Girls’ Generation’s subunit TaeTiSeo won the Trendy Music award while Super Junior bagged the Global Star plum in the 2012 Mnet 20’s Choice Awards ceremony held on June 28 in Seoul.
TaeTiSeo won the award over Big Bang, SISTAR, FT Island and miss A.
On the other hand, Super Junior edged out BEAST, Kim Hyun Joong, Girls’ Generation and Jang Geun Suk for the award.
|Super Junior, Kim Soo Hyun, TaeTiSeo and Han Ji Min|
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The winners were chosen based on the following criteria: Online votes (50 percent), research (30 percent) and judges’ choice (20 percent).
Some 6.65 million votes were cast online with 4 million (or 60 percent) of the total coming from China, followed by Indonesia, Malaysia, South Korea, Taiwan and the US.
Popular actor Kim Soo Hyun, who starred in the hit drama “The Moon That Embraces the Sun,” won Best Male Drama Star and Blue Carpet Popularity awards.
He beat Song Joong Ki, Um TaeWoong, Lee Seung-gi and Joo Won.
Han Ji-min, who was one of the lead stars of “Rooftop Prince,” won the 20’s Female Drama Star award.
In the 20’s Movie Stars, miss A’s Suzy won the award in the female division while Lee JeHoon won in the male division.
In the 20’s Performance, 4Minute’s Hyuna and BEAST’s Hyun-seung, who were fourth in online votes with 7.7 percent, won the category, beating Shinhwa, SHINee, MBLAQ and Ulala Session.
Here’s the list of winners in the 2012 Mnet 20’s Choice Awards:
20’s Drama Star (Female) – Han Ji-min
20’s Drama Star (Male) – Kim Soo Hyun
20’s Movie Star (Female) – Suzy
20’s Movie Star (Male) – Lee JeHoon
20’s Performance – Hyuna and Hyun-seung
20’s Variety Star – Han HyeJin
20’s Online Music - Busker Busker
20’s Band Music - The Koxx
20’s Trendy Music – TaeTiSeo
20’s Sexiest Performance - SISTAR
20’s Do Don’ts – Park Jin-Young
20’s Global Star - Super Junior
Upcoming 20’s - Yeo JinGoo
20’s Style - Jang Yoonju
20’s Sports Star - Koo JaCheol
20’s Booming Star – Jo JeongSeok
20’s Gag Character - Raitto
20’s Blue Carpet Popularity - Kim Soo Hyun
20’s Social Artist – Lee Hyori
20’s Click – Fashion King