Mnet Asian Music Awards 2017 reveals nominees

Fans have until November 28 to vote for their favorite K-pop artists.

BTS, G-Dragon, EXO and Taeyeon
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It's a battle between rookie and leading artists in this year's Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA).

The 2017 MAMA will be held in three countries. The MAMA Premiere will take place in Vietnam on November 25 followed by MAMA Japan on November 29 and MAMA Hong Kong on December 1.

Fans have until November 28 to vote for their favourite K-pop artists.

Nominees for the Best Male Group are EXO, GOT7, NU'EST W, Wanna One, BTS and Seventeen.

In the Best Female Group category, the nominees are Black Pink, TWICE, Red Velvet, Mamamoo and GFriend.

G-Dragon, Zion.T, PSY, Yoon Jong Shin and Zico are nominated for Best Male Artist while Sunmi, Suzy, IU, Taeyeon and Heize are up for Best Female Artist.

Nominees in other categories are:

Best New Male Artist

Wanna One

Golden Child

The East Light

Kim Samuel

Jeong Sewoon

Best New Female Artist




Weki Meki

Kim Chungha

Best Band Performance

CNBLUE – "Between Us"

DAY6 – "I Smile"


Buzz – "The Love"

Hyukoh – "Tomboy"

Best Hip Hop & Urban Music

Dean – "Come Over"

Mad Clown – "Lost Without You"

Woo Won Jae – "We Are"

Zico – "Artist"

Heize – "Don't Know You"

Best Collaboration

Dynamic Duo, Chen – "nosedive"

Jay Park, Dok2 – "Most Hated"

Soyou, Baekhyun – "Rain"

IU, Oh Hyuk – "Can't Love You Anymore"

Hyorin, Changmo – "Blue Rain"

Best Music Video

EXO – "Power"

TWICE – "Signal"

Wanna One – "Energetic"

BTS – "Spring Day"

SEVENTEEN – "Don't Wanna Cry"

Best Original Soundtrack (OST)

Bolbbalgan4 – "You and Me from the Start"

Suzy – "I Love You Boy"

Ailee – "I Will Go to You Like the First Snow"

Chanyeol, Punch – "Stay with Me"

Crush – "Beautiful"

Best Vocal Performance Male Solo

Zion.T – "The Song"

Yoon Jong Shin – "Like It"

Jung Seung Hwan – "This Fool"

Han Dong Geun – "Crazy"

Hwang Chi Yeol – "A Daily Song"

Best Vocal Performance Female Solo

Kim Sejeong – "Flower Way"

Suran – "WINE"

IU – "Through the Night"

Jung Eun Ji – "The Spring"

Heize – "You, Clouds, Rain"

Best Vocal Performance Group

WINNER – "Really Really"

MAMAMOO – "Yes I Am"

Bolbbalgan4 – "Tell Me You Love Me"

BTOB – "Missing You"

Highlight – "Calling You"

Best Dance Performance Solo

Sunmi – "Gashina"

PSY – "New Face"

Lee Hyori – "Black"

Taemin – "Move"

HyunA – "BABE"

Best Dance Performance Female Group

Apink – "FIVE"

TWICE – "Signal"

Red Velvet – "Red Flavor"

Girls' Generation – "Holiday"

GFRIEND – "Love Whisper"

Best Dance Performance Male Group

EXO – "Ko Ko Bop"

NCT 127 – "Cherry Bomb"

Monsta X – "Beautiful"


VIXX – "Shangri-La"

SEVENTEEN – "Don't Wanna Cry"