The Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) will be returning to Korea for the first time in 11 years due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

According to an exclusive report from Ilgan Sports, the 2020 MAMA will be held on December 6 at CJ ENM Content World in Paju, South Korea.

 MAMA(Mnet Asian Music Awards) will be held in Korea this year after considering the overall situation with the Coronavirus.

— Insider

CJ ENM Content World is a 213,000 square meter venue that will open on December 1. Due to the safety issues surrounding the Coronavirus pandemic and Hong Kong’s policies over entrance into the country, it has become impossible to hold the event overseas. It also was difficult to find a suitable venue in Korea, so it was eventually decided that the event would be held at CJ ENM Content World.


BTS has already been reported to be confirmed to be attending the event. The rest of the lineup is currently being confirmed on. There is also attention on who will be the host for the event, as Park Go Gum is now serving his mandatory military service. Park Bo Gum has hosted the event since 2017.

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