The Mnet Asian Music Awards went online for their 22nd edition this weekend.
Celebrating the best Asian artists in the region, this year's ceremony took place on the virtual space called "NEW-TOPIA," and hosted by actor Song Joong Ki. MAMA also teamed up with Twitter for Stanbot, to give fans up-close access to their favourite K-pop acts even from their own homes.
10 must-watch performances at the Mnet Asian Music Awards 2020
Performers included the likes of BTS, NCT, SEVENTEEN, ENHYPEN, MONSTA X, MAMAMOO, TWICE, TXT, BoA, Taemin, Jessi and Hwa Sa, TREASURE, GOT7, and IZ*ONE.
Held on 6 December at 6 PM KST (4 PM ID/TH Standard Time; 5 PM PH/SG/MY Standard Time), the show was made available via tvN, JOOX, Viu, and other channels.
BTS swept the Daesangs this year, taking home the awards for Artist of the Year, Song of the Year, Album of the Year, and Worldwide Icon of the Year.
[#오늘의방탄] MAMA 9관왕! 가슴이 웅장해진다..! 아미들 보라해~!💜#상탄소년단 #인터내셔널팝케이센세이션썬샤인레인보우트레디셔널트랜스퍼USB허브쉬림프마운틴하와이안피자Dynamite핫백1위3번그래미어워즈팝듀오그룹퍼포먼스노미LifeGoesOn핫백1위BTS pic.twitter.com/xCgP3mm8G4— BTS_official (@bts_bighit) December 6, 2020
IU was awarded Best Female Artist, as well as Best Vocal Performance Solo for 'Blueming,' and Best Collaboration for 'eight,' which featured and was produced by BTS member, SUGA.
#IU wins Best Female Artist, Best Vocal Performance Solo, and Best Collaboration with #BTS' #SUGA#2020MAMA https://t.co/pORl6j8QDu #MAMA2020 pic.twitter.com/BmyPuRM7Ou— Bandwagon PH (@bandwagonPH) December 6, 2020
EXO's Baekhyun received the Best Male Artist Award for the second consecutive year.
#BAEKHYUN is #2020MAMA's Best Male Artist https://t.co/pORl6j8QDu #MAMA2020 pic.twitter.com/whzyNIrU0o— Bandwagon PH (@bandwagonPH) December 6, 2020
Aside from being included in the Worldwide Fans' Choice Top 10, TWICE were voted as The Most Popular Artist, while NCT also received the Favourite Male Group Award.
🏆The Most Popular Artist— TWICE (@JYPETWICE) December 6, 2020
🏆Worldwide Fan’s Choice
원스의 사랑에 보답하는 트와이스가 될게요💗
2021년에도 트와이스 트와이스 잘하자!!!🙌
TWICE will make sure to return ONCE's tremendous love💗
Let's go TWICE TWICE in 2021 as well!!! 🙌#TWICE #트와이스 #2020MAMA pic.twitter.com/xeJmfdKd1n
#NCT2020💚#NCT #RESONANCE#NCT_RESONANCE #2020MAMA#NCT127 #NCTDREAM #WayV pic.twitter.com/uCt5ZWbss5— NCT (@NCTsmtown) December 6, 2020
K-pop rookies TREASURE and Weeekly won Best New Male Artist and Best New Female Artist, respectively.
Check out the complete list of winners for the 2020 Mnet Asian Music Awards below:
WORLDWIDE FANS' CHOICE TOP 10
ALBUM OF THE YEAR - BTS - Map of the Soul:7
DISCOVERY OF THE YEAR - ATEEZ
BEST NEW MALE ARTIST - TREASURE
BEST NEW FEMALE ARTIST - Weeekly
BEST DANCE PERFORMANCE MALE GROUP - BTS - Dynamite
BEST DANCE PERFORMANCE SOLO - Hwa Sa - Maria
BEST BAND PERFORMANCE - DAY6 – 'Zombie'
FAVOURITE DANCE PERFORMANCE FEMALE SOLO - Jessi - 'Nunu Nana'
BEST OF NEXT - CRAVITY
BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE GROUP - MAMAMOO – 'HIP'
BEST FEMALE ARTIST - IU
BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE SOLO - IU – 'Blueming'
BEST COLLABORATION - IU – 'eight' (Prod. & Feat. Suga)
BEST OST - Gaho – 'Start' ('Itaewon Class')
BEST ASIAN ARTIST AWARD:
Japan: HIGE DANDISM
Indonesia: RIZKY FEBIAN
Thailand: INK WARUNTORN
BEST NEW ASIAN ARTIST:
Indonesia: TIARA ANDINI
Japan: FUJI KAZE
Mandarin: CHIH SIOU
BEST NEW ASIAN ARTIST - J01
BEST STAGE - MONSTA X
NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENT ARTIST - SEVENTEEN
FAVOURITE DANCE PERFORMANCE GROUP - TXT
FAVOURITE DANCE PERFORMANCE MALE SOLO - Taemin
BEST MUSIC VIDEO - BTS - 'Dynamite'
FAVOURITE ASIAN ARTIST - WayV
FAVOURITE FEMALE GROUP: IZ*ONE
FAVOURITE MALE GROUP: NCT
WORLDWIDE ICON OF THE YEAR: BTS
BEST MALE ARTIST: BAEKHYUN
BEST FEMALE GROUP - BLACKPINK
BEST DANCE PERFORMANCE FEMALE GROUP - BLACKPINK - 'How You Like That'
BEST HIP HOP & URBAN MUSIC - Zico – 'Any song'
GLOBAL FAVOURITE PERFORMER - SEVENTEEN
BEST MALE GROUP - BTS
INSPIRED ACHIEVEMENT - BoA
THE MOST POPULAR ARTIST - TWICE
SONG OF THE YEAR - BTS - 'Dynamite'
ARTIST OF THE YEAR - BTS
*This list will be updated as other winners are revealed.
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