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57th Baeksang Arts Awards Nominees

Updated: May 22



Despite the ongoing pandemic, the Korean entertainment industry has soldiered on and continues to produce high quality dramas, variety shows, and films. These are the nominees for the 57th Baeksang Arts Awards. Winners will be announced at a ceremony (sans-audience) on May 13, to be broadcast live on JTBC.


For our primer on the Baeksang Arts Awards, click here.


Nominees for Television Drama


BEST DRAMA

It's Okay to Not Be Okay

Flower of Evil

Extracurricular

Beyond Evil

My Unfamiliar Family


BEST DIRECTOR

Park Shin-woo, It’s Okay to Not be Okay

Kim Hee-won, Vincenzo

Kim Cheol-gyu, Flower of Evil

Kwon Young-il, My Unfamiliar Family

Shim Na-yeon, Beyond Evil


BEST SCREENPLAY

Kim Su-jin, Beyond Evil

Kim Un-jeong, My Unfamiliar Family

Yoo Jeong-hee, Flower of Evil

Jo Yong, It’s Okay to Not be Okay

Ha Myeong-hee, Record of Youth


BEST ACTOR

Kim Soo-hyun, It's Okay to Not Be Okay

Song Joong-ki, Vincenzo

Shin Ha-kyun, Beyond Evil

Um Ki-joon, Penthouse

Lee Joon-gi, Flower of Evil


BEST ACTRESS

Seo Yea-ji, It's Okay to Not Be Okay

Shin Hae-sun, Mr. Queen

Kim So-hyun, River Where the Moon Rises

Kim So-yeon, Penthouse

Uhm Ji-won, Birthcare Center


BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Oh Jung-se, It's Okay to Not Be Okay

Kim Seon-ho, Start-up

Kim Ji-hoon, Flower of Evil

Lee Hee-jun, Mouse

Choi Dae-hoon, Beyond Evil


BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Yeom Hye-ran, The Uncanny Counter

Jang Young-nam, It's Okay to Not be Okay

Shin Eun-kyung, Penthouse

Park Ha-sun, Birthcare Center

Cha Chung-hwa, Mr. Queen


BEST NEW ACTOR

Na In-woo, River Where the Moon Rises

Kim Young-dae, Penthouse

Nam Eun-soo, Extracurricular

Song Kang, Sweet Home

Lee Do-hyun, 18 Again


BEST NEW ACTRESS

Kim Hyun-soo, Penthouse

Park Gyu-young, Sweet Home

Park Joo-hyun, Extracurricular

Lee Joo-young, Times

Choi Sung-eun, Beyond Evil


TECHNICAL AWARD

Lee Byung-joo (Visual Effects), Sweet Home

Jang Jong-kyung (Cinematography), Beyond Evil

Cho Sang-kyung (Costume design), It's Okay to Not be Okay

Choi Jung-yoon (Music), The Stage of Legends: Archive K

MBC Design Center VFX Team (Virtual reality), VR Documentary Meeting People season 2


Nominees for Best Variety Show and Performance


BEST VARIETY PROGRAM

March of the Ants (KakaoTV)

Hangout with Yoo (MBC)

Sing Again (JTBC)

You Quiz on the Block (tvN)

Legendary Stage – Archive K (SBS)


BEST VARIETY PERFORMER (MALE)

Moon Se-yoon, 2 Days & 1 Night (2D1N) and Tasty Guys

Shin Dong-yup, Immortal Songs and My Little Old Boy

Yoo Jae-suk, Hang Out with Yoo and Sixth Sense,

Lee Seung-gi, All the Butlers and Busted! 3

Jo Se-ho, You Quiz on the Block


BEST VARIETY PERFORMER (FEMALE)


Kim Sook, Where is My Home and Love Naggers

Song Eun-i, Problem Child in House

Jang Do-yeon, I Live Alone

Jae Jae, Girls High School Mystery Class

Hong Hyun-hee, Omniscient Interfering View


Nominees for Film


Moving On

Deliver Us from Evil

Samjin Company English Class

Voice of Silence

The Book of Fish

*The directors of these works are also nominated for Best Director Award.


BEST FILM ACTOR

Byun Yo-han, The Book of Fish

Sol Kyung-gu, The Book of Fish

Yoo Ah-in, Voice of Silence

Lee Jeong-jae, Deliver Us from Evil

Cho Jin-woong, Me and Me


BEST FILM ACTRESS

Go Ah-sung, Samjin Company English Class

Kim Hye-soo,The Day I Died: Unclosed Case

Ye Soo-jung, An Old Lady

Jeon Jong-seo, Call


BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Koo Kyo-hwan, Peninsula

Park Jung-min, Deliver Us from Evil

Shin Jung-geun, Steel Rain 2: Summit

Yoo Jae-myung, Voice of Silence

Heo Joon-ho, Innocence


BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Kim Sun-young, Three Sisters

Baek Jong-ok, Innocence

Lee Re, Peninsula

Esom, Samjin Company English Class

Lee Jung-eun, The Day I Died: Unclosed Case


BEST NEW ACTOR

Kim Do-yoon, Peninsula

Ryu Soo-young, Steel Rain 2: Summit

Park Seung-joon, Moving On

Lee Bong-geun, The Singer

Hong Kyung, Innocence


BEST NEW ACTRESS

Park So-yi, Deliver Us from Evil

Shin Hye Sun, Innocence

Jang Yoon-ju, Three Sisters

Jung Soo-jung, More Than Family



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