BY Adrienne Stanley | Nov 28, 2015 10:20 AM EST
Kim Soo Hyun was the recipient of the highest honor at the 2015 APAN Star Awards, which was held at the Wonju Gymnasium in Gangwondo.
On November 28, the Hallyu actor received the Daesang for his portrayal of Baek Sung Chan, an intrepid variety show producer-director, in the popular KBS weekend drama.
"I want to thank the producer, director, writer, and all [other] staff," said Kim, in his acceptance speech. "All other great actors, you all worked so hard."
An article published on OSEN listed the honorees. Other notable awardees included Nam Joo Hyuk, who was the recipient of the Best Male Newcomer Award for his role in the hit teen series, "Who Are You: School 2015," along with Byun Yo Han for "Misaeng."
Lim Ji Yeon was acknowledged with the Best Female Newcomer Award for her breakout role in "High Society" and Chae Soo Bin for "Bluebird's House."
EXO's Xiumin was honored for his role in "Falling for Challenge," with the SNS Web Drama Award.
ZE:A's Im Siwan was named the Excellence Actor for "Misaeng" and Park Bo Young received Excellence Actress for her role in tvN's "Oh My Ghost."
"Angry Mom" star Kim Hee Sun was the recipient of the Top Excellence Actress in a Mini-Series, while Lee Sung Min received the Top Excellence Actor in a Mini-Series, for "Misaeng."
Former MBLAQ member-turned-actor, Lee Joon, for recognized with the Excellence Actor in a Feature-Length drama award for "Heard It Through the Grapevine" and Kim Min Jung received the Excellence Actress in a Feature-Length drama award for KBS2's "The Merchant Gaekju 2015."
The recipients of the Popularity Award were Son Ho Jun and Yoo In Young for her portrayal of an icy heiress in the SBS melodrama, "Mask."
Solo vocalist Roy Kim received the Best OST award for his contribution to the "Pinocchio" soundtrack.
In its fourth year, the APAN Star Awards honors excellence in Korean drama, for series broadcast on MBC, SBS, KBS and cable networks like tvN, which aired from October 1, 2014 through October 30, 2015.
The 2015 APAN Star Awards were simultaneously broadcast on MBC Every1 and on Naver's V, for international audiences.
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