Korea’s most prestigious for its filming and theater industry, the 58th Baeksang Arts Awards, has just concluded its 2022 ceremony with a huge success. Check out the following winners list and Best Dressed Celebrity of the 58th Baeksang Arts Awards 2022.
58th Baeksang Arts Awards 2022 Winners List – Did You Guess Right?
Even amidst the huge controversy, the 58th Baeksang Arts Awards managed to wrap its 2022 awards ceremony with huge success.
Hosted by Shin Dong Yup, Bae Suzy, and Park Bo Gum for five consecutive years, the 58th Baeksang Arts Awards 2022 successfully concluded its ceremony at the Korea International Exhibition Center (KINTEX) in Ilsan on April 6. This event marks the very first comeback of actor Park Bo Gum after completing his mandatory military service.
58th Baeksang Arts Awards 2022 Primary Winners for Dramas and Films
Grand Prize for TV: “Squid Game”
Should we say anything more about this one? Since its first release last year, “Squid Game” has always dominated almost every movie award show.
Still, winning the Grand Prize of the 58th Baeksang Arts Awards 2022 will add to the long line of trophies displayed on their shelf. After all, with its unrivaled storyline, excellent cast, and heartbreaking scenes, “Squid Game” scored massive points that deserve to win the honor. Besides, up until today, there has yet been any series that can beat this masterpiece. Big applause for “Squid Game”!
Best Drama: “D.P.”
Netflix Original webtoon-adaptation series, “D.P.” or “Deserter Pursuit,” managed to secure the Best Drama title at the 58th Baeksang Arts Awards 2022.
Topping the charts for over 52 days since its first release, “Deserter Pursuit” was among last year’s works of art that genuinely deserve a Baeksang recognition. Congratulations, “D.P.”! We’re all waiting for Season 2.
Best Director for TV: Hwang Dong Hyuk of “Squid Game”
Following the grand prize, “Squid Game” director Hwang Dong Hyuk also secured the Best Director honor at the 58th Baeksang Arts Awards 2022.
After 10 challenging years of working and perfecting his masterpiece, director Hwang Dong Hyuk finally earns the honor he long deserves. Hats off, Hwang Dong Hyuk PD nim!
Best Actor for TV: Lee Junho of “The Red Sleeve”
Shining with the most astounding light among the list of winners was the Best Actor of 58th Baeksang Arts Awards 2022: Lee Junho with his role as Lee San in “The Red Sleeve” historical drama.
As one of the best actors who played the MOST charismatic Kings in historical dramas, Lee Junho has brought the viewers to fall deeply in love with Lee San. Lee Junho mesmerized the audience with his royal-like visual, solid speech, and powerful determination. As a result, he managed to display the best portrayal of Lee San that is truly Baeksang-worthy.
Furthermore, just at his FIRST Baeksang Best Actor nomination, Lee Junho immediately secured the trophy for himself. This spectacular achievement makes us wonder whether Lee Junho really hides MORE fabulous secrets up his sleeves. After all, he was also the FIRST idol actor who’s ever taken the spot.
Bravo, Lee Junho! We’re looking forward to your next performance.
Best Actress for TV: Kim Tae Ri of “Twenty Five, Twenty One”
Accepting the trophy with tears of joy in her eyes was Kim Tae Ri as the Best Actress on the 58th Baeksang Arts Awards winners list.
Over the course of her acting career, Kim Tae Ri has always brought her best acting performance in every project. Her role as Na Hee Do particularly relates to the viewers even when the series were under fire.
Kim Tae Ri was indeed the primary star of “Twenty Five, Twenty One,” who brought the drama to life. Congratulations, Kim Tae Ri!
Grand Prize for Film: Ryoo Seung Wan of “Escape from Mogadishu”
Bringing the perfect blend of humor, greed, politics, and humanity issues in “Escape from Mogadishu”, director Ryoo Seung Wan finally secured the Grand Prize of the 58th Baeksang Arts Awards 2022 in the Film category.
With his magic touch and skilled expertise, Ryoo Seung Wan managed to create such an amazing project. It gave him SIX Blue Dragon Awards and now MORE titles on the 58th Baeksang Arts Awards 2022 winners list. Bravo, Ryoo Seung Wan PD nim!
Best Film: “Escape from Mogadishu”
Just as its director, the masterpiece itself, “Escape from Mogadishu,” finally took home the title of Best Film at the 58th Baeksang Arts Awards 2022.
Structured with impeccable pace and thrilling action scenes, along with its outstanding performance from its star-studded cast, “Escape from Mogadishu” is a Baeksang-worthy masterpiece you definitely cannot miss. Kudos to all the cast and crew who work so hard behind the success of this work of art!
Best Director for Film: Byun Sung Hyun of “Kingmaker”
Revealing what’s behind the presidential election of South Korea, director Byun Sung Hyun successfully brought the viewers gritting their teeth at all the secrets and paths taken by political campaign strategist Seo Chang Dae and politician Kim Woon Bum in “Kingmaker”.
That is why it was truly no wonder is director Byun Sung Hyun’s name was on the winners list as the best director of the 58th Baeksang Arts Awards 2022.
Best Actor for Film: Sol Kyung Gu of “Kingmaker”
From the Best Film Director born the Best Film Actor in the 58th Baeksang Arts Awards 2022. Actor Sol Kyung Gu secured the Best Actor honor with his role as Kim Woon Bum in “Kingmaker”.
Portraying the visionary politician who dreams of changing the world, Sol Kyung Gu managed to showcase the stunning determination of a charismatic future president. Not only that, throughout the movie, Sol Kyung Gu depicted just enough blend between strong will and desperation. Congratulations, Sol Kyung Gu!
Best Actress for Film: Lee Hye Young of “In Front of Your Face”
Finally, veteran actress Lee Hye Young also managed to proudly present her trophy as the Best Actress for Film for her performance in the “In Front of Your Face” movie.
Portraying the life of a former actress who found her long-lost dream while keeping a huge secret at the same time, Lee Hye Young brought the viewers clutching their fists for her extraordinarily heartbreaking performance as Sangok.
Baeksang Arts Awards 2022 Best Dressed Celebrity – Kpoppost Version
A huge wave of celebrities attended the 2022 award ceremony of the 58th Baeksang Arts Awards. While they did all came with dazzling lights, one celebrity particularly excelled the most among the mediocre black and white color options: Park Eun Bin
Wearing an elegant off-shoulder tulle dress in a perfectly lovely color of light blue, Park Eun Bin immediately stole all the attention once she set foot on the 58th Baeksang Arts Awards 2022 red carpet. Not only the light blue color was in perfect sync with her stunning elegance, but it also emphasized Park Eun Bin’s charming beauty and her lovely smile.
Indeed, as we previously discussed, Park Eun Bin may not have that twinkling glitters that sparkle everywhere she goes. However, the exquisiteness of her grace and innocent smile has never once failed her and all her fans. It’s like an ultimate inner power unleashed at the most crucial time, whenever we need it the most. As a result, Park Eun Bin’s beauty always emanates that expensive vibe of an elite princess whom only a few can reach. Hence, the Kpoppost version of Best Dressed Celebrity at the 58th Baeksang Arts Awards 2022 red carpet event fell into the hands of actress Park Eun Bin.
Hold on, did someone see a pair of glass shoes? Because our Cinderella here must have definitely lost hers!
Baeksang Winner List – Others
- Best Variety Show: “Street Woman Fighter”
- Best Educational Show: “Documentary Insight National Team”
- Best Supporting Actor: Jo Hyun Chul of “D.P.”
- Best Supporting Actress: Kim Shin Rok of “Hellbound”
- Best New Actor: Goo Kyo Hwan of “D.P.”
- Best New Actress: Kim Hye Joon of “Inspector Koo”
- Best Male Entertainer: Lee Yong Jin
- Best Female Entertainer: Joo Hyun Young
- Best Screenplay: Kim Min Seok of “Juvenile Justice”
- Best Art Direction: Jung Jae Il of “Squid Game”
- TikTok Popularity Award: Lee Junho of “The Red Sleeve” and Kim Tae Ri of “Twenty Five, Twenty One”
- Best New Director: Jo Eun Ji of “Perhaps Love”
- Best Supporting Actor: Jo Woo Jin of “Kingmaker”
- Best Supporting Actress: Lee Soo Kyung of “The Miracle”
- Best New Actor: Lee Hong Nae of “Hot Blooded”
- Best New Actress: Lee Yoo Mi of “Young Adult Matters”
- Best Screenplay: Director Jung Ga Young & Screenwriter Wang Hye Ji of “Romance Without Love”
- Best Art Direction: Choi Young Hwan of “Escape from Mogadishu”
- Baeksang Play Award: “Turkish March”
- Best Short Play: Director Kim Mi Ran of “This May Be a Failed Story”
- Best Actor: Park Wan Gyu of “Red Leaves”
- Best Actress: Hwang Soon Mi of “Hongpyung Gukjeon”
So, what do you think about all the names on the winners list of the 58th Baeksang Arts Awards and Kpoppost Best Dressed Celebrity 2022? Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments and stay with Kpoppost and our social media: Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter , for more Korean drama updates.
In the meantime, here’s Lee Junho and Kim Tae Ri’s acceptance speech for winning the 2022 Baeksang TikTok Popularity Awards.
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