2012 Mnet Asian Music Awards

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2012 Mnet Asian Music Awards
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Date November 30, 2012 (2012-11-30)
Venue Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong
Hosted by Song Joong-ki
Most awards Psy (4)
Most nominations Psy (6)
Television/radio coverage
Networks
Runtime around 240 minutes

The 2012 Mnet Asian Music Awards took place on November 30, 2012, at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Hong Kong. The ceremony was the third consecutive Mnet Asian Music Awards to occur outside of South Korea. It was reported by international news agencies such as Agence France-Presse,[1] ITN,[2] and was also broadcast in 85 countries around the world.[3]

Leading the nominees was Psy with 6 nominations. By the end of the ceremony, Psy won the most wins with 4 wins, followed by boybands Big Bang and Busker Busker with 2 wins each, excluding the special awards.

Background[edit]

Psy, Song of the Year and more
Big Bang, Artist of the Year and more
Super Junior, Album of the Year and more
G-Dragon, Best Male Artist
IU, Best Female Artist
Sistar, Best Female Group
Best Dance Performers
Davichi, Best Vocal Performer - Group
K.Will, Best Vocal Performer - Solo
Epik High, Best Rap Performers
Busker Busker, New Male Artist and Band Performers
Kara, Best Global Group - Female
B.A.P, Mnet PD's Choice
Wang Leehom, Overall Best Asian Artist
Best New Asian Group
EXO
Joey Yung, TVB Choice Award
Ga-in, Best Style in Music

The event marked the fourteenth of the annual music awards.[4] Using its slogan "Music Makes One" for the second consecutive time, MAMA was broadcast live in China, Japan, Hong Kong and Southeast Asia through various channels, as well as in the USA and Canada.

During the Red Carpet, artists B.A.P, Davichi, Mike Izon and Block B performed their songs "No Mercy", "Crash", "I'll Think of You", "Don't Say Goodbye", "Set Fire to the Rain" and "Nillili Mambo" respectively. International artists were seen with their greetings on screen during the main event including Dr. Dre and Jackie Chan[5][6]

Winners and nominees[edit]

Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.[7][8][9][10]

Song of the Year
(daesang)
Artist of the Year
(daesang)
Album of the Year
(daesang)
Best Music Video
Best Male Artist Best Female Artist
Best Male Group Best Female Group
Best Dance Performance - Male Group Best Dance Performance - Female Group
Best Dance Performance - Solo Best Band Performance
Best Vocal Performance - Group Best Vocal Performance - Solo
  • Davichi - "Will Think Of You"
    • 2AM - "I Wonder If You Hurt Like Me"
    • Noel - "I Miss You"
    • Urban Zakapa - "I Hate You"
    • 4MEN - "The Man, The Woman"
Best OST Best Rap Performance
Best New Male Artist Best New Female Artist
International Favorite Artist Best Collaboration Performance
Best Global Group - Female Best Global Group - Male
Special Awards
Japan AKB48
Philippines Sarah Geronimo
Vietnam My Tam
Singapore Taufik Batisah
Indonesia Agnes Monica
China Chris Lee (Li Yuchun)
  • Best New Asian Group:
South Korea EXO
China TimeZ
Thailand Natthew

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)
4 Psy
2 Big Bang
Busker Busker
Super Junior

Artist(s) with multiple nominations[edit]

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

Nominations Artist(s)
6 Psy
Super Junior
5 Busker Busker
Big Bang
4 Sistar
3 Ga-in[note 1]
Park Jin-young (JYP)[note 1]
Huh Gak[note 1]
IU
TVXQ
Beast
2 G-Dragon
Infinite
K.Will
John Park
Davichi[note 1]
T-ara[note 1]
KARA
2NE1
f(x)
Girls' Generation-TTS
CN Blue

Presenters and performers[edit]

The following individuals and groups, listed in order of appearance, presented awards or performed musical numbers.[11][12][13][14]

Presenters[edit]

