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IU, aespa, BTS, & More, Winners During The 2021 Melon Music Awards!

by Victoria Marian Belmis / Dec 05, 2021 05:17 AM EST
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On the 4th of December, the 2021 Melon Music Awards (aka the 2021 MMAs) occurred, and multiple Korean artists took home awards based on data collected from Melon such as votes, expert scores, and many more. 

READ: The Melon Music Awards 2021: What Netizens & Fans Should Know About The Awards Show!

Similar to the 2020 MMAs, this year's MMA occurred online and was streamed live on 1theK's official YouTube channel.

Read the full list of winners on this year's Melon Music Awards here:

Artist of the Year (Daesang award) - IU

Album of the Year (Daesang award) - "LILAC" (IU)

Song of the Year (Daesang award) - "Butter" (BTS)

Record of the Year (Daesang award) - aespa (produced by Lee Soo Man)

Top 10 Artists (Bonsang award) - IU, Lim Young Woong, BTS, Heize, IllBOI, AKMU, Lee Mujin, ASH ISLAND, NCT DREAM, aespa

New Artist of the Year (Male category) - Lee Mujin

New Artist of the Year (Female category) - aespa

Hot Trend - Brave Girls

Best Solo (Male category) - Lim Young Woong

Best Solo (Female category) - IU

Best Performance - THE BOYZ

Best Songwriter - IU

Best OST - "Rain and You" from "Hospital Playlist 2" by Lee Mujin

Best Group (Male category) - BTS

Best Group (Female category) - aespa

Best Project Music - MSG Wannabe (M.O.M)

Music Video of the Year - TXT

Best Music Style - "Siren Remix" by Homies

Best Collaboration - "My Universe" by BTS and Coldplay

Netizens' Choice - BTS

Global Rising Artist - ENHYPEN

1theK Original Contents - STAYC

Best Performance Director - Son Sung Deuk

Soloist IU went on to win five awards which include "Album of the Year" and "Artist of the Year," even though this is her first outing in the awards show after being absent for four years. 

READ: After 4 Years Of Absence, IU Slated To Perform At '2021 Melon Music Awards'!

Notably, BTS also took home five awards during this year's MMAs, and among them is the coveted "Song of the Year." 

SM Entertainment's monster rookie K-pop group also took home the Daesang award for "Record of the Year."

READ: SM Supremacy: aespa & NCT 127 In The New York Times' 'Best Albums Of 2021'

Congratulations to all the winners for this year's Melon Music Awards!

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