Mnet Asian Music Award for Best Asian Artist

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Mnet Asian Music Award for Best Asian Artist
Awarded forBest artist in a region
CountrySouth Korea
Presented byCJ E&M Pictures (Mnet)
WebsiteMnet Asian Music Awards

The Mnet Asian Music Award for Best Asian Artist is an award presented annually by CJ E&M Pictures (Mnet).

It was first awarded at the 6th Mnet Asian Music Awards ceremony held in 2004; three artists from Japan and Taiwan received the awards, and it is given in honor of artist(s) with the best performance in the music industry in their respective countries.[1]

Best Asian Artist Award[edit]

Year[I] Region Winners
2010
(12th)
 China Jason Zhang
2011
(13th)
 China Jane Zhang
2012
(14th)
 Taiwan Leehom Wang[Note 1]
 Vietnam My Tam
 Japan AKB48
 Singapore Taufik Batisah
 China Li Yuchun
 Philippines Sarah Geronimo
 Indonesia Agnes Monica
2013
(15th)
 Singapore Derrick Hoh
 Japan Kyary Pamyu Pamyu
 Hong Kong Aaron Kwok
 Vietnam Thu Minh
 Thailand ToR+ Saksit
 Indonesia SM*SH
2014
(16th)

[Note 2]
 Vietnam Hồ Quỳnh Hương
 Singapore JJ Lin
 Thailand Thaitanium
 Japan Leo Ieiri
 Indonesia Raisa
2015
(17th)
[2]
 Taiwan Jolin Tsai[Note 3]
 Thailand Potato
 Indonesia RAN
 Singapore Stefanie Sun
 Japan AKB48
 Vietnam Dong Nhi
2016
(18th)
 Thailand Getsunova
 Vietnam Noo Phuoc Thinh
 Indonesia Isyana Sarasvati
 Singapore JJ Lin
 Japan Sekai no Owari
 China Hua Chenyu
2017
(19th)
 Indonesia Agnez Mo
 Thailand Lula
 Singapore Aisyah Aziz
 Vietnam Tóc Tiên
 Hong Kong Karen Mok[Note 4]
 Japan AKB48
2018
(20th)
 Indonesia Afgan
 Japan Da Pump
 Singapore JJ Lin
 Vietnam Huong Tram
 Thailand Peck Palitchoke


Best New Asian Artist[edit]

Year[I] Region Winners
2008
(10th)
 Hong Kong Khalil Fong
2010
(13th)
 Vietnam My Tam
2011
(13th)
 China Vision Wei
 United States Aziatix
2012
(14th)
 South Korea EXO (K+M)
 Thailand Natthew
 China TimeZ
2017
(19th)
 South Korea NCT (NCT 127)
2018
(20th)
 Indonesia Marion Jola
 Japan Hiragana Keyakizaka46
 China Dean Ting
 Vietnam Orange
 Thailand The Toys
 South Korea IZ*ONE

Genre-Specific[edit]

Year[I] Region Winners Genre
2004
(6th)
 Taiwan F4 Pop
 Japan Gackt Rock
 Japan M-Flo Hip Hop
2006
(8th)
 Japan W-inds Rock
2010
(12th)
 Japan Perfume Pop
 Japan Chemistry R&B

Others[edit]

Year[I] Category Region Winners
2009
(11th)
Asia Recommended Award (Japan)  Japan AKB48
Asia Recommended Award (China)  Taiwan Lollipop
Best Asia Star Award  South Korea TVXQ
2010
(12th)
The Shilla Duty Free Asian Wave Award  South Korea 2PM - "I'll Be Back"
2011
(13th)
Hottest Asian Artist  Japan Koda Kumi
2015
(17th)
Next Generation Asian Artist  South Korea Monsta X
2017
(19th)
Vietnamese Breakout Artist with Close-Up
 Vietnam Sơn Tùng M-TP
2018
(20th)
Favorite Dance Artist (Japan)  Japan Bullet Train

Notes[edit]

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

  1. ^ Wang received the overall Best Asian Artist Award.
  2. ^ Titled "Artist of the Year" by Region.
  3. ^ Tsai received the Best Asian Artist Mandarin Award.
  4. ^ Mok received the Best Asian Artist Mandarin Award.
Sources

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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