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2021-01-14 Press ReleaseCopy URL
Second award after the first time! “The pioneer of K-pop growth, the path he has walked is the history and future of K-pop”
Producer SOOMAN LEE receives 'K-Pop Contribution of the Year award' at the 10th Gaon Chart Music Awards.
Producer SOOMAN LEE was awarded the'K-Pop Contribution of the Year award' at the 10th Gaon Chart Music Awards held in an on-touch format on the 13th, which is the second award after the 1st Gaon Chart Music Awards. It confirmed the unchanging status and influence.
Prior to the awards, Gaon Chart Music Awards introduced Producer SOOMAN LEE as “a leading role in the first generation of K-pop who produced and grew numerous artists with a dream to promote Korean music to the world.” SOOMAN LEE, the pioneer who has grown K-pop with global music that draws a stroke and enthusiasm around the world, is the path he has walked on is the history and future of K-pop.”
Producer SOOMAN LEE said through the video, “I received this award at the Gaon Chart 1st Awards Ceremony, but I think it means that I have worked hard for K-Pop for 10 years, and that I want to do my best for the next 10 years. In the future, we will continue to produce good singers and music so that our K-pop can establish itself as a mainstream culture in the world. “I want to give this award to all the entertainment officials who are working hard and working in various places for the globalization of Korean popular music,” he said.
“Currently, K-pop is receiving a lot of love as the most trendy and quality content in the world beyond Asia. I think my job as a producer is to keep trying new things and to contribute more to promoting K-pop through various productions and collaborations at home and abroad. I will do my best,” he added.
On the other hand, Producer SOOMAN LEE was selected as the first Korean for 4 years in a row in the'Variety 500', which announced 500 influential leaders leading the global media market by the renowned American pop culture magazine Variety. It has proven its global status, including the 2016 Asia Game Changer Awards, the first Korean to be awarded, the first cultural figure in 2017, the Youngsan Diplomat Award, and the US Billboard announced '2020 Billboard Impact List', the only Korean selected.
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