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Mnet Asian Music Award for Best New Artist (Solo or Group)

The Mnet Asian Music Award for Best New Male/Female Artist/Group (남자/여자 신인상/그룹상) is an award presented annually by CJ E&M Pictures (Mnet). Mnet is also the one who choose which group or individual will win to this category as well as other categories in MAMA.

Mnet Asian Music Award for Best New Male/Female Artist/Group
(남자/여자 신인상/그룹상)
Awarded forQuality performance from (a) new artist/s
CountrySouth Korea
Presented byCJ E&M Pictures (Mnet)
First awarded1999
Currently held byStray Kids, IZ*ONE (2018)
WebsiteMnet Asian Music Awards

It was first awarded at the 1st Mnet Asian Music Awards ceremony held in 1999; winners Lee Jung-hyun and Team received the titles "Best New Solo Artist" and "Best New Group" for their songs "Come" and "Farewell", respectively. The award is given in honor for the new artist/s with the most artistic achievement in the music industry.[1]

Contents

HistoryEdit

Year(s) Best New Solo Best New Group Best New Artist
(Solo or Group)
Note
Male Female Combined Male Female Combined Male Female Combined
1999  Y  Y Titled "Best New Solo Artist" and "Best New Group"
2000–2004  Y  Y  Y Titled "Best New Male/Female Artist" and "Best New Group"
2005–2006  Y  Y Titled "Best New Solo Artist" and "Best New Group"
2007  Y  Y  Y Titled "Best New Solo Artist" and "Best New Female/Male Group"
2008–2013  Y  Y Titled "Best New Female/Male Artist"
2014  Y Titled "Best New Artist"
2015-2017  Y  Y Titled "Best New Female/Male Artist"

