[동아닷컴=전효진 기자] Group BIGBANG and iKON, as well as solo singer J.Y. Park will attend 2015 MAMA (Mnet Asian Music Awards).
“2015 MAMA” will be held on December 2 at AWE located in Hong Kong. J.Y. Park, BIGBANG, and iKON will attend the awards, to present fancy performances.
J.Y. Park entertained numerous music fans with digital single “24/34” released in April this year after his one year and seven months of absence. “Who’s your mama?”, the title track of the single, swept music chartswith its outstandingly dynamic groove. Such success of the song proved the still-powerful influence of J.Y. Park as not just a songwriter and producer, but also a solo singer.
BIGBANG released single albums titled “M”, “A”, “D”, and “E” for four months from May to August this year. Every song in those albums enjoyed enormous popularity, showing BIGBANG’s outstanding presence in the music scene.
iKON made their official debut with “MY TYPE” at the end of September this year and proved their big potential as the “monstrous rookie” by taking No.1 on a variety of music-streaming websites and TV music shows.
For this year’s MAMA, a new pre-week program called “2015 MAMA Nominees’ Day & Night” in which 43 small-and-medium-sized enterprises participate will be run. Plus, a new category of “MAMA Experts” was added for this year’s MAMA, to highlight and reward to efforts of experts in different segments of the music industry in Asian countries. As such, MAMA is evolving into a platform for co-existence, going beyond a renowned and influential music awards.
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Source: YG Life Blog