Seoul: The Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) is one of the trending topics of the day with music lovers busy voting for their favourite K-Pop band. The nominee list for MAMA awards were out at 6 PM (KST) today. Voting lines have opened and fans can vote till December 3 (23.59 pm). Fans are busy on Twitter requesting music lovers to vote for their favourite band on social media.

The MAMA awards are set to be held on December 4 at the Nagoya Dome in Japan. This is said to be the largest venue for the event since the start of the K-Pop awards.

Music released between November 1, 2018 and October 23, 2019 is eligible for the contest.

MAMA is celebrating its 10 years with the concept The NEXT DIMENSION: MUSIC. This means the music of next dimension in a new era.

"On the New Music Grid, both artists and fans will become Music Pioneers, creating MAMA that opens a new world of ‘Music Makes One," explains the Mnet website.

The MAMA awards were given for the first time in 1999 under the title "Mnet Music Video Daesang". The name was changed to “Mnet KM Music Video Festival” in 2004, to “Mnet KM Music Festival” in the year 2006. The current title “Mnet Asian Music Awards” was given in 2009, widening its territory to Asia.

MAMA awards were held in three locations in Korea, Japan and Hong Kong as MAMA week was observed in 2018.

The global music festival MAMA awards is telecast in Asia, Europe, North America and Oceania.

There are 10 categories including Artiste of the year, Song of the year, Worldwide fan's choice, Best new male artist, Best new female artist, best male group, best female group and more.


The nomination list:

Best New Male Artist

AB6IX

ATEEZ

Kang Daniel

Kim Jae Hwan

TXT

X1

 

Best New Female Artist

BVNDIT

Cherry Bullet

EVERGLOW

ITZY

Jeon Somi

Rocket Punch

 

Best Male Artist

Baekhyun

Park Hyo Shin

Paul Kim

Song Mino

Taemin

 

Best Female Artist

Chungha

Heize

Hwasa

Jennie

Taeyeon

 

Best Male Group

BTS

EXO

GOT7

MONSTA X

NCT 127

SEVENTEEN

 

Best Female Group

BLACKPINK

GFRIEND

IZ*ONE

MAMAMOO

Red Velvet

TWICE

 

Best Dance Performance Male Group

BTS – “Boy With Luv”

EXO – “Tempo”

GOT7 – “ECLIPSE”

MONSTA X – “Alligator”

NU’EST – “BET BET”

SEVENTEEN – “Fear”

 

Best Dance Performance Female Group

BLACKPINK – “Kill This Love”

GFRIEND – “Sunrise”

(G)I-DLE – “Senorita”

IZ*ONE – “Violeta”

Red Velvet – “Zimzalabim”

TWICE – “FANCY”

 

Best Dance Performance Solo

Chungha – “Gotta Go”

Hwasa – “TWIT”

Jennie – “SOLO”

Sunmi – “LALALAY”

Taemin – “WANT”

 

Best Vocal Performance Group

AKMU – “How can I love the heartbreak, you’re the one I love”

BOL4 – “Bom”

BTOB – “Beautiful Pain”

Davichi – “Unspoken Words”

MAMAMOO – “gogobebe”

WINNER – “MILLIONS”

 

Best Vocal Performance Solo

BEN – “180 Degree”

Chen – “Beautiful goodbye”

Jang Bum Joon – “Karaoke”

Kim Jae Hwan – “Begin Again”

Park Bom – “Spring”

Taeyeon – “Four Seasons”

 

Best Band Performance

DAY6 – “Time of Our Life”

JANNABI – “For Lovers Who Hesitate”

M.C the MAX – “After You’ve Gone”

NELL – “Let’s Part”

N.Flying – “Rooftop”

 

Best Hip Hop & Urban Music

Crush – “NAPPA”

Epik High – “LOVEDRUNK”

Heize – “SHE’S FINE”

Song Mino – “FIANCÉ”

Woo Won Jae – “Taste”

 

Best OST

Gummy – “Remember Me” (“Hotel Del Luna”)

Ha Jin – “We All Lie” (“SKY Castle”)

Jang Bum Joon – “Your Shampoo Scent in the Flowers” (“Melo is My Nature”)

