  • Excellence Award, Actress in an OTT Series
  • Top Excellence Award, Actor in an OTT Series
  • Top Excellence Award, Actress in an OTT Series

APAN Star Awards 2022 has 21 nominations with probably the finest talents from the Korean entertainment industry at the nominations.

It doesn’t occur regularly that K-drama fans go under one roof to celebrate the best of Korean entertainment and television, however, it is going on with the nominations list for the APAN Star Awards 2022.

Fans are trusting Suzy bags the Best Actress trophy for her fantastic performance in Anna for the previously aforementioned awards.

Her Dream High co-star and One Ordinary Day’s male lead Kim Soo-hyun’s Best Actor nomination in the OTT category has garnered a great deal of consideration too.

Others are simply glad that the awards show has given most actors and shows the due regard they merit by giving them a few astounding nominations.

Here is the full list of nominees for the 2022 APAN Star Awards

K-drama of the Year

‘Squid Game’
‘The Red Sleeve’
‘My Liberation Notes’
‘Our Blues’
‘Extraordinary Attorney Woo’

Best Director

Kim Hee-won for ‘Vincenzo’
Yoo In-sik for ‘Extraordinary Attorney Woo’
Jung Ji-in and Song Yeon-hwa for ‘The Red Sleeve’
Han Joo-hee for ‘D.P.’
Hwang Dong-hyuk for ‘Squid Game’

Best Writer

Kim Min-seok for ‘Juvenile Justice’
Noh Hee-kyung for ‘Our Blues’
Moon Ji-won for ‘Extraordinary Attorney Woo’
Park Hae-young for ‘My Liberation Notes’
Jung Hae-ri for ‘The Red Sleeve’

Best Web K-drama

‘Be My Boyfriend’
‘Mad for Each Other’
‘Heart.zip’
‘Would You Like a Cup of Coffee?’
‘Blue Birthday’

Short-form Drama

‘Drama Stage 2021 – Deok Gu is Back’
‘Finding a Child’
‘O’PENing: Shared Office Hookup’
‘O’PENing – XX+XY’
‘Drama Special 2021 – TV Cinema – Hee Soo’

Best New Actor

Kang Young-suk for ‘Military Prosecutor Doberman and ‘Insider’
Park Seoham for ‘Semantic Error’
Yoon Chan-young for ‘All of Us Are Dead’
Choi Hyun-wook for ‘Racket Boys’ and ‘Twenty Five, Twenty One’
Tang Jun-sang for ‘Move to Heaven’ and ‘Racket Boys’

Best New Actress

Noh Yoon-seo for ‘Our Blues’
Park Ji-hu for ‘All of Us Are Dead’
Jung Ho-yeon for ‘Squid Game’
Cho Yi-hyun for ‘School 2021’ and ‘All Of Us Are Dead’
Choi Sung-eun for ‘Beyond Evil’

Best Supporting Actor

Park Ji-hwan for ‘Our Blues’
Yoon Kyung-ho for ‘My Name’
Yoon Byung-hee for ‘Vincenzo’ and ‘Our Blues’
Choi Young-joon for ‘Our Blues’
Heo Sung-tae for ‘Squid Game’

Best Supporting Actress

Kim Shin-rok for ‘Hellbound’
Kim Ji-hyun for ‘Thirty-Nine’
Baek Ji-won for ‘Anna’ and ‘Extraordinary Attorney Woo’
Lee El for ‘My Liberation Notes’
Cha Ji-yeon for ‘Taxi Driver’

Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama

Kang Eun-tak for ‘Young Lady and Gentleman’
Kim Kyung-nam for ‘Revolutionary Sisters’
Oh Min-seok for ‘It’s Beautiful Now’
Cha Seo-won for ‘The Second Husband’
Han Sang-jin for ‘The All-Round Wife’

Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama

Park Ha-ha for ‘Young Lady and Gentleman’
So Yi-hyun for ‘Red Shoes’
Shin Dong-mi for ‘It’s Beautiful Now’
Lee Ga-ryung for ‘Love (Ft Marriage And Divorce) Seasons 2 and 3
Han Da-gam for ‘The All-Round Wife’

Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries

SF9’s Rowoon for ‘The King’s Affection
Son Suk-ku for ‘My Liberation Notes’
Ahn Hyo-seop for ‘Lovers of the Red Sky’ and ‘A Business Proposal’
Jin Sun-kyu for ‘Through the Darkness’
Choi Woo-shik for ‘Our Beloved Summer’

Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries

Kim Sejeong for ‘A Business Proposal’
Kim Ji-won for ‘My Liberation Notes’
Shin Hyun-been for ‘Hospital Playlist 2’ and ‘Reflection of You’
Yoo Sun for ‘Eve’
Lee Se-young for ‘The Red Sleeve’

Excellence Award, Actor in an OTT Series

Goo Kyo-hwan for ‘D.P.’
Park Jung-min for ‘Hellbound’
Park Hae-soo for ‘Squid Game’
Ahn Bo-hyun for ‘Yumi’s Cells’ and Netflix’s ‘My Name’
Oh Young-soo for ‘Squid Game’

Excellence Award, Actress in an OTT Series

Kim Hyun-joo for ‘Hellbound’
Lee Yoo-mi for ‘Squid Game’ and ‘All of Us Are Dead’
Lee Jung-wun for Juvenile Justice’
Jung Eun-chae for ‘Anna’
Han Sun-hwa for ‘Work Later, Drink Now’

Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama

Uhm Ki-joon for ‘The Penthouse 2’ and SBS’s ‘The Penthouse 3’
Yoon Si-yoon for ‘It’s Beautiful Now’
Lee Tae-gon for ‘Love (Ft Marriage And Divorce) 2’
Joo Sang-wook for ‘The King of Tears, Lee Bang Won’
Ji Hyun-woo for ‘Young Lady and Gentleman’

Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama

Kim So-yeon for ‘The Penthouse’ Seasons 2 and 3
Park Joo-mi for ‘Love (Ft Marriage And Divorce) Seasons 2 and 3
Park Jin-hee for ‘The King of Tears, Lee Bang Won’
Uhm Hyun-kyung for ‘The Second Husband’
Choi Myung-gil for ‘Red Shoes’

Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries

Kim Nam-gil for ‘Through the Darkness’
Min Nam-goong for ‘The Veil’
Song Joong-ki for ‘Vincenzo’
2PM’s Lee Junho for ‘The Red Sleeve’
Lee Je-hoon for ‘Taxi Driver’

Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries

Kim Tae-ri for ‘Twenty Five, Twenty One
Park Eun-bin for ‘The King’s Affection’ and ‘Extraordinary Attorney Woo’
Seo Hyun-jin for ‘Why Her?’
Shin Min-ah for ‘Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha’ and ‘Our Blues’
Honey Lee for ‘One the Woman’

Top Excellence Award, Actor in an OTT Series

Kim Soo-hyun for ‘One Ordinary Day’
Yoo Ah-in for ‘Hellbound’
Lee Jung-jae for ‘Squid Game’
Im Siwan for ‘Tracer’
Jung Hae-in for ‘D.P.’

Top Excellence Award, Actress in an OTT Series

Bae Suzy for ‘Anna’
Han So-hee for ‘My Name’
Kim Go-eun for ‘Yumi’s Cells’ and ‘Yumi’s Cells 2’
Kim Hye-soo for ‘Juvenile Justice’
Kim Sung-ryung for ‘Political Fever’

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