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K-pop groups wow audience at Singapore awards show


K-pop stars wowed audience members at the 2011 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) in Singapore on Nov. 29.

The award show that kicked off at 6 p.m. was attended by some of the biggest K-pop groups, such as Super Junior, Girls’ Generation and 2NE1. Will.i.am, from the hip-hop group Black Eyed Peas, and Dr. Dre were other notable international stars in attendance.

The award for Best Song of the Year went to 2NE1 for “I Am The Best,” while Super Junior won the Album of the Year, Male Group of the Year and Singapore’s Choice awards. Meanwhile, Girls’ Generation won Best Artist of the Year in addition to Best Female Group of the Year. Best Female Artist went to Baek Ji-Young, and other recipients of awards included Miss A, Beast, Kim Hyun-ah, and Leessang, among others.

The night was full of performances by leading K-pop artists, and even Ulala Session, the winning band from the reality show “Super Star K3,” was present to give a performance.
Big Bang, CNBlue and IU won awards, but they were unable to make it to the event. MAMA was watched by 1,900,000 viewers in 20 countries.
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