Winners of the 2022 AAA awards
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The 2022 Asia Artist Awards came prepared for the annual award ceremony. This year it was held in Nagoya, Japan, on December 13. This marked the restart of AAA’s offline awards after the pandemic.

The night was memorable with its star-studded lineup of 35 singers and 18 actors from across Asia. Let’s take a look at the attendees and winners.

K-pop artists on AAA 2022 red carpet
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2022 AAA Lineup

Male Singers

Seventeen, The Boyz, Stray Kids, Lim Young Woong, Pentagon, Treasure, Temptest, Cravity, T1419, VeriVery, ATBO, Trendz, Kingdom, and &Team.

Female Singers

– Itzy, Lyaodra, NiziU, IVE, Le Sserafim, Choi Yena, WJSN Chocome, NIMIXX, Lapillus, Kard, Lightsum, Kep1er, Alexa, Billie, and New Jeans.


– Choi Siwon, Park Min-young, Kwon Yuri, Ryu Kyung-soo, Lee Jun-ho, Kim Son-ho, Seo In-guk, Hwang Min-hyun, Na In-woo, Lee Jun-young, Bona, Kim Se-jong, Han So-hee, Kim Young-dae, Kang Daniel, Lee Jae-wook, Lim Jae-hyuk, and Seo Beom-joon.

The promotional billboards and signage lit up Chubu International Airport of Nagoya Japan before the show to welcome the attendees from across Asia.


2022 AAA Winners

  • Actor Of The Year – Lee Jun-ho
  • Best Singer Of The Year – Seventeen
  • Best Album Of The Year- Stray Kids (Ordinary)
  • Best Song Award – IVE (Love dive)
  • Best Performance Of The Year – New Jeans (Attention)
  • Best Artist (Actor) – Han So Hee (My name, Nevertheless), Park Min-Young (Love in contract, Weather forecasting with you), Seo In-guk (Cafe Minamdang)
  • Best Artist Award – Itzy, The Boyz, The Rampage
  • Fabulous Award – Seventeen, Lim Young-woong
  • Best Actor Of The Year – Lee Jae-wook (Alchemy of souls), Kim Sejong (Business proposal), Kwon Yuri (Good job), Lee Jun-young (May I help you)
  • Best Musician Award – Le Sserafim, Yena, Treasure, NiziU
  • Best Acting Performance – Hwang Min-hyun, Choi Si-won, Kim Young-dae, Bona
  • Best Choice Award – WJSN Chocome, Stray Kids, Kep1er, Kard, Pentagon
  • Rookie Of The Year (Actor) – Kang Daniel, Seo Beom-Joon
  • Rookie Of The Year – IVE, New Jeans, Le Sserafim

  • Asian Celebrity Actors – BBillkin PPkritt, Kim Seonho, Kwon Yuri
  • Asia Celebrity Award – Lyaodra, Be:First, Itzy
  • Idol+ Popularity Actor – Kim Seon-ho
  • Idol+ Popularity Singer- BTS
  • Hot Trend Actress – Park Min-young
  • Hot Trend Actor – Lee Jun-ho
  • Icon Artist – VeriVery
  • Emotive Actor – Na In-woo
  • Emotive Singer – NMIXX, Cravity
  • Hot Trend – IVE, Niziu, Seventeen, Lim Young-woong
  • Icon Award – Alexa, VeriVery
  • Most Popular Singer – Lim YoungWoong, BlackPink
  • Most Popular Actor – Kim Seonho, Kim Sejong
  • Best Achievement – Kwon Yuri
  • Potential Actor – Kang Daniel (Rookie Cops)
  • Potential Singer – Lightsum, TFN, Kingdom, Billie
  • Focus Actor – Ju Haknyeon from The Boyz
  • Best New Wave (Actor) – Choi Si-won, Hwang Min-Hyun
  • Best New Wave (Singer) – Nimxx, Tempest, Kep1er
Asia Artist Awards
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More about AAA 

Asian Artist Awards is an annual award ceremony organized by Money Today, StarNews, and MTN newspaper, honoring excellent television, music, and cinema performances. With the awards show starting in 2016, it has successfully held 6 award ceremonies online and offline.


Previous AAA Winners (2021)

  • Song of the Year – BTS “Butter”
  • Actor of the Year – Lee Jung Jae
  • TV Actor of the Year – Lee Seung Gi
  • Film Actor of the Year – Yoo Ah In
  • Album of the Year – NCT 127
  • Trot of the Year – Lim Young Woong
  • Performance of the Year – Stray Kids
  • Singer of the Year – SEVENTEEN
  • Stage of the Year – AESPA

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SOURCES: AAA, Naver, Kprofile
Kairavi Pandya is a Senior Writer at Spiel Times. She has a fascination with cinema, multi-generational literature, and old-school Kpop. In her spare time, she likes to learn choreographies and catch up with healing K-dramas. She is also pursuing her undergrad degree.