News / Headlines / Concert / Event

Big Bang's G-Dragon & 2NE1's CL Start Off 2013 MAMA On A Winning Note

By Adrienne Stanley | November 22, 2013 09:06 AM EST

G-Dragon wins the Best Music Video Award.
G-Dragon wins the Best Music Video Award.

Within the first hour of the four hour 2013 MAMA ceremony Big Bang's leader G-Dragon received the Nissan Juke Best Music Video Award and 2NE1's CL was the winner of the Best Dance Performance-Female Solo Award. During the Red Carpet, many artists expressed excitement for the comeback stages of Big Bang, TOP's solo stage, as well as 2NE1. G-Dragon also received the award for Best Male Artist, which was given to him by America's very own living Barbie, Paris Hilton. G-Dragon thanked YG Family and his fans, VIP for the win. Audiences were treated to humorous expressions and plenty of aegyo from G-Dragon, as well as his group mate Seungri.

Like Us on Facebook

MAMA 2013 opened with performances by Jaurim, Jay Park, and Lee Ha Neul with the Enter the Dragon stage. It was a fusion of rock and hip hop that was very well received by the audience.

 

 

Other performance highlights included a very sexy stage by Trouble Maker of Now. Audiences went wild for HyunA's sensual dance and a very passionate kiss at the end of the stage. Big Bang's G-Dragon and Seungri were particularly funny throughout this performance showing approval for the artists.

INFINITE delivered a very powerful rendition of BTD which segued into Destiny. The group highlighted their trademark synchronization, as well as their rap skills throughout their performance. It is obvious that the group has gained a lot of skill from their world tour.

2NE1 closed out the first hour of MAMA, beginning with their performance of Lonely which led to the live stage of their new ballad Missing You.

Other winners in the first hour of the award included Sistar's win for Best Dance Performance-Female Group and Crayon Pop for Best New Female Artist. The Discovery of the Year award was given to BaechiGi and Best Asian Artist China was awarded to Aaron Kwok.

With the performances and awards just beginning, it is obvious that there will be many more surprises to come. 2013 MAMA is definitely a reflection of the worldwide votes and the 2 billion plus worldwide viewers. With broadcasts and live streams held throughout the world, 2013 MAMA has proven to be an event for true music fans.

Photo Credit: Mnet America

Featured Video : KIM JAEJOONG LAST DRAMA

Tagged :  MAMA 2013, G-Dragon, CL, INFINITE, Crayon Pop, 2NE1, Seungri, Big Bang

Featured

Breaking News 09.30.14 | 06:47AM EDT

SM Entertainment Confirms Jessica's Withdrawal From Girls' Generation

One of K-Pop's longest-running acts with no changes to its line-up won't be able to boast that distinction for much longer after Jessica and SM Entertainment announced the singer will soon be leaving the group.

Issues 09.30.14 | 10:51AM EDT

Even Girls' Generation Cannot Avoid The '2nd Generation' Girl Group Curse

In 2007, Girls' Generation debuted along with Wonder Girls and KARA. These groups were the next generation of girl groups for K-Pop after the 1st generation groups such as S.E.S and Fink.L.

Remarkable Event 09.29.14 | 06:38AM EDT

2014 Hallyu Dream Festival Excites International K-Pop Fans Both In Person And Through Social Media

Social media has always been a driving force to connect international K-Pop fans and Dream Festival attendees are uploading highlights from this year's Festival to share with others around the world.

Buzz 09.29.14 | 12:19AM EDT

5 B1A4 Songs US Fans Should Know Before The 'Road Trip In The USA' Tour

As B1A4 prepares to tour the US, fans should also prepare to see them live by listening to and familiarizing themselves with the group's best songs

KpopStarz Is Looking For Enthusiastic Entertainment Contributors Reach Millions On The Web.
Real Time Analytics