[2014 MAMA] IU and Taeyang Win Best Artist; Infinite is K-Pop Fan′s Choice for Male Artist
The 2014 MAMA took place on December 3 at the AWE in Hong Kong, naming some of the greatest singers of the year to receive prestigious prizes.
After powerful performances of its greatest hits this year, Infinite received the award for the K-Pop Fans′ Choice for a male artist. Hoya took the microphone to thank all seven members′ mothers. "Thank you to CEO Lee Joong Yeop for gathering the seven of us together."
Presented by Yong Jong Shin and Kang Sora, the Best Female Artist award was given to IU, who saw much success in 2014 with her remake album, collaborations with other artist, and more.
Receiving the award, IU stated, "It′s my first time at MAMA, so thank you for giving me this award. I sang a lot of songs this year, and I want to thank all the people who helped me to feel that singing was fun. I′ll work hard to sing a lot next year as well!"
For the Best Male Artist award, Big Bang′s Taeyang was named with the great success of his album Rise in 2014.
Thanking everyone for the album, Taeyang stated, "I want to thank CEO Yang Hyun Suk, Teddy, the YG staff, and all the producers for allowing me to mature and grow as a soloist while not in a group. I also love all of my fans!"
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