The final lineup includes the following artists:
Amazing stages from BTS, TWICE, ITZY, ChungHa, TXT, GOT7, ATEEZ, MONSTA X, ONEUS, WayV, Seventeen, MAMAMOO, JYP and Dua Lipa are expected. It will be hosted by Park Bo Gum. The ceremonies tonight will be held December 4 at 18:00 KST, with the red carpet at 16:00 KST at Nagoya Dome in Japan.
Around 4 p.m. (KST) , the Mnet Asian Music Awards kicks off with the the red carpet with lots of star-studded idols, hidden artists and actors that will be part of the live show.
Here are the artists that came on the red carpet (in order of appearance) plus early award category winners announcement:
Kim Byung Hyun
Yoon Jin Yi
Lee Yu bi
ATEEZ performs ‘Say My Name’ and ‘Hala Hala’.
Best Asian Artist (Thailand): Nont Tanont
Best Asian Artist (Mandarin): Li Ronghao
Best Asian Artist (Vietnam): Hoang Thuy Linh
Best Asian Artist (Japan): Aimyon
Best Asian Artist (Indonesia): Andmesh Kamaleng
Choi Yu Hwa
Joo Woo Jae
Tomorrow X Together
Park Tam Hee
Li Yee Kyung
Lee Sang Yeob
Jung Hye Sung
Plus another performance of ‘Set It Off’ from the nine member Chinese boy band UNINE.
Best New Asian Artist (Thailand): WANYAi
Best New Asian Artist (Mandarin): OSN
Best New Asian Artist (Vietnam): K-ICM & JACK
Best New Asian Artist (Japa n): King Gnu
Best New Asian Artist (Indonesia): Stephanie Poetri
Lee Soo Hyuk
Lee Kwang Soo
BEST MUSIC VIDEO: BTS ‘Boy With Luv’
Chae Seung Won
Around 6p.m. (KST) , the Mnet Asian Music Awards Main Show kicks off.
The main show is hosted by Park Bo Gum.
Lee Sang Yeob and Jung Hye Sung are the first presenters for BEST MALE GROUP and BEST MALE GROUP.
BEST MALE GROUP: BTS
BEST FEMALE GROUP: TWICE
ITZY gives us a remix version of ‘DALLA DALLA’ followed by ‘ICY’.
TXT is now performing their hit track ‘9 and 3 Quarter (Runaway)’
Kim Byung Hyun & Yoon Jin Yi now presents the winner for WORLD PERFORMER, Favorite Vocal Performance and Favorite Dance Performance.
WORLD PERFORMER: MONSTA X
FAVORITE VOCAL PERFORMANCE: MAMAMOO
FAVORITE DANCE PERFORMANCE: GOT7
ChungHa is now taking the MAMA stage with ‘Blue Haze’ and ‘Gotta Go’.
Saito Tsukasa and Shin A Young now presents the next award for Qoo10 Favorite Female Artist and Qoo10 Favorite Male Artist.
QOO10 FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST: TWICE
QOO10 FAVORITE MALE ARTIST: BTS
MONSTA X is now on stage to perform ‘Forever’, ‘Never Die’ and their hit track ‘Follow’.
Lee Yi Kyung and Karata Erika presents the winner for BEST NEW MALE and FEMALE ARTIST.
BEST NEW FEMALE ARTIST: ITZY
BEST NEW MALE ARTIST: TXT
Straight from New York, Tonight Show Host Jimmy Fallon presents the ALBUM OF THE YEAR AWARD.
ALBUM OF THE YEAR (Daesang): BTS ‘Map of the Soul: Persona’
BEST MALE ARTIST: Baekyun
BEST OST: Gummy ‘Remember Me (Hotel del Luna OST)’
BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE GROUP: BOL4 ‘Bom’
Hwasa starts performing Dua Lipa’s hit track ‘New Rules’.
International Pop Star Dua Lipa is now taking the stage to perform her latest single ‘Don’t Start Now’.
International Favorite Artist: Dua Lipa
MC Park Bo Gum presents the winner for WORLDWIDE FANS’ CHOICE award.
WORLDWIDE FANS’ CHOICE: BTS, GOT7, Seventeen
Sakaguchi Kentaro presents the winner for BEST DANCE PERFORMANCE GROUP award.
ONEUS and ATEEZ are now performing a mashup for the nominees of BEST DANCE PERFORMANCE GROUP award and it’s past winners.
