A chronological compilation of Kang Daniel’s awards and other notable achievements.
2017 11th SBS Entertainment Awards Best Male Rookie (Variety) πŸ”—
2018 10th MTN Broadcast Advertising Festival Grand Prize (Audience): Kang Daniel β€œIce Drum – Hite Extra Cold” TVC πŸ”—
2018 Brand of the Year Awards Male Advertising Model πŸ”—
2018 18th MBC Entertainment Awards Best Male Rookie (Variety) πŸ”—
2018 The Fact Music Awards Fan N Star Choice
Fan N Star Most Votes
Fan N Star Hall of Fame
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2019 TENASIA K-Pop Global TOP TEN Awards Global Popularity Award (Grand Prize)
Popularity Award (Korea)
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2019 Asia Artist Awards in Vietnam Potential Award (Music)
Star15 Popularity Award
Best Emotive Award (Singer)
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2019 Melon Music Awards Best Music Video: “What are you up to” πŸ”—
2020 TENASIA K-Pop Global TOP TEN Awards Global Popularity Award (Grand Prize)
Popularity Award (Korea)
Popularity Award (Singapore)
Popularity Award (Vietnam)
Best Artist in Second Half of 2020 (Korea & US)
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2019 The Fact Music Awards Fan N Star Choice
Fan N Star Most Votes
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2020 5th Brand Customer Loyalty Award Male Solo Singer πŸ”—
2020 12th MTN Broadcast Advertising Festival Grand Prize (Audience): Kang Daniel β€œKT – Galaxy Note 10 Aura Red” TVC πŸ”—
2020 Soribada Best K-Music Awards Real Fan Award
Bonsang
Stage of the Year (Daesang)
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2020 Brand of the Year Awards Male Solo Singer πŸ”—
2020 APAN Music Awards Top 10
Best Performance
Male Solo (Korea)
Male Solo (Global)
KT Seezn Star
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2020 Asia Artist Awards Asia Celebrity
Best Musician
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2020 The Fact Music Awards This Year’s Artist πŸ”—
2021 Korea First Brand Awards Grand Prize: Male Solo Singer πŸ”—
2021 Seoul Music Awards Bonsang
Fan PD Artist
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2021 6th Brand Customer Loyalty Awards Male Solo Singer πŸ”—
2021 TENASIA Global TOP TEN Awards Best Artist in First Half of 2021 (Korea) πŸ”—
2021 Brand of the Year Awards Male Solo Singer πŸ”—
2021 The Fact Music Awards Artist of the Year (Bonsang) πŸ”—
2021 Asia Artist Awards Best Musician πŸ”—
2021 Asia Pop Music Awards Top 20 Songs of the Year (Overseas): “Antidote” πŸ”—
2022 Korea First Brand Awards Male Solo Singer πŸ”—
2022 Seoul Music Awards Bonsang πŸ”—
2022 Gaon Chart Music Awards Artist of the Year (Digital Music – April): “Antidote” πŸ”—
2022 Brand Customer Loyalty Award Male Solo Singer πŸ”—
2022 TENASIA K-Pop Global TOP TEN Awards Best Artists of K-Drama OST – Korea πŸ”—
2022 1st Blue Dragon Series Awards Popularity Award πŸ”—
2022 K Global Heart Dream Awards Bonsang
Favorite Male Solo Popularity Award
Favorite Fandom Donation Award
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2022 Newsis K-Expo Seoul Mayor’s Award for Culture πŸ”—
2022 17th Seoul International Drama Awards Outstanding K-Pop Idol πŸ”—
2022 8th APAN Star Awards APAN K-Pop Label Award – KONNECT Entertainment πŸ”—
2017 Celeb’s Pick Magazine β€œFashionista Awards” Best Fashionista (Rising Star) πŸ”—
2017 Gallup Gallup Best Idol (2nd Place) πŸ”—
2017 CJ E&M β€œAmerica Awards” Male Idol of the Year πŸ”—
2017 Entertainment Reporters’ Choice 1st place Best Rising Star πŸ”—
2018 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics Cultural exhibit honorary ambassador πŸ”—
2018 Click! StarWars ‘Year-End Awards’ Popularity Award
Hall of Fame
