Hottest K-Pop Group BTS Wins Melon and Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA)
Over the last few weeks, BTS has managed to bag some of the highest accolades at Korea’s Melon Awards as well as the Mnet Asian Music Awards show in Hong Kong. The septet has been taking the world by storm, garnering global fan base following their American Music Awards (AMA) performance. At this year’s Melon Music Awards, they won the Best Song of the Year, which honours K-pop artists and their achievements based on their performance on Melon, one of Korea’s largest online music store.
The 2017 Melon Music Awards took place on December 2 at the Gocheok SkyDome in Seoul, South Korea with many celebrities in attendance and music performances to round out an exciting year in K-pop.
The sensational boy group of seven took home four awards this year as group’s: Best Song of the Year for “Spring Day,” Global Artist Award, Top 10 Award, and Best Music Video Award for “DNA.” Additionally, the icing on the cake moment came when member Suga took home the Hot Trend award for the song “Wine”, which he produced and performed with Suran.
2016 saw BTS took home Daesang’s Grand Prize for “Best Album of the year”. With this year’s award, BTS has now won awards in every Daesang category including Song, Album, and Artist – across the Melon Music Awards and Mnet Asian Music Awards combined. BTS has taken home the Artist of the Year award two years in a row from the Mnet Asian Music Awards. Prior to their win of Mnet’s best dance performance male group this year, they have also appeared on Ellen DeGeneres show.