BEST DANCE PERFORMANCE MALE GROUP: BTS ‘Boy With Luv’
BEST DANCE PERFORMANCE FEMALE GROUP: TWICE ‘Fancy’
WayV is now performing with ‘Moonwalk’ and ‘Take Off’.
Lee Sang Yeob and Lee Yu Bi presents the next winner for WORLDWIDE FANS’ CHOICE award.
WORLDWIDE FANS’ CHOICE: TXT and TWICE
GOT7 is now performing their MAMA version of ‘Eclipse’ and their latest hit track ‘You Calling My Name’ with ‘Crash & Burn’.
Joo Woo Jae and Ji Sook presents the BEST FEMALE ARTIST and NEW ASIAN ARTIST award.
Cell Return BEST FEMALE ARTIST: ChungHa
NEW ASIAN ARTIST: Way V
Seventeen is now hitting the stage with their performance of their latest tracks ‘Fear’ and ‘HIT’.
It’s now time for Lee KWang Soo and Choi Yu Hwa to present WORLDWIDE FANS’ CHOICE award.
WORLDWIDE FANS’ CHOICE: ATEEZ, MONSTA X, BLACKPINK, EXO, X1
It’s now for a ‘TWIT’ performance from HWASA.
It’s the collaboration you’ve all been waiting for, it’s a ‘Don’t Leave Me’ performance of J.Y.P and Hwasa.
MAMAMOO is now performing their remix version of ‘HIP’.
JYP in the house with his party version of ‘You’re the One’ with MAMAMOO.
Plus, a collaborative mashup of ‘Who’s your Mama’ and ‘Yes I am’ by JYP and MAMAMOO.
A short version of JYP’s latest track ‘Fever’ is now being performed on stage.
Chang Chen is now presenting the winner for the WORLDWIDE ICON OF THE YEAR award.
WORLDWIDE ICON OF THE YEAR (Daesang): BTS
BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE SOLO: TAEYEON ‘Four Seasons’
BEST BAND PERFORMANCE: JANNABI ‘For Lovers Who Hesitate’
BEST COLLABORATION: LeeSoRa ‘Song Request’ feat. SUGA of BTS
BEST PRODUCER OF THE YEAR: Starr Chen, Howe Chen, RAZOR ‘Ugly Beauty/Jolin Tsai’
BEST COMPOSER OF THE YEAR: PDOGG ‘Boy With Luv/ BTS’
BEST ENGINEER OF THE YEAR: Kwon Nam Woo ”Nappa/Crush’, ‘Love Poem/IU’, ‘Late Autumn/Heize’, and ‘White Wind’/MAMAMOO’
BEST ART DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR: Yuni Yoshida ‘Pop Virus/Gen Hoshino’
BEST VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR: Lumpens ‘Boy With Luv/BTS’
BEST CHOREOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR: Kiel Tutin ‘Womxnly/Jolin Tsai’, ‘Fancy/TWICE’, ‘Feel Special/TWICE’, and ‘Kill This Love/BLACKPINK’
BEST EXECUTIVE PRODUCER OF THE YEAR: Bang Si Hyuk ‘Prducer behind worldwide success of BTS’
TWICE is now on stage to perform their R&B version of ‘Feel Special’ and their hit track ‘FANCY’.
Lee Soo Hyuk and NAZHA presents the winner for the BEST DANCE PERFORMANCE SOLO award.
BEST DANCE PERFORMANCE SOLO: ChungHa ‘Gotta Go’
BEST HIP HOP & URBAN MUSIC: Heize ‘She’s Fine’
Park Tam Hee presents the BREAKTHOUGH ARTIST award.
BREAKTHROUGH ACHIEVEMENT: Seventeen
It’s now BTS turn to take on the stage with their ‘Map of the Soul’ concert-like performances with ‘N.O.’, ‘We are Bulletproof Pt.2’, ‘Boy With Luv’, Mikrokosmos’, ‘Dionysus’.
Cha Seoung Won presents the winner for the SONG OF THE YEAR AWARD.
SONG OF THE YEAR (Daesang): BTS ‘Boy With Luv’
Shin Seung Hun presents the final Daesang award which is the ARTIST OF THE YEAR award.
ARTIST OF THE YEAR(Daesang): BTS
And that concludes this year’s Mnet Asian Music Awards 2019. –HallyuLife.com.