2006 Mnet Km Music Festival
|2006 Mnet Km Music Festival|
|Date||November 25, 2006|
|Location||Olympic Gymnastics Arena, Seoul, South Korea|
|Hosted by||Shin Dong-yup and Kim Ok-bin|
|Most awards||TVXQ, SG Wannabe (2)|
|Most nominations||TVXQ, Rain, SG Wannabe (5)|
|Website||Mnet Asian Music Awards|
|Network||South Korea: Mnet|
Japan: Mnet Japan
|Runtime||around 210 minutes|
Leading the nominees were Wax boy bands TVXQ and SG Wannabe, and solo artist Rain with five nominations each. The boy bands secured two wins each by the end of the ceremony, while the latter received only one award out of 5 nominations.
The award-giving body continued to use the name "M.net Korean Music Festival" (MKMF) for the eighth consecutive time. Starting this year, however, three grand prizes (or daesang) were introduced including Artist of the Year, Song of the Year, and Album of the Year awards. The event took place at the Olympic Gymnastics Arena once again with Shin Dong-yup as a returning host and Kim Ok-bin as his co-host. The Nomination Screen Is Inspired By 2006 MTV Video Music Awards
The following criteria for winners include:
|Preference by Professional Research Organizations||30%|
|Viewers' Vote via the Internet Mobile||20%|
|Professional Jury Screening||20%|
|Integrated Digital Sales Chart||10%|
|Nominations Selection Committee Score||10%|
Winners and nominees
|Artist of the Year
|Song of the Year|
|Album of the Year
|Best Music Video|
|New Singer of the Year||New Group of the Year|
|Best Group||Best Dance Performance|
|Best Male Artist||Best Female Artist|
|Best R&B Performance||Best Rock Performance|
|Best Hip Hop Performance||Best Ballad Performance|
|Music Video Acting||Best Music Video Director|
|Best International Artist||Best OST|
- Digital Popularity Award: SG Wannabe - "Partner for Life"
- YEPP Netizen Popularity Award: Shinhwa - "Once in a Lifetime"
- Creative Sector
- Mnet.com Award: TVXQ - "'O'-Jung.Ban.Hap."
- Overseas Viewers' Award: Shinhwa - "Once In A Lifetime"
- Mnet Plus Mobile Popularity Award: TVXQ - "'O'-Jung.Ban.Hap."
- Best Asia Pop Artist: W-inds Japan
Artist(s) with multiple wins
The following artist(s) received two or more wins (excluding the special awards):
Artist(s) with multiple nominations
The following artist(s) received more than two nominations:
Presenters and performers
|Shin Dong-yup and Kim Ok-bin||Main hosts of the show|
|Jang Keun-suk and Go Eun-ah||Presenters for the award for New Singer of the Year|
|SS501||Presenters for the award for New Group of the Year|
|Park Si-yeon, Shin Yi (신이) and Jae Hee||Presenters for the special award for Digital Popularity Award|
|Kim Cheol-min and Kim Mi-Ryeo with Son Jeong-hwan (손정환)||Presenters for the special award for YEPP Netizen Popularity Award|
|Ha Seok-jin and Cha Ye-ryun||Presenters for the award for Best R&B Performance|
|Kang Ho-dong and Kim Ah-joong||Presenters for the award for Best Dance Performance|
|Daniel Henney||Introduced the comeback of "The Queen of K-pop" Uhm Jung-hwa|
|Jung Jae-young||Segment host|
|Oh Hyemi (나헤미) and Noh Hong-chul||Presenters for the special award for Mnet.com Award|
|Denis Kang and Hye-kyung||Presenters for the award for Best Rock Performance|
|Park Si-hoo and So Yoo-jin||Presenters for the award for Best Group|
|Ryu Deok-hwan and Uhm Jung-hwa||Presenters for the award for Music Video Acting|
|Lee So-yeon and Park Kwang-hyun (박광현)||Presenters for the award for Best Music Video|
|Lee Beom-soo||Presenter for the award for Album of the Year|
|Jisun of Loveholic||Introduced the sixth performance|
|Namolla Family||Presenters for the award for Best Hip Hop Performance|
|Ji Hyun-woo and Im Jung-eun||Presenters for the award for Best Ballad Performance|
|Baek Sung-hyun, Ayumi, and Kim Ji-hoon||Presenters for the Overseas Viewers' Award|
|On Joo-wan||Introduced Performance #8|
|MC Mong and Kim Soo-mi||Presenters for the Mnet Plus Mobile Popularity Award|
|Uhm Ji-won and Yoo Gun||Presenters for the award for Best Female Artist|
|Jang Yoon-ju, 박둘선, and Kyung A-song (송경아)||Presenters for the award for Best Male Artist|
|BoA||Introduced Performance #9 and presenter for the award for Best Asia Pop Artist|
|Kim Jin-pyo||Introduced Mnet KM's Selection Awards Committee - Radio Star (Lee Joon-ik)|
|Lee Dong-wook and Lee Da-hae||Presenters for the award for Song of the Year|
|Kim Jung-eun||Presenter for the award for Artist of the Year|
|Trans Fixion||"Mr. Brightside", "Fall In Love"||Performance #1: I Love Punk|
|SS501, 스키조(Schizo)||"Unlock"||Performance #2: Break Through|
|Uhm Jung-hwa, CocoBoys and DodoGirls||Uhm Jung-Hwa House Mix, "Boogie Wonderland", "Friday Night"||Performance #3: Return of the Queen|
|Super Junior||"U", "Don't Go Away", "Miracle"||Performance #4: Super Idol|
|Lee Seung-gi and Kim Ok-bin||"Like I Love You", "Don't Cha", "Get Up"||Performance #5: Crazy For U"|
|SG Wannabe, Kim Tae-woo, Kim Jo Han||"My Reflection In My Heart", "Gloomy Letter", "Cause I Love You", "Old Days"||Performance #6: Because I Love|
|Yen (Kinetic Music Group), Baek Ji-young||"I Won't Love"||Performance #7: Living Thing Like A Flower|
|TVXQ||"'O'-Jung.Ban.Hap."||Performance #8: Five Star Story|
|W-inds||"Boogie Woogie 66", "Four Seasons"||Performance #9: Friend, Tomo|
|Brown Eyed Girls, Cho PD, SeeYa, Super Junior, SS501||"Free Music"||Performance #10: Free Music Kills Musician|
|Westlife||"You Raise Me Up"||Background song: End credits|
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