Music show wins can be a somewhat controversial subject, with some fans thinking they’re not that important while others do all they can to make sure their favorites win. No matter what you think, winning one of these awards certainly means a lot to the artists that earn them, since it can be a physical representation of all the hard work and effort they’ve put into their music! The following artists are those that have won the most music show awards during their careers, with some of them debuting as far back as the 90s and some as recently as the early 2010s! Check out these 16 highly successful artists below.
Debuting in 1999, PSY has a total of 51 wins! His song “Gangnam Style”, of course, has the most, with 20 total.
Apink debuted in 2011, and also has 51 music show wins! Their song “Luv” has the most of them, with 17 total.
G.O.D is the second-oldest group on this list, having debuted all the way back in 1993! They have 54 wins total, with the most wins going to their song “Lies” which has 9 wins.
13. Super Junior
Super Junior debuted back in 2005, and they have earned 59 wins overall! Their song “Mr. Simple” has the most at 11 total.
HIGHLIGHT, previously known as BEAST, debuted originally in 2009. Combining the awards they’ve won as BEAST and as HIGHLIGHT, they’ve earned 59 total, with “Good Luck” earning the most at 10 awards.
SHINee debuted in 2008, and also has made a total of 59 music show wins. Their song “Dream Girl” has the most, with 10 total!
Shinhwa is another older group, debuting in 1998. They have won 62 music show awards, with the most going to “Sniper”, which has 10 total.
IU is the female soloist with the most music show wins! She debuted in 2008 and has won 65 awards total, with the most for her song “You & I”, which has 10.
GFRIEND debuted in 2015, making them one of the youngest artists on this list! They’ve won 69 music show awards, with the most for their song “Rough” receiving an incredible 15!
7. Red Velvet
Red Velvet debuted in 2014, and they’ve won a total of 73 music show wins. They’ve won the most for “Power Up”, with 10 total for that song!
6. Cho Yongpil
Cho Yongpil is by far the oldest artist on this list, since he debuted all the way back in 1976! He’s won 70 awards total, with the most for his song “I Can’t Find the Oriole”, which has 10.
BIGBANG debuted in 2006, and have won 87 total music show wins. They earned the most for “Haru Haru”, which has 12!
BTS, of course, had to end up on this list somewhere! They debuted in 2013, and have won 90 music show awards so far, with the most, 21, going to last year’s hit “Boy With Luv” (which has also won the most awards of any K-Pop song!).
3. Girls’ Generation
Girls’ Generation was the highest award-winning group for a long time in their prime! Debuting in 2007, the girls have 100 total music show wins, with the most for “Gee”, which has 14.
TWICE is now the girl group with the most music show wins, debuting in 2015 with now 106 wins. They earned the most for “TT”, which has 13!
And finally, EXO shows their success with the title of most music show wins in the industry. They debuted in 2012 and have 117 total wins, with the most for their song “Call Me Baby”, which has 18.