Welcome to our Live Blog of the 2012 Mnet 20′s Choice Awards!
We′ll be chatting with you (sort of) and dishing on all the goings on at the hottest summer awards show in Korea! (Okay, so it′s the only one. Doesn′t mean it′s not awesome!)
Check in with us the rest of the night! We′ll be recapping the Blue Carpet, the performances and the rest of the show, and we′ll also be putting up photos on our site!
EE [5:05 KST]: Mighty Mouth is out singing ′la la la′
EE [5:13 KST]: It′s our very own Yi Solji as MC with ZE:A′s Kwang Hee and Hee Chul!
EE [5:18 KST]: They′re explaining just how the voting works - which we broke down for you here
EE [5:19 KST]: It′s a car! Who′s in it.... It′s Taetiseo!
EE [5:20 KST]: It′s all three~ Seohyun Tiffany Taeyeon - the first guests! Taeyeon matches MC Solji...and not her members.
NL [5:20 KST]: It’s TTS!! Oh they’re rocking different looks. Definitely not standard SNSD.
NL [5:23 KST]: Looks like Taeyeon’s in charge of the mini dress and not Tiffany.
EE [5:23 KST]: Seohyun chose a really bright orange look - maybe trying to grow up, since it′s her birthday?
EE [5:24 KST]: Taetiseo choose KWANG HEE over Hee Chul! Surprise
EE [5:24 KST]: It′s BOYS in a car!
EE [5:24 KST]: It′s Super Junior! But only a few... Eunhyuk, Leeteuk, Shindong and Donghae!
NL [5:24 KST]: The boys went very Mr. Simple in all black
NL [5:26 KST]: Oh, they’re off to another event after. Sad! Busy boys.
NL [5:27 KST]: Anyone else notice that Leeteuk is the tallest today?
EE [5:28 KST]: Yea he′s definitely wearing some kkalchangs
NL [5:30 KST]: It’s Jo Jeong Suk in a red convertible! How summer appropriate
EE [5:30 KST]: He actually looks super nervous... maybe he′s not used to being so famous
EE [5:31 KST]: Jo Jeong Seok says he′s a 2NE1 fan!
EE [5:31 KST]: He says he′s going to enjoy it like it′s summer vacation!
NL [5:30 KST]: Wise words from Jo Jeong Suk - enjoy your 20s while you can!
EE [5:33 KST]: Bye by Jeong Seok. Now going through the nominees!
EE [5:34 KST]: Going through old performances - watch them here!!
NL [5:36 KST]: So many hot past performances. But this year will probably be hotter.
NL [5:36 KST]: We hope it doesn′t rain!
EE [5:36 KST]: Seriously. It was so sad last year when it rained last year.
NL [5:37 KST]: No slipping and sliding stars this year please.
EE [5:37 KST]: Although that could be kind of fun. No?
NL [5:37 KST]: Hilarious actually I think.
NL [5:37 KST]: But one rainy year is good enough.
EE [5:38 KST]: Back to our fave MC and the ZE:A boys!
NL [5:39 KST]: Work that neon Kwanghee
EE [5:39 KST]: Really? The neon is kind of blowing my mind.
EE [5:39 KST]: More videos - breaking down the 20′s choice. Show us the stars!
NL [5:40 KST]: I know seriously! Let′s get on with the actual show!
NL [5:41 KST]: I cannot wait for Wooyoung′s performance!
EE [5:41 KST]: I wanna see Suzy and Busker Busker!!
NL [5:41 KST]: That too! Interesting combo.
NL [5:42 KST]: But what about...Ye Rim? I miss her
EE [5:42 KST]: Omg - Two Months? Seriously. That couple was really cute...getting sidetracked?
EE [5:43 KST]: Oh 60 seconds never seemed so long.
NL [5:46 KST]: More nominees...we know we know! We′ve been voting all month!
NL [5:48 KST]: We′re back! Busker Busker′s rehearsal footage! Where′s Suzy?
