Who wins what at the 2021 Mnet Asian Music Awards: BTS, Lisa and more


BTS became the biggest winner of the 2021 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA), taking home a total of nine trophies, including four grand prizes.

The group was named Artist of the Year, Global Icon of the Year, Album of the Year (BE) and Song of the Year (Butter). They also took home awards for Best Music Video, Best Male Group, Best Male Dance Performance, Top 10 Fan’s Choice Worldwide and TikTok’s Favorite Moment.

This is the third year in a row that popular K-pop boy group has won all four top honors at MAMA.

BTS was not present at the ceremony in Paju City, South Korea‘s Gyeonggi Province, due to updates to self-quarantine requirements after they returned from their concerts in the United States earlier this month. -this.

In a recorded message, they told fans, “This year we have made an effort to make various musical attempts in order to create a sound that could comfort and empower people who are going through a difficult time. We are grateful that the music we have poured our hearts into is appreciated and empathetic by others.

The 2021 Mnet Asia Music Awards were themed “Make Some Noise” and included performances by K-pop stars such as aespa, ATEEZ, Brave Girls, ENHYPEN, INI, ITZY, JO1, NCT 127, NCT DREAM, Stray Kids , TXT, NCT U, Wanna One and Show Me the Money 10.

Other special artists included Ed Sheeran, ITZY and Heo Sung Tae, Lee Hyori and “Street Woman Fighter”, as well as an opening performance with Stray Kids’ Hyunjin, ATEEZ Wooyoung, TXT Yeonjun, ITZY Yeji, aespa Karina and ENHYPEN Heeseung.

Here’s the full list of the 2021 Mnet Asian Music Awards winners, including BTS:

TikTok Artist of the Year: BTS

TikTok Song of the Year: BTS for “Butter”

TikTok Album of the Year: BTS for ‘BE’

Best New Male Artist: ENHYPEN

Best New Female Artist: espa

Best Male Group: BTS

Best female group: TWICE

Best Male Artist: BAEKHYUN

Best Female Artist: UI

Best dance solo: ROSÉ for ‘On The Ground’

Best Male Dance Performance Group: BTS for ‘Butter’

Best Female Dance Performance Group: aespa for “Next level”

Best vocal performance: UI for ‘Celebrity

Best OST: Jo Jung Suk for ‘I Like You’ (Hospital Playlist Season 2)

Best collaboration: AKMU & IU for ‘Nakka’

Best Hip-Hop and Urban Music: Ash Island for ‘Melody’

Best Group Performance: JANNABI

Global Top 10 Fan Choice:

NCT 127
Dream NCT
Stray children
Tomorrow X Together


Images of heroes and stars by Bridget BENNETT / AFP. The story first appeared on Prestige Malaysia


Lyle L. Maltby