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Mnet Asian Music Award for Best International Artist

The Mnet Asian Music Award for Best International Artist (베스트 인터내셔널 아티스트상) is an award presented annually by CJ E&M Pictures (Mnet). It was first awarded at the 1st Mnet Asian Music Awards ceremony held in 1999; international artist Ricky Martin won the award, and it is given in honor for the international performers who achieve global recognition in the music industry.[1]

Mnet Asian Music Award for Best International Artist
(베스트 인터내셔널 아티스트상)
Awarded forglobal recognition of international artist(s)
CountrySouth Korea
Presented byCJ E&M Pictures (Mnet)
First awarded1999
Currently held byJohn Legend (2014)
WebsiteMnet Asian Music Awards

Winners listEdit

 
Ricky Martin, first recipient (1999)
 
The Pussycat Dolls, 2-time winners (2006-2009)
 
Psy, First South-Korean winner (2012)
 
Ylvis, First Norwegian winner (2013)
 
John Legend, current winner-holder (2014)
Year[I] Country Winner(s) - Song
1999
(1st)
  USA Ricky Martin - "Livin' La Vida Loca"
2000
(2nd)
  USA Britney Spears - "Oops!... I Did It Again"
[note 1]
2001
(3rd)
  Colombia Shakira - "Whenever, Wherever"
2002
(4th)
  USA Eminem - "Without Me"
2003
(5th)
  USA Linkin Park - "Somewhere I Belong"
2004
(6th)
  USA Usher - "Yeah!"
2005
(7th)
  USA The Black Eyed Peas - "Don't Lie"
2006
(8th)
  USA The Pussycat Dolls - "Buttons"
2007
(9th)
none[note 2]
2008
(10th)
2009
(11th)
  USA The Pussycat Dolls
2010
(12th)
  USA Far East Movement
2011
(13th)
none[note 2]
2012
(14th)
  South Korea Psy - "Gangnam Style"
2013
(15th)
  Norway Ylvis - "What Does the Fox Say?"
2014
(16th)
  USA John Legend - "All of Me"

^[I] Each year is linked to the article about the Mnet Asian Music Awards held that year.

Multiple awards for International ArtistEdit

As of 2014, only one (1) artist received the title two or more times.

Female artist Record Set First year awarded Recent year awarded
The Pussycat Dolls 2 2006 2009

NotesEdit

  1. ^ The winner was unannounced during the event, but was acknowledged through MKMF's official website.
  2. ^ a b No recipient in this year.

ReferencesEdit

  • "M.net Asian Music Awards Winners list by year". mwave. MAMA.
  • "M.net Asian Music Awards Broadcasts by year". mwave. MAMA.
  • "M.net Asian Music Awards Photos by year". mwave. MAMA.

External linksEdit