Watch: Performances From 2022 MAMA Awards Day 1

A star-studded array of artists took the stage on Day 1 of the 2022 MAMA Awards!

On November 29, the first night of the 2022 MAMA Awards took place at Osaka’s Kyocera Dome in Japan. The lineup for Day 1 of this year’s ceremony included KARA, Stray Kids, TXT, LE SSERAFIM, IVE, NewJeans, NMIXX, Kep1er, Kang Daniel, Hyolyn, DKZ, Street Man Fighter, BIBI, Leejung Lee, FORESTELLA, and JO1.

In one particularly notable collaboration, rookie girl groups IVE, NMIXX, LE SSERAFIM, Kep1er, and NewJeans came together and split up into new units to cover one another’s debut songs—then joined forces for an epic mega-group performance of TWICE‘s iconic hit “Cheer Up.”

Meanwhile, the members of legendary girl group KARA reunited for a nostalgia-inducing medley of some of their biggest hits, in addition to premiering their long-awaited group comeback track “WHEN I MOVE.”

Check out the list of winners here, and watch all of the performances from Day 1 below!

Jeon Somi and Leejung Lee – Worldwide Fans’ Choice nominees dance cover medley


DKZ – “Uh-Heung”

Hyolyn – “Layin’ Low”

BIBI – “BIBI Vengeance”

Hyolyn and BIBI – “youknowbetter” + “LAW”

JO1 – “SuperCali”


Kep1er – “THE GIRLS,” “WA DA DA”

FORESTELLA – BTS‘s “Fake Love,” “Save our Lives”

Street Man Fighter and Kang Daniel – “World Changer” dance performance

IVE, Kep1er, NMIXX, LE SSERAFIM, NewJeans – IVE’s “ELEVEN” +  Kep1er’s “WA DA DA” + NMIXX’s “O.O” + LE SSERAFIM’s “FEARLESS” + NewJeans’ “Hype Boy,” TWICE’s “Cheer Up”

TXT – “Opening Sequence,” “Lonely Boy,” “Good Boy Gone Bad”

KARA – “Lupin” + “STEP” + “Mister,” “WHEN I MOVE”

Stray Kids – “VENOM” + “MANIAC”

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