2PM and Big Bang win at ‘MTV VMAJ 2013’ in Japan
Winners of the MTV VMAJ 2013 (MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS JAPAN 2013) were announced during a live awards show on 22 June from Makuhari Messe in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Fans witnessed Kyary Pamyu Pamyu win her first 2 MTV VMAJ awards, while EXILE TRIBE won Best Video of the Year award. MTV VMAJ 2013 hosts Nobuaki Kaneko and Atsuko Maeda named the biggest winners of the night, and a stellar line up of live performances and celebrity appearances, including TLC who won their first-ever “Legend Award”.
EXILE TRIBE, Kana Nishino, J Soul Brothers III, ONE OK ROCK, MILIYAH KATO, A$AP ROCKY, lecca, BIG BANG, 2PM, MIYAVI vs YUKSEK, Momoiro Clover Z were all also named winners during one of the biggest nights in music in Japan.
The live music included performances by many popular Japanese artists. Additionally, Nicole, from K-Pop girl group KARA also did a special performance.
MTV VMAJ 2013 will premiere on MTV Japan on June 23 at 8pm, Tokyo time. The awards show will also air across Asia on MTV China, MTV SEA, MTV Taiwan and MTV Vietnam in July, while SBS MTV in Korea will air on June 29th. A special edition of “MTV World Stage” will feature highlights from MTV VMAJ 2013, airing in over 600 million households worldwide (premiere dates TBA).
For more about the nominations of 2PM, Big Bang and TVXQ, read here:
Check out the full list of MTV VMAJ 2013 winners below:
- Best Male Video EXILE ATSUSHI “MELROSE ~
- Best Female Video Kana Nishino “Always”
- Best Group Video J Soul Brothers III “Hanabi”
- Best New Artist Video CARLY RAE JEPSEN “Call Me Maybe”
- Best Video of the Year EXILE TRIBE “24karats TRIBE OF GOLD”
- Best Rock Video ONE OK ROCK “The Beginning”
- Best Pop Video Kyary Pamyu Pamyu “Fashion Monster”
- Best R&B Video MILIYAH KATO “LOVERS partII feat.waka-danna”
- Best Hip Hop Video A$AP ROCKY “F**kin’ Problems feat. DRAKE, 2 CHAINZ & KENDRICK LAMAR”
- Best Reggae Video lecca “Clown Love”
- Best Dance Video BIGBANG “FANTASTIC BABY -Ver. Final-“
- Best Video from a Film ONE OK ROCK “The Beginning” from “Rurouni Kenshin”
- Best Collaboration Video MIYAVI vs YUKSEK “DAY 1”
- Best Album of the Year 2PM “LEGEND OF 2PM”
- Best Karaokee! Song Kyary Pamyu Pamyu “Fashion Monster”
- Best Choreography Momoiro Clover Z “Saraba, Itoshiki Kanashimitachiyo”
Pr: Viacom International Media Networks Asia