Tough competition for the Daesang awards this year!
4 Dec 2017 - 9:59 AM  UPDATED 4 Dec 2017 - 9:59 AM

Last weekend saw day 3 of the 2017 Mnet Asia Music Awards and the 2017 Melon Music Awards take place in quick succession, both events which saw many big name artists take home some of K-pop's biggest awards of the year!

Starting with the final day of the 2017 MAMAs on December 1, the third day saw the final slate of categories be awarded out, including the final two Daesang awards. Among the many worthy winners, BTS and EXO emerged as the big victors this year, taking home the Artist of the Year and the Album of the Year Daesangs respectively. Other notable winners included WANNA ONE for Best Male Group, GOT7 for World Performer, IU for Best Female Artist, and Red Velvet for Best Female Group

Here are the winners on day 3 of the 2017 MAMAs:

  • Album of the Year - EXO - The War
  • Artist of the Year - BTS

  • Best Male Group - Wanna One

  • Best Asian Artist (Mandarin) - Karen Mok
  • World Performer - GOT7
  • Best OST - Ailee - I Will Go To You Like The First Snow
  • Best Vocal Performance (Male) - Yoon Jong Shin - Like It
  • Best Female Artist - IU
  • Best Asian Style - BTS
  • Best Female Group - Red Velvet

  • New Asian Artist Award - NCT127
  • Best Vocal Performance - Bolbbalgan4 - Tell Me You Love Me
  • Best Dance Performance (Solo) - Taemin - MOVE
  • Best Vocal Performance (Solo) - Heize
  • Style In Music Award - Sunmi
  • Best Collaboration - Dynamic Duo X Chen - Nosedive
  • Best Music Video - BTS - Spring Day
  • Best Band Performance - Hyukoh - Tomboy
  • Best Hip Hop & Urban Music - Heize - Don't You Know

The winners didn't have long to bask in their victories because the 2017 MMAs were on the very next night (December 2), which saw more awards be handed out. Once again, the big winners were BTS and EXO, who took home the Song of the Year and Artist of the Year Daesang awards respectively. IU was also the night's other big winner, taking home the Album of the Year Daesang for her album Palette.

Here are the winners of the 2017 MMAs:

Top 10 Artists - BIGBANG, EXO, Red Velvet, TWICE, Wanna One, WINNER, BTS, Bolbbalgan4, IU, and Heize

Best New Artist - Wanna One
Ballad of the Year - Yoon Jong Shin - Like It
OST of the Year - Ailee - I Will Go to You Like the First Snow (Goblin OST)
MV of the Year - BTS - DNA
Stage of the Year - Park Hyo Shin 2016 Live: I AM A DREAMER
Rock Song of the Year - Heechul X Min Kyung Hoon - Sweet Dreams
Best Trot of the Year - Hong Jin Young X Kim Young Chul - Ring Ring
KAKAO Hot Star - Wanna One
Best Blues / Folk of the Year - Jung Eunji - The Spring (feat. Harim)
Best Indie of the Year - MeloMance - Gift
Best R&B / Soul of the Year - Suran - If I Get Drunk Today (feat. Changmo) (prod. Suga)
Hot Trend of the Year - Suran & Suga
Best Female Dance of the Year - TWICE - Knock Knock
Best Male Dance of the Year - EXO - Ko Ko Bop
Best Songwriter - IU
MBC Music Star - HyunA
Best Rap / Hip Hop of the Year - Dynamic Duo X Chen - Nosedive
1theK Performance - GFRIEND
Global Artist - BTS
Netizen Choice of the Year - EXO
Best Album of the Year - IU - Palette

Best Song of the Year - BTS - Spring Day

Best Artist of the Year - EXO

A huge congrats to all the winners at the 2017 MAMAs and MMA events! 

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