BTS taking home eight major awards including Best Male Group, Song Of The Year and Album Of The Year.
The Mnet Asian Music Awards — MAMA, was staged on Wednesday night in Nagoya Dome in Japan, with almost 30,000 fans all over the world gathering to witness the most anticipated awards in South Korea.
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MAMA 2019 featured live performances of many K-Pop’s biggest stars — including BTS, Twice, Monsta X, Tomorrow X Together (winner of Best New Male Artist), Mamamoo and Itzy (winner of Best New Female Artist) — as well as British singer-songwriter Dua Lipa.
BTS began their awards haul by winning the title of this year’s Best Male Group, ahead of other brilliant names like GOT7, NCT 127, Monsta X as well as Seventeen. The boys went on ahead winning:
Best Music Video for “Boy With Luv (featuring Halsey)
Album Of The Year with “Map of the Soul: Persona”
Best Male Performance
Worldwide Icon Of The Year
Song Of The Year with “Boy With Luv”
Artist of The Year
Along with BTS was Twice whom also got fans excited by scoring a winning for Best Female Group, defeating BLACKPINK, Red Velvet, Mamamoo, IZ*ONE as well as GFriend. TWice also took home another top awards that night — Best Female Dance Performance.
BTS and Twice also won the fans awards for Fan’s Favourite Male Artist and Fan’s Favourite Female Artist.
Even before the ceremony stated, the arriving K-Pop stars received a rapturous welcome at the red carpet reception.
By far the biggest splash was made by BTS, the seven-member boy band whom made history by becoming the first K-Pop act to top the US album charts in 2019 with “Love Yourself: Tear”.
▲ UNINE — a Chinese boy group was invited to attend MAMA 2019 and performed “Set It Off” at the red carpet.