MAMA 2021 DETAILS: NOMINEES and Winning CRITERIA

MAMA 2021 DETAILS: NOMINEES and Winning CRITERIA

One of the biggest award ceremonies in Asian music, the Mnet Asian Music Awards or MAMA awards, have announced the nominees and winner criteria for their 2021 awards.

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MAMA 2021 Details:

  • Date: 11/12/21
  • Red Carpet: 4 PM KST
  • Awards Ceremony: 6 PM KST
  • Platform/Channel: TBA
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MAMA 2021 Winning Criteria:

This year’s awards are split into two groups.
1. Group one includes awards that do not count fan votes, this includes:

AwardCriteria
Artist of the Year / Artist Category Awards:
  • 40% judges’ evaluations

  • 20% digital performance

  • 20% physical album sales

  • 10% music video

  • 10% global music platform
  • Song of the Year / Song Genre Category Awards:
  • 40% judges evaluations

  • 30% digital performance

  • 10% physical album sales

  • music video 10%

  • 10% global music platform
  • Album of the Year:
  • 40% judges evaluations

  • 10% digital performance

  • 40% physical album sales

  • 10% global music platform
  • 2. The second group includes awards that will be ONLY determined through fan votes, these awards include:

    • Worldwide Icon of the Year
    • Worldwide Fans Choice Top 10

    Voting is open from 4-22 November KST

    MAMA 2021 Trailer

    MAMA 2021 Nominations:

    Best New Male Artist:

    EPEX is nominated for Best New Male Artist

    Best New Female Artist:

    STAYC are one of the nominees for Best New Female Artist
    Baekhyun is one of the nominees for Best Male Artist

    Best Female Artist:

    IU is one of the nominees for Best Female Artist
    NCT Dream is one of the nominates for Best Male Group
    TWICE are one of the groups nominated for Best Female Group

    Best Dance Performance Male Group:

    Seventeen are nominated for Best Dance Performance Male Group

    Best Dance Performance Female Group:

    aespa are nominated for best Dance Performance Female Group

    Best Dance Performance Solo:

    Taeyeon is nominated for Best Dance Performance Solo

    Best Vocal Performance:

    Heize is nominated for Best Vocal Performance

    Best Band Performance:

    10cm is nominated for Best Band Performance

    Best Hip Hop & Urban Music:

    MINO is nominated for Best Hip Hop & Urban Music

    Best OST:

    Image: @_choiyuree (IG)
    Choi Yu Ree’s “Wish” (Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha) is nominated for Best OST

    Best Collaboration:

    Image: @yg_ent_official (IG)
    AKMU & IU’s “NAKKA” are nominated for best collaboration

    Worldwide Fans’ Choice:

    • (G)I-DLE
    • aespa
    • AKMU
    • ASH ISLAND
    • ASTRO
    • ATEEZ
    • Brave Girls
    • BTS
    • Chungha
    • CL
    • Davichi
    • ENHYPEN
    • EXO
    • fromis_9
    • Heize
    • HyunA
    • iKON
    • ITZY
    • IU
    • Jannabi
    • Jessi
    • Kang Daniel
    • Lee Mujin
    • Lee Seung Gi
    • Lisa
    • LOONA
    • MAMAMOO
    • MINO
    • MONSTA X
    • NCT 127
    • NCT DREAM
    • NU’EST
    • Oh My Girl
    • Rain
    • Red Velvet
    • Rosé
    • SEVENTEEN
    • SF9
    • SHINee
    • Jeon Somi
    • STAYC
    • Stray Kids
    • Sunmi
    • Super Junior
    • Taeyeon
    • THE BOYZ
    • TXT
    • TREASURE
    • TWICE
    • Weeekly
    Worldwide Fans’ Choice Nomination Video

    Which artists are you most excited to see at the event? If you were holding an awards ceremony, which awards would you have? What other event are you looking forward to in the upcoming end-of-the-year awards season?

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