2018 MAMA To Unveil Nominees And Officially Begin Online Voting

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MNET Asian Music Awards is in full swing as it names nominees and kicks off online voting today.

2018 MAMA

Prior to the start of the online voting, the 2018 MAMA nomination will air on MNET at 5 p.m. Confirmed hosts of the program are Kim Jin Pyo, Shin Ah Young and Yu Jae Hwan.

Online voting for this year’s award show will open after the broadcast, around 6 p.m. on the official website. Voting period will last until midnight of December 9.

The 2018 MNET Asian Music Awards or MAMA is celebrating its 10th year, making this year’s show extra special. Asia’s biggest music awards festival, which unites Asian nations into one, is going to take three nations by storm in a series of scintillating stages that will showcase the region’s music.

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Like last year, 2018 MAMA will take place in three different locations. The first stage, dubbed as 2018 MAMA PREMIERE in KOREA will happen at Dongdaemun Design Plaza on December 10.

The second part, 2018 MAMA Fans’ Choice will be in Japan at the Saitama Super Arena on December 12. The combined results of SNS voting, online voting and music video views will determine the Fans’ Choice winners.

2018 MAMA Fans' Choice

Photo from Twitter

Fans can start voting for their favorite artists on Twitter once the line opens. Only one vote per account per day will count. Tweets must include both the official hashtag #MAMAVOTE and the artist’s official hashtag (# artist name). International fans can participate as SNS voting will be open worldwide.

The culminating stage will be on December 14 at the AsiaWorld-Expo Arena at 2018 MAMA in HONG KONG.

Organized and presented by CJ ENM, Asia’s biggest music awards, MAMA, began in 1999 as Mnet Music Video Awards. It has been supported by the Korean music industry for over 10 years. It has been developed and transformed to MAMA in 2009, and this year marks its 10th awards ceremony.

Aside from being the much-anticipated year-end music awards ceremony, MAMA has also developed into an extravagant global music event. It creates an international communication network for music exchange which has made MAMA gained recognition in Asia’s music industry and its broadcast medium network.