Winners and nomineesEdit

Year[I] Winner(s) Song Nominee(s)
1999
(1st)
Lee Jung-hyun "Come"
Nominees
Team "Farewell"
Nominees
  • Voice 너만의 천사가 되어
  • Yada (야다) - Already Sad Love (이미슬픈사랑)
  • 0-24 - Freedom (자유)
  • g.o.d - Dear Mother (어머님께)
2000
(2nd)
Choi Jin-young (SKY) "Forever"
Nominees
  • Kim Sa-rang (김시랑) - "Mojorida" (모조리다)
  • Jim Kim-sung (김성짐) - "Appointment" (기약)
  • Park Hyo-shin (박효신) - "Things I Can't Do For You" (예술 수 없는 일)
  • Wave (웨이브) - "Damage"
  • TJ (티 제이) - "Hey Girl"
BoA "ID; Peace B"
Nominees
  • Su Jin-kim (김수진) - "Ending"
  • 박화요비 - "Lie"
  • Suzanne (수잔) - "Shadow"
  • Chae Na Ri (채나리) - "Return to The Letter" (되돌아온 편지)
Chakra "Hate"
Nominees
  • UN (유엔) - "Voice Mail"
  • TG (티지) - "Love Tonight"
  • Papaya (파파야) - "Listen To Me" (내 애길 들어봐)
  • Fly to the Sky (플라이 투 더스카이) - "Day By Day"
2001
(3rd)
Sung Si-kyung "Like the First Time"
Nominees
Wax "Oppa"
Nominees
  • Dana - "Until The End of the World"
  • Wax - "Oppa"
  • Yuri - "Sad Soul"
  • Joanne - "First Love"
  • Hanul (Rottyful Sky) - "Gotta Be Kidding"
  • Harisu - "Temptation"
Brown Eyes "Already One Year"
Nominees
  • D.BACE - "Everything To You" (모든것을 너에게)
  • X-Large - "You"
  • The Jadu - "Goodbye"
  • To-Ya - "Look"
2002
(4th)
Rain "Bad Guy"
Nominees
  • The Name - "The Name"
  • RIch (리치) - "Only The Words I Love You" (사랑해 이 말 밖엔)
  • Simtaeyun (심태윤) - "Mates" (짝)
  • Wheesung - "Can't We" (안되나요)
Youme "Love Is Always Thirsty"
Nominees
  • Rinae (린애) - "Words Without Goodbye" (이별후애)
  • Shim Mina - "Answer the Phone" (전화받어)
  • Park Kyung-lim - "Illusion" (착각인 늪)
  • Ann - "Sick Sick Name" (아프고 아픈 이름)
Black Beat "In The Sky"
Nominees
  • Turtles - 4 Seasons (사계)
  • M.I.L.K - "Come To Me"
  • Sugar - "Tell Me Why"
  • Swi-T - "I'll Be There"
2003
(5th)
Seven "Come Back to Me"
Nominees
  • Masta Wu - "Bad Boy" (문제아)
  • Park Yong-ha - "Tidings" (기별)
  • Tim - "I Love You" (사랑합니다)
  • Lee Jung - "Never" (이정)
Maya "Azalea"
Nominees
  • Gummy - "If You Come Back" (돌아오면)
  • Leeds - "You'll Be Happy" (그댄 행복에 살텐데)
  • Lexy - "Grasshopper" (애송이)
  • Chae Yeon - "Dangerous Directing" (위험한 연출)
Big Mama "Break Away"
Nominees
  • Noel (노을) - "If It's Love" (붙잡고도)
  • The Gold - "Two Years, Two Months" (2년 2개월)
  • 2SHAI - "Love Letter"
  • F-iV - "Girl"
2004
(6th)
Lee Seung-gi[Note 1] "Because You're My Girl"
Nominees
  • Double K - "Nu Skool"
  • Oh Se Jun (오세준) - "Memories ending on me" (내게서 끝나는 추억)
  • KCM - "Black And White Photo" (흑백사진)
  • Tei - "Love Leaves Its Scent" (사랑은 향기를 남기고)
Chunja[Note 2] "Women with Beautiful Mind"
Nominees
  • Daylight - "Angel Song"
  • Lisa - "Tonight"
  • Sol Flower - "Kiss The Kids"
  • Hannah (한나) - "Bounce"
TVXQ[Note 3] "Hug"
Nominees
2005
(7th)
Lim Jeong-hee "Music is My Life"
Nominees
  • Kyun Woo (견우) - "Nae Noonmoollee Hanuen Mal" (내 눈물이 하는 말)
  • Kim Woo-joo (김우주) - "The Letter"
  • Ivy - "What Happened Tonight" (오늘밤 일)
  • (WonWoo) 원우 - "Missing In Happiness" (행복한 그리움)
SS501 "Warning"
Nominees
2006
(8th)
Zhang Liyin[Note 4] "Timeless" (ft. Xiah Junsu)
Nominees
  • MayBee - "Much Laugh" (다소)
  • Boom - "Boom Up" ft. Kim Bum
  • Suho - "Spring, Summer, Fall... Winter" ft. Kim Tae-woo
  • Crown J - "V.I.P"
Super Junior[Note 5] "U"
Nominees
2007
(9th)
Younha "Password 486"
Nominees
F.T. Island "Love Sick"
Nominees
Wonder Girls "Irony"
Nominees
2008
(10th)
Shinee "Replay"
Nominees
Davichi "I Love You Even Though I Hate You"
Nominees
  • Moon Ji-eun - "The Fox Song"
  • Sunha - "Chantey Chantey"
  • Lee Hyun-ji - "Kiss Me Kiss Me"
  • Joo - "Because Of A Man"
2009
(11th)
Supreme Team "Supermagic"
Nominees
2NE1 "I Don't Care"
Nominees
2010
(12th)
CNBLUE "I'm A Loner"
Nominees
Miss A "Bad Girl Good Girl"
Nominees
2011
(13th)
Huh Gak "Hello"
Nominees
A Pink "I Don't Know"
Nominees
2012
(14th)
Ailee "Heaven"
Nominees
Busker Busker "Cherry Blossom Ending"
Nominees
2013
(15th)
Roy Kim "Love Love Love"
Nominees
Crayon Pop "Bar Bar Bar"
Nominees
2014
(16th)
WINNER "Empty"
Nominees
2015
(17th)
iKON "Rhythm Ta"
Nominees
Twice "Like Ooh-Ahh"
Nominees
2016
(18th)
NCT 127 "Fire Truck"
Nominees
I.O.I "Dream Girl's"
Nominees
2017
(19th)
Wanna One "Energetic"
Nominees
Pristin "Wee Woo"
Nominees
2018
(20th)
Stray Kids "District 9"
Nominees
IZ*ONE "La Vie En Rose"
Nominees

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

^[I] As members of I.O.I in 2016 and then Pristin the following year, Im Nayoung and Zhou Jieqiong have received the award twice.

Gallery of winnersEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Titled "Best New Male Video" award.
  2. ^ Titled "Best New Female Video" award.
  3. ^ Titled "Best New Group Video" award.
  4. ^ Titled "New Singer of the Year" award.
  5. ^ Titled "New Group of the Year" award.

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