4 Dec – Joey Yung and Wang Leehom were among the winners at Korea's 2012 Mnet Asian Music Awards, held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on 30 November.
According to Popular Asians website, over forty global stars attended the music event, including international acts such as K-pop sensation PSY, Adam Lambert, and B.o.B.
Although primarily a Korean pop festival, Jackie Chan and the cast of "CZ12" as well as Joey Yung, Wang Leehom and Angelababy also attended.
Joey Yung was named "TVB's Choice," while Taiwan's Wang Leehom won the "Best Asian Artist" award. Wang was quoted telling the press, "Whether it is A, B, or C-pop, now it's just W-pop (World Pop). It's a cultural exchange of the entire world!"
The list of winners is as follows:
Grand Prize (Album of the Year): Super Junior's "Sexy, Free, & Single"
Grand Prize (Song of the Year): PSY's "Gangnam Style"
Grand Prize (Artist of the Year): Big Bang for "Fantastic Baby"
Best Global Group (Male): Super Junior
Best Global Group (Female): KARA
Best Male Group: Big Bang
Best Female Group: SISTAR
Best Male Artist: G-Dragon
Best Female Artist: IU
Best Vocal Performance (Group): Davichi
Best Vocal Performance (Solo): K.Will
Best Dance Performance (Male Group): SHINee for "Sherlock (Clue + Note)"
Best Dance Performance (Female Group): f(x) for "Electric Shock"
Best Dance Performance (Solo): PSY for "Gangnam Style"
Best Band Performance: Busker Busker for "Cherry Blossom Ending"
Best Collaboration Performance: Trouble Maker (JS&Hyuna) for "Trouble Maker"
Best Rap Performance: Epik High for "Up"
Best Music Video: PSY's "Gangnam Style"
Best OST: Seo In-guk & Jeong Eun-ji's "All For You" (OST for Reply 1997)
Best New Male Artiste: Busker Busker
Best New Female Artist: Ailee
Best Asian Artiste: Wang Leehom
Best Asian Artiste (China): Li Yuchun
Best Asian Artiste (Indonesia): Agnes Monica
Best Asian Artiste (Philippines): Sarah Geronimo
Best Asian Artiste (Singapore): Taufik Batisah
Best Asian Artiste (Vietnam): My Tam
Best New Asia Act: EXO
New Asian Artiste (China): TimeZ
New Asian Artiste (Thailand): Natthew
International Favorite Artist: PSY
Mnet PD's Choice: B.A.P.
TVB's Choice: Joey Yung
Style in Music: Ga-in (Brown Eyed Girls)
Guardian Angel Worldwide Performer: Big Bang
Best Line Award: Super Junior