2019 MAMA Highlights: BTS Record 9 Awards, Best Performances and GOT7 Jackson’s Meme Face

Asia & Pacific

The Asian music awards show took place in Japan on December 4, the 21st in the gala’s history.

The annual Mnet Asian Music Awards ceremony, organized by CJ E&M, through its music channel Mnet, took place at the Nagoya Dome in Japan this Wednesday.

The red carpet and main ceremony were broadcast worldwide via Mnet, SNS and other international networks, and was hosted for the third time since 2017 by well-known actor Park Bo Gum.

BTS Creates History Again

Kpop phenomenon BTS created history again, becoming the first artist to win all four daesangs (grand prizes in different categories): the boys collected awards for Album of the Year, Worldwide Icon of the Year, Song of the Year, and Artist of the Year. Along with Best Male Group, Qoo10 Favorite Male Artist, Best Music Video, Best Dance Performance Male Group, and Worldwide Fans’ Choice Top 10, they took 9 awards this year.

Among other winners were Twice, who took Best Female Group award, TXT as Best New Male Artist, and Itzy as Best New Female Artist. The World Performer award went to Monsta X, Twice got the Best Dance Performance – Female Group award. Best solo male and female artists were Baekhyun of EXO and Chungha of I.O.I., repectively.

Full list of winners can be seen here.

Best Performances

BTS closed the ceremony with a spectacular performance, including VCR, that left the fans of the group ecstatic.

Army (official name of fandom) were especially…

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