NL [5:40 KST]: There′s my Wooyoung!
NL [5:48 KST]: The God of Music cast - Lee Sang Min looks like a boss!
NL [5:52 KST]: Lee Sang Min says to have the confidence to be able to go anywhere for a month in your 20s. I wish I could runaway somewhere. Sigh.
NL [5:54 KST]: f(x) rocking the black and red!
EE [5:54 KST]: Kwanghee is wayyy too excited to see f(x).
NL [5:55 KST]: LOL hope Nichkhun didn′t catch that.
NL [5:56 KST]: The MCs called Kwanghee out! LOL!
EE [5:55 KST]: Now they′re talking about how neon is the focal point - anyone else loving Krystal′s hair?
EE [5:56 KST]: Amber has nothing left she wants to do in her 20s! But Sulli wants to get her license!
NL [5:57 KST]: Busker Busker cleaned up well!
NL [5:57 KST]: Jang Bum June says date! If you want to write awesome lyrics like him.
EE [5:57 KST]: Now we feel like we should date....
NL [6:00 KST]: Brad Speaks!
EE [6:00 KST]: Omg Seriously. Please, don′t speak English Kwanghee.
NL [6:00 KST]: It′s Lighto - Going for the nautical look we see
NL [6:02 KST]: It′s the guy from Master Chef!
NL [6:02 KST]: Follow your heart the lady says. Something we can afford to do in the 20s for sure!
NL [6:04 KST]: It′s Yeo Jin Gu! OMG he′s so young!
NL [6:05 KST]: Not yet in his 20′s, what??
NL [6:05 KST]: Aw, he said he wants to come back to 20′s Choice when he turns 20.
EE [6:06 KST]: That′s sweet
NL [6:06 KST]: Oooh, onto the topic of girl groups LOL
NL [6:06 KST]: Aw, he′s shyyy
EE [6:06 KST]: Haha that′s cute. He doesn′t want to share his crush?? That′s the way you get them interested in you!
NL [6:06 KST]: True, maybe he′s crushing on too many to choose
NL [6:06 KST]: Solji looks like Barbie. Too cute.
NL [6:09 KST]: Kim Ji Woo is walking the carpet now! So much black and white tonight.
NL [6:09 KST]: Where′s the color people?
EE [6:10 KST]: I actually don′t mind - there′s so much neon, the black and white is kind of relaxing.
NL [6:10 KST]: The differences between 20 and 29
NL [6:10 KST]: I hope 29 isn′t that much different than 20
EE [6:10 KST]: Seriously. Because that′ll be sad.
NL [6:12 KST]: And yes, so sad.
NL [6:12 KST]: Dongho wants to love and Minho wants to get married,
NL [6:12 KST]: What great answers.
EE [6:10 KST]: Um, those would be my answers. Not gonna lie.
EE [6:13 KST]: Kwanghee wants to go to Bali with his girlfriend
NL [6:13 KST]: Anyone wanna take him up on that?
NL [6:14 KST]: SISTAR in all white!
NL [6:14 KST]: Did you guys see SISTAR′s new MV?
EE [6:14 KST]: Ugh yea, only about 100 times
NL [6:15 KST]: So jeal they went to Hawaii
NL [6:16 KST]: They definitely got that Hawaiian sun
EE [6:16 KST]: Seriously!! Jealous
NL [6:16 KST]: Love Hyolyn′s new hair!
NL [6:16 KST]: But love Soyou′s hair flip even more. Work it girl!
EE [6:16 KST]: They′re putting on a sexy performance - of Beyonce? Did I hear right?
NL [6:17 KST]: Did Dasom say Beyonce?? Ooh I′m getting excited for their performance too!
NL [6:17 KST]: Yes. They′re channeling the Queen B apparently
NL [6:17 KST]: This should be interesting...
EE [6:17 KST]: Sistar wants to have fun with everyone!
