2012 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) List of Winners Announced


The 2012 Mnet Asian Music Awards(commonly abbreviated as MAMA), one of the major K-pop music award ceremonies in Asia happened November 30 at the Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Center. List of winners officially announced.

Mnet Asian Music Awards logo for 2012
Photo: Mnet Asian Music Awards logo for 2012
The awards night was attended by most well-known actors and idols as organized by Mnet Media.
#2012MAMA as the time of posting trends on Twitter Philippines. It is noted that Filipinos are among the K-Pop die-hard fans.

For the category of Best Asian Artist award(Philippines), Sarah Geronimo wins her first MAMA. She shared the award with other Asian artists from Japan, Thailand, and Indonesia.

Big Bang and SISTAR bagged the Best Male and Female Group as they beat Super Junior and 2NE1.
Youtube sensation, Psy wins big as he got Best Music Video, Best Dance Performance and Song of the Year for the worlwide hit "Oppa Gangnam Style".

Here is the complete list of winners of the 2012 Mnet Asian Music Awards (2012 MAMA):

Best New Female Artist: Ailee
Best New Male Artist: Busker Busker
Best Female Artist: IU
Best Male Artist: G-Dragon
Best Female Group: SISTAR
Best Male Group: Big Bang
Best Collaboration Performance: Hyuna and Hyunseung - Trouble Maker
Best OST: Seo In Guk & Jung Eun Ji - All for You (Reply 1997)
Best Music Video: PSY - Gangnam Style
Best Rap Performance: Epik High
Best Band Performance: Busker Busker - Cherry Blossom Ending
Best Dance Performance - Solo: PSY - Gangnam Style
Best Dance Performance - Male Group: SHINee - Sherlock
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
Best Global Group - Female: KARA
Best Global Group - Male: Super Junior
Artist of the Year: Big Bang
Album of the Year: Sexy, Free & Single (Super Junior)
Song of the Year: PSY - Gangnam Style

Best Asian Artist:
Philippines: Sarah Geronimo
Japan: AKB48
Thailand: My Tam
Indonesia: Agnes Monica
Singapore: Taufik Batisah
China: Li Yuchun

Best New Asian Artist:
New Asian Artist Group - EXO
China: TimeZ
Thailand: Natthew
Mnet PD’s Choice Award: B.A.P
Rookie of the Year: EXO
Best International or Global Favorite Artist: Psy
Style in Music: Ga In of Brown Eyed Girls
Guardian Angel Worldwide Performer Award: Big Bang
Best Line Award: Super Junior

MAMA began in 1999 under the name M.net KM Music Festival" (MKMF), till 2008. The following year, it was changed to "M.net Asian Music Awards". The awards is an annual event happening every November. Last year MAMA was held at Singapore Indoor Stadium, November 29.

Check out more on Mnet Asian Music Awards at their official website: http://mama.mnet.com.


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