This article was originally published on April 12, 2022 and was updated on May 6, 2022.
The annual Baeksang Arts Awards, one of the most prestigious awards in South Korean entertainment took place on May 6, the event this year marks the awards’ 58th edition.
Squid Game dominated the television category with eight nominations but Netflix underdog drama D.P. took home the top prize, while the 2021 action drama Escape from Mogadishu received seven nominations in the film category and clinched the Best Film award.
Established in 1965, the Baeksang Arts Awards offers recognition for artists, directors and creatives and supports the development of Korean popular culture.
Read on to find out who the other winners are.
- Squid Game
- Winner: D.P.
- Twenty Five, Twenty One
- Squid Game
- The Red Sleeve
- Political Fever
- Winner: Hwang Dong-hyuk for Squid Game
- Yoon Sung-ho for Political Fever
- Lee Na-jung for Mine
- Jung Ji-in for The Red Sleeve
- Han Jun-hee for D.P.
- Winner: Lee Jun-ho in The Red Sleeve
- Kim Nam-gil in Through the Darkness
- Lee Jung-jae in Squid Game
- Im Si-wan in Tracer
- Jung Hae-in in D.P.
- Winner: 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 Supporting Actor
- Winner: Cho Hyun-chul in D.P.
- Lee Deok-hwa in The Red Sleeve
- Lee Hak-joo in Political Fever
- Lee Hyun-wook in Mine
- Heo Sung-tae in Squid Game
Best Supporting Actress
- Winner: Kim Shin-rok in Hellbound
- Kang Mal-geum in Thirty-Nine
- Kim Joo-ryoung in Squid Game
- Ok Ja-yeon in Mine
- Jang Hye-jin in The Red Sleeve
Best New Actor
- Winner: 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
- 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
- Winner: Kim Min-seok for Juvenile Justice
- Kim Hong-ki, Park Nu-ri, Choi Sung-jin, Yoon Sung-ho for Political Fever
- Baek Mi-kyung for Mine
- Lee Na-eun for Our Beloved Summer
- Hwang Dong-hyuk for Squid Game
Best Entertainment Program
- Winner: Street Woman Fighter
- Shooting Stars
- Single’s Inferno
- You Quiz on the Block
- Transit Love
Best Educational Show
- Winner: Docu Insight: National Representative
- Great Minds
- Story of the Day When You Bite Your Tail season 3
- My Golden Kids
- Kiss the Universe
Best Male Variety Performer
- Winner: Lee Yong-jin
- Kim Gu-ra
- Moon Se-yoon
- Jo Se-ho
Best Female Variety Performer
- Winner: Joo Hyun-young
- Song Eun-i
- Lee Mi-joo
- Lee Eun-ji
- Hong Jin-kyung
- Winner: Jung Jae-il (music) for Squid Game
- Kwon Tae-eun (music) for King of Mask Singer Sing Again season 2, Poongryu and Superband season 2
- Kim Hwa-young (cinematography) for The Red Sleeve
- Eom Yung-shik, Kim Da-hee (animation) for Yumi’s Cells
- Chae Kyung-sun (art director) for Squid Game