BTS won eight awards including four Grand Prize winners for 'MAMA'

The group BTS (BTS) won eight gold medals at the "2020 Mnet Asian Music Awards" on the 6th, sweeping four grand prizes for the second consecutive year.

In "MAMA," which was broadcast live by Mnet on the same day, BTS swept four grand prizes, including singers of the year, songs of the year, albums of the year, and icons of the year, following last year. In addition, BTS also won the World Wide Fans Choice Top 10, Best Male Group, Best Dance Performance Male Group, and Best Music Video.


The group BTS expresses its feelings after winning the Album of the Year award at the 2020 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) held non-face-to-face at Content World in Paju, Gyeonggi Province, on the afternoon of the 6th. /Provide Mnet
BTS "MAMA was the only award ceremony we didn't get invited to when we were rookies," said leader RM. "I really wanted to come and I was envious, but I'm deeply moved to receive a series of big awards."

"There were times when I felt like we were the only ones listening to good news during difficult times," he said. "But I hope this awkward truth can be felt." "But time will go by and tomorrow will come," he said. "I hope I can live hard and see you again with a smile."

Bang Si-hyuk, chairman of BTS' agency Big Hit, took the "Best Producer" and Pdogg (Best Producer) and Roommens (Best Video Director) also won.

Singer BoA, who celebrated her 20th anniversary this year, received "Inspired Achievement." This award is given to musicians who have made great contributions to the pop music scene.

"I've been loved by so many people for 20 years," BoA said. "I'm looking forward to the next 20 years."

In addition, singer and actor IU won the Best Female Singer Award, Best Vocal Performance Solo and Best Color Version award with BTS Sugar. Girl group BLACKPINK also won three gold medals: "Women's Group Award," "Best Dance Performance Girl Group" and "Worldwide Fans Choice Top 10."

Baekhyun, a singer from the group EXO, received the "Boy Singer Award" for the second consecutive year. The "Boy Rookie Award" was won by the agency YG's rookie group "Treasure" and PlayM's "Weekly" for the "Women's Rookie Award."

'Worldwide Fans Choice Top 10' includes BTS and BLACKPINK, GOT7, TWICE, and Se

A total of 10 teams, including Seventeen, NCT, Treasure, TOMORROW X TOGETHER, ATEEZ and MAMAMOO, received the prize.

'MAMA' is a music awards ceremony hosted by CJ ENM. It started with the Mnet Video Music Awards in 1999 and changed its name to MAMA in 2009. Although it was held in various Asian cities every year, it was held in Korea this year in the wake of coronavirus infection (Corona 19).