2018 MGA line up is announcedPopular K-pop acts including BTS, Twice and Wanna One will perform at the 2018 MBC Plus x Genie Music Awards (MGA) in November, according to the host of the MGA on Tuesday.
The announcement comes at no surprise as these three acts are nominees for major awards at the 2018 MGA, which will take place on Nov. 6 at Namdong Gymnasium in Incheon.
Genie Music disclosed the nominees on its website on Oct. 1, which showed K-pop sensation BTS being nominated for all four major awards, including This Year’s Singer, This Year’s Song, This Year’s Best-selling Artist and This Year’s Digital Album.
Wanna One is also nominated for This Year’s Singer, This Year’s Song and This Year’s Digital Album while girl group Twice is nominated for This Year’s Singer, This Year’s Song and This Year’s Best-selling Artist.
The 2018 MGA is an annual awards ceremony hosted by a media company MBC Plus and music production company Genie Music that honors K-pop acts based on Genie Music’s music data and an evaluation by music experts. There are 18 different categories of awards.
The Genie Music website is also holding online voting for each award until the end of this month. Currently, the online voting shows BTS leading the This Year’s Singer category while Wanna One’s song “Beautiful” is at the top for This Year’s Song.
By Yeo Ye-rim