Here are the winners of the 2021 Mnet Asian Music Awards – BTS, IU, aespa, TWICE, Baekhyun, Tilly Birds, and more

Here are the winners of the 2021 Mnet Asian Music Awards – BTS, IU, aespa, TWICE, Baekhyun, Tilly Birds, and more

The Mnet Asian Music Awards have unveiled this year's winners.

Hosted by K-pop icon Lee Hyori, the 2021 MAMAs featured spectacular performances and special collaboration stages from the likes of TXT, aespa, Stray Kids, ITZY, NCT 127, Brave Girls, Wanna One, Ed Sheeran, and more.

Here are the nominees of the 2021 Mnet Asian Music Awards – BTS, IU, TXT, DAY6, TWICE, SEVENTEEN, NCT 127, AESPA, and more

The red carpet ceremony kicked off at 4 PM KST/JST (3 PM SGT/PHT), while the main awards show started at 6 PM KST/JST (5 PM SGT/PHT).

The show was livestreamed globally via the following YouTube channels: Mnet KPOP, Mnet TV, M2, and KCON official.

BANDWAGON TV

Here's how to watch MAMA in the regions listed below:

Hong Kong tvN, Joox, Viu
Indonesia tvN, Joox, Viu Indosiar
Japan Mnet Japan, Mnet Smart, au Smart Pass
Macau Viu, NOW Drama
Malaysia tvN, Joox, Viu
Maldives tvN
Myanmar tvN
Philippines tvN, GigaPlay
Singapore tvN, meWATCH
Taiwan tvN, video.friday.tw
Thailand tvN, Joox
USA kconusa.com/TOYOTA
Vietnam FPT TV Play

Global superstars BTS were the biggest winners of the night taking home a total of 9 awards, sweeping all four Daesangs for the third year in a row - Artist of the Year, Song of the Year for their GRAMMY-nominated hit, 'Butter,' Album of the Year for their introspective record, BE, and Worldwide Icon of the Year. 

Hallyu icon IU also took home a number of awards including Best Female Artist, Best Vocal Performance for 'Celebrity,' and Best Collaboration for her work on 'NAKKA' with AKMU. 

Meanwhile, 'The Feels' hitmakers TWICE have now received the title of Best Female Group four times - 2016, 2018, 2019, and 2021.

EXO's Baekhyun, who came out with his best-selling EP, Bambi, earlier this year, won this year's Best Male Artist award for the third consecutive year.

Fourth-generation K-pop groups ENHYPEN and aespa won Best New Artist for 2021, with the 'Savage' act winning Best Dance Performance for 'Next Level'.

J-pop acts JO1 and INI were awarded Best Asian Artist: Japan and Best New Asian Artist: Japan, respectively. 

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • BE - BTS

Worldwide Icon of the Year

  • BTS

Song of the Year

  • 'Butter' - BTS

Artist of the Year

  • BTS

TikTok Favourite Moment

  • BTS

Worldwide Fans Choice Top 10

  • Stray Kids
  • NCT DREAM
  • BTS
  • TXT
  • ENHYPEN
  • NCT 127
  • LISA
  • TREASURE
  • SEVENTEEN
  • TWICE

Best Female Artist

  • IU

Best Male Artist

  • BAEKHYUN

Best New Male Artist

  • ENHYPEN

Best  New Female Artist

  • AESPA

KTO Breakout Artist

  • Brave Girls

Favourite Asian Artist

  • INI (JP)

Favourite International Artist

  • Ed Sheeran

Best Asian Artist: Japan

  • JO1

Best New Asian Artist: Vietnam

  • Hoang Duyen

Best New Asian Artist: Indonesia

  • Lyodra

Best New Asian Artist: Thailand

  • Sprite X Guygeegee

Best New Asian Artist: Mandarin

  • Anson Lo

Best New Asian Artist: Japan

  • Ado

Best Asian Artist: Vietnam

  • Quan A.P.

Best Asian Artist: Indonesia

  • Anneth

Best Asian Artist: Thailand

  • Tilly Birds

Best Asian Artist: Mandarin

  • ACCUSEFIVE

Best Female Group

  • TWICE

Best Male Group

  • BTS

Best Band Performance

  • JANNABI

Best Vocal Performance

  • Celebrity - IU

BEST OST

  • I Like You - JO JUNG SUK

Best Collaboration

  • NAKKA - AKMU, IU

Best Hip-Hop & Urban Music

  • MELODY - ASH ISLAND

Best Dance Performance (FEMALE GROUP)

  • Next Level - AESPA

BEST DANCE PERFORMANCE (MALE GROUP)

  • 'Butter' - BTS

BEST DANCE PERFORMANCE (SOLO)

  • On The Ground - ROSÉ

Best Music Video 

  • 'Butter' - BTS

Best Producer

  • TEDDY

Best Executive Producer

  • Bang Si Hyuk

Best Video Director

  • Lumpens ('Butter' - BTS)

Best Art Director

  • MU:E ('Butter' - BTS)

*list will be updated as winners are announced