Mnet Asian Music Award for Best Ballad/R&B Performance
|Mnet Asian Music Award for Best Ballad/R&B Performance|
|Awarded for||quality ballad/R&B performance|
|Presented by||CJ E&M Pictures (Mnet)|
|Website||Mnet Asian Music Awards|
It was first awarded at the 1st Mnet Asian Music Awards ceremony held in 1999; Jo Sungmo won the award for his ballad performance in "For Your Soul", and it is given in honor for the artist/s with the best ballad performance in the music industry. The next year, the category branched out into two separate categories — Best Ballad Performance and Best R&B Performance. Later in the 10th Mnet Asian Music Awards in 2008, the two categories were joined together once again, and continued to be given until the 11th Mnet Asian Music Awards in 2009 wherein Kim Tae-woo received the last award for his performance in "Love Rain".
|Best Ballad Performance|
|Best R&B Performance|
|Best Ballad/R&B Performance|
|Year(s)||Best Ballad||Best R&B||Best Ballad/R&B|
Winners and nomineesEdit
|Jo Sungmo||"For Your Soul"|
|Jo Sungmo||"Do You Know"|
|Jinju||"Are You Going"|
|Kim Gun-mo||"I'm Sorry"|
|Park Jin-young||"I Have a Girlfriend"||
|Lena Park||"In Dreams"|
|Fly To The Sky||"Missing You"|
|Shin Seung-hun[Note 1]||"When That Day Comes"|
|Wheesung[Note 2]||"Incurable Illness"|
|Shin Hye-sung||"Same Thought"|
|Lee Seung-gi||"Hard to Say"|
|Fly To The Sky||"Like a Man"|
|Yangpa||"Love... What Is It"|
|SG Wannabe[Note 3]||"Arirang"|
|Brown Eyes[Note 4]||"Don't Go Don't Go"|
|Kim Tae-woo[Note 4]||"Love Rain"|
^[I] Each year is linked to the article about the Mnet Asian Music Awards held that year.
Multiple awards for Best Ballad/R&B PerformanceEdit
The following lists the artist(s) who received multiple awards for Best Ballad/R&B Performance from 1999-2009.
|Artist||Record Set||First year awarded||Last year awarded|
|Fly To The Sky||2||2003||2006|
- Titled as "Best Ballad Video" award.
- Titled as "Best R&B Video" award.
- Titled as "Best R&B Soul Award"
- Titled as "Best Ballad/R&B Award"
- "1999 M.net Korean Music Festival Winners list" Archived 2014-10-09 at the Wayback Machine. MAMA. Retrieved 2015-01-30.
- "2000 M.net Korean Music Festival Winners list" Archived 2014-08-03 at the Wayback Machine. MAMA. Retrieved 2015-01-30.
- "2008 M.net Korean Music Festival Winners list". MAMA. Retrieved 2015-01-30.
- "2009 M.net Korean Music Festival Winners list" Archived 2013-01-27 at the Wayback Machine. MAMA. Retrieved 2015-01-30.
- Mnet Asian Music Awards official website