2017 MAMA in Japan : Complete Listing Of Awards Winners and Performances

CJ E&M yesterday awarded the ‘2017 MAMA in Japan’ at Yokohama Arena to recognize Asian artists for their best achievements and contributions in the music industry. In coherence to this year’s theme of ‘Coexistence,’ hottest artists from different Asian countries joined together to celebrate diversity of pan-Asian music at Asia’s biggest music awards ceremony.

A total of twelve awards, including the highly acclaimed Qoo10 Song of the Year, were presented along with Best New Female/Male Artist, Best Asian Style in Japan, Inspired Achievement, Best of Next, Best Dance Performance Female/Male Group, Best Concert Performer, Discovery of the Year, Mwave Global Fan’s Choice, and Best Male Artist. In addition to the star-studded presenters and nominees, fans cheered as their favorite artists showcased special collaboration performances exclusive for ‘2017 MAMA’.

The sold-out show opened with a legendary collaboration stage with BoA, and rising stars Seventeen, TWICE, and Wanna One’s Hwang Min-Hyun. This year’s theme ‘Coexistence’ also presented itself on stage, as AKB48, one of the most followed Japanese idol girl groups, and Korea’s representative female artists Chung Ha, Weki Meki, Pristin, Formis_9 and Idol School members performed hit songs including ‘Pick Me,’ ‘Heavy Rotation, ‘Koisuru Fortune Cookie’, capturing the hearts of Asian fans.

In addition, Monsta X, Zico, Wanna One, EXO-CBX also engaged with their fans with their one-of-a-kind performances, while Seventeen and NU’EST W surprised fans with a collaboration stage of their own.

See the complete list of yesterday’s winners below. Meanwhile, ‘2017 MAMA in Japan’ was broadcasted in 14 different regions and platforms including Mnet, Mnet Japan, tvN Asia, and global fans in more than 180 countries/regions can enjoy MAMA via Mwave. Following the journey from Vietnam on November 25th and Japan on November 29th, ‘2017 MAMA’ will make its final stop to Hong Kong on December 1st at AsianWorld-Expo, Arena.

Award Winners from ‘2017 MAMA in Japan’

Best New Female Artist – Pristin

Best New Male Artist – Wanna One

Best Asian Style in Japan – EXO-CBX

Inspired Achievement – Yasushi Akimoto

Best of Next – Chung Ha

Best Dance Performance Female Group – TWICE

Best Concert Performer – Monsta X

Discovery of the Year – NU’EST W

Mwave Global Fan’s Choice – EXO

Best Male Artist – Zico

Best Dance Performance Male Group – Seventeen

Qoo10 Song of the Year – TWICE

Award Winners from ‘2017 MAMA Premiere in Vietnam’

Best Asian Artist Vietnam – Toc Tien

Best Asian Artist Thailand – Lula

Best Asian Artist Singapore – Aisyah Aziz

Best Asian Artist Indonesia – Agnez Mo

Best of Next – Wanna One

Worldwide Favorite Artist – Seventeen

Favorite Vietnamese Artist Presented By Clear & Close up – Son Tung M-TP

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