The 2022 MAMA Awards Unveils This Year’s Nominees + Here Is How To Vote

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The 2022 MAMA Awards is kicking preparations for this year’s ceremony!

On October 24, The 2022 MAMA Awards unveiled its full list of nominees.

How to determine 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

how do you get nominated for this year’s 2022 MAMA Awards?

To be eligible for nomination, the music must have been released between November 1, 2021 and October 21, 2022.

How to vote for the 2022 MAMA Awards nominees?

Voting hasn’t started yet, however, it will take place online soon here through November 4 at 11:59 p.m. KST.

What are the 2022 MAMA Awards nominees?

Lets take a look at each category:

Best New Female Artist

  1. IVE
  2. Kep1er
  3. LE SSERAFIM
  4. NewJeans
  5. NMIXX
  6. Yena (Choi Ye Na)

Best New Male Artist

  1. ATBO
  2. TEMPEST
  3. TNX
  4. Xdinary Heroes
  5. YOUNITE

Best Female Artist

  1. IU
  2. Miyeon
  3. Nayeon
  4. Seulgi
  5. Taeyeon

Best Male Artist

  1. J-Hope
  2. Kang Daniel
  3. Lim Young Woong
  4. PSY
  5. Zico

Best Female Group

  1. (G)I-DLE
  2. aespa
  3. BLACKPINK
  4. ITZY
  5. Red Velvet
  6. TWICE

Best Male Group

  1. BTS
  2. ENHYPEN
  3. NCT DREAM
  4. SEVENTEEN
  5. Stray Kids
  6. TXT

Best Vocal Performance Solo 

  1. IU – “Drama”
  2. Kim Min Seok – “Drunken Confession”
  3. Lee Mujin – When it snows” (feat. Heize)
  4. Lim Young Woong – “Our Blues Our Life”
  5. Taeyeon – “INVU”

Best Vocal Performance Group

  1. BIGBANG – “Still Life”
  2. BTS – “Yet To Come”
  3. Davichi – “Fanfare”
  4. ENHYPEN – “Polaroid Love”
  5. WINNER – “I LOVE U”

Best Band Performance

  1. JANNABI – “GRIPPIN’THEGREEN”
  2. Jaurim – “STAY WITH ME”
  3. LUCY – “PLAY”
  4. The Black Skirts – “My Little Lambs”
  5. Xdinary Heroes – “Happy Death Day”

Best Dance Performance Solo

  1. Jessi – “ZOOM”
  2. Nayeon – “POP!”
  3. PSY – “That That” (prod. & feat. Suga)
  4. Sunmi – “Heart Burn”
  5. Yena – “SMILEY” (feat. BIBI)

Best Dance Performance Female Group

  1. (G)I-DLE – “TOMBOY”
  2. BLACKPINK – “Pink Venom”
  3. IVE – “LOVE DIVE”
  4. LE SSERAFIM – “FEARLESS”
  5. NewJeans – “Attention”
  6. Red Velvet – “Feel My Rhythm”

Best Dance Performance Male Group

  1. NCT 127 – “2 Baddies”
  2. NCT DREAM – “Glitch Mode”
  3. SEVENTEEN – “HOT”
  4. Stray Kids – “MANIAC”
  5. TXT – “Good Boy Gone Bad”
  6. TREASURE – “JIKJIN”

Best Collaboration

  1. 10CM, BIG Naughty – “Just 10 centimeters”
  2. Crush – “Rush Hour” (feat. J-Hope)
  3. Loco, Hwasa – “Somebody!”
  4. PSY – “That That” (prod. & feat. Suga)
  5. Woo Won Jae, meenoi – “Ghosting” (prod. CODE KUNST)

Best Hip Hop & Urban Music

  1. BE’O – “Counting Stars” (feat. Beenzino)
  2. BIG Naughty – “Beyond Love” (feat. 10CM)
  3. J-Hope – “MORE”
  4. Jay Park – “GANADARA” (feat. IU)
  5. Zico – “Freak”

Best OST

  1. 10CM – “Drawer” (“Our Beloved Summer” OST)
  2. Jimin, Ha Sung Woon – “With You” (“Our Blues” OST)
  3. MeloMance – “Love, Maybe” (“A Business Proposal” OST)
  4. V – “Christmas Tree” (“Our Beloved Summer” OST)
  5. Wonstein – “Your Existence” (“Twenty Five, Twenty One” OST)

Song of the Year

(each nominee for the song genre categories gets automatically nominated.)

