The show began with BEAST’s Kikwang, Super Junior’s Shindong, 4minute’s Hyuna, and more showcasing their dancing skills.
The mcs for the event were Sung Shikyung, Yoona, and Jung Yonghwa. First up was miss A with “Touch,” which was followed by B1A4 with “Baby Good Night” and T-ara with “Sexy Love.” 2AM was up next and they performed a short version of “You Were Mine” and their hit title track “I Wonder If You Hurt Like Me,” both from their latest album. Secret then took the stage with unfortunately only three members (without Zinger) to perform “Poison” and “Talk That.”
Next up was the “Idol & Artist” collaboration stages featuring Park Joowon and Hyorin, Kwon Soonhwon and K.Will, and Ailee with famous cellist Kim Kyushik. Son Dambi then took the stage to perform her latest hit, “Dropping Tears.” Teen Top followed with their latest hit “Be Ma Girl” as well as their signature track, “Crazy.” miss A’s Suzy and KARA’s Hara then performed a special collaboration stage, where Hara danced to Danity Kane’s “Damaged” and Suzy danced to Beyonce’s “Yes.”
BEAST hit the stage next and performed a short version of “Not Me” in addition to their latest hit title track “Beautiful Night.” Dynamic Duo then took to the stage to perform “Without You.” The “Idol Super Band“ special stage was up next, featuring Minhyuk, Jinyoung, Taemin, Jinwoon, Yoseob, Changmin, L, Jonghyun, and more!
Afer intermission, Part 2 of the 2012 KBS Gayo Daejun began with the “Return To The 90’s” special stage featuring Infinite H, Teen Top, SISTAR, CNBLUE, miss A, and BEAST. The artists then came together to perform H.O.T‘s hit “Candy” with Moon Heejun.
Trouble Maker (Hyunseung and Hyuna) took the stage to perform their hit track “Trouble Maker” to the delight of the fans in attendance. K.Will followed with his hit song “I Miss You.” SHINee then took the stage to perform their latest hit track “Sherlock.” SISTAR was next, and they performed their early 2012 hit, “Alone,” with a dance intro featuring Hyorin.
CNBLUE was next to take the stage as they performed “Hey You.” Noel then arrived on stage to perform a three song medley. Brave Guys was next up and they performed “I Don’t Care” before being joined on stage by Secret’s Sunhwa and K.Will. Rookie singer Ailee was next. She performed her debut track, “Heaven,” as well as a cover of “Just Dance.”
Infinite was next to take the stage as they performed their hit track “The Chaser.” Following Infinite, KARA took the stage to perform their latest hit track, “Pandora.” Next up was Super Junior with a remix version of “Sexy, Free & Single,” which included parts of “Sorry Sorry” and “Bonamana“!
To end the show, Sung Sikyung took the stage to play the piano and sing and was joined by all of the other artists that performed during the festival.