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Thu, 12/06/2012 - 11:24
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Malaysia to Host South Korea's Largest Music Awards

PUTRAJAYA, Dec 6 (Bernama) -- Local K-POP fans are in for a treat for South Korea's largest music awards show, Golden Disk Awards, will be held at the Sepang International Circuit on Jan 15 and 16. More than 20 South Korean top artists who have been nominated for the awards will be performing at the event. They include PSY, Big Bang, Super Junior, KARA, T-ara, CNBlue, FT Island, Infinite, Girls Generation and Beast. The pre-recorded telecast of the awards presentation will be beamed to South Korea. The event is organised by Mediartncomm Co Ltd and is sponsored by Samsung Malaysia Electronics Sdn Bhd and supported by the Malaysia Convention and Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB). Speaking at a news conference, Samsung Malaysia Electronics managing director Kwon Jae Hoon said Samsung is thrilled for being able to bring top South Korean artists to Malaysia. "We are delighted to host one of the most prestigious awards. This venture is an extension of Samsung's philosophy brought to life as we continuously strive to inspire and enrich our consumers' lives," he said. The annual Golden Disk Awards, dubbed the Korean Grammy Awards, is the most prestigious K-POP music awards for outstanding achievements in the music industry. The awards are categorised based on the previous year's most popular K-POP music from digital downloads. -- BERNAMA