Name(s) Role
Song Joong-ki Welcome Address
Choi Minho and Jung Eun-ji Presenters of the award for Best New Female Artist
Simon Yam Presenter of the award for Best Dance Performance - Solo
Han Ga-in Presenter of the award for Best Male Group
Kim Kang-woo Presenter of the award for Best Female Group
Jung Il-woo Introduced performer Wang Leehom and presented the Overall Best Asian Artist
Jung Gyu-woon and Chae Yeon Presenters of the award for Best Collaboration Performance
Presenters of the award for Mnet PD's Choice
Huang Tsz Ting Introduced performers Epik High ft. Lee Hi
Jung Il-woo and Jo Yoon-hee Presenters of the award for Best Dance Performance - Male Group
Presenters of the award for Best Dance Performance - Female Group
Han Chae-young Introduced performer Roy Kim
Kim Sung-soo and Go Joon-hee Presenters of the award for Best Vocal Performance - Solo
Presenters of the award for Best Vocal Performance - Group
Krystal Introduced performer Adam Lambert
Kim Hyo-jin Presenter for the award for International Favorite Artist
Peng Yuyan and Bai Baihe Presenters for the award for Best OST
Han Ye-seul Introduced performers SHINee and EXO
Han Chae-young Presenter of the award for Best Music Video
Victoria Song Presenter of the award for TVB Choice Award
Kim Hyo-jin Introduced performer Li Yuchun
Park Shin-hye and Yoon Shi-yoon Presenters of the award for Best New Asian Group
Jung Suk-won and Yun-gil Jeong 정윤길 Presenters of the award for Best Style in Music
Angelababy Presenter of the award for Guardian Angel Worldwide Performer
Danny (대니) Guest host - Introduced Hip-hop performers
Shin Bora and Ailee Presenters of the award for Best Rap Performance
Bolin Chen Presenter of the award for Best Male Artist
Choi Ji-woo Presenter of the award for Best Line Award
Introduced performers Big Bang
Song Seung-heon Presenter of the award for Best Global Group
Song Joong-ki Introduced performer Psy
Yoo Seung-jun, Helen Yao and Zhang Lanxin Introduced the three grand awards through the movie CZ12
Jackie Chan and Han Ye-seul Presenters of the award for Artist of the Year
Song Seung-heon and Han Ga-in Presenters of the award for Album of the Year
Choi Ji-woo and Jung Woo-sung Presenters of the award for Song of the Year
Song Joong-ki Closing remarks

Performers[edit]

Name(s) Performed Notes
Song Joong-ki, Jung Jae II, G-Dragon, Ailee, Pia & Bang Yong Guk "Really", Freestyle rapping, "A Better Tomorrow" Opening Act - This Is The Moment
Ga-in, Sistar, Trouble Maker "Bloom", "Alone", "Trouble Maker" Lady Mamalady
Wang Leehom "The Things You Never Knew", "Beautiful" Picture Your Song
Epik High ft. Lee Hi "It's Cold", "Don't Hate Me" HATE Mental Hospital
Wooyoung, Park Jin-young (JYP) "Sexy Lady", "DJ Got Me Goin' Crazy", "You're the One", "Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)" The Memorial of JYP
Roy Kim "Passing By", "누구를 위한 삶인가" My Way
Adam Lambert "Whataya Want from Me", "Trespassing" Time for Miracle
EXO and SHINee "Mama", "Warrior's Descendant", "Mirotic", "Lucifer", "Sherlock" Time Loop 2012
Super Junior "Spy", "Mr. Simple", "Sexy, Free & Single" Super Junior Never Die
Li Yuchun, Natthew, TimeZ "Hello Baby", "She's Bad", "Idol Hooray" Asian Acts
Gaeko of Dynamic Duo, Zico, Double K, Loco, Davichi and Chuija Various freestyle rapping Beats Rock the World
Big Bang "Crayon", "Fantastic Baby" Monster in Me
Seo In-young, B.o.B, and K.Will "Anymore", "Airplanes", "Nothin' on You" The Tie Between Hong Kong
Psy ft. Hyuna "Gangnam Style" The Worldwide Phenomenon

Broadcast[edit]

Network Country
Mnet  South Korea
tvN
CJ E&M channels
Mnet Japan  Japan
TVB  Hong Kong
MyTV-Cambodia Other countries around the world
KM
Mnet America
Channel M
Myx Philippines
Studio 23 now ABS-CBN Sports and Action ( PHILIPPINES )
And all other channels that carried Mnet Asian Music Awards in Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore and Europe.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Including collaborations.

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Psy wins big at Asian Music Awards". Independent Television News. Retrieved 1 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Psy's Hong Kong performance to be broadcast to 85 countries". Yonhap News Agency. Retrieved 1 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "MKMF goes into history" Asiae. 20 October 2009. Retrieved 2012-04-17
  5. ^ Benjamin, Jeff. "PSY, HyunA & Adam Lambert Rock MAMAs: Video Highlights". Billboard.com. Retrieved 29 January 2015. 
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