On October 23, the 2012 Mnet Asian Music Awards announced their nominees. The award ceremony will be held on Nov. 30th at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center. The awards have been divided into 3 divisions: Singer, Special, and Global.
As expected, world star PSY has been nominated for Best Music Video, Best Male Performance, and Best Male Solo.
TVXQ, Super Junior, and Big Bang lead the competition for two awards, Best Male Group and Best Global Group (Male).
The Best Newcomer awards are also receiving a lot of interest. AOA, SPICA, Ailee, JUNIEL, and HELLO VENUS are competing in the female division. B.A.P, EXO-K, Busker Busker, Ulala Session, and John Park will fight for the male division.
The nominations were chosen from a panel of select judges of entertainment industry professionals, Korean and international.
You can vote at the official Website HERE (Website is available in Korean, English, Chinese, and Japanese). The voting period is until Nov. 28th.
Here are some of the categories and nominees, and you can see the rest HERE.
-Best New Female Artist:
AOA, SPICA, Ailee, JUNIEL, HELLOVENUS
-Best New Male Artist:
B.A.P, EXO-K, Busker Busker, Ulala Session, John Park
-Best Male Artist:
G-Dragon, K.Will, JYP, Se7en, PSY
-Best Female Group:
2NE1, SNSD – Tatiseo, SISTAR, KARA, T-ara
-Best Male Group:
TVXQ, BEAST, Big Bang, Super Junior, Shinhwa
-Best Global Group (Female):
2NE1, f(x), SNSD – Tatiseo, Wondergirls, KARA
-Best Global Group (Male):
CNBLUE, TVXQ, BEAST, Big Bang, Super Junior
-Best Music Video:
GAIN (Bloom), NAUL (Memory of the Wind), Big Bang (Monster), PSY (Gangnam Style), INFINITE (The Chaser)