Mnet ASIAN MUSIC AWARDS
MAMA began in 1999 under the name of ‘Mnet Music Video Daesang’. It was renamed
as the ‘Mnet KM Music Video Festival’ in 2004, and as the ‘Mnet KM Music Festival’
in 2006. It was eventually renamed as the ‘Mnet ASIAN MUSIC AWARDS’ in 2009,
marking a new beginning as an Asian music awards.
Since 2010, MAMA was held in Macau, Singapore, Hong Kong, earning the aspects of
global awards. In 2017, MAMA was held in Vietnam, Japan, and Hong Kong. In 2018,
MAMA was held in three different locations in Asia in a span of a week — Korea, Japan,
and Hong Kong.It established itself as one of the Asia’s best music award ceremonies.