• Song Joong-ki and Song Hye Kyo at 52nd Baeksang Art Awards

Song Joong-ki and Song Hye Kyo at 52nd Baeksang Art Awards (Photo : Twitter/Osen)

"Descendants of the Sun" failed to win the Best Drama Show award at the 52nd Baeksang Art Awards held on June 3, Friday night, at the Kyung Hee University’s Grand Peace Hall. However, it was awarded Grand Prize in TV.

The two main actors of the popular 16-episode drama, Song Joong-ki and Song Hye Kyo did not bag the Best Actor and Best Actress awards. But Song Joong-ki was named Most Popular Male in TV, while Song Hye Kyo got the Most Popular Female in TV awards. The two also got the IQIYI Star awards.

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The Best Drama show award went to "Signal," a crime drama which ended with a double-digit viewership of 13.4 percent, reported Koreaherald. Like “Descendants of the Sun,” “Signal” was a 16-part series, but its final episode was open-ended.

Here is the complete list of winners:
• Best TV Entertainment Program – King of Mask Singer
• Best Film – Assassination
• Best Educational/Cultural TV Show – Examination
• Best TV Script – Kim Eun-hee for Signal
• Most Popular Actor in Film – Do Kyung-soo for Pure Lve
• Best Leading Actor in TV – Yoo Ah-in for Six Flying Dragons
• Best New Actor in TV – Ryu Jun-yeol for Reply 1988
• Best Leading Actress in TV – Kim Hye-soo for Signal
• Best New Actress in TV – Kim Go-eun for Cheese in the Trap
• Most Popular Actress in Film – Bae Suzy for The Sound of a Flower
• Best New Actress in Film – Park So-dam for The Priests
• Best Leading Actor in Film – Lee Byung-hung for Inside Men
• Best New Actor in Film – Park Jung Min for DONGJU; The Portrait of a Poet
• Grand Prize in Film – DONGJU; The Portrait of a Poet
• Best Leading Actress in Film – Jeon Do-yeon for The Shameless
• Best Male Variety Performer – Kim Gura
• Best Female Variety Performer – Kim Sook
• Best Screenplay – An Gukjin for Alice in Earnestland
• Best Supporting Actor in Film – Lee Gyeung-young for The Unfair
• Best TV Director – Shin Won-ho for Reply 1988
• Best New Film Director – Han Jun-hee for Coin Locker Girl
• Best Film Director – Ryoo Seung-wan for Veteran
• Best Supporting Actress in Film – Ra Mi-ran for The Himalayas
• InStyle Best Style – Park Bo-gum
• InStyle Best Style – Bae Suzy