2006 Mnet Km Music Festival

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2006 Mnet Km Music Festival
Mnet Korean Music Festival (MKMF) 2006.jpg.png
DateNovember 25, 2006 (2006-11-25)
LocationOlympic Gymnastics Arena, Seoul, South Korea
Hosted byShin Dong-yup and Kim Ok-bin
Most awardsTVXQ, SG Wannabe (2)
Most nominationsTVXQ, Rain, SG Wannabe (5)
WebsiteMnet Asian Music Awards
Television/radio coverage
NetworkSouth Korea: Mnet
Japan: Mnet Japan
Runtimearound 210 minutes

The 2006 Mnet Km Music Festival (MFMK) was the eighth of the annual music awards in Seoul, South Korea that took place on November 25, 2006 at the Olympic Gymnastics Arena.

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.

Background[edit]

The award-giving body continued to use the name "M.net Korean Music Festival" (MKMF) for the eighth consecutive time.[1] 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.[2] The Nomination Screen Is Inspired By 2006 MTV Video Music Awards

Criteria[edit]

The following criteria for winners include:[2]

Preference by Professional Research Organizations 30%
Viewers' Vote via the Internet Mobile 20%
Professional Jury Screening 20%
Album Sales 10%
Integrated Digital Sales Chart 10%
Nominations Selection Committee Score 10%
Total 100%

Winners and nominees[edit]

Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.[3][4]


Baek Ji-young, Best Female Artist
Rain, Best Male Artist
Psy, Best Music Video
Super Junior, New Group of the Year
SS501, Best Dance Performers
Lee Seung-gi, Best Ballad Performer
Fly To The Sky, Best R&B Performers
Lee Joon-gi, Music Video Actor
Kim Ji-soo, Music Video Actress
The Pussycat Dolls, Best International Artist
Shinhwa, Popularity and Viewer's Choice awards
Artist of the Year
(daesang)
Song of the Year
(daesang)
Album of the Year
(daesang)
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
  • Cha Eun-taek (차은택) - "Entertainer" (Psy), etal.
    • no nominees announced
Best International Artist Best OST
  • SeeYa - "Crazy Love Song" (투명인간 최장수)
    • no nominees announced
Special awards
  • Digital Popularity Award: SG Wannabe - "Partner for Life"
  • YEPP Netizen Popularity Award: Shinhwa - "Once in a Lifetime"
  • Creative Sector
    • Composition Award: Jo Young Su (조영수) - "Partner for Life" (by SG Wannabe)
    • Lyrics Award: Yŏng-min An (안영민) - "Crazy Love Song" (by SeeYa)
    • Arrangement Award: Ryu Jae Hyun (류재현) - "The Man The Woman" (by Vibe)
  • 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

Multiple awards[edit]

Artist(s) with multiple wins[edit]

The following artist(s) received two or more wins (excluding the special awards):

Awards Artist(s)
2 TVXQ
SG Wannabe

Artist(s) with multiple nominations[edit]

The following artist(s) received more than two nominations:

Nominations Artist(s)
5 TVXQ
Rain
SG Wannabe
4 Baek Ji-young
Buzz
Vibe
3 The SeeYa

Presenters and performers[edit]

The following individuals and groups, listed in order of appearance, presented awards or performed musical numbers.[2][5][6]

Presenters[edit]

Name(s) Role
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

Performers[edit]

Name(s) Performed Notes
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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