Mnet Asian Music Awards 2021 Complete Winners List: BTS, TWICE, and More

Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) 2021 winners were revealed on Saturday at the CJ ENM Contents World in Paju, South Korea. Global K-pop icon BTS topped the list with nine awards, followed by singer IU with three awards and bands Twice, Aespa, and ENHYPEN with two awards each at the annual award ceremony.

Global stars BTS bagged all the three Grand Prizes -- Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Artist of the Year -- award along with Worldwide Fans' Choice Top 10 award, Worldwide Icon of the Year, and Tik Tok Favorite Moment. They also won Best Music Video, Best Dance Performance – Male Group and Best Male Group award.

Girl Group Aespa bagged Best New Female Artist and Best Dance Performance - Female Group. Twice won Best Female Group award and Worldwide Fans' Choice Top 10 award. Boy band ENHYPEN won the Best New Male Artist award and Worldwide Fans' Choice Top 10 award. Meanwhile, Brave Girls bagged the KTO Breakout Artist.

This year, fan voting were not considered to determine the Artist of the Year, Song of the Year, and Album of the Year awards. So, K-pop fans across the globe were curious to know who will take home the Grand Prize (Daesang).

Popular boy bands, like BTS, SEVENTEEN, Stray Kids, NCT 127, NCT Dream, and TOMORROW X TOGETHER (TXT) are competing with each other for the Best Male Group award. Meanwhile, girl groups Red Velvet, Twice, ITZY, Oh My Girl, Brave Girls, and (G)I-DLE were nominated for the Best Female Group award. Twice took home the award this year.

The nominees for Best Male Artists were EXO members Kai, Baekhyun, and D.O, Lee Mu Jin, and Kang Daniel. Singers IU and Heize will compete with Girls Generation member Taeyeon and BLACKPINK members Lisa and Rose for the Best Female Artists award.

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Mnet Asian Music Awards 2021 winners will be announced on Saturday. MAMA

Here are the Winners of MAMA 2021:

Artist of the Year

  • Aespa
  • BTS - Winner
  • IU
  • NCT 127
  • Oh My Girl

Album of the Year

  • Aespa for Savage
  • BTS for BE - Winner
  • IU for LiLac
  • NCT 127 for Sticker
  • NCT Dream for Hot Sauce

Song of the Year

  • BTS for Butter - Winner
  • Aespa for Next Level
  • IU for Celebrity
  • Lee Mu-jin for Traffic Light
  • Oh My Girl for Dun Dun Dance

Best New Male Artist

  • ENHYPEN - Winner
  • EPEX
  • P1Harmony

Best New Female Artist

  • Aespa - Winner
  • Jo Yu Ri
  • Kwon Eun Bi

Best Music Video

  • BTS

KTO Breakout Artist

  • Brave Girls - Winner

Best Vocal Performance

  • IU

Worldwide Icon of the Year

  • BTS

Favorite International Artist

  • Ed Sheeran

Favorite Asian Artist

  • INI

Best New Asian Artist Japan

  • ADO

Best New Asian Artist Mandarin

  • Anson Lo

Best New Asian Artist Thailand


Best New Asian Artist Vietnam

  • Hoang Duyen

Best New Asian Artist Indonesia

  • Lyodra

Best Asian Artist Vietnam

  • Quan A.P

Best Asian Artist Japan

  • JO1

Best Asian Artist Mandarin

  • Accusefive

Best Asian Artist Thailand

Best Asian Artist Indonesia

  • Anneth

TikTok Favorite Moment

  • BTS

Best Male Artist

  • EXO member Baekhyun - Winner
  • EXO member D.O.
  • EXO member Kai
  • Kang Daniel
  • Lee Mujin

Best Female Artist

  • Heize
  • IU - Winner
  • BLACKPINK member Lisa
  • BLACKPINK member Rosé
  • Girls' Generation member Taeyeon

