The 2018 MAMA has finally kick started in Seoul, South Korea today on December 10 after much anticipation.

Day 1 celebrated the rookies of the year, with mostly rookie artists and groups attending the ceremony.





As previously announced by 2018 MAMA, the attendees of day 1 are Wanna One along with rookie artists HAON, VINXEN, Hyeongseop X Euiwoong, Kim Dong Han, Stray Kids, The Boyz, fromis_9, (G)I-DLE, GWSN, IZ*ONE, LOONA, and NATURE.

The list doesn’t end here, there were many rookie who also attended today’s event including Dean Ting, Hiragana Keyakizaka46, Marion Jola, Orange, and The Toys.

The event was MCed by actor Jung Hae In.

Here are the list of today’s awards winners:

Best New Asian Artist: The Toys (Thailand)

Best New Asian Artist: Orange (Vietnam)

Best Composer Of The Year: Dean

Best Producer Of The Year: PDOOG (BTS)





Best Choreographer Of The Year: Song Sung Deok For Fake Love By BTS

Best Art Director Of The Year: Mu:E For Fake Love By BTS

Best Video Director Of The Year: Lo Ging Zim

Best Executive Producer Of The Year: Bang Si Hyuk





Best Video Director Of The Year: Lo Ging Zim

Best Executive Producer Of The Year: Bang Si Hyuk

Best New Asian Artist: Dean Ting (Mandarin)

Best New Asian Artist: Marion Jola (Indonesia)





Best New Asian Artist: Hiragana Keyakizaka46 (Japan)

Best Of Next: (G)I-DLE

Best New Artist (Male): Stray Kids

Best New Artist (Female): IZ*ONE

DDP Best Trend: Wanna One