EE [6:18 KST]: Hyolyn is singing and now they′re dancing to Lovin U!
NL [6:18 KST]: It′s Wooyoung! FINALLY!
NL [6:18 KST]: Excuse me as I put on my sunglasses. That bowtie is blinding.
NL [6:20 KST]: It′s weird seeing him without the 2PM boys
EE [6:20 KST]: Agreed. But he looks good!
EE [6:20 KST]: Wooyoung wants to have fun with you guys too~ let′s go~
NL [6:21 KST]: Later Wooyoung!
NL [6:21 KST]: They′re..so..tall
NL [6:21 KST]: Lee Chun Hee looks kinda frumpy today
NL [6:22 KST]: Not feeling the hair
EE [6:22 KST]: But I like Jung Gyu Woon′s look!
NL [6:23 KST]: I spy Ailee!
NL [6:24 KST]: Whoa...arms
NL [6:24 KST]: It′s the Diet War cast
NL [6:25 KST]: Black and white, stripes and of course neon are what we′ve seen so far on the stars
NL [6:25 KST]: Han Go Eun is looking good!
EE [6:26 KST]: IS THAT A SKIRT??
NL [6:26 KST]: JYP IN A SKIRT
NL [6:26 KST]: THAT IS A MAN IN A SKIRT
NL [6:26 KST]: He looks uncomfortable wallking
NL [6:27 KST]: He said he went for a classy look
NL [6:27 KST]: with a twist
NL [6:27 KST]: That′s definitely an unexpected twist
NL [6:27 KST]: But then again it′s JYP
EE [6:27 KST]: True... but still
NL [6:28 KST]: Challenging yourself is the most important says JYP! Whether you fail or succeed, just go for it!
EE [6:28 KST]: That′s...sweet
NL [6:29 KST]: Byun Jung Soo of Talk & City!
EE [6:29 KST]: Oh and Park Soo Jin
NL [6:30 KST]: Park Soo Jin makes an appearance since those dating rumors with U-Know
NL [6:30 KST]: More black and white - definitely a simple, yet summery look with those shorts
NL [6:31 KST]: She says she went for the effortless look - looks like it!
NL [6:31 KST]: The cuff and sandals are very gladiator
NL [6:31 KST]: Han Hye Jin in a short mini dress. Loving the kelly green.
EE [6:32 KST]: Finally some nice color
NL [6:33 KST]: LOL Did she say she went for a cabbage patch doll look?
EE [6:33 KST]: Seriously?? I missed that hahaha
NL [6:33 KST]: Funny and cute! We love, no?
EE [6:33 KST]: Hahaha, in her heart, she′s younger! Yes, you are.
EE [6:33 KST]: She probably looks younger than most people in her 20s anyway.
EE [6:35 KST]: It′s Rooftop Prince Han Ji Min!
NL [6:36 KST]: Han Ji Min in a red strapless dress. Not feeling the metallic (?) accent
EE [6:36 KST]: Not feelin the hair - but she′s still cute
NL [6:36 KST]: She looks like Wonder Woman LOL
NL [6:37 KST]: Yoon Do Hyun looking B.A.
NL [6:37 KST]: Why is he so cool? Can we be his friend?
EE [6:37 KST]: SERIOUSLY. Please YB Please??
NL [6:38 KST]: Hands in the pocket and everything! So boss!
NL [6:38 KST]: Yoon Do Hyun is just grateful it′s not raining. As are we.
NL [6:38 KST]: Does Scott speak? He says "Of course" [He′s going to have fun]
EE [6:38 KST]: Haha, Kwanghee... we said no more English!!
NL [6:39 KST]: DJ Koo′s sunglasses are taking over the world.
NL [6:39 KST]: He could spin those on the turntable
NL [6:39 KST]: Advice for 20-somethings courtesy of DJ Koo: Make lots of awesome memories with your friends!
EE [6:39 KST]: You ready to make memories?
