2022 MAMA Awards Announces the Second Round of Performing Artists


HYOLYN, ZICO, Lim Young Woong, Forestella, (G)I-DLE, BIBI, NiziU, INI, NMIXX, LE SSERAFIM, NewJeans, Street Man Fighter dance crews and more to perform at 2022 MAMA AWARDS

Leading entertainment company CJ ENM revealed the second round of artists to perform at the upcoming 2022 MAMA AWARDS — held at the Kyocera Dome Osaka, Japan and live-streamed worldwide via global channels. The show will take place on November 29th and 30th (KST).

2022 MAMA AWARDS Performing Artists

The second set of performing artists includes HYOLYN, Forestella, BIBI, NMIXX, LE SSERAFIM and Street Man Fighter dance crews on November 29 and ZICO, Lim Young Woong, (G)I-DLE, NiziU, INI and NewJeans on November 30.

Previously announced artists include Stray Kids, TOMORROW X TOGETHER, JO1, Kep1er, ITZY, TREASURE, ENHYPEN and IVE. Additional lineup and special signature stages will be rolled out.

November 29

  • Forestella
  • BIBI
  • Street Man Fighter dance crews

November 30

  • ZICO
  • Lim Young Woong
  • (G)I-DLE
  • NiziU
  • INI
  • NewJeans

* Artist in order of debut dates

The concept for the 2022 MAMA AWARDS is “K-POP World Citizenship”, celebrating how K-POP fans worldwide can connect through music. Early this year, CJ ENM announced the rebranding of the awards show previously known as Mnet ASIAN MUSIC AWARDS(MAMA) to MAMA AWARDS in alignment with its continued global expansion beyond Asia and the shifts in the music industry across the globe. In addition, ticket sales are now open at 2022MAMA.com.

The show will be live-streamed worldwide via global channels, including YouTube. So stay tuned for more information about the World’sWorld’s No.1 K-POP Awards 2022 MAMA AWARDS.


Presented by leading entertainment company CJ ENM, MAMA AWARDS is the World’s No.1 K-POP Awards, acclaimed by fans worldwide for its gigantic performances and elaborate stage production, which has introduced Korea’s top-notch production abilities to global audiences.

Each year MAMA AWARDS attracts the biggest artists in music from Asia, like BTS, TWICE, MONSTA X, ITZY, and GOT7, as well as worldwide superstars including Janet Jackson, Snoop Dogg and Dua Lipa. MAMA’s legacy began in 1999 as the Mnet Music Video Daesang, then later became the Mnet KM Music Festival (MKMF), sparking the growth of the Korean music industry.

In 2009, MKMF was renamed the Mnet ASIAN MUSIC AWARDS, and in 2022 it rebranded into MAMA AWARDS in alignment with its ambition to expand globally and position itself as the World’s No.1 K-POP Awards. In 2010, the massive award show began touring Asia yearly in Macau and Singapore.

MAMA AWARDS has been held in Hong Kong since 2012, highlighting the event’s pan-Asian popularity. Starting with 2018, the ceremony expanded its previously one-day event to span across multiple Asian countries to promote exchanges between different Asian music markets.

Not only has the MAMA AWARDS become a significant year-end music awards ceremony, but it has also blossomed into an extravagant international music event packed with groundbreaking performances.

About CJ ENM

CJ ENM is a leading entertainment company founded in Korea in 1995. CJ ENM’s Entertainment division is engaged in a wide range of industry business areas, including media content, music, film and performing arts, providing its leading original content to various media platforms worldwide.

CJ ENM has created, produced and distributed globally-acclaimed content, including the Oscar-winning film “Parasite,” the Tony Award-winning musical “Kinky Boots,” record-breaking Korean movies including “Roaring Currents” and TV series such as “Guardian: The Lonely and Great God,” I Can See Your Voice” and more.

United under the slogan “We live to discover Untold Originals,” CJ ENM has three major production and distribution studios: drama production powerhouse Studio Dragon, U.S.-based studio Endeavor Content and K-OTT content production studio CJ ENM STUDIOS. CJ ENM also presents KCON, the world’s No.1 K-Culture festival, and MAMA AWARDS, the world’sNo.1 K-POP awards, to bring K-culture experiences to people all over the world. To learn more about CJ ENM, please visit http://www.cjenm.com.

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