“2021 Mnet ASIAN MUSIC AWARDS (2021 MAMA)” finally unveiled its artist lineup.
For the 2021 MAMA, aespa, ATEEZ, Brave Girls, ENHYPEN, INI, ITZY, JO1, Kep1er, NCT 127, NCT DREAM, Stray Kids, and TOMORROW X TOGETHER will appear as performers.
First of all, aespa, who have received global attention with three consecutive mega hits from their debut song “Black Mamba” to “Next Level” and “Savage,” and ATEEZ, loved for its solid worldview and perfect group dance, were listed in the 2021 MAMA line-up. Brave Girls, the protagonist of the “Rollin'” craze that hit South Korea earlier this year, will also participate in MAMA for the first time since their debut.
ENHYPEN – who has established themselves as a rising star by being recorded as a million-seller only a year after their debut, INI – who recently topped the Oricon chart and already built a thick fandom, and ITZY – who has achieved 100 million views on YouTube for their first regular album title song “LOCO” and JO1 – who was born through the show “PRODUCE 101 JAPAN” and is showing impressive physical sales in Japan, will perform on the stage of MAMA 2021.
Kep1er, a “global fan-made group” created through Mnet’s global project “Girls Planet 999” will also meet their fans for the first time through “2021 MAMA” before their official debut. Kep1er is drawing attention from global fandom, with more than 1 million SNS followers and the first V LIVE broadcast topping the world’s daily and weekly charts even before their debut, drawing keen attention to what the girls will show at the 2021 MAMA.
NCT will also appear at the 2021 MAMA and take over the stage. Based on their global fandom, NCT 127 and NCT DREAM have respectively become triple million sellers. They will present an eye-catching stage with their charm that goes back and forth between intensity and freshness.
Stray Kids and TOMORROW X TOGETHER, who are growing as the next generation of K-pop representative artists, have also confirmed their appearance. Attention is focusing on what kind of stage that TOMORROW X TOGETHER, which is gathering Z-generation fans with their songs that show transparent emotions through trendy melodies, and Stray Kids, who is JYP’s first million-seller and the winner of “Kingdom: Legendary War” will show
Meanwhile, MAMA 2021 will hold many special events in line with the concept “MAKE SOME NOISE.” With the meaning that artists and audiences communicate with various sounds of K-pop and become one, the events will be held on its official SNS to gather global fans’ shouts for the artists they support, adding to the already heated scene.