BTS are biggest winners of the MAMAs 2018 as theyre named Artist Of The Year

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BTS win artist of the year
BTS were emotional over their win (Picture: Mnet)

BTS led the winners at the Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) 2018, taking home five awards.

The K-pop group have had a huge year, having achieved two number one albums on the Billboard charts, so nobody was surprised at their dominance at the MAMAs.

After slaying the red carpet with their slick outfits, BTS won the Best Asian Style award, after previously getting the MWave Global Choice gong.

IDOL was voted the TikTok Best Video, while Love Yourself: Tear was named Best Album.

J-Hope wore his heart on his sleeve (Picture: Mnet)

And in an emotional moment, J-Hope wept on stage as the band were named Best Artist.

Before the awards show even began, the group – made up of RM, Jimin, J-Hope, V, Jungkook, Jin and Suga – also received a special award for their contribution to promoting Seoul.

Other big winners of the night included Twice, who were named Best Female Group and earned Song Of The Year and Best Female Group Dance Performance for What Is Love?

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GOT7 were named TikToks most popular artist, Wanna One won Best Male Group, and Momoland were awarded Discovery Of The Year.

TWICE win at MAMAs
TWICE were named Best Female Group and won Best Song (Picture: Mnet)

Jaehwan, Daniel and Woojin of Wanna One were named Best Unit for their group Triple Position, while Heize, SEVENTEEN, I*ZONE and Hyukoh also took home awards.

Meanwhile, Janet Jackson was given a special Inspiration Award, with the legend giving a moving speech hoping for the end to bigotry and discrimination.

The night was packed with huge performances from Tiger JK, WJSN, Oh My Girl, Roy Kim, Momoland, Mommy Son, SEVENTEEN, Heize, Chung Ha, I*ZONE, nafla, SWINGS, CHANG MO, GOT7, JJ Lin, Kim Jong Kook, Wanna One and BTS themselves, who performed a medley of Airplane pt 2, Fake Love and IDOL.

MAMA winners 2018

Best Unit

Wanna One Triple Position (Jaehwan, Daniel and Woojin)

Best Vocal Performance Solo
Heize: Didnt Know Me

Best OST
SEVENTEEN: A-Teen (A-Teen)

New Asian Artist

MWave Global Choice

Best Dance Performance Female Group
Twice: What Is Love?

TikTok Most Popular Artist

Best Hip-Hop and Urban Music
ZICO ft IU: Soulmate

Best Band Performance
Hyukoh: I Love Ya!

Inspiration Award
Janet Jackson

Best Asian Style

Discovery Of The Year

Best Male Artist
Roy Kim

Best Solo Dance Performance
Chung Ha: Roller Coaster

Best Music Video


Best Vocal Performance Group

Best Asian Artist (Thailand)

Peck Palitchoke

Best Asian Artist (Indonesia)


Best Asian Artist (Vietnam)

Huong Tram

Best Asian Artist (Japan)

Da Pump

Best Asian Artist (Mandarin)
JJ Lin

Best Female Group


Best Group Dance Performance Male


Best Female Artist

Best Male Group
Wanna One

Album Of The Year
BTS: Love Yourself: Tear

Song Of The Year
Twice: What Is Love?

Artist Of The Year


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