World’s NO.1 K-POP Awards 2022 MAMA AWARDS will reveal this year’s nominees on October 24, 6PM KST / 5AM EST.
The nomination broadcast will be hosted by Lim Seul-ong and Shin Ah-young, and will air on various global platforms including Mnet’s official YouTube channel “Mnet K-POP”. After the announcement, the voting for the “Worldwide Fans’ Choice” Award will start at 7PM KST/6AM EST.
2022 MAMA AWARDS takes the following into consideration for its nominees.
First, the songs and artists that had the biggest impact in K-POP will be determined by data combined with a panel of specialists.
In case of "Worldwide Fans’ Choice," it will have global K-POP fans vote for the artist who led the K-POP trend for the past year. Fans can vote through the K-culture platform Mnet Plus and other platforms including Twitter and Spotify. This year, Spotify- the world's most popular audio streaming subscription service- will be the exclusive music streaming sponsor for 2022 MAMA AWARDS.
The album/song eligibility period runs from November 1, 2021 throughout October 21, 2022.
Just like last year, the vote count and process will be verified by Samil PwC, which is a member company of PwC that has overseen the Academy Awards votes. Samil PwC will verify the transparency and fairness of the voting process and results.
2022 MAMA AWARDS, previously known as MAMA (Mnet ASIAN MUSIC AWARDS), recently rebranded itself in alignment with its continued global expansion beyond Asia and the shifts in the music industry across the globe. Stay tuned to see who are the musical acts chosen by the global K-POP fans.