Everything You Need To Know About The 2022 MAMA Awards: Lineup, How To Watch, Nominees List, Voting And More


The MAMA Awards is considered one of, if not, the biggest music award show in South Korea, and it has finally returned today, let go over everything you need to know about the award show including where to watch, how to vote, the lineup, the winners list and more.

The 2022 MAMA Awards Name Change

Prior to this, The MAMA Awards was called the MAMA as it stands for “Mnet Video Music Awards,” however, recently, it was announced they will be re-branding to this name instead.

Where will The 2022 MAMA Awards be held?

CJ ENM announced on August 24 that it will rebrand “MAMA” as “MAMA Awards” and hold it at Kyocera Dome Osaka, Japan, for two days from November 29 to 30. Its an indoor sports stadium that can accommodate up to 40,000 people. 

What are the 2022 MAMA Awards nominees?

You can check out the nominees list from here.

What is the winning criteria for The 2022 MAMA Awards?

This section is divided into categories depending on the award.

  • Artist of the Year and Artist Category Awards: 40% judge panel evaluation, 30% song downloads/streaming (20% Korea + 10% global), 30% physical album sales
  • Song of the Year and Genre Category Awards: 40% judge panel evaluation, 60% song downloads/streaming (40% Korea + 20% global)
  • Album of the Year – 40% judge panel evaluation, 60% song downloads/streaming
  • Worldwide Icon of the Year: 50% Mnet Plus votes, 30% Spotify votes, 10% Twitter votes, 10% music video score, (10% extra) live broadcast Twitter votes
  • Worldwide Fans’ Choice Top 10: 50% Mnet Plus votes, 30% Spotify votes, 10% Twitter votes, 10% music video score

The 2022 MAMA Awards voting date, can I still vote? or has the voting ended?

The voting took place online from here from November 4 at 11:59 p.m. KST. The voting has now closed, you can no longer vote anymore. So sit back and enjoy the show.

Who will host the award show this year?

For the red carpet event, Ahn Hyun Mo, Nam Yoon Soo, and Gabee will host day 1, while Ahn Hyun Mo, Nam Yoon Soo, and Aiki will host day 2.

Jeon Somi is hosting day 1 of the award show while Park Bo Gum is hosting day 2.

What awards will be presented on day 1 of the 2022 MAMA Awards?

According to the organizers, the Worldwide Fans’ Choice category with the sub-title of “A World We Create” will be presented on day 1.

What awards will be presented on day 2 of the 2022 MAMA Awards?

Day 2 will present awards for the artist categories and genre categories.

Who is performing at the 2022 MAMA Awards day 1?

 Stray Kids, TXT, Kep1er, and JO1, Hyolyn, FORESTELLA, BIBI, NMIXX, LE SSERAFIM, and the “Street Man Fighter” dance crews.

All 30 members of fourth-generation girl groups IVEKep1erNMIXXLE SSERAFIM, and NewJeans will take the stage together on the first day.

Stray Kids will showcase an experimental stage different from all performances done so far. During this stage, Kyocera Dome Osaka is expected to transform into a bizarre experimental laboratory that creates abnormal groups, creating eight maniacs, and performing impressive stage that cannot be seen anywhere else.

TXT, who has shown an unrivaled presence with their trendy melody and solid storytelling, becomes Romeo in anger and loss after the first love is unaccomplished

KARA to hold special stage and perform their newest song for the first time since its release very recently.

This will mark the group’s first time taking to the stage since 7 years, thus, adding more meaning to this highly anticipated upcoming performance.

Hyolyn And BIBI  will be taking the stage together for a special collaboration. The stage will be directed by Park Chan-wook from the movie “Decision to Break Up.”

Who is performing at the 2022 MAMA Awards day 2?

ITZY, ENHYPEN, IVE, TREASURE, Zico, Im Young Woong, (G)I-DLE, NiziU, INI, and NewJeans had been announced as the lineup.

BTS’s J-Hope will be performing his solo music for the first time on broadcast at the MAMA Awards. It was promised this stage will be like no other and will exceed fans’ expectations.

(G)I-DLE is set to perform with the rock band Jaurim.

Stray Kids’ 3RACHA (Bang Chan, Changbin, and Han) will be collaborating with Tiger JK and the “Squid Game” music producer Jung Jae Il.

ITZY will present their new song stage of their new mini-album “CHESHIRE,” which is set to be released on November 30

Where can I watch the 2022 MAMA awards?

You can watch it live via their YouTube channel, here is the link. When you visit the link you will see the live broadcast being featured on their channel, click on it and watch.

They stream the red carpet event alone and then pick for the award ceremony.

WHo are the winners of the MAMA Awards 2022?

We will be recapping this live, you can check you day 1 winners here.

If you have anymore questions you need answers to let us know and we will add them to this page.

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