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Now is the era where we enjoy music online, the brand-new K-Music awards show is coming!

M2 X GENIE MUSIC AWARDS!

Mnet M2, the best global K-POP digital studio and
the No.1 digital music platform genie
have joined to open a whole new digital music awards show!

Proposing a new criteria for K-Music,
artists from various genres of K-Music have come together.
A music awards show that anyone can enjoy, MGMA!

Meet the trendiest music and content of the moment right now!

  • ・Date & Time : August 1st, 2019
  • ・Location : Olympic Park KSPO DOME (formerly Olympic Gymnastics Arena)
Award Categories
Music Categories
The Male Group The Female Group
The Male Solo Artist The Female Solo Artist
The Male New Artist The Female New Artist
The Performing Artist Male The Performing Artist Female
The Vocal Artist The Band
Special Categories
Award for the most successful music-related content
Genie Music Popularity Award
Award for the the most popular artist. The winner is selected through voting on Genie Music website
Global Popularity Award
Award for the most popular artist among global K-Pop fans. The winner is selected through voting on
Mwave website
GRAND AWARD
The Top Artist : Award for the artist who has been most popular during the eligibility period
The Top Music : The song with the most digital downloads and streaming
(100% based on Genie Music Digital songs rate)
M2 The Top Video : Award for the artist whose M2 video content has been most popular during
the eligibility period (M2 Content rate 100%)
The Best Selling Artist : Award for the artist with the most high-ranking songs on chart
(Genie Music digital songs rate 100%)
Judging Criteria

Artists who have released songs / albums between July 1st, 2018 ~ June 19th, 2019

  1. 10 artists per each music category will be nominated

    • Music Categories
    Voting
    Voting Period :
    Jun 20th ~ Jul 31st
  2. Top 5 artists from each music category are automatically nominated for The Top Artist

    • The Top Artist
    • Genie Music Popularity Award
    • Global Popularity Award
    Voting
    Voting Period :
    July 4th ~ July 31st

* Top 5 artists from each music category as of July 2nd are automatically nominated for The Top Artist

Nomination Criteria
Award Categories Nomination
  • Music Categories
Digital songs rate 80% + Social rate 20% Digital songs rate : Total sum of downloads and streaming of all albums released by each artist during the eligibility period
  • The Top Artist
  • Genie Music Popularity Award
  • Global Popularity Award
Top 5 artists from each music category as of July 2nd, 2019
Judging Criteria
Rate Ratio (unit: %)
Music Categories The Top Music/
The Best Selling Artist
The Top
Artist
Genie Music
Popularity Award
Global
Popularity
Award
Digital songs rate (Total sum of each artists’ digital song rate) 30 100 20
Social rate (Music video views
+ social media mentions
+ M2 video content views)
20 30
Genie Music Website Voting 30 20 100 100 ※ Voting will
take place on
Mwave website
Social Media Voting 10
Judges’ Rate 20 20
Voting Information
Voting on official websites
Award Categories Voting Period Description Voting Rules
  • Music Categories
June 20th, 11AM
~ July 31st, 24PM, 2019
(KST)
All nominees from
music categories
Voting on
Genie Music website
- Paid membership
: 3 votes per day
- Free membership
: 1 vote per day
* Only Korean users
able to vote
  • The Top Artist
  • Genie Music Popularity Award
July 4th, 11AM
~ July 31st, 24PM, 2019
(KST)
Top 5 artists from
each music category
as of July 2nd
  • Global Popularity Award
Voting on Mwave - 1 vote per day * Only global users
able to vote
Social Media Voting (Twitter) for The Top Artist
  • July 4th 11:00AM ~ July 31st 24:00PM, 2019, KST)
  • Tweets with the official hashtags (#MGMAVOTE) and artist official name (#artistname) will be counted as a vote
  • For artist name based on the official voting site, using both official Korean/English name is acceptable.
  • Tweets made by fake accounts, bot accounts, ghost/inactive accounts won’t be valid, only from public accounts will be counted as a vote.
  • You can vote with Twitter accounts. Only the votes from ‘Public accounts’ will be counted.
  • Retweeting a valid tweet from another account will be counted as a valid vote as well.
  • Multiple hashtags of different artists included in one tweet won’t be counted as a vote.
  • Tweets violating Twitter policies and regulation won’t be counted.
Vote

Voting for Global Popularity Award will take place from July 4th 11:00AM to July 31st 24:00PM, 2019 (KST)
on the official Mwave website.

※ Only global fans outside Korea are eligible for voting
※ Except for the Global Popularity Award, The Top Artist and Genie Music Popularity Award of voting
      will take place on the Genie Music Website.
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