Mnet Asian Music Award for Best Female Artist

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Mnet Asian Music Award for Best Female Artist
(여자 가수상)
Awarded forquality female vocal performances in the pop music genre
CountrySouth Korea
Presented byCJ E&M Pictures (Mnet)
First awarded1999
Currently held bySunmi - "Siren" (20th Mnet Asian Music Awards)
WebsiteMnet Asian Music Awards

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

It was first awarded at the 1st Mnet Asian Music Awards ceremony held in 1999; Uhm Jung-hwa won the award for her song "I Don't Know", and it is given in honor of a female artist with the best performance in the music industry.[1]

Winners and nominees[edit]

Year[I] Winner(s) Song Nominee(s)
1999
(1st)
Uhm Jung-hwa "I Don't Know"
  • Kim Jin-won (김진원) - "Happy Birthday To You"
  • Lena Park (박정현) - "A Person in My Dream" (몽중인)
  • Park Ji-yoon (박지윤) - "I do not know anything( 아무것도 몰라요 )"
  • Yangpa (양파) - "Adios (아디오)"
2000
(2nd)
Park Ji-yoon "Coming of Age Ceremony"
2001
(3rd)
Kim Hyun-jung "You Who Left"
  • Yangpa - "Special Night"
  • Uhm Jung-hwa - "Crack" (틈)
  • J - "The Saddest Words" (가장 슬픈 말)
  • T - "As Time Goes By" (시간이 흐른 뒤)
2002
(4th)
Jang Na-ra "Sweet Dream"
2003
(5th)
Lee Soo-young "Solitary"
  • Bada - "Music"
  • BoA - "Atlantis Princess" (아틀란티스 소녀)
  • Wax - "Relationship" (관계)
  • Lee Hyori - "10 Minutes"
2004
(6th)
Lee Soo-young[Note 1] "Whistle to Me"
2005
(7th)
BoA "Girls on Top"
2006
(8th)
Baek Ji-young "I Won't Love"
2007
(9th)
Ivy "Sonata of Temptation"
2008
(10th)
Lee Hyori "U-Go-Girl"
2009
(11th)
Baek Ji-young "Like Being Hit by a Bullet"
2010
(12th)
BoA "Hurricane Venus"
2011
(13th)
Baek Ji-young "Ordinary"
2012
(14th)
IU "You and I"
2013
(15th)
Lee Hyori "Bad Girls"
2014
(16th)
IU "Friday"
2015
(17th)
Taeyeon "I"
2016
(18th)
Taeyeon "Why"
2017
(19th)
IU "Palette"
2018
(20th)
Sunmi "Siren"

Multiple awards for Best Female Artist[edit]

As of 2015, five (6) female artists received two or more awards.

Female artist Record Set First year awarded Recent year awarded
Baek Ji-young 3 2006 2011
IU 2012 2017
Lee Hyori 2 2008 2013
BoA 2005 2010
Lee Soo-young 2003 2004
Taeyeon 2015 2016

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

Gallery[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Titled as "Best Female Video" award.
  1. ^ "1999 M.net Korean Music Festival Winners list" Archived 2014-10-09 at the Wayback Machine. MAMA. Retrieved 2014-06-12.

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.

External links[edit]