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2013 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) Nominees has been Announced...Let the Voting Begin!

By Staff Writer | October 30, 2013 12:40 PM EDT

History of MAMA

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Music makes one by bringing everyone together. No matter what genre or country, everyone comes out for one special night which is full of surprises as well as fantastic performances!!

Mnet Asian Music Awards which is abbreviated as "MAMA" is Asia's top music awards. Launched in 1999 as the first as well as only Korean music video awards ceremony which was first named as Mnet KM Music Festival. Since that year, the location venue has changed by not only being in South Korea as well as only having Korean performers, other Asian stars from China, Japan as well as the United States has shown up and performed over the past years.

Over the years, the slogan has changed by being "Asian Wave" in 2009, "One Asia" in 2010, then "Music Makes One" in 2011-2013. This slogan was announced to bring different cultures, languages as well as people together on one great night and stage.

Asia's large-scale music awards ceremony, MAMA aims to bring Asia's music to the world, raise up the global stage and give international fans the opportunity to select the most beloved songs as well as artists of the year!!

MAMA is a place where K-Pop idols, Asian stars, and international celebrities come together for one night to create awesome collaboration stages that you will not see anywhere else.

This Year

This year, MAMA 2013 will take place in Hong Kong on November 22, 2013 (Friday) at 20:00 - 24:00 KST. Red carpet initiates at 18:00 - 20:00 and then the awards ceremony begins at 20:00 - 24:00 KST. Broadcast stations will be Korean as well broadcasted on Mnet, KM, tvN, OnStyle, O'live, Story On, XTM. Overseas broadcast will be Mnet Japan, Mnet America, and Channel M. There will be a live streaming by going to the link


Here is this years nominees for the 2013 Mnet Asian Music Awards.

Best New Male Artist

Roy Kim



Yoo Seung Woo

Jung Joon Young

Best Male Group





Teen Top

Best Male Artist



Lee Seung Gi

Lee Seung Chul

Cho Yong Pil

Best New Female Artist

Kim Ye Lim

Ladies' Code

Yoo Sung Eun

Lee Hi

Crayon Pop

Best Female Artist

Baek Ji Young

Sun Mi



Lee Hyo Ri

Best Female Group


Girls' Generation




Best Dance Perrformance

G-Dragon: Crooked

Jay Park: Joah

PSY: Gentleman

Yong Yo Seob: Caffeine

Best Dance Performance

B1A4: What's Going On

EXO: Growl

BEAST: Shadow

Shinee: Dream Girl


Best Vocal Performance: Male

2AM: One Spring Day

Lee Seung Gi: Return

Lee Seung Chul: My Love

Cho Yong Pil: Bounce

K.Will: Love Blossom

Best Band Performance

CNBLUE: I'm Sorry

Nell: Ocean of Light

Dick Punks: Viva Primavera

Busker Busker: First Love

Jaurim: Twenty Five, Twenty One

Best Dance Performance: Female Solo

G.Na: Ooops!

Seo In Young: Please Love Me

Sun Mi: 24 Hours

CL: The Baddest Female

Lee Hyo Ri: Bad Girls

Best Dance Performance: Female

Girl's Day: Expect

Girls' Generation: I Got a Boy

SISTAR: Give It To Me

Crayon Pop: Bar Bar Bar

4Minute: What's Your Name?

Best Vocal Performance: Female

Davichi: Turtle

Lyn: Breakfast Heart

IU: The Red Shoes

Ailee: U&I

Lee Hi: 1,2,3,4

Best Rap Performance

MFBTY: Sweet Dream

Geeks: Wash Away

Dynamic Duo: BAAAM

Bacchi Gi: Shower of Tears

Verbal Jint: No Love (If It Ain't Love)

NISSAN Juke Best Music Video

G-Dragon: Coup D' Etat

Busker Busker: First Love

PSY: Gentleman

Lee Seung Chul: My Love

Cho Yong Pil: Bounce

Best Original Soundtrack

IRIS 2 OST- Davichi: Don't You Know

That Winter, The Wind Blows OST- The One: Winter Love

Gu Family Book OST- Suzy: Don't Forget Me

Master's Sun OST- Yoon Mi Rae: Touch Love

I Hear Your Voice OST- Jung Yup: Why Did You Come Now?

2012 MAMA

Want to relieve the exciting performances as well as the red carpet last year? Well you can, provided is the link that you can go to see last years event!


Start voting now and enjoy the recap from last years performances as well as red carpet!!

Finally, be sure to tune-in on November 22, 2013. If you miss it, there will be recaps uploaded.


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