Mnet Asian Music Award for Artist of the Year

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Mnet Asian Music Award for Artist of the Year
(올해의 가수상)
Awarded forbest individual/group of the year
CountrySouth Korea
Presented byCJ E&M Pictures (Mnet)
First awarded2006
Currently held byBTS (2018)
WebsiteMnet Asian Music Awards

The Mnet Asian Music Award for Artist of the Year (올해의 가수상) is a daesang (or grand prize) award presented annually by CJ E&M Pictures (Mnet). It was first awarded at the 8th Mnet Asian Music Awards ceremony held in 2006; the five-member boyband group TVXQ won the award, and it is given in honor for artists with artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in the music industry.[1]

Since 2014, China UnionPay holds the naming rights for this award.[2]

Winners and nominees[edit]

Year[I] Winner(s) Nominee(s)
2006
(8th)
TVXQ
2007
(9th)
Super Junior
2008
(10th)
Big Bang
2009
(11th)
2PM
2010
(12th)
2NE1
2011
(13th)
Girls' Generation
2012
(14th)
Big Bang
2013
(15th)
G-Dragon
2014
(16th)
Exo
2015
(17th)
Big Bang
2016
(18th)
BTS
2017
(19th)
2018
(20th)

^[I] Each year is linked to the article about the Mnet Asian Music Awards held that year.

Multiple awards for Artist of the Year[edit]

Throughout the history of Mnet Asian Music Awards only 2 recipients received the award more than once.

Artist(s) Record Set First year awarded Recent year awarded
Big Bang 3 2008 2015
BTS 2016 2018

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  • "M.net Asian Music Awards Winners list by year". mwave. MAMA.
  • "M.net Asian Music Awards Broadcasts by year". mwave. MAMA.
  • "M.net Asian Music Awards Photos by year". mwave. MAMA.

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