  • 10CM – “Drawer”
  • 10CM, BIG Naughty – “Just 10 centimeters”
  • BE’O – “Counting Stars” (feat. Beenzino)
  • BIGBANG – “Still Life”
  • BIG Naughty – “Beyond Love” (feat. 10CM)
  • BLACKPINK – “Pink Venom”
  • BTS – “Yet To Come”
  • Crush – “Rush Hour” (feat. J-Hope)
  • Davichi – “Fanfare”
  • ENHYPEN – “Polaroid Love”
  • (G)I-DLE – “TOMBOY”
  • IU – “Drama”
  • IVE – “LOVE DIVE”
  • JANNABI – “GRIPPIN’THEGREEN”
  • Jaurim – “STAY WITH ME”
  • Jay Park – “GANADARA” (feat. IU)
  • Jessi – “ZOOM”
  • J-Hope – “MORE”
  • Jimin, Ha Sung Woon – “With You”
  • Kim Min Seok – “Drunken Confession”
  • LE SSERAFIM – “FEARLESS”
  • Lee Mujin – When it snows” (feat. Heize)
  • Lim Young Woong – “Our Blues Our Life”
  • Loco, Hwasa – “Somebody!”
  • LUCY – “PLAY”
  • MeloMance – “Love, Maybe”
  • Nayeon – “POP!”
  • NCT 127 – “2 Baddies”
  • NCT DREAM – “Glitch Mode”
  • NewJeans – “Attention”
  • PSY – “That That” (prod. & feat. Suga)
  • Red Velvet – “Feel My Rhythm”
  • SEVENTEEN – “HOT”
  • Stray Kids – “MANIAC”
  • Sunmi – “Heart Burn”
  • Taeyeon – “INVU”
  • The Black Skirts – “My Little Lambs”
  • TREASURE – “JIKJIN”
  • TXT – “Good Boy Gone Bad”
  • V – “Christmas Tree”
  • WINNER – “I LOVE U”
  • Wonstein – “Your Existence”
  • Woo Won Jae, meenoi – “Ghosting” (prod. CODE KUNST)
  • Xdinary Heroes – “Happy Death Day”
  • Yena – “SMILEY” (feat. BIBI)
  • Zico – “Freak”

Best Hip Hop & Urban Music

  • BE’O – “Counting Stars” (feat. Beenzino)
  • BIG Naughty – “Beyond Love” (feat. 10CM)
  • J-Hope – “MORE”
  • Jay Park – “GANADARA” (feat. IU)
  • Zico – “Freak”

Artist of the Year

(Nominees for the artist categories are automatically nominated.)

  • aespa
  • ATBO
  • BLACKPINK
  • BTS
  • ENHYPEN
  • (G)I-DLE
  • ITZY
  • IU
  • IVE
  • J-Hope
  • Kang Daniel
  • Kep1er
  • LE SSERAFIM
  • Lim Young Woong
  • Miyeon
  • Nayeon
  • NCT DREAM
  • NewJeans
  • NMIXX
  • PSY
  • Red Velvet
  • Seulgi
  • SEVENTEEN
  • Stray Kids
  • Taeyeon
  • TEMPEST
  • TNX
  • TWICE
  • TXT
  • Xdinary Heroes
  • Yena
  • YOUNITE
  • Zico

Worldwide Fans’ Choice Top 10

  • aespa
  • ASTRO
  • ATEEZ
  • BIGBANG
  • Billlie
  • BLACKPINK
  • Brave Girls
  • BTOB
  • BTS
  • Chungha
  • Crush
  • Dreamcatcher
  • ENHYPEN
  • EVERGLOW
  • fromis_9
  • (G)I-DLE
  • Girls’ Generation
  • GOT7
  • ITZY
  • IU
  • IVE
  • Jay Park
  • Jessi
  • Jo Yu Ri
  • Kai
  • Kang Daniel
  • KARD
  • Kep1er
  • LE SSERAFIM
  • LOONA
  • MAMAMOO
  • MONSTA X
  • NCT 127
  • NCT DREAM
  • NewJeans
  • NMIXX
  • ONEUS
  • PENTAGON
  • PSY
  • Red Velvet
  • SEVENTEEN
  • STAYC
  • Stray Kids
  • Sunmi
  • THE BOYZ
  • TREASURE
  • TWICE
  • TXT
  • WINNER
  • Yena

Congratulations to the nominees of The 2022 MAMA Awards, which one will you be voting for?

By Kevin Miller

My name is Kevin Miller and I am responsible for writing Kpop content on Jazminemedia.com~ I have been a fan of Kpop since 2014 and I am a multi-stan

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