BTS won the most trophies on Saturday night at the Mnet Asian Music Awards 2021, the region’s largest music awards ceremony.
Honors for BTS include Album of the Year, Artist of the Year, Song of the Year and Worldwide Icon of the Year.
“For all those struggling this year, to share strength and comfort, we tried new things in making music and we worked really hard” – BTS said in his acceptance speech – “Butter and Permission to Dance have received so much love this year, we will be sharing this honor with all of those who have worked so hard to create these amazing performances. great performance and music with us.”
Singer and TV personality Lee Hyori, the first female host of MAMA, opened the ceremony. Following her was a performance by fourth-generation idols Stray Kids’ Hyunjin, ATEEZ’s Wooyoung, ITZY’s Yeji, TOMORROW X TOGETHER’s Yeonjun, aespa’s Karina, and Enhypen’s Heeseung.
Full list of Mnet Asian Music Awards 2021 winners:
TikTok Album of the Year – BTS “Be”
Best New Male Artist – ENHYPEN
Best New Female Artist – aespa
Best New Dance Performance by Female Group – aespa, “Next Level”
Best Performance by a Band – JANNABI
Best Hip Hop & Urban Music – ASH ISLAND, “Melody”
Best OST – FOR JUNG SEOK, “Like You – Hospital Playlist”
Breakthrough Artist of Korea Tourism Organization – Brave Girls
Favorite Asian Artist – INI
TikTok Icon of the Year – BTS