This is the first time since 1999, the event of its kind is held in the three countries instead of one Asian nation for only awards ceremony previously.
This year, performances within the MAMA Week will take place at Hoa Binh Theatre in Vietnam on November 25, Yokohama Arena in Japan on November 29 and W Hong Kong and AsiaWorld-Expo Arena in Hong Kong on November 30 –December 1.
MAMA is one of the biggest musical events in Asia to be held annually by CJ E&M through its music channel Mnet, attracting the participation of well-known singers and celebrities from the Republic of Korea as well as other countries.
This musical event debuted in 1999 under the name ‘Mnet Km Music Festival’ and then was renamed ‘M.net Asian Music Awards’ in 2009.
Internationally acclaimed artists and music producers like Timbaland, Gallant, and Wiz Khalifa joined last year’s event that was broadcast live in 97 countries across Asia, Europe, North America, Africa and Oceania, drawing 2.4 billion viewers.