G-Dragon is biggest winner at MAMA, but loses out on Album of the Year to EXO

Girls Generation and G-Dragon

HONG KONG - G-Dragon was the biggest winner at the Mnet Asian Music Awards 2013 in Hong Kong last Friday, bagging four awards including Artist of the Year.

The Big Bang leader also won in the Best Male Artist, Best Dance Performance - Male Solo and Best Music Video categories, but lost out on the Album of the Year award to popular boy group EXO.

Singer Cho Yong Pil's Bounce won the award for song of the year.

Other winners on the night were Crayon Pop for Best New Female Artist, Infinite for Best Male Group and Girls' Generation for Best Female Group.

The ceremony saw performances from groups like Big Bang, EXO and Norwegian viral sensation Ylvis.

Music legend Stevie Wonder capped the night with a rendition of I Just Called To Say I Love You, accompanied by Hong Kong star Aaron Kwok and Hyolyn from girl group Sistar, followed by some of his classic songs.

Full list of winners >>

Full list of winners:

Best New Female Artist: Crayon Pop

Best New Male Artist: Roy Kim

Best Female Artist: Lee Hyori

Best Male Artist: G-Dragon

Best Female Group: Girls' Generation

Best Male Group: Infinite

Best Dance Performance - Female Group: Sistar for Give It To Me

Best Dance Performance - Male Group: Shinee for Dream Girl

Best Dance Performance - Female Solo: CL for The Baddest Female

Best Dance Performance - Male Solo: G-Dragon for Crooked

Best Vocal Performance - Female: Ailee for U&I

Best Vocal Performance - Male: Lee Seung Gi for Return

Best Band Performance: Busker Busker for First Love

Best Rap Performance: Dynamic Duo for BAAAM

Best OST: Yoon Mi Rae for Touch Love

Best Music Video: G-Dragon for Coup D'etat

Artist of the Year: G-Dragon

Song of the Year: Cho Yong Pil for Bounce

Album of the Year: EXO for XOXO


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