Melon Music Awards
Watch Melon Music Awards 2016 online as EXO, BTS, Seventeen and other K-Pop idols gear up to performYoutube/Screenshot

Melon Music Awards 2016, the biggest Korean musical event of the year, will start with live broadcast from Gocheok Sky Dome in Gocheok-dong, Seoul, this Saturday, November 19, at 7pm KST.

The annual event, held to acknowledge talented singers of South Korea, will feature star-studded performances of popular artistes from the industry, including Scarlet Heart Ryeo stars Lee Ji-eun and Byun Baek-hyun.

The award ceremony is organised by Leon Entertainment through its online music store, Melon. The winners will be selected through fan voting and by analysing the digital sales for the year.

Performances to check out:
Renowned music group Sechs Kies will perform their comeback song, Three Words, on stage. Girl group BLACKPINK will make their first onstage appearance at the event. Other Y G Entertainment artistes gearing up to perform on the award night include Boy group iKON and Akdong Musician.

Celebrity attendees at the award ceremony:
The popular K-Pop idols expected to attend the event include members of EXO, BTS, Seventeen, G-friend, 10cm, IOI, BewhY and Red Velvet, along with Girl's Generation singer Taeyeon, Block B star Zico and Bolbbalgan Sachoongi.

When and where to watch Melon Music Awards 2015 live online:
The star-studded event to celebrate the best of K-Pop will be broadcast live from 7pm KST through MBC music, MBCEvery1, Daum, KakaoTV, QQ Music, and Music On! TV. Korean music lovers across the world can watch the award night online here and on Youtube

The award ceremony will be aired in Sydney at 8pm, Tokyo at 6pm, Beijing, Hong Kong, Kuala Lampur and Manila at 5pm, Bangkok and Hanoi at 4pm, Moskva at 12pm, Ankara at 12am, Paris and Stockholm at 10am, London at 9pm, Los Angeles and Vancouver at 1am, Mexico City at 3am, Santiago at 4am, Sao Paulo at 7am.

Fashion lovers can get a glimpse of the celebrity styles and latest trends through the red carpet arrivals, which go on air from 6pm KST. Watch the trailer below:

Here is the complete list of nominees for the seventh Melon Music Awards:

Top 10 Artists

  • BeWhy
  • EXO
  • Red Velvet
  • Twice
  • Mamamoo
  • BTS
  • Akdong Musician
  • GFriend
  • Zico
  • Taeyeon

Album of the Year

  • EXO - EX'ACT
  • BTS - Young Forever
  • Twice - Page Two
  • Mamamoo - Melting
  • GFriend - Snowflake
  • Lee Hi - Seoulite
  • Akdong Musician - Spring
  • M.C The Max - pathos
  • Jang Bemo June - 2nd Album
  • PSY - 7th Album
  • Song of the Year
  • Suzy, Baekhyun - Dream
  • GFriend - Rough
  • Twice - Cheer Up
  • Mamamoo - You're The Best
  • Wonder Girls - Why So Lonely
  • Lim Chang Jung - The Love I Committed
  • Taeyeon - Rain
  • Zico - I Am You, You Are Me
  • Jung Eunji - Hopefully Sky
  • BeWhy - DayDay
  • Yoon Mirae - Always
  • Zico feat. Zion. T - Eureka
  • 10cm - What The Spring??
  • M.C The Max - No Matter Where
  • Gummy - You Are My Everything
  • Urban Zakapa - I Son't Love You
  • Hyukoh - Girl
  • Davichi - This Love
  • Crush

Best New Artist: Male and Female

  • I.O.I
  • Black Pink
  • BolBBalgan4
  • WJSN
  • ASTRO
  • MC Gree
  • NCT127
  • Sam Kim
  • Kwak Jin-eon
  • Kwon Jin-ah

Netizen Popularity Award

  • EXO
  • BTS
  • Twice
  • IOI
  • Mamamoo
  • BEAST
  • GFRIEND
  • Block B
  • WINNER
  • Wonder Girls

Hot Trend Award 

  • Lim Chang Jung
  • Park Hyoshin
  • Zico
  • Ha Hyun Woo
  • Jang Beom June

Best OST

  • Davichi - This Love
  • Ben - Like A Dream
  • Gummy - You Are My Everything
  • Oh Hyuk - A Little Girl
  • Yoon Mirae - Always
  • Best Ballad Song
  • Taeyeon - Rain
  • Jeong Eunji - Hopefully Sky
  • Lim Chang Jung - The Love I've Committed
  • Park Hyoshin - Breath
  • Urban Zakapa - I Don't Love You
  • MC The Max - No Matter Where
  • Yoon Mirae - This Love
  • Eddy Kim ft. Lee Sung Kyung - My Lips... Warm Like Coffee
  • Han Dong Geun - Amazing You
  • Kim Nayoung - What If It Was Going

Best Dance Song: Male and Female

  • EXO - Monster
  • BTS - Fire
  • Twice - Cheer Up
  • Red Velvet - Russian Roulette
  • Mamamoo - You're The Best
  • GFRIEND - Rough
  • WINNER - Sentimental
  • Seventeen - Pretty U
  • Wonder Girls - Why So Lonely
  • Psy ft. CL - Daddy
  • Best R&B / Soul Song
  • BaekZy - Dream
  • Zico - I Am You, You Are Me
  • DEAN - D (half moon)
  • Crush ft. Taeyeon - Don't Forget
  • Lee Hi - Breathe
  • Best Rap / Hip Hop Song
  • BewhY - Day Day
  • Park Kyung ft. GFRIEND's Eunha - Inferiority Complex
  • Gary ft. Gaeko - Lonely Night
  • Zico - Eureka
  • San E, Mad Clown - Sour Grapes
  • Best Rock Song
  • Ha Hyun Woo - Don't Cry
  • Buzz - 사랑은 가슴이 시킨다 Part.3
  • Jang Beom June - Fallen In Love (Only With You)
  • Nell - Lost In Perspective
  • CNBLUE - You're So Beautiful

Best Pop Song

  • Justin Bieber - Love Yourself
  • Troye Sivan - Youth
  • Charlie Puth - One Call Away
  • 7 Years - Lukas Graham
  • i hate u, i love u - gnash
  • Best Folk Song
  • AKMU - Re-Bye
  • 10cm - What The Spring??
  • Sam Kim - No Sense
  • Accourve - Should Our Paths Cross Again
  • Hello Gayoung - Feelings
  • Best Indie Song
  • Bolbbalgan4 - Galaxy
  • Standing Egg - Summer Night You & I
  • The Black Skirts - Everything
  • Jung Joon Il ft. BewhY - Plastic
  • Kiha & The Face - Kieuk

Best Trot Song

  • Hong Jinyoung - Thumbs Up
  • Yoon Jungsoo, Kim Sook - You're The Boss
  • JJung Yoonjung, Seo Byungsoon - Evocation
  • Jo Jungmin - Superman
  • Han Young - Mirror
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