Hello Asia! News! 14th Mnet Asian Music Awards - Winners, Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong (30.11.12)

Now in its 14th year, the Mnet Asian Music Awards (also known by its cute abbreviated name MAMA), is a major K-pop music award ceremony which was held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The award show has been running since 1999, changing to its current name in 2009 which marked a change in its concept and how voting was handled.

With 36 award categories, our team voted on our favourites to win a few of the categories and let’s see how our predictions stacked up.

Best New Female artist: Ailee(“Heaven”)
Our predictions – Ailee

Best Female artist: IU (“You and I”)
Our predictions – BoA

Best New Male Artist: Busker Busker (“Cherry Blossom Ending”)
Our predictions – B.A.P; EXO-K

Best Male Artist: G-Dragon (“Crayon”)
Our predictions – G-Dragon

Best Female Group: SISTAR (“Alone”)
Our predictions - 2NE1; KARA

Best Male Group: Big Bang (“FANTASTIC BABY”)
Our predictions – Big Bang

Best Global Group Female: KARA (“Pandora”)
Our predictions - 2NE1; KARA; SNSD

Best Global Group Male: Super Junior (“Sexy, Free & Single”)
Our predictions – TVXQ; Big Bang

Best Music Video: PSY (“Gangnam Style”)
Our predictions - PSY (“Gangnam Style”)

Song of the Year: PSY (“Gangnam Style”)
Our predictions - PSY (“Gangnam Style”); Super Junior (“Sexy, Free & Single”)

Artist of the Year: Big Bang (“FANTASTIC BABY”)
Our predictions - PSY; Super Junior

Other MAMA category winners:

Best Collaboration Performance: Trouble Maker (“Trouble Maker”)

Best OST: Seo In Guk&Jeong Eun Ji (“All for you”) from drama Reply 1997

Best Rap Performance: Epik High (“Up”)

Best Band Performace: Busker Busker (“Cherry Blossom Ending”)

Best Dance Performance – Solo: PSY (“Gangnam Style”)

Best Dance Performance - Male Group: SHINee (“Sherlock•Clue + Note”)

Best Dance Performance - Female Group: f(x) (“Electric Shock”)

Best Vocal Performance – Solo: K.Will (“I Need You”)

Best Vocal Performance – Group: Davichi (“Will think of you”)

Album of The Year: Super Junior (“Sexy, Free & Single”)

Other Awards:

Mnet PD’s Choice: B.A.P

Best Asian Artist: Wang Leehom

Best Asian Artist Japan: AKB48

Best Asian Artist Philippines: Sarah Geronimo

Best Asian Artist Vietnam: My Tam

International Favorite Artist: PSY

Best Asian Artist Singapore: Taufik Batisah

Best Asian Artist Indonesia: Agnes Monica

Best Asian Artist (China): Li Yuchun

New Asian Artist (China): TimeZ

New Asian Artist (Thailand): Natthew

New Asian Artist Group: EXO

Style in Music: Ga-In

Guardian Angel Worldwide Performer: Big Bang

Best Line: Super Junior