2013 DramaFever Awards: Results

2013 DramaFever Awards: Results

2013 DramaFever Awards: Results

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The 2013 DramaFever Awards ceremony took place yesterday, and we can finally reveal the results. Well, that’s only if you have not checked the DramaFever website yet…

Arden Cho Chris WangAnyway, as we could expect, Heirs was the big winner of the evening with 7 awards out of 8 nominations – including best drama, best actor (Lee Min-ho) and best actress (Park Shin-hye)! The only one they missed was the Best Bad Boy award which went to Jung Kyung-ho (Heartless City) instead of Kim Woo-bin.

Gu Family Book and Good Doctor did not even get a single award in spite of 5 nominations each, while The Master’s Sun (unanimously the most popular drama on streaming platforms) managed to get two awards out of 2 nomiations. That Winter The Wind Blows also missed any chance of award. In the variety category, no surprise, Running Man won the Best Variety Show award, but also the Best Kiss award (Song Ji Hyo and Kang Gary) out of 4 nominations. The remaining awards went to Flower Boy Next Door (Best Ensemble) and Heartless City (Best Bad Boy).

Like you, we had taken part in the votes and managed to get 9 correct votes. Our votes were based on the merit of each dramas, but also the popular the dramas and the actors enjoy.

Therefore, although questionable, Heirs was clearly the most popular drama in the selection and its actors all enjoy high popularity. That might explain why we and many fans voted for Heirs, Lee Min-ho, Park Shin-hye and Kim Woo-bin. The good surprise was for Heartless City, which is actually very popular on DramaFever.

Maybe, one drama missing this year was Two Weeks, given its universal emotional power and the quality of Lee Joon-gi’s acting.

Awards Our Vote Actual Result
Best Actress Park Shin-hye (Heirs) Park Shin-hye (Heirs)
Best Ensemble Good Doctor Flower Boy Next Door
Best Cinematography IRIS 2 The Master’s Sun
Most Feels Award Two Weeks The Master’s Sun
Best Eye Candy Kim Woo-bin (Heirs) Kim Woo-bin (Heirs)
Best Kiss Jeon Ji-hyun and Kim Soo-hyun (My Love from Another Star) Song Ji Hyo and Kang Gary (Running Man)
Best Variety Show Running Man Running Man
Best Bromance Lee Min-ho and Kim Woo-bin (Heirs) Lee Min-ho and Kim Woo-bin (Heirs)
Best Bad Boy Kim Woo-bin (Heirs) Jung Kyung Ho (Heartless City)
Best Couple Krystal Jung and Kang Min-hyuk (Heirs) Krystal Jung and Kang Min-hyuk (Heirs)
Best Couple Not Meant to Be Park Shin-hye and Kim Woo-bin (Heirs) Park Shin-hye and Kim Woo-bin (Heirs)
Best Actor Lee Min-ho (Heirs) Lee Min-ho (Heirs)
Best Drama Heirs Heirs

Park ShinhyeBeyond the results, the ceremony was also an amazing occasion for the U.S. fans to see some of the most talented actors on stage. Taiwanese actor Chris Wang and Korean actress Park Shin-hye made the honour of their presence, with Park representing ultra-successful Heirs. Unfortunately for Chris Wang, there was no awards, so his attendance was all the more a gift to the fans. Hosting the ceremony was also rising Korean-American actress Arden Cho – whom we introduced in a previous article.





Some actors also recorded videos to thank their fans and DramaFever:

Lee Min-ho (Heirs)

Kim Woo-bin (Heirs)

Kang Min-hyuk (Heirs)

Kang Gary (Running Man)

Jung Kyung-ho (Heartless City)

Kim Ji-hoon (Flower Boy Next Door)


For those who had the chance to attend, or those following from afar, what are your thoughts both about the results and the event?


Image Credits: Arden Cho, DramaFever, Emily Chan Photography

Text Credits: DramaFever

About the author:

Created in April 2014, Daehan Drama aims to promote Korean TV dramas towards the UK audience, as well as facilitate dialogue between the British and Korean creative industries.

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