Throwback To The Legendary Performances Of K-Pop Groups & Award Winners At the 2016 MAMA

mama 2016 bts

The Sensational Annual Award Show, MAMA!

At the end of every year, the Korean entertainment industry always holds big, live awards shows that air on several television channels. One of them is from Mnet’s channel, and their award show is called ‘MAMA,’ that stands for ‘Mnet Asia Music Awards’. Each year, they invite many popular artists and give them awards.

The most unforgettable MAMA awards show was held in 2016 in Hong Kong, where top stars such as BTS, EXO, GOT7, TWICE, and many others were in attendance. Those artists also gave performances for all their fans around the world. In today’s article, we will dig more information about the MAMA Awards in 2016.

Would you like to know more? Well then, without any further ado, let’s get into our main topic for today!

K-Pop Groups Performances In MAMA 2016

In any awards show, guest stars are a must, right? Well, the same is true for MAMA 2016. They invited many popular female and male idol groups, making the show more interesting and spectacular. Here is the artist lineup:


mama 2016 bts

The legendary idol group BTS were invited to the awards show, marking their fourth time giving a performance at this award event. ARMY marked MAMA 2016 as an unforgettable moment, because that was the year that BTS receive their first-ever Daesang award in the three years since their debut.

Before we tell you about their performance, let’s take a look at them during the red carpet session below:

mama 2016 bts

Video during their short interview at MAMA 2016 Red Carpet:

For the performance, BTS chose three songs from their album comebacks in 2016, which were ‘Young Forever’ and ‘WINGS’. The songs included FIRE, Boys Meet Evil, and Blood Sweat and Tears. Their performance got a lot attention from the public, and some people even said it was their most spectacular performance ever.

And now let’s take a look at their performance at MAMA 2016:

Intro: Boys Meets Evil pt.1&2 and Blood, Sweat and Tears

Short Intro (Jin With Taehyung) & FIRE


mama 2016 exo

From all the artists that attend the MAMA awards, EXO is the senior among them since they debuted way back in 2012. EXO came with the remaining eight members (minus Lay). Now, let’s take a look at their red carpet with a short interview session:

mama 2016 exo

EXO did an opening performance including a special VCR before their main song. Take a look at the video below:

After that, they began to performing Transformer and Monster. At the end of Monster, Baekhyun surprised the fans with a solo dance, as well. Let’s check it out the full video performance: