About The 2015 Mnet Asian Music Awards

The 2015 Mnet Asian Music Awards took place on December 2nd, 2015, at AsiaWorld-Expo, Hong Kong. The 2015 show marked the sixth event held outside of South Korea. The nominations were announced on October 30th, 2015. BIGBANG was in the lead with six nominations. Until the end of the award ceremony, the group received three awards from six nominations and became the recipient of most awards that night. This event marked the 17th Mnet Asian Music Awards and was broadcast live in Korea, Japan, America, South Asia through various TV channels and online streaming platforms. This time, the award was held in the same country and location for the third time. In 2015, the award ceremony took the latest stage of the Techart concept that combines advanced technology and art.

Artist Lineup

Previously, Mnet released the lineup of Korean artists who were to make an appearance at the 2015 MAMA through the official website and SNS of Mnet. The following is the list of 2015 MAMA award nominations and nominees. Best New Male Artist: iKON N.Flying MONSTA X SEVENTEEN UP10TION Best New Female Artist: CLC TWICE Lovelyz GFRIEND OH MY GIRL Best Male Artist: Zion.T Kyuhyun ‘Super Junior’ J.Y. Park Jung Yong Hwa ‘CNBLUE’ Jonghyun ‘SHINee’ Best Female Artist: BoA IU Ailee Taeyeon ‘SNSD’ Hyuna ‘4 Minute’ Best Male Group: BIGBANG EXO BTS SHINee Super Junior SHINHWA Best Female Group: AOA A Pink Miss A Girls Generation (SNSD) SISTAR Wonder Girls Best Dance Performance – Solo: GAIN “Paradise Lost” NIEL “Lovekiller” J.Y. Park “Who’s Your Mama” Amber “Shake That Brass” Hyuna “Roll Deep” Best Dance Performance – Male Group: BIGBANG “Bang Bang Bang” EXO “Call Me Baby” GOT7 “If You Do” VIXX “Love Equation” SHINee “View” INFINITE “Bad” Best Dance Performance – Girl Group: AOA “Heart Attack” EXID “Ah Yeah” Girl’s Day “Ring My Bell” Red Velvet “Ice Cream Cake” SISTAR “Shake It” 4MINUTE “Crazy” Best Male Vocal Performance: SG WANNABE “Love You” Zion.T “Eat” Kyuhyun “At Gwanghwamun” Lim Chang Jung “Love Again” Huh Gak “Snow of April” Best Female Vocal Performance: DAVICHI “Cry Again” MAMAMOO “Um Oh Ah Yeh” Baek A Yeon “Shouldn’t Have…” Ailee “Mind Your Own Business” Taeyeon “I” Best Rap Performance: Gary “GET SOME AIR” Dok2 “I Will” Mad Clown “Fire” Jay Park “MOMMAE” San E “Me You” Best Band Performance: CNBLUE “Cinderella” FT ISLAND “Pray” NELL “Green Nocturne” JJY BAND “OMG” Hyukoh “Comes And Goes” Best Collaboration & Unit: Zion.T & Crush “Just” Block B BASTARZ “Zero For Conduct” VIXX LR “Beautiful Liar” Soyou & Kwon Jeong Yeol “Leon On Me” INFINITE H “Pretty” Best Music Video of the Year: BIGBANG ‘Bae Bae’ f(x) “4 Walls” SHINee “Married To The Music” Wonder Girls “I Fell You” INFINITE “Bad” Artis of the Year: AOA A Pink BIGBANG CLC EXO iKON Miss A N.Flying TWICE Zion.T Kyuhyun Lovelyz MONSTA X J.Y.PARK BTS BoA SHINee SEVENTEEN Girls’ Generation Super Junior SHINHWA SISTAR IU UP10TION Ailee GFRIEND OH MY GIRL Wonder Girls Jung Yong Hwa JONGHYUN Taeyeon Hyun Song of the Year: AOA – Heart Attack BIGBANG – BANG BANG BANG CNBLUE – Cinderella EXID – Ah Yeah EXO – CALL ME BABY FTISLAND – PRAY Gary – GET SOME AIR GOT7 – If You Do SG WANNABE – Love You Zion.T – Eat Zion.T & Crush – Just GAIN – Paradise Lost Girl’s Day – Ring My Bell KYUHYUN – At Gwanghwamun NELL – Green Nocturne NIEL – Lovekiller DAVICHI – Cry Again Dok2 – I Will Red Velvet – Ice Cream Cake MAMAMOO – Um Oh Ah Yeh Mad Clown – Fire Jay Park – MOMMAE J.Y.PARK – Who’s your mama? Baek A Yeon – Shouldn’t Have… Block B BASTARZ – Zero For Conduct VIXX – Love Equation VIXX LR – Beautiful Liar San E – Me You SHINee – View Soyou & Kwon Jeong Yeol – Leon On Me SISTAR – SHAKE IT Ailee – Mind Your Own Business Amber – SHAKE THAT BRASS INFINITE – Bad INFINITE H – Pretty Lim Chang Jung – Love Again JJY BAND – OMG Taeyeon – I 4MINUTE – Crazy Huh Gak – Snow of April Hyukoh – Comes And Goes HYUNA – Roll Deep

Red Carpet

The 2015 Mnet Asian Music Awards really made a scene. A series of Korean drama stars were also present to enliven the red carpet and announce the winners during the main event. Let’s take a peek at the photos of the 2015 MAMA red carpet.



All the stars who performed in the 2015 MAMA were lit. Let’s check out some of the performances.

Artists’ Performances

A special performance from a member of Girls’ Generation took place that is quite worth mentioning. Girls’ Generation and TaeTiSeo (TTS) member Taeyeon flexed her vocals in the opening, with the solo hit “I.” Taeyeon delivered one of the most exceptional performances at the event as she filled the vast space of the Hong Kong stadium with her stirring voice.

Special Stage

MAMA always makes room for special stage performances, and the 2015 event is no exception. The special stars on the stage were none other than BTS!


Legendary 2NE1 Last Performance

2NE1 also contributed to the magnificence of the event by treating the audience with an epic and legendary performance.

The 2015 MAMA Winners

After four and a half hours of fun and excitement, here are all the winners of the 2015 Mnet Asian Music Awards. Winners Of The 2015 Mnet Asian Music Awards: Best Producer: J.Y. Park New Generation Asian Artist: MONSTA X Best Asian Style: EXO Global Fans’ Choice (Female): f(x) Global Fans’ Choice (Male): EXO iQIYI Worldwide Favorite Artist: Big Bang World Performer: BTS Hotels Combined Best Music Video: Big Bang: “Bae Bae” Best Collaboration & Unit: Zion.T & Crush: “Just” Best Rap Performance: San E: “Me You” Best Band Performance: CNBLUE: “Cinderella” Best Vocal Performance (Female): Ailee: “Mind Your Own Business” Best Vocal Performance (Male): Zion.T: “Eat” Best Dance Performance (Female Group): Red Velvet: “Ice Cream Cake” Best Dance Performance (Male Group): SHINee: “View” Best Dance Performance (Solo): HyunA: “Roll Deep” Best Female Artist: Taeyeon Best Male Artist: J.Y. Park Best Female Group: Girls’ Generation Best Male Group: EXO Best New Female Artist: TWICE Best New Male Artist: iKON UnionPay Artist Of The Year: Big Bang UnionPay Album Of The Year: EXO: EXODUS UnionPay Song Of The Year: Big Bang: “Bang Bang Bang” Best Asian Artist Mandarin: Jolin Tsai Best Asian Artist Indonesia: RAN Best Asian Artist Singapore: Stefanie Sun Yanzi Best Asian Artist Vietnam: Dong Nhi Best Asian Artist Thailand: POTATO Best Asian Artist Japan: AKB48


Random Facts

  SNSD’s Taeyeon and EXO’s Baekhyun didn’t greet each other. Taeyeon and Baekhyun are ex-lovers who are always being targeted by netizens about their relationship. At the 2015 MAMA, both of them looked awkward. When the MC announced Taeyeon as the winner, and Taeyeon came forward to receive the award, Baekhyun joined in applause and saw his ex-girlfriend, but Taeyeon did not have the same reaction. Taeyeon did not look towards EXO’s Baekhyun. Poor uri oppa. Seungri’s ‘Big Bang’ was sitting on EXO’s Sehun lap. While singing their hit song “Bae Bae,” Seungri from Big Bang suddenly came and sat in the arms of Sehun from EXO. The EXO members were surprised to see the fad of Seungri. At first, Sehun was shocked and covered his face but eventually, he resigned and Sehun leaned his head to Seungri’s shoulder. Other EXO members, like Chanyeol, joined in singing, while Lay remained cool. Krystal from f(x) put a bitchy face on MAMA. Upon arriving at the Red Carpet, Krystal from f(x) looked gloomy and lackluster. When the MC also asked, “Are you angry or something happened to you?” Krystal just smiled in response. Even when f(x) received an award, Krystal still put on a poker face while the other members Luna and Amber looked happy and they even gave a short speech. Because of being so dirty, many netizens criticized the behavior of the f(x) members.   That’s all you guys should know about the 2015 MAMA. And if you want to learn everything about your favorite actress, actor or singer and girl group and boy band, well, just stay tuned on Channel-Korea because we have all the information you need. Don’t forget to kindly leave a comment in the section below, we would love to read all about it. Thanks for reading, see you in the next issue.

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