Best Male Group

  • BTS - Winner
  • NCT 127
  • Stray Kids
  • TXT

Best Female Group

  • (G)I-DLE
  • Brave Girls
  • ITZY
  • Oh My Girl
  • Red Velvet
  • TWICE - Winner

Best Dance Performance Male Group

  • BTS for Butter - Winner
  • NCT 127 for Sticker
  • NCT DREAM for Hot Sauce
  • SEVENTEEN for Ready to love
  • SHINee for Don't Call Me
  • Stray Kids for Thunderous

Best Dance Performance Female Group

  • Aespa for Next Level - Winner
  • ITZY for In the morning
  • Oh My Girl for Dun Dun Dance
  • Red Velvet for Queendom
  • STAYC for ASAP
  • TWICE for Alcohol-Free

Best Dance Performance Solo

  • EXO member Baekhyun for Bambi
  • HyunA for I'm Not Cool
  • BLACKPINK member Lisa for LALISA
  • BLACKPINK singer Rosé for On The Ground - Winner
  • Jeon Somi for DUMB DUMB
  • Girls' Generation member Taeyeon for Weekend

Best Vocal Performance

  • AKMU for NAKKA with IU
  • Davichi for Just Hug Me
  • Heize for HAPPEN
  • IU for Celebrity - Winner
  • Lee Mujin for Traffic light

Best Band Performance

  • 10cm for Sleepless in Seoul (feat. AKMU's Lee Suhyun)
  • CNBLUE for Then, Now and Forever
  • DAY6 for You Make Me
  • Jannabi for A thought on an autumn night - Winner
  • N.Flying for Moonshot

Best Hip Hop & Urban Music

  • ASH ISLAND for MELODY - Winner
  • Jessi for What Type of X
  • WINNER member Song Mino for Run away
  • YUMDDA for 9ucci (feat. DOGE)

Best OST

  • 10cm for Borrow Your Night from Romance 101
  • Jo Jung Suk for I Like You from Hospital Playlist 2 - Winner
  • Choi Yu Ree for Wish from Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha
  • Lee Mujin for Rain and You from Hospital Playlist 2
  • Highlight member Yang Yoseob and Apink singer Jung Eun Ji for Love Day from Romance 101

Best Collaboration

  • AKMU for NAKKA (with IU) - Winner
  • Coldplay & BTS for My Universe
  • Gaeko & Kwon Jin Ah
  • Hyolyn & Dasom for Summer or Summer
  • Rain for Switch to Me (duet with Park Jin Young)

Worldwide Fans' Choice Top 10

  • (G)I-DLE
  • aespa
  • AKMU
  • Brave Girls
  • BTS - Winner
  • Chungha
  • CL
  • Davichi
  • ENHYPEN - Winner
  • EXO
  • fromis_9
  • Heize
  • HyunA
  • iKON
  • ITZY
  • IU
  • Jannabi
  • Jessi
  • Kang Daniel
  • Lee Mujin
  • Lee Seung Gi
  • BLACKPINK member Lisa - Winner
  • WINNER member Song Mino
  • NCT 127 - Winner
  • NCT DREAM - Winner
  • NU'EST
  • Oh My Girl
  • Rain
  • Red Velvet
  • BLACKPINK member Rosé
  • SEVENTEEN - Winner
  • SF9
  • SHINee
  • Jeon Somi
  • Stray Kids - Winner
  • Sunmi
  • Super Junior
  • Girls' Generation member Taeyeon
  • TREASURE - Winner
  • TWICE - Winner
  • Weeekly

Best Executive Producer of the Year

  • Bang Si Hyuk

Best Producer of the Year.

  • Teddy

Best Video Director of the Year

  • Lumpens

Best Choreographer of the Year

  • Leejung

Best Art Director of the Year

  • MU:E

Best Engineer of the Year

  • Gu Jong-pil & Kwon Nam-woo

Best Composer of the Year

  • Yoo Young Jin
This article was first published on December 11, 2021