BTS, BLACKPINK, MONSTA X, IU, and more win at the 2020 Melon Music Awards - see the list of winners

BTS, BLACKPINK, MONSTA X, IU, and more win at the 2020 Melon Music Awards - see the list of winners

The 2020 Melon Music Awards are finally here!

Kicking off on Tuesday (12/02), the annual awards show is taking place online until 5 December. This mark's MMA's first time to be held in a virtual space and the organisers promise to create a new "performance culture" as part of the experience. 

The likes of BTS, TXTMONSTA XOH MY GIRL, DAY6(Even of Day) THE BOYZ, Simon Dominic, CODE KUNST, JANNABI, Lim Young Woong, Young Tak, and more are scheduled to perform throughout the week.

Last month, MMA's Top 10 Artists were revealed to include: Baek Yerin, EXO's Baekhyun, BLACKPINK, BTSIm Young Woong, IU, IZ*ONE, Kim Ho Joong, Oh My Girl, and Block B's Zico.

Aside from their Top 10 Artist inclusion, BTS also won Artist of the Year and Netizen's Choice. The group also took home the Song of the Year and Best Dance (Male) awards for their Grammy-nominated hit, 'Dynamite'. Their February 2020 record, Map of the Soul:7, won Album of the Year.

K-pop rookies Cravity and Weeekly won Best New Artist, while MONSTA X were awarded with Best Performance. BLACKPINK's 'How You Like That' took home the award for Best Dance (Female).

'eight,' IU's collaboration with SUGA, won Best Rock, and 'Leo,' BOL4's song with EXO's Baekhyun got the award for Best Indie.

Check out the complete list of winners here:

Top 10 Artists

Artist of the Year: BTS

Album of the Year: BTS - Map of the Soul: 7

Song of the Year: BTS - 'Dynamite'

Best Ballad - DAVICHI - 'Dear'

Best Rap/Hip-Hop - DAMOIM (YUMDDA, The Quiett, Deepflow, Simon Dominic) - 'IMMADO'

Best R&B/Soul - Baek Yerin - 'Square (2017)'

Best Indie - BOL4 - Leo feat. Baekhyun

Best OST - Jo Jung Suk - 'Aloha'

Best Rock: IU - 'Eight (Prod. & Feat. Suga of BTS)'

Best New Artist (Male): Cravity

Best New Artist (Female): Weeekly 위클리

1theK original contents Award: THE BOYZ

Best Songwriter: Young Tak

Best Performance Director: Son Sung Deuk

Best Dance (Male): BTS - 'Dynamite'

Best Dance (Female): BLACKPINK - 'How You Like That'

Best Performance: MONSTA X

Best Trot: Lim Youngwoong 

Hot Trend Award: Trotman 6

Best Pop: Sam Smith - 'To Die For'

Netizen's Choice: BTS


Here's a recap of MMA Week:

Day 1: 2 December

Day 2: 3 December

Day 3: 4 December

Day 4: 5 December


1 Erratum: This article previously referred to TREASURE and MAMAMOO as performers for the awards show. It has since been amended.