Nominees for the 2013 MAMA Released, Cast Your Votes Now!

It’s almost November, which means that K-Pop will be gearing up for one of the busiest months of the year: award ceremony time! When it comes to K-Pop year-end award ceremonies, the Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMAs) cannot be overlooked. The 2013 MAMAs will be held in Hong Kong and Mnet has finally released the list of nominees for the awards.

From PSY‘s second US single “Gentleman,” Crayon Pop‘s infectious “Bar Bar Bar” craze, to EXO‘s record-breaking album sales, 2013 has certainly been a crazy year for K-Pop. As a result, all of the categories has strong nominees for this year’s MAMAs and it will be interesting to see who comes out on top.

Take a look at the nominee list and start thinking of who you want to vote for since the polls have just opened! Vote for your favorite artist here and see who gets the prize at the 2013 MAMAs on November 22.

Best New Male Artist
Roy Kim
Yoo Seung Woo
Jung Joon Young

Best New Female Artist
Kim Ye Lim (Two Months)
Yoo Sung Eun
Lee Hi
Crayon Pop

Best Male Artist
Lee Seung Gi
Lee Seung Chul
Cho Yong Pil

Best Female Artist
Baek Ji Young
Sun Mi
Lee Hyo Ri

Best Male Group

Best Female Group
Girls’ Generation

Best Dance Performance – Male Solo
G-DRAGON – “Crooked”
Jay Park – “JOAH”
SeungRi – “Gotta Talk to U”
Yang Yo Seob – “Caffeine”

Best Dance Performance – Female Solo
G.NA – “Oops!”
Seo In Young – “Please Love Me”
Sun Mi / 24 Hours
CL / The Baddest Female
Lee Hyo Ri / Bad Girls

Best Dance Performance – Male Group
B1A4 – “What’s Going On”
EXO – “Growl”
Beast – “Shadow”
SHINee – “Dream Girl”
INFINITE – “Man In Love”

Best Dance Performance – Female Group
Girl’s Day – “Expectation”
Girls’ Generation – “I GOT A BOY”
SISTAR – “Give It to Me”
Crayon Pop – “Bar Bar Bar”
4Minute – “What’s Your Name?”

Best Vocal Performance – Male
2AM – “One Spring Day”
Lee Seung Gi – “Return”
Lee Seung Chul – “My Love”
Cho Yong Pil – “Bounce”
K.Will – “Love Blossom”

Best Vocal Performance – Female
Davichi – “Turtle”
Lyn – “Breakable Heart”
IU – “The Red Shoes”
Ailee – “U&I”
Lee Hi – “1,2,3,4”

Best Band Performance
CNBLUE – “I’m Sorry”
Nell – “Ocean Of Light”
Busker Busker – “First Love”
Jaurim – “Twenty Five, Twenty One”

Best Rap Performance
MFBTY – “Sweet Dream”
Geeks – “Wash Away”
Dynamic Duo – “BAAAM”
BaeChiGi – “Shower of Tears”
Verbal Jint – “No Love (If it ain’t love)”

NISSAN JUKE Best Music Video
G-Dragon – “Coup D’etat”
Busker Busker – “First Love”
PSY – “Gentleman”
Lee Seung Chul – “My Love”
Cho Yong Pil – “Bounce”

Best Original Soundtrack
Iris 2 OST / Davichi – “Don’t You Know”
That Winter, the Wind Blows OST / The One – “Winter Love”
Gu Family Book OST / Suzy – “Don’t Forget Me”
Master’s Sun OST / Yoon Mi Rae – “Touch Love”
I Hear Your Voice OST / Jung Yup – “Why Did You Come Now?”

Go vote now!