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Blue Dragon Series Awards 2023 Attendees and Awardees

Here are the Hallyu stars who graced the red carpet and ceremony

Last year, the Blue Dragon Series Awards was launched as an annual awards affair specific to streaming platforms. The ceremony is presented by Sports Chosun, and serves as a body that honors Hallyu content that is produced or created by streaming services. The big event gathered entertainment luminaries from South Korea’s showbiz landscape, and took place on July 19


This year, Girls’ Generation’s YoonA and television personality Jun Hyun Moo were tapped to host the program. Held at Incheon’s Paradise City, the function introduced a few additions to its lineup of awards: a Daesang; an OST Popularity Award; and Why Not Award.


The Blue Dragon Series Awards’ second edition was a star-studded assembly of acclaimed stars in the South Korean scene, and was attended by acting heavyweights in Hallyu like The Glory’s Song Hye Kyo and Lim Ji Yeon, Narco-Saints’ Ha Jung Woo, Anna’s Bae Suzy, and Island’s Cha Eun Woo. Ahead of the awarding ceremony, many celebrities were captured on the red carpet.


Take a look at the list of talents who were awarded and nominated at the annual Blue Dragon Series Awards:


Daesang

Song Hye Kyo


Best Drama

The Glory

Bargain

Narco-Saints

Weak Hero Class 1

Big Bet - WINNER


Best Actor

Jin Sun Kyu for Bargain

Ha Jung Woo for Narco-Saints - WINNER

EXO’s D.O. for Bad Prosecutor

Choi Min Sik for Casino

Lee Sung Min for Shadow Detective


Best Actress

Jeon Yeo Been for Glitch

Song Hye Kyo for The Glory

Jung Ryeo Won for May It Please the Court

Bae Suzy for Anna - WINNER

Kim Seo Hyung for Recipe for Farewell


Blue Dragon Series Awards 2023 Attendees and Awardees
Ha Jung Woo | Xportsnews
Blue Dragon Series Awards 2023 Attendees and Awardees
Bae Suzy | Xportsnews


Best Supporting Actor

Park Sung Hoon for The Glory

Chang Ryul for Bargain

Jo Woo Jin for Narco-Saints

Kim Jun Han for Anna

Lee Dong Hwi for Casino - WINNER


Best Supporting Actress

Lim Ji Yeon for The Glory - WINNER

Lee Elijah for Decoy

Jung Eun Chae for Anna

Kim Joo Ryung for Casino

Kyung Soo Jin for Shadow Detective


Blue Dragon Series Awards 2023 Attendees and Awardees
Lee Dong Hwi | Xportsnews
Blue Dragon Series Awards 2023 Attendees and Awardees
Lim Ji Yeon | Xportsnews


Best Rookie Actor

Kim Ki Hae for Duty After School

Moon Sang Min for Duty After School

Cha Eun Woo for Island

Park Ji Hoon for Weak Hero Class 1 - WINNER

Bae In Hyuk for Cheer Up


Best Rookie Actress

Shin Ye Eun for Revenge of Others - WINNER

Cha Joo Young for The Glory

Kwon Eunbin for Duty After School

Han Ji Hyun for Cheer Up

EXID’s Hani for Hit the Spot


Blue Dragon Series Awards 2023 Attendees and Awardees
Park Ji Hoon | Xportsnews
Blue Dragon Series Awards 2023 Attendees and Awardees
Shin Ye Eun | Xportsnews


Best Variety Program

SNL Korea Season 3

Siren: Survive the Island - WINNER

PLAYou Level Up

Bloody Game 2

EXchange 2


Best Male Entertainer

Shin Dong Yup for SNL Korea Season 3

Lee Kwang Soo for The Zone: Survival Mission

Hwang Jae Sung for The Time Hotel

Hong Suk Chun for Me(a)rry Queer

Yoo Jae Suk for PLAYou Level Up - WINNER


Best Female Entertainer

Joo Hyun Young for SNL Korea Season 3 - WINNER

Girls’ Generation’s Yuri for The Zone: Survival Mission

Lee Eun Ji for Love Alarm Clap! Clap! Clap!

Jang Do Yeon for Change Days 2

Girl’s Day’s Yura for EXchange 2


Blue Dragon Series Awards 2023 Attendees and Awardees
Yoo Jae Suk | Xportsnews
Blue Dragon Series Awards 2023 Attendees and Awardees
Joo Hyun Young | Xportsnews


Best Rookie Male Entertainer

Nam Hyun Woo for SNL Korea Season 3

WEi’s Kim Yo Han for Love Catcher in Bali

Lee Yi Kyung for Zero-Sum Game

Dex for Bloody Game 2 - WINNER

GOT7’s BamBam for EXchange 2


Best Rookie Female Entertainer

Kim Ah Young for SNL Korea Season 3 - WINNER

Gabee for Love Catcher in Bali

Chuu for Love Alarm Clap! Clap! Clap!

KARA’s Heo Young Ji for Change Days 2

Park Ji Min for Bloody Game 2


Blue Dragon Series Awards 2023 Attendees and Awardees
Dex | Xportsnews
Blue Dragon Series Awards 2023 Attendees and Awardees
Kim Ah Young | Xportsnews


Why Not Award

Choi Hyun Wook for Weak Hero Class 1


Popularity Star Award

Cha Eun Woo

Lee Kwang Soo

Park Jae Chan

Kim Yeon Kyung


OST Popularity Award

Park Jae Chan



Browse through the gallery below and check out the celebrities who graced the second gala of the Blue Dragon Series Awards:


Lead photos courtesy of Xportsnews