NL [6:39 KST]: Let′s do it.
NL [6:40 KST]: Kim Min Joon from Homme 3.0 takes the blue carpet stage
NL [6:40 KST]: Looking sharp in stripes. He knows he looks hot LOL
NL [6:40 KST]: He says he went for the cool business casual look.
NL [6:40 KST]: Think about what it means to be a man Kim Min Joon says to the boys.
EE [6:41 KST]: Eugene looks beautiful in red!
NL [6:41 KST]: She looks kind of tired though. Work hard and enjoy everything you do Eugene says.
NL [6:42 KST]: The king has arrived! Kim Soo Hyun!
NL [6:43 KST]: Looking like royalty...in that sash? Is that a sash?.
EE [6:43 KST]: Yea he looks interesting...
NL [6:43 KST]: Oh, no interview with Kim Soo Hyun?
EE [6:43 KST]: That′s a bummer. MC Solji looks kinda sad too haha
EE [7:02 KST]: And we′re baaack
NL [7:02 KST]: DJ Koo getting the party started FOR REAL! With f(x)!
EE [7:02 KST]: f(x) is so ready
NL [7:02 KST]: Suzy gets some face time finally! She looks gorgeous.
NL [7:05 KST]: f(x)′s songs are always so perfect for summer.
NL [7:05 KST]: Two words for you: PAR-TAY. The voice dude. Not us. Haha.
NL [7:05 KST]: Aww Lee Je Hoon! He looks kind of nervous.
EE [7:05 KST]: He looks ADORABLE!!
NL [7:05 KST]: Do you guys have passion? Lee Je Hoon wants to know!
NL [7:10 KST]: They′re giving out the first award for the night!
NL [7:10 KST]: More camp talk...Let′s get on with the nominees please!
NL [7:10 KST]: The nominees for 20′s Movie star!!
NL [7:10 KST]: Kim Min Hee
EE [7:10 KST]: She′s totally my girl crush
NL [7:10 KST]: Suzy! Architecture 101 was SO SO GOOD
EE [7:10 KST]: And they announce her as the winner! We so called it
NL [7:10 KST]: Congratulations SUZY!!!!!!!!!!!!
NL [7:10 KST]: That crown means she knew she was going to win HAHA
NL [7:10 KST]: She says to watch over her as she continues to try her best.
EE [7:10 KST]: She looks so sweet and happy!
EE [7:10 KST]: Congrats!
NL [7:11 KST]: 20′s Movie star - male nominees
NL [7:11 KST]: The winner is....LEE JE HOON
NL [7:12 KST]: Big win for Architecture 101 this year!
NL [7:12 KST]: Thank you. Thank you Mnet for such a great award. Because it′s from the 20-somethings, it means so much more! - Lee Je Hoon
NL [7:13 KST]: Krystal and Victoria take things international
NL [7:13 KST]: The most votes came in from China!
NL [7:14 KST]: The votes for the popularity award are still going on so get those text messages in!
EE [7:14 KST]: That was an odd little dance the fan did - but f(x) liked it!
NL [7:15 KST]: The nominees for the blue carper popularity award!
NL [7:15 KST]: Who rocked the blue carpet the best? Y′all decide!
NL [7:15 KST]: The whistling can only mean ...oh, not Trouble Maker?
NL [7:15 KST]: OMG please don′ttttt
NL [7:15 KST]: Trouble Maker please! Lee Sang Min this needs to end right now.
EE [7:15 KST]: WHY IS THIS HAPPENING. I′m SO CONFUSED
NL [7:17 KST]: Oh it′s done. 20′s performance award nominees are up!
NL [7:19 KST]: The winner is....Trouble Maker!!!!
NL [7:19 KST]: Awww where are they?? Oh, they couldn′t make it??
EE [7:19 KST]: OMG. that was awkward
NL [7:19 KST]: Wait, so the only Trouble Maker performance we get...was ...that?
