The Mnet Asian Music Awards (commonly abbreviated as MAMA) is one of the major K-pop music awarding ceremonies and perhaps the most important event in South Korea’s music industry. It is being held annually, involving the participation of popular K-Pop stars.
Because of the tremendous popularity of Korean pop stars all over Asia, the Mnet Asian Music Awards widen its reach by including categories for Best Asian Artist in selected countries like Japan, Indonesia, Thailand, China, Vietnam, Singapore, Taiwan and the Philippines.
The first awardee for the Best Asian Artist in the Philippines is no less than Sarah Geronimo.
For the same category, the other winners are Agnes Monica for Indonesia, My Tam for Vietnam, Taufik Batisah for Singapore, Li Yuchun for China, AKB48 for Japan and Wang Leehom for Taiwan.
Check out the complete list of winners of the 2012 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA).