DramaFever to Host 2nd Annual International Awards Show

The May 1 event will honor international television programs and their stars.

DramaFever will fete international television series and their stars at the 2nd Annual DramaFever Awards in New York.

The May 1 ceremony, held at the Highline Ballroom, will present awards across 13 different categories including best drama, best actor, best actress and best couple.

The online video service, which offers more than 600 titles from Korea, Japan, France, Spain and other countries, hosted its first awards show in February 2013.

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The drama of the year award went to Moon Embracing the Sun, a historical drama from South Korea. Lee Min Ho, a South Korean actor-singer, won best actor for the drama Faith, while Yoon Eun Hye won best actress for her work in South Korean high school drama I Miss You.

DramaFever viewers have until March 31 to vote for this year’s nominees, which were selected based on viewership and viewer engagement. The company said it expects more than 1 million votes, up from 430,556 total votes last year.

“There has been an explosive appetite among Americans for Asian dramas and a fanatic fascination with the international pop stars, not to mention the performances and creative talent emerging from the Asian markets,” said DramaFever co-CEO Suk Park. “As the ultimate curators and lovers of international dramas, we’re excited to recognize those who are shining in the foreign market and engaging viewers time and time again on the DramaFever platform.”

Here is the full list of nominees:

Best Drama
Heirs
Good Doctor
The Master’s Sun
You’re the Best, Lee Soon Shin
Gu Family Book
Mischievous Kiss: Love in Tokyo

Best Actor
Lee Min Ho, Heirs
Joo Won, Good Doctor
So Ji Sub, The Master’s Sun
Jung Kyung Ho, Heartless City
Jo In Sung, That Winter, the Wind Blows
Matsuda Shota, A Clinic on the Sea

Best Actress
Lee Ji Eun (IU), You’re the Best, Lee Soon Shin
Im Yoon Ah, The Prime Minister and I
Michelle Jenner, Isabel Season 2
Bae Su Ji (Suzy), Gu Family Book
Jeon Ji Hyun, My Love From Another Star
Park Shin Hye, Heirs

Best Couple
Bae Su Ji (Suzy) & Lee Seung Gi, Gu Family Book
Krystal Jung & Kang Min Hyuk, Heirs
Takei Emi & Matsuda Shota, A Clinic on the Sea
Lee Bo Young & Lee Jong Suk, I Hear Your Voice
Miki Honoka & Furukawa Yuki, Mischievous Kiss: Love in Tokyo
Annie Chen & George Hu, Love Around

Best Couple Not Meant to Be
Song Ji Hyo & Kang Gary, Running Man
Park Shin Hye & Kim Woo Bin, Heirs
Jung Yong Hwa & Yoon Eun Hye, Marry Him If You Dare
Lee Yeon Hee & Choi Jin Hyuk, Gu Family Book
Lee Bo Young & Yoon Sang Hyun, I Hear Your Voice
Miki Honoka & Yamada Yuki, Mischievous Kiss: Love in Tokyo

Best Ensemble
Nail Shop Paris
Dating Agency: Cyrano
The Suspicious Housekeeper
Answer Me 1994
Flower Boy Next Door
Good Doctor

Best Variety Show
Running Man
Infinity Challenge
Barefoot Friends
2 Days 1 Night
Hwasin: Controller of the Heart
We Got Married (Global Edition)

Best Bromance
Lee Min Ho & Kim Woo Bin, Heirs
Jo Yoon Woo & Hong Jong Hyun, Dating Agency: Cyrano
Kim Bum & Jo In Sung, The Winter, the Wind Blows
Wen Sheng Hao & Xue Shi Ling, Substitute Princess
Kang Ui Sik & Park Kyu Sun, Monstar
Lee Kwang Soo & Kim Jong Kook, Running Man

Best Kiss
Shin Se Kyung & Yeon Woo Jin, When a Man Loves
Moon Chae Won & Joo Won, Good Doctor
Lee Ji Eun (IU) & Jang Geun Suk, Pretty Man
Song Ji Hyo & Kang Gary, Running Man
Bae Su Ji (Suzy) & Lee Seung Gi, Gu Family Book
Jeon Ji Hyun & Kim Soo Hyun, My Love from Another Star

Best Bad Boy
Kim Woo Bin, Heirs
Kim Nam Gil, Shark
Jung Kyung Ho, Heartless City
No Min Woo, Sword and Flower
Yong Joon Hyung, Monstar
Yamada Yuki, Mischievous Kiss: Love in Tokyo

Best Cinematography
The Prime Minister and I
A Clinic on the Sea
Isabel Season 2
The Master’s Sun
Shark
IRIS 2

Most Feels (Drama That Makes Us Cry)
Good Doctor
The Winter, the Wind Blows
The Suspicious Housekeeper
The Master’s Sun
Two Weeks
Who Are You

Hottest Actor
Song Seung Hun, When a Man Loves
Kim Woo Bin, Heirs
Chris Wu, Substitute Princess
Lee Joon Ki, Two Weeks
Kwon Sang Woo, Queen of Ambition
Hwang Chan Sung, Level 7 Civil Servant

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