NL [7:20 KST]: Oh..it′s an act...?
EE [7:21 KST]: What is going on....
NL [7:21 KST]: Okay..moving on hahaha
NL [7:22 KST]: Model Jang Yoon Ju to give out the next award. Seriously the world is her runway look at her walking!
EE [7:23 KST]: Seriously - look at her strut.
NL [7:23 KST]: She says to not be afraid of taking on challenges!
NL [7:24 KST]: Wooyoung′s performing with a bunch of models WHAT
NL [7:24 KST]: Is this the new single??
NL [7:24 KST]: The song has a nice bounce! Kind of feeling it!
EE [7:24 KST]: It′s very JYP
NL [7:24 KST]: But the models don′t have me feeling so hot..Sigh
EE [7:24 KST]: Haha don′t hate
NL [7:24 KST]: I think Wooyoung′s going for a playaplaya concept?
NL [7:24 KST]: OMG dancer down!
NL [7:24 KST]: Did anyone else catch that?
EE [7:25 KST]: I missed it!!!
NL [7:26 KST]: Dance break! Looks very JYP
NL [7:26 KST]: OMG Wooyoung almost slipped too!
NL [7:26 KST]: It must be slippery up there!
NL [7:27 KST]: Be careful!!
EE [7:28 KST]: Now Luna and Krystal go talk to the actors!
NL [7:28 KST]: Aww why do all the actors seem so adorably awkward?
NL [7:29 KST]: Kim Soo Hyun - So Sexy indeed
NL [7:29 KST]: Lee Je Hoon says he′s having a good time and doesn′t think he′ll be able to sleep tonight!
NL [7:29 KST]: That′s how you know if you′re having a good time
NL [7:30 KST]: Suzy says she′s feeling good *awkward laugh*.
NL [7:30 KST]: 20′s Variety Star is up next for the taking!
NL [7:30 KST]: SNL cast showed up to present the award
NL [7:32 KST]: The 20′s Variety Star is.....Han Hye Jin!!!!
NL [7:32 KST]: All that Healing Camp lovin
NL [7:32 KST]: She says she′ll be an MC who heals!
EE [7:32 KST]: Okay, a little cheesy but we′ll forgive her
NL [7:34 KST]: Alex and Lee Chae Young present the next award
NL [7:34 KST]: Lee Chae Young says she went for a printed dress to match the event
NL [7:34 KST]: Seeing Alex makes me want pasta LOL
EE [7:34 KST]: Omg thought that was just me
NL [7:35 KST]: 20′s Choice online music nominees coming up!
NL [7:36 KST]: The winner is....Busker Busker!!!!!!!!!!
NL [7:36 KST]: Talk about a Cherry Blossom Ending! Haha
NL [7:36 KST]: I hope Brad says something awesome
EE [7:37 KST]: Hw do you feeling brad? Surprised and good! Spectacular Engrish Jang Bum June
NL [7:38 KST]: Thank you for listening to our music says Jang Bum June
NL [7:38 KST]: Oh...ok...bye Busker Busker
EE [7:39 KST]: The always cool YB introduces the next performance!
EE [7:39 KST]: It′s Ailee! Performing with The Koxx!
EE [7:40 KST]: Now she moves on to Monni!
NL [7:40 KST]: Before going back to The Koxx
NL [7:42 KST]: Ailee and indie bands is an interesting mix, but it works?
EE [7:42 KST]: But she really is best when singing her own songs - Heaven!
NL [7:42 KST]: Girl can sing anything!
NL [7:45 KST]: 20′s Band Music award up next!
NL [7:47 KST]: The Koxx!!!!!!!!!
EE [7:47 KST]: YAY! We love The Koxx!
EE [7:48 KST]: Is that inappropriate or am I just immature?
NL [7:48 KST]: We′ll go with immature.
EE [7:48 KST]: Sigh, fine. Moving on.
NL [7:49 KST]: The 20′s Click award is awarded to the best online content
EE [7:50 KST]: It′s Raitto - giving out the award!
