Leading entertainment company CJ ENM announced that the official voting for 2021 MAMA has opened on November 25(KST). This follows a pre-vote period to determine the nominees that ended November 22. Official votes will continue until December 9, 16:59(KST).
One of the four main awards, ‘Worldwide Icon of the Year’ and runner-up ‘Worldwide Fans’ Choice TOP 10’ awards will be judged solely by global K-pop fans to completely reflect the voices of K-pop fans all over the world.
In order to make sure that global trends are reflected in the results, global data will be integrated in the judging process. For the first time ever, MAMA will be introducing a global music chart to reflect worldwide trends in the results through its partnership with global streaming service Apple Music, currently serviced in 167 countries. The streaming data from Apple Music will be reflected in all the award categories. Apple Music’s global charts will join Gaon Chart, Twitter, and YouTube.
In addition, K-pop fans all over the world will be able to vote for the Worldwide Fans’ Choice TOP 10 through Apple Music. Fans can vote for the Worldwide Fans’ Choice TOP 10 by streaming their favorite artist for over 30 seconds and up to five times a day on the 2021 MAMA – Worldwide Fans’ Choice TOP 10 playlist on Apple Music.
The world’s No.1 K-pop music awards ceremony, 2021 MAMA will be broadcast live on December 11 at 6PM KST (4PM EST). To watch 2021 MAMA, visit www.2021mama.com; to vote here: