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Lee Jung Jae, Jung Hae In, Kim Tae Ri + More Actors Nominated For The 58th Baeksang Arts Awards

Lee Yoo Mi is nominated in two categories!
LIST: All The Nominees For The 58th Baeksang Arts Awards
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This is it, you guys—our *most awaited* event of the year is about to happen! The Baeksang Arts Awards just announced the nominees for their 58th year but before we go to that, here's a quick guide about the awarding ceremony.

What is the Baeksang Arts Awards?

If Hollywood has the Oscars, South Korea has the Baeksang Arts Awards. This esteemed event is hosted by TV network JTBC and newspaper Ilgan Sports. From K-dramas, Korean movies, Korean variety shows, and Korean plays, it recognizes the best in the entertainment industry. The Baeksang Arts Awards was initiated by Hankook Ilbo founder Chang Key Young, whose pen name is Baeksang.

According to The Korea Times, selecting the winners for the Baeksang Arts Awards requires a "rigorous process." The nominees and nominated shows are presented to a diverse group of critics to allow a broader viewpoint. Last year, Kim So Yeon, Shin Ha Kyun, Yoo Jae Suk, Yoo Ah Inand Jeon Jong Seo were among the big winners.


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Who are the nominees for the 58th Baeksang Arts Awards?

We're pretty sure the judges will have a hard time choosing the winner for this year's Baeksang because all of the nominees deserve an award! For the Best Actor for Drama category, Kim Nam Gil (Through The Darkness), Lee Jung Jae (Squid Game), Lee Junho (The Red Sleeve), Im Siwan (Tracer), and Jung Hae In (D,P,) are nominated.

58th Baeksang Arts Awards nominees for Best Actor
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On the other hand, the Best Actress for Drama nominees are Kim Tae Ri (Twenty Five, Twenty One)Kim Hye Soo (Juvenile Justice), Park Eun Bin (The King's Affection), Lee Se Young (The Red Sleeve), and Han So Hee (My Name).

58th Baeksang Arts Awards nominees for Best Actress
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Here are the rest of the nominees for the 58th Baeksang Arts Awards:


Best Supporting Actor for Drama

  • Lee Deok Hwa (The Red Sleeve)
  • Lee Hak Joo (Political Fever)
  • Lee Hyun Wook (Mine)
  • Cho Hyun Chul (D.P.)
  • Heo Sung Tae (Squid Game)

Best Supporting Actress for Drama

  • Kang Mal Geum (Thirty Nine)
  • Kim Shin Rok (Hellbound)
  • Kim Joo Ryung (Squid Game)
  • Ok Ja Yeon (Mine)
  • Jang Hye Jin (The Red Sleeve)

Best New Actor for Drama

Best New Actress for Drama

Best Director For Drama


Best Screenplay For Drama

  • Kim Min Seok (Juvenile Justice)
  • Kim Hong Gi, Park Noo Ri, Choi Sung Jin, Yoon Sung Ho (Political Fever)
  • Baek Mi Kyung (Mine)
  • Lee Na Eun (Our Beloved Summer)
  • Hwang Dong Hyuk (Squid Game)

Best Drama

Best Actor for Film

  • Kim Yoon Seok (Escape From Mogadishu)
  • Sol Kyung Gu (King Maker)
  • Lee Sun Kyun (King Maker)
  • Jung Woo (Hot Blooded)
  • Choi Min Sik (In Our Prime)

Best Actress for Film

  • Go Doo Shim (Everglow)
  • Park So Dam (Special Delivery)
  • Lee Hye Young (In Front Of Your Face)
  • Girls' Generation's Yoona (The Miracle)
  • Jeon Jong Seo (Romance Without Love)

Best Supporting Actor for Film 

  • Goo Kyo Hwan (Escape From Mogadishu)
  • Park Yong Woo (Spiritwalker)
  • Sung Yu Bin (Perhaps Love)
  • Jo Woo Jin (King Maker)
  • Heo Jun Ho (Escape From Mogadishu)

Best Supporting Actress for Film 

  • Kim So Jin (Escape From Mogadishu)
  • Kim Jae Hwa (Escape From Mogadishu)
  • Shim Dal Gi (Snowball)
  • Oh Nara (Perhaps Love)
  • Lee Soo Kyung (The Miracle)

Best New Actor for Film

  • Kim Dong Hwi (In Our Prime)
  • Kim Jae Bum (Hostage)
  • Moo Jin Sung (Perhaps Love)
  • Lee Hong Nae (Hot Blooded)
  • Jung Jae Wang (Knockout)

Best New Actress for Film

Best Director For Film

  • Ryu Seung Wan (Escape From Mogadishu)
  • Park Dong Hoon (In Our Prime)
  • Byun Sung Hyun (King Maker)
  • Lee Jang Hoo (The Miracle)
  • Jung Ga Young (Romance Without Love)

Best Screenwriter For Film

  • Sun Namgoong (Ten Months)
  • Ryu Seung Wan, Lee Gi Cheol (Escape From Mogadishu)
  • Byun Sung Hyun, Kim Min Soo (King  Maker)
  • Lee Yong Jae (In Our Prime)
  • Jung Ga Young, Im Eun Jung (Romance Without Love)

Best Film

  • Miracle
  • Escape From Mogadishu
  • Sewing Sisters
  • Romance Without Love
  • King Maker

Best Male Entertainer


Best Female Entertainer

  • Song Eun Yi
  • Lovelyz's Mijoo
  • Lee Eun Ji
  • Joo Hyun Young
  • Hong Jin Kyung

Best Variety Show

  • Kick A Goal
  • Single's Inferno
  • Street Woman Fighter
  • Yoo Quiz On The Block
  • Exchange

Best Educational Show

  • Great Minds
  • The Story Of The Day Biting The Tail
  • Documentary Insight National Team
  • My Golden Kids
  • Kiss The Universe

When is the 58th Baeksang Arts Awards?

Save the date: The 58th Baeksang Arts Awards will happen on May 6, 2022 via JTBC!


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