DramaFever Announces 2nd Annual International DramaFever Awards Show & Opens Audience Voting

Awards Set to Honor Acclaimed Global Pop Stars Park Shin Hye, Jeon Ji Hyun, Lee Ji Eun (IU), Joo Won Among Notable Nominees

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New York, NY (PRWEB) March 05, 2014

DramaFever today announced the 2nd Annual DramaFever Awards celebrating international television programs and stars and the opened voting system to fans and viewers, which yielded over 100K votes within the first 24 hours of voting in 2013 leading up to the awards ceremony.

The 2nd Annual Drama Fever Awards will be on May 1st, 2014 at the Highline Ballroom in New York City, where over 1,000 fans of international dramas will gather to watch their favorite shows and celebrities claim their awards.

The awards show, which recognize the best TV dramas and performances of the past year for the US audience across 13 different categories.

This year’s nominees are:

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

Best Couple Not Meant to Be*
Song Ji Hyo and Kang Gary - Running Man
Park Shin Hye and Kim Woo Bin - Heirs
Jung Yong Hwa and Yoon Eun Hye - Marry Him If You Dare
Lee Yeon Hee and Choi Jin Hyuk - Gu Family Book
Lee Bo Young and Yoon Sang Hyun - I Hear Your Voice
Miki Honoka and 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 (Friendship)*
Lee Min Ho and Kim Woo Bin - Heirs
Jo Yoon Woo and Hong Jong Hyun - Dating Agency: Cyrano
Kim Bum and Jo In Sung - The Winter, the Wind Blows
Wen Sheng Hao and Xue Shi Ling - Substitute Princess
Kang Ui Sik and Park Kyu Sun - Monstar
Lee Kwang Soo and Kim Jong Kook - Running Man

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

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

Fans and viewers will have 6 weeks to vote on each of the categories until March 31st, 2014 when voting officially closes. This year, DramaFever anticipates over 1M votes to be submitted by fans, nearly doubling last year’s numbers.

QUOTE: “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 Suk Park, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of DramaFever. “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.”

The first annual DramaFever Awards recognized all-star talent including Lee Min Ho (Best Actor), Yoon Eun Hye (Best Actress), and Yeo Gin Goon (Breakthrough Performance) as well as series “Moon That Embraces the Sun” for Best Drama of the Year.


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