2019 M2 X Genie Music Awards Announces Details And Nominees

Every award will be hotly contested.

The nominees for the 2019 M2 X Genie Music Awards were announced on June 20th.

Music released between July 1st 2018 and June 19th 2019 is eligible for awards. Nominations were selected based on Genie’s music chart, video views and social media traction.

They also announced the criteria for each type of award and how the winner is decided. Only Genie Music members may vote and can do so on their website.

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Criteria

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  • The Top Artist: 20% voting, 20% Genie Music digital song scores, 30% social media, 20% judge panel and 10% Twitter hashtag votes.
  • The Top Music: 100% Genie Music digital song scores.
  • The Best Selling Artist: 100% Genie Music digital song scores.
  • M2 The Top Video: 100% M2 content scores.

Popularity Awards:

  • Genie Music Popularity Award: 100% votes on Genie Music.
  • Global Popularity Award: 100% votes on Mwave.

Music Categories:

The Male Group, The Female Group, The Male Solo Artist, The Female Solo Artist, The Male New Artist, The Female New Artist, The Performing Artist Male, The Performing Artist Female, The Vocal Artist and The Band will all be decided by 30% votes, 30% Genie Music digital song scores, 20% judge panel and 20% social media.

Nominees

The Male Group:

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  • BTOB
  • BTS
  • EXO
  • GOT7
  • iKON
  • MeloMance
  • NU’EST
  • SEVENTEEN
  • VIBE
  • WINNER

The Female Group:

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  • Apink
  • BLACKPINK
  • BOL4
  • Davichi
  • GFRIEND
  • (G)-IDLE
  • IZ*ONE
  • MAMAMOO
  • Red Velvet
  • TWICE

The Male Solo Artist:

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  • Chen (EXO)
  • Im Chang Jung
  • Jang Bum Joon
  • Loco
  • Paul Kim
  • Song Mino (WINNER)
  • Woody
  • Ya Da Il
  • Yoon Gun
  • 10cm

The Female Solo Artist: 

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  • Baek Yerin
  • BEN
  • Chungha
  • Heize
  • Hwasa
  • IU
  • Jennie (BLACKPINK)
  • Kassy
  • Sunmi
  • Taeyeon (Girl’s Generation)

The Male New Artist:

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  • AB6IX
  • ATEEZ
  • Haeun
  • Ha Sung Woon
  • Kim Jae Hwan
  • ONEUS
  • Park Ji Hoon
  • TXT
  • VERIVERY
  • Yoon Ji Sung

The Female New Artist:

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  • BVNDIT
  • Cherry Bullet
  • DreamNote
  • Everglow
  • GWSN
  • ITZY
  • Jeon Somi
  • LOONA
  • Mia
  • NATURE

The Male Performing Artist:

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  • ASTRO
  • BTS
  • EXO
  • GOT7
  • MONSTA X
  • NCT 127
  • NU’EST
  • SEVENTEEN
  • Super Junior D&E
  • Taemin (SHINee)

The Female Performing Artist:

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  • BLACKPINK
  • Chungha
  • GFRIEND
  • (G)I-DLE
  • IZ*ONE
  • Oh My Girl
  • Red Velvet
  • Sunmi
  • TWICE
  • WJSN

The Vocal Artist:

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  • BEN
  • BOL4
  • Chen (EXO)
  • Davichi
  • Im Chang Jung
  • Jang Bum Joon
  • Kassy
  • MAMAMOO
  • Paul Kim
  • VIBE

The Band:

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  • Buzz
  • DAY6
  • FT ISLAND
  • Jannabi
  • Kiha & The Faces
  • M.C THE MAX
  • NeighBro.
  • Nell
  • N.Flying
  • The Black Shirts

The event will take place on August 1st at the Olympic Gymnastics Arena in Seoul.

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