“A ‘collab’ and it’ll simply be them dancing solo one after the other.”
The 2023 MAMA Awards, one of many largest end-of-the-year Korean music awards exhibits, is ready to be held on November 28 and 29 on the Tokyo Dome in Japan.
Nevertheless, whereas there have been some thrilling bulletins concerning artists that will probably be performing on the occasion, this 12 months’s present has already confronted scrutiny over alleged nomination snubs that followers declare to be rigged.
Artists corresponding to ATEEZ, ENHYPEN, ITZY, and NMIXX obtained few to no nominations between them, regardless of the key influence all of them have had on Ok-Pop within the final 12 months.
And now, one other announcement made concerning the 2023 MAMA Awards has many Ok-Pop followers upset and unsure as to what the performances for the occasion will appear like.
Oftentimes on the MAMA Awards, there will probably be some sort of collaboration stage between artists from completely different teams. For instance, eventually 12 months’s present, an enormous collab between some main rookie woman teams was carried out and obtained a variety of hype.
One of many less-popular collab levels was the opening efficiency for the 2021 MAMA Awards. Whereas it featured proficient idols from a number of common teams, many followers felt like it could have been higher to see all of them on stage without delay, reasonably than performing one after the other.
And that’s what many are afraid will occur at this 12 months’s collab stage. The “Tremendous Stage” will function Minnie from (G)I-DLE, Yunjin from LE SSERAFIM, and Xiaoting from Kep1er, together with choreographers Bada Lee and Monika.
After all, these are all very proficient girls — particularly in relation to dancing — however many followers discover it to be an odd group to have carry out collectively. Some additionally assume that it’s disappointing that different at the moment common woman teams like IVE, aespