Baeksang Arts Awards Winners 2022


For those who missed the Baeksang Arts Awards 2022, check out the list of winners below.


TV category


Daesang Award (Grand Prize)


Winner: Netflix’s Squid Game


Best Drama


Winner: Netflix’s D.P.

Nominees:58th Baeksang Awards Winners - best drama
Images adapted from: Netflix, tvN, Netflix, MBC, and Wavve

  • Netflix’s D.P.
  • tvN’s Twenty Five Twenty One
  • Netflix’s Squid Game
  • MBC’s The Red Sleeve
  • Wavve’s Political Fever

Best Actor


Winner: Lee Jun-ho in The Red Sleeve

Nominees:58th Baeksang Awards Winners - best actor
Images adapted from: MBC, MBC, SBS, Netflix, and Netflix

  • Kim Nam-gil in Through the Darkness
  • Lee Jung-jae in Squid Game
  • Lee Jun-ho in The Red Sleeve
  • Im Si-wan in Tracer
  • Jung Hae-in in D.P.

Best Actress


Winner: Kim Tae-ri in Twenty Five Twenty One

Nominees:58th Baeksang Awards Winners - best actress
Images adapted from: @CJnDrama, @NetflixKR, @eunbining0904, MBC, and @NetflixKR

  • Kim Tae-ri in Twenty Five Twenty One
  • Kim Hye-soo in Juvenile Justice
  • Park Eun-bin in The King’s Affection
  • Lee Se-young in The Red Sleeve
  • Han So-hee in My Name

Best New Actor


Winner: Koo Kyo-hwan in D.P.

Nominees:58th Baeksang Awards Winners - best new actor
Images adapted from: @_choiiii__, Netflix, @t_js0813, Netflix, and Namoo Actors

  • Koo Kyo-hwan in D.P.
  • Shin Seung-ho in D.P.
  • Yoo In-soo in All Of Us Are Dead
  • Choi Hyun-wook in Twenty Five Twenty One
  • Tang Jun-sang in Racket Boys

Best New Actress


Winner: Kim Hye-jun in Inspector Koo

Nominees:58th Baeksang Awards Winners - best new actress
Images adapted from: Namu Wiki, @leeyoum262, Netflix, @netflixkr, and @hoooooyeon

  • Kim Hye-jun in Inspector Koo
  • Lee Yeon in Juvenile Justice
  • Lee Yoo-mi in All Of Us Are Dead
  • Jung Ho-yeon in Squid Game
  • Cho Yi-hyun in All Of Us Are Dead

Best Supporting Actor


Winner: Cho Hyun-chul in D.P.

Nominees:58th Baeksang Awards Winners - best supporting actor
Images adapted from: MBC, tvN, Wavve, Namuwiki, and Netflix

  • Lee Deok-hwa in The Red Sleeve
  • Lee Hyun-wook in Mine
  • Lee Hak-joo in Political Fever
  • Cho Hyun-chul in D.P.
  • Heo Sung-tae in Squid Game

Best Supporting Actress


Winner: Kim Shin-rok in Hellbound

Nominees:58th Baeksang Awards Winners - best supporting actress
Images adapted from: JTBC, Netflix, Netflix, tvN, and MBC

  • Kang Mal-geum in Thirty Nine
  • Kim Shin-rok in Hellbound
  • Kim Joo-ryoung in Squid Game
  • Ok Ja-yeon in Mine
  • Jang Hye-jin in The Red Sleeve

Best Male Entertainer


Winner: Lee Yong-jin

Nominees:58th Baeksang Awards Winners - best male entertainers
Images adapted from: Namu Wiki, Namu Wiki, Namu Wiki, Namu Wiki, and @bumkeyk

  • Kim Gu-ra
  • Moon Se-yoon
  • Lee Yong-jin
  • Jo Se-ho
  • Key

Best Female Entertainer


Winner: Joo Hyun-young

Nominees:58th Baeksang Awards Winners - best female entertainers
Images adapted from: Namuwiki, @queen.chu_s, @happy._.e, @2ruka__, and @jinkyunghong

  • Song Eun-i
  • Lee Mi-joo
  • Lee Eun-ji
  • Joo Hyun-young
  • Hong Jin-kyung

Best Variety Show


Winner: Mnet’s Street Woman Fighter

Nominees:58th Baeksang Awards Winners - best variety show
Images adapted from: tvN, Netflix, Mnet, tvN, and TVING

  • tvN’s Shooting Stars
  • Netflix’s Single’s Inferno
  • Mnet’s Street Woman Fighter
  • tvN’s You Quiz on the Block
  • TVING’s Transit Love

Best Educational Show


Winner: KBS’ Docu Insight: National Representative

Nominees:58th Baeksang Awards Winners - best educational show
Images adapted from: EBS, SBS, KBS, Netflix, and KBS

  • EBS’ Great Minds
  • SBS’ Story of the Day When You Bite Your Tail Season 3
  • KBS’ Docu Insight: National Representative
  • Netflix’s My Golden Kids
  • KBS’ Kiss the Universe

Other awards


Best Director (TV)


Winner: Hwang Dong-hyuk – Squid Game

Nominees: 

  • Yoon Sung-ho – Political Fever
  • Lee Na-jung – Mine
  • Jung Ji-in – The Red Sleeve
  • Han Jun-hee – D.P.
  • Hwang Dong-hyuk – Squid Game

Best Screenplay (TV)


Winner: Kim Min-seok – Juvenile Justice

Nominees: 

  • Kim Min-seok – Juvenile Justice
  • Kim Hong-ki, Park Nu-ri, Choi Sung-jin, Yoon Sung-ho – Political Fever 
  • Baek Mi-kyung – Mine
  • Lee Na-eun – Our Beloved Summer
  • Hwang Dong-hyuk – Squid Game

Technical Award


Winner: Jung Jae-il (music) – Squid Game

Nominees:

  • Kwon Tae-eun (music) – King of Mask Singer Sing Again Season 2, Poongryu, and Superband Season 2
  • Kim Hwa-young (cinematography) – The Red Sleeve
  • Eom Yung-shik, Kim Da-hee (animation) – Yumi’s Cells
  • Jung Jae-il (music) – Squid Game
  • Chae Kyung-sun (art director) – Squid Game

Film category


Daesang Award (Grand Prize)


Winner: Escape from Mogadishu


Best Film


Winner: Escape from Mogadishu

Nominees:58th Baeksang Awards Winners - best film
Images adapted from: Lotte Cultureworks, Lotte Cultureworks, Namuwiki, TVING, and Megabox Plus M

  • Miracle: Letters to the President
  • Escape from Mogadishu
  • Sewing Sisters
  • Romance Without Love
  • Kingmaker

Best Actor


Winner: Sol Kyung-gu in Kingmaker

Nominees:58th Baeksang Awards Winners - best actor (films)
Images adapted from: Lotte Entertainment, Seed Film, IMDb, Gorae Pictures, and Showbox

  • Kim Yoon-seok in Escape from Mogadishu
  • Sol Kyung-gu in Kingmaker
  • Lee Sun-kyun in Kingmaker
  • Jung Woo in Hot Blooded
  • Choi Min-sik in In Our Prime

Best Actress


Winner: Lee Hye-young in In Front of Your Face

Nominees:58th Baeksang Awards Winners - best actress (film)
Images adapted from: Namu Wiki, Namu Wiki, Blue Dragon Entertainment, Namu Wiki, and Namu Wiki

  • Go Doo-shim in Everglow
  • Park So-dam in Special Cargo
  • Lee Hye-young in In Front of Your Face
  • Im Yoon-ah in Miracle: Letters to the President
  • Jeon Jong-seo in Romance Without Love

Best New Actor


Winner: Lee Hong-nae in Hot Blooded

Nominees:58th Baeksang Awards Winners - best new actor
Images adapted from: @eastbright1226, @jaebum1201, Next Entertainment World, @hongnaelee, and @jaekwang_jeong

  • Kim Dong-hwi in In Our Prime
  • Kim Jae-beom in Hostage: Missing Celebrity
  • Mu Jin-sung in Perhaps Love
  • Lee Hong-nae in Hot Blooded
  • Jung Jae-kwang in Not Out

Best New Actress


Winner: Lee Yoo-mi in Young Adult Matters

Nominees:58th Baeksang Awards Winners - best new actress (film)
Images adapted from: Namu Wiki, Namu Wiki, Namu Wiki, Namu Wiki, and Namu Wiki

  • Gong Seung-yeon in Aloners
  • Bang Min-ah in Snowball
  • Seohyun in Love And Leashes
  • Lee Yoo-mi in Young Adult Matters
  • Choi Sung-eun in Ten Months

Best Supporting Actor


Winner: Jo Woo-jin in Kingmaker

Nominees:58th Baeksang Awards Winners - best supporting actor
Images adapted from: Namoo Actors, Namu Wiki, Namu Wiki, Namu Wiki, and Namu Wiki

  • Koo Kyo-hwan in Escape from Mogadishu
  • Park Yong-woo in Spiritwalker
  • Sung Yoo-bin in Perhaps Love
  • Jo Woo-jin in Kingmaker
  • Heo Joon-ho in Escape from Mogadishu

Best Supporting Actress


Winner: Lee Soo-kyung in Miracle: Letters to the President

Nominees:58th Baeksang Awards Winners - best supporting actress
Images adapted from: Star Village Entertainment, Saram Entertainment, Management A.M.9, and Snowball Entertainment

  • Kim So-jin in Escape from Mogadishu
  • Kim Jae-hwa in Escape from Mogadishu
  • Shim Dal-gi in Snowball
  • Oh Na-ra in Perhaps Love
  • Lee Soo-kyung in Miracle: Letters to the President

Other awards


Best New Director 


Winner: Jo Eun-ji – Perhaps Love

Nominees:

  • Kim Chang-ju – Hard Hit
  • Nam Gung-seon – Ten Months
  • Jo Eun-ji – Perhaps Love
  • Pil Kam-sung – Hostage: Missing Celebrity
  • Hong Sung-eun – Aloners

Best Screenplay 


Winner: Jeong Ga-young, Wang Hye-ji – Romance Without Love

Nominees:

  • Namkoong Sun – Ten Months
  • Ryoo Seung-wan, Lee Gi-cheol – Escape from Mogadishu
  • Byun Sung-hyun, Kim Min-soo – Kingmaker
  • Lee Yong-jae – In Our Prime
  • Jeong Ga-young, Wang Hye-ji – Romance Without Love

TikTok Popularity Award


Best Popular Actor


Winner: Lee Jun-ho

58th Baeksang Awards Winners - lee jun-ho for tiktok popularity award
Image credit: @le2jh


Best Popular Actress


Winner: Kim Tae-ri

58th Baeksang Awards Winners - kim tae-ri for tiktok popularity award
Image credit: @management_mmm


Winners of the Baeksang Arts Awards 2022


Congratulations to all the winners of the 58th Baeksang Arts Awards – receiving these awards sure show that their hard work and talents have been recognised. We look forward to seeing how they will continue to grow and venture into their careers, and the changes they will bring to the Korean entertainment industry. 

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