2023 MAMA Awards Day 1 Winners Announced

Published November 28, 2023

The inaugural day of the 2023 MAMA Awards took place at the Tokyo Dome in Japan on November 28th, marking a significant start to the popular music event that is spread over two days. An array of talented artists gathered to celebrate and honor the achievements in the music industry over the past year.

First Daesang of the Event

In a noteworthy win, BTS continued their legacy by claiming the Samsung Galaxy Worldwide Icon of the Year award for a remarkable sixth consecutive year, demonstrating their sustained global influence and popularity.

Fans’ Choice and New Artist Awards

Alongside the grand prize, ten Worldwide Fans’ Choice (Bonsang) awards were given to a diverse set of performers, recognizing their contribution to the music scene and their impact on fans globally. Additionally, the event spotlighted emerging talent by bestowing the Favorite New Artist award to two up-and-coming groups.

Other Notable Mentions

Apart from the main awards, several specific category achievements were acknowledged, spotlighting contributions from various artists and the resonance of their work across multiple segments of the industry.

Congratulatory Note

The ceremony concluded Day 1 with congratulations extended to all the winners, setting the stage for more anticipation and excitement for the upcoming awards and performances slated for Day 2 of the event.

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