JANNABI – “Take My Hand” (“Romance is a Bonus Book”)

Paul Kim – “So Long” (“Hotel Del Luna”)

 

Best Collaboration

Changmo, Hash Swan, ASH ISLAND, Kim Hyo Eun – “BAND”

Heize – “We don’t talk together” (Feat. GIRIBOY) (Prod. by Suga)

Jang Hye Jin & Yoon Min Soo – “Drunk On Love”

Lee Sora – “Song Request” (Feat. Suga)

Soyou & OVAN – “Rain Drop”

 

Song of the Year

AKMU – “How can I love the heartbreak, you’re the one I love”

BEN – “180 Degree”

BLACKPINK – “Kill This Love”

BOL4 – “Bom”

BTOB – “Beautiful Pain”

BTS – “Boy With Luv”

Changmo, Hash Swan, ASH ISLAND, Kim Hyo Eun – “BAND”

Chen – “Beautiful goodbye”

Chungha – “Gotta Go”

Crush – “NAPPA”

Davichi – “Unspoken Words”

DAY6 – “Time of Our Life”

Epik High – “LOVEDRUNK”

EXO – “Tempo”

GFRIEND – “Sunrise”

(G)I-DLE – “Senorita”

GOT7 – “ECLIPSE”

Gummy – “Remember Me” (“Hotel Del Luna”)

Ha Jin – “We All Lie” (“SKY Castle”)

Heize – “SHE’S FINE”

Heize – “We don’t talk together” (Feat. GIRIBOY) (Prod. by Suga)

Hwasa – “TWIT”

IZ*ONE – “Violeta”

Jang Bum Joon – “Karaoke”

Jang Bum Joon – “Your Shampoo Scent in the Flowers” (“Melo is My Nature”)

Jang Hye Jin & Yoon Min Soo – “Drunk On Love”

JANNABI – “For Lovers Who Hesitate”

JANNABI – “Take My Hand” (“Romance is a Bonus Book”)

Jennie – “SOLO”

Kim Jae Hwan – “Begin Again”

Lee Sora – “Song Request” (Feat. Suga)

M.C the MAX – “After You’ve Gone”

MAMAMOO – “gogobebe”

MONSTA X – “Alligator”

N.Flying – “Rooftop”

NELL – “Let’s Part”

NU’EST – “BET BET”

Park Bom – “Spring”

Paul Kim – “So Long” (“Hotel Del Luna”)

Red Velvet – “Zimzalabim”

SEVENTEEN – “Fear”

Song Mino – “FIANCÉ”

Soyou & OVAN – “Rain Drop”

Sunmi – “LALALAY”

Taemin – “WANT”

Taeyeon – “Four Seasons”

TWICE – “FANCY”

WINNER – “MILLIONS”

Woo Won Jae – “Taste”

 

Artist of the Year

AB6IX

ATEEZ

Baekhyun

BLACKPINK

BTS

BVNDIT

Cherry Bullet

Chungha

EVERGLOW

EXO

GFRIEND

GOT7

Heize

Hwasa

ITZY

IZ*ONE

Jennie

Jeon Somi

Kang Daniel

Kim Jae Hwan

MAMAMOO

MONSTA X

NCT 127

Park Hyo Shin

Paul Kim

Red Velvet

Rocket Punch

SEVENTEEN

Song Mino

Taemin

Taeyeon

TWICE

TXT

X1

 

Worldwide Fans’ Choice Top 10

AB6IX

AKMU

ATEEZ

BEN

BLACKPINK

BOL4

BTOB

BTS

BVNDIT

Cherry Bullet

Chungha

Crush

Davichi

DAY6

Epik High

EVERGLOW

EXO

GFRIEND

(G)I-DLE

GOT7

Heize

ITZY

IZ*ONE

Jang Bum Joon

JANNABI

Jeon Somi

Kang Daniel

Kim Jae Hwan

MAMAMOO

M.C the MAX

MONSTA X

NCT 127

NELL

N.Flying

NU’EST

Park Bom

Park Hyo Shin

Paul Kim

Red Velvet

Rocket Punch

 

SEVENTEEN

Sunmi

Taemin

Taeyeon

 

TWICE

 

TXT

WINNER

Woo Won Jae

X1