M! Countdown

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M! Countdown Mwave
M Countdown.jpg
The logo of M! Countdown Mwave
Genre Music, Entertainment
Format Live music performances
Presented by Ahn Jae-hyun (main host)
Jung Joon-young (main host)
various guest artists (co-host)
Country of origin South Korea
Original language(s) Korean
No. of episodes 387 (as of August 21, 2014)
Production
Running time 90 minutes on Thursdays at 18:00 KST via Mnet and Fridays at 20:00 HKT [Hong Kong Time] and 19:00 BKT [Bangkok Time] via Channel M (re-runs)
Production company(s) CJ E&M
Distributor CJ E&M
Broadcast
Original channel Mnet, Channel M (Southeast Asia), 8TV (Malaysia), Mnet Japan, Mnet America (North America), Channel V (Mainland China)
Picture format 480i (2004–2009)
1080i (2010–present)
Original run 29 July 2004 (2004-07-29) – present
External links
Website

M! Countdown Mwave (Hangul: 엠! 카운트다운) is a South Korean music television program broadcast by M.net. It airs live every Thursday at 6:00PM-KST to 7:30PM-KST. The show features some of the latest and most popular artists who perform live on stage. The show are co-hosted by Ahn Jae-hyun and Jung Joon-young and various artists that invited to the show each week and broadcast from CJ E&M Center Studio located in Sangam-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul.[1] It also airs live in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Philippines, United States, Taiwan, Malaysia, Singapore and other countries.

Segments[edit]

Segments previous airing include B'SHOP where songwriter Bang Si-hyuk introduces some hit songs, and MCD DRAMA where the hosts act out scenarios. The current segment airing is MCD NEWS which reports the latest music industry news, and MCD Ranking which ranks celebrities with certain topics.

As of February 27, 2014, The chart featured on M! Countdown is calculated by combining Digital Single Sales (50%), Album Sales (10%), Social Media Points (YouTube official music video views + SNS buzz) (10%), Preference Points (global fan votes through Mwave, Mnet Japan and Mnet America + age range preference) (10%), Mnet Broadcast Points (10%) and SMS Votes (10%).[2]

Official Hosts[edit]

Weekly MCs[edit]

List of first place winners[edit]

2004[edit]

2005[edit]

2006[edit]

2007[edit]

2008[edit]

2009[edit]

2010[edit]

2011[edit]

2012[edit]

2013[edit]

2014[edit]

Double Wins[edit]

Triple Crown[edit]

Triple Crown is a song that has received 3 time wins. After that, the song is removed from the chart.

Achievements by artists[edit]

Special events[edit]

Cancelled special events[edit]

International Broadcast[edit]

  • Southeast Asia, Hong Kong: Friday, 20:00 - 21:30 (Hong Kong time), 19:00-20:30 (Bangkok time) on Channel M
  • Malaysia: Saturday, 00:00 - 01:15 on 8TV

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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