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BOYCOTTED IN ITS OWN COUNTRY, MAMA 2018 TO BE HELD IN HONGKONG, JAPAN AND THAILAND

Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) continues the “coexistence” concept in 3 oversea countries this year.

According to sources, the music award ceremony presented by CJ E&M may end up taking place in Hongkong as usual, along with 2 rasing markets of Kpop Japan and Thailand.

Last year, MAMA took place in Hongkong, Japan and Vietnam, lined up with A list Kpop stars: EXO, BTS, TWICE, Red Velvet, BLACKPINK and musicians from the host countries. Besides striking performances, the MAMA ceremony stirred up controversy over “voting fraud” and “award distribution”

Kpop artists at MAMA 2017
Kpop artists at MAMA 2017

Due to the same issues, MAMA was boycotted in South Korea and therefore has been held oversea since 2011. Despite its scandals, the award ceremony continuosly received expectation from international fans for the appearance of their idols.

What is your expectation of MAMA 2018?

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