Nominees Announced For 2018 MAMA
(Hong Kong, 2 November 2018) Nominees for 2018 MAMA (Mnet Asian Music Awards) have been revealed at www.2018mama.com
The nominees, including ‘Artist of the Year’, Song of the Year’, etc., have been selected from a pool of artists, who have had songs and albums released during the period from 18th October 2017 to 31st October 2018. The final award winners will be selected based on a combination of online and SNS votes, music and record sales, review from a panel of judges, etc.
Online voting has officially started from 1st November 2018 and will continue up to 9th December 2018 at www.2018mama.com
MAMA has also unveiled this year’s new award category ‘Worldwide Icon of the Year’ and ‘Fans’ Choice’ to be awarded in Japan. The much-anticipated ‘Fans’ Choice’ will be awarded based on a combination of Twitter-votes, music video online views, etc. Fans can vote via Twitter by posting a tweet with the official hashtag “#MAMAVOTE” AND the artists’ official hashtag “#artistname” (full list available on the official website). Each account can post one Twitter tweet per day.
■ First lineup of 2018 MAMA performers is as follows:
<2018 MAMA FANS’ CHOICE in JAPAN>: BTS, IZ*ONE (from ‘Produce 48’), TWICE
<2018 MAMA in HONG KONG>: BTS, WANNA ONE
■ Tickets for 2018 MAMA will open starting next week:
<2018 MAMA FANS’ CHOICE in JAPAN>
|Show Venue||Saitama Super Arena|
|Show Date||Wednesday, 12th December 2018|
|Ticket Sale Date/Time||Monday, 5th November 2018|
|Ticket Links||PIA Tickets: http://w.pia.jp/t/2018mama/|
<2018 MAMA in HONG KONG>
|Show Venue||AsiaWorld-Expo, Arena|
|Show Date||Friday, 14th December 2018|
|Ticket Sale Date/Time||Monday, 12th November 2018
* Red Carpet tickets open Friday, 16th November 2018
|Ticket Link||HK Ticketing: https://premier.hkticketing.com|
Meanwhile, 2018 MAMA sets to take place at Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) in Korea on 10th December, in Japan (at Saitama Super Arena) on 12th December and makes its final stop in Hong Kong (at AsiaWorld-Expo, Arena (AWE)) on 14th December.