2018 MBC Plus x Genie Music Awards Lists Major Prizes For This Year’s Show
The 2018 MBC Plus X Genie Music Awards (MGA) is one of the biggest awarding shows in 2018. Find out the awards to be won ~
The awards lineup for the 2018 MGA has been confirmed by the show organizers on September 28. They have also announced that the voting will begin on October 10 for each category through the Genie Music website.
The 2018 MGA aims to attract more attention by merging the awards platform of broadcasting and musical companies. Awards will be given to singers of different genres as well as actors and actresses.
There will be four grand prizes to be awarded at the ceremony: Artist of the Year for artists that received the most love from the public; Song of the Year for tracks well-received in 2018; Best Selling Artist of the Year for artists who released the most albums for the year and accumulated great results; and the Digital Album of the Year for popular digital albums that received high marks for each track.
Although most awards shows only present Artist of the Year, Song of the Year, and Album of the Year, the 2018 MGA is adding the Best-Selling Artist of the Year to reflect the generational trend.
There will also be numerous awards in the top artist categories such as:
- Male Artist Award
- Female Artist Award
- Male Group Award
- Female Group Award
- Male Rookie of the Year Award
- Female Rookie of the Year Award
- Discovery of the Year Award
The top songs of each genre will be given different awards like the:
- Dance Award – Male Category
- Dance Award – Female Category
- Vocal Award – Male Category
- Vocal Award – Female Category
- Rap/Hip Hop Music Award
Special award categories will include the Genie Music Popularity Award and Idol Champ Global Popularity Award. The list of candidates to compete for each category will be released in October at the same time of the start of the online voting.
The 2018 MGA will be held on November 6 at the Namdong Gymnasium in Incheon, South Korea.
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