NL [7:52 KST]: And the winner is - Fashion King! Kian 84
EE [7:53 KST]: For someone who drew Fashion King.. he really isn′t fashionable.
NL [7:53 KST]: 20′s Trendy Music award up next - presented bye DJ Koo and Kim Ji Woo
NL [7:53 KST]: Kim Ji Woo is obsessed with Electric Shock - who isn′t?
NL [7:53 KST]: Some of the biggest idol stars are up for this one!
NL [7:54 KST]: TTS takes this one!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
NL [7:54 KST]: Taeyeon says: We started a unit for the first time, and a lot of people loved it and we′re thankful.
NL [7:55 KST]: Seohyun: We′ll be a SNSD that returns the love we receive
EE [7:55 KST]: They look so happy!
NL [7:56 KST]: SISTAR does Beyonce!
NL [7:56 KST]: Wow, I did not expect them to do Diva! It′s hot!
NL [7:56 KST]: Their outfits remind me of Santa Claus though...
NL [7:57 KST]: Revving up for Lovin′ You?
NL [7:58 KST]: It′s their debut performance of Loving You - what do you guys think of it? We′ll be ooohing all summer long for sure.
NL [7:58 KST]: ...After we get the body to move our hips like that
EE [7:59 KST]: Yea, that′s not going to be happening for me.
EE [8:01 KST]: And SISTAR wins for Sexiest Performance!
EE [8:01 KST]: Didn′t realize that was an actual prize
EE [8:05 KST]: Again, celebrating those who challenge themselves with the next award
NL [8:07 KST]: JYP takes home the ′Do Don′ts′ Award
EE [8:08 KST]: I finally get what the Do Don′ts means - do what people say you ...don′t... can′t do?
NL [8:08 KST]: JYP: I did what i wanted and the results were good becasue I was lucky. I′m sure there are people who will tell you you can′t do things, but it′s not whether you succeed or fail, but challenging yourself. I hope you challenge yourself with things people say you can′t do.
EE [8:09 KST]: Super Junior wants to win the Blue Carpet Award!!
EE [8:10 KST]: So do Busker Busker, SISTAR, Han Hye Jin, Lee Je Hoon, Kim Soo Hyun.... so pretty much everyone
NL [8:11 KST]: Yeah greedy greedy stars LOL
EE [8:25 KST]: And we′re back!
NL [8:25 KST]: Busker Busker and Suzy finally take the stage! It′s a first love theme...Not sure if I wanna go back there..
NL [8:25 KST]: But cheers to young love!
NL [8:25 KST]: OMG he′s on a boat!
NL [8:25 KST]: It′s pretty crazy how well Busker Busker has done this year!
EE [8:27 KST]: Seriously - to the first love thing. But they have done well!
NL [8:28 KST]: Suzy singing! Feels like I haven′t seen that in a while with her being on Big and everything lately.
EE [8:28 KST]: Yea, I forgot she could sing!
EE [8:29 KST]: Erf, okay, well, a little flat, not gonna lie.
EE [8:30 KST]: This was so the song of spring 2012
EE [8:30 KST]: Aww Suzy and Jang Bum June are so cute.
NL [8:30 KST]: Back to Bum June and our favorite Cherry Blossom Ending!
EE [8:31 KST]: Er no, back to Suzy. Aha - finally the duet!
NL [8:31 KST]: Does Bum June look extra peppy today?
EE [8:31 KST]: Uh, probably because he′s singing with Suzy
NL [8:31 KST]: Yep, he can′t stop smiling Haha
EE [8:32 KST]: OMG SHINDONG. What is that tattoo??
EE [8:34 KST]: Aww pretty balloons. Bye Bye Busker Busker and Suzy!
NL [8:34 KST]: Still with us? Part two coming up next!
We′ll be continuing on this page!!!
Reporter : Elizabeth Eun (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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