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2018 Forbes Forbes 2030 Power Leaders (Entertainment) πŸ”—
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2018 Elle Style Awards Best Magazine Cover πŸ”—
2018 Gallup Gallup Best Idol (5th Place) πŸ”—
2019 dongA.com’s PICK Idol Pick “Long-term Winner” Award πŸ”—
2019 Forbes Forbes Top 40 Power Celebrities (4th Place) πŸ”—
2019 Busan Honorary Ambassador πŸ”—
2020 Forbes Forbes Top 40 Power Celebrities (10th Place) πŸ”—
2020 The Snail of Love Soul-The Fan No.1 πŸ”—
2020 4352nd National Foundation Day Poem reciter πŸ”—
2020 dongA.com’s PICK Idol Pick Soulmate Award πŸ”—
2020 MBN FUN Awards This Year’s Why Are You Coming from There:Β Live and Learn πŸ”—
2020 STUDIO CHOOM Choom & Chill 2020 Best Male Solo Artist πŸ”—
2021 1st Forbes Korea K-pop Awards (FKA) Best Male K-pop Idol Who Shone in 2021 πŸ”—
2021 K-CHAMP Awards Best Idol Champ Song πŸ”—
2019 color on me (EP) Gaon Double Platinum Certification
Best 1st day Hanteo sales for a soloist with 342,218 copies[s]
Best 1st initial sales for a soloist in just 3 days with 400,000 copies[s]
Best 1st week Hanteo sales for a soloist with 460,000 copies[s]
Sony Music’s Q2 5th most sold album globally between[s]
1 music show win – “뭐해 (What are you up to)”
Kang Daniel’s most liked MV on YouTube (1 million)
2020 CYAN (EP) Gaon Platinum Certification
Best 1st week Q1 sales for a soloist with 260k copies
Top 3 Gaon Q1 male artist physicals sales[s]
4th highest 1st week Hanteo Q1 sales[s]
Gaon triple crown in album, download, and BGM weekly charts[s]
5 music show wins – “Antidote” (title track)
1 music show win – “TOUCHIN'” (single promoted in 2019)
2020 MAGENTA (EP) Gaon Platinum Certification
Top 10 1st week Hanteo sales
Gaon triple crown in album, download, and BGM weekly charts
Gaon August 2020 #1 album
3 music show wins
2021 “PARANOIA” (single) Gaon #2 in digital weekly chart with 32,505,273 digital points
Gaon double crown in download and BGM weekly charts
Gaon #3 in half-year digital chart
Kang Daniel’s 1st song to chart on Billboard’s World Digital Song Sales (peak #5)
4 music show wins
Kang Daniel’s 2nd most liked MV on YouTube (+500k)
Included in end-year listicles: Dazed, 88rising Radio[s] [s]
2021 YELLOW (EP) Gaon Platinum Certification
Gaon quadruple crown in digital, download, BGM and album sales weekly charts
Included in half-year listicles:Β South China Morning Post, Genius Korea[s]Β [s]
Included in end-year listicles: Rolling Stone India, South China Morning Post[s] [s]
“Antidote” (title track) Kang Daniel’s highest charting song to date
Gaon #1 in digital weekly chart with 54,378,817 digital points
Gaon #2 in half-year digital chart
5 music show wins
2022 The Story (LP) Gaon #2 in digital weekly chart with 29,243,774 digital points[s]
Gaon crown in download weekly charts
1 music show win
2017-2018 Brand Reputation Ranking 1st Place Individual Boy Group Member (13 consecutive months, 15 total)
2018 Mwave Male Idol Tournament 1st Place (9 consecutive months)
2019 Guinness World Record Fastest 1M followers on Instagram (11 hours 36 minutes, January 3)[s]
2019 Daum Fancafe Fastest Idol to reach 100,000 members (39 hours 34 minutes, January 23)
2018-2020 Best Idol 1st Place (100+ consecutive weeks)
2020 Idol Pick 1st Place (66 consecutive weeks)[s]
2020 Fanplus First idol to surpass 1 and 2 billion votes[s]
2018-2021 Idol Chart 1st Place (150+ consecutive weeks)
2017-2022 CHOEAEDOL (K-pop Star App) Charity Angel (17 consecutive months, 45 total)
Charity Fairy (18 consecutive months, 37 total)
Idol with the most donations under his name (41 million won)[s]
Idol with the highest votes (704,723,251, as of Dec 10, 2021)
Idol with the most 1st place wins (1000 as of Feb 27, 2022)
Music Show Wins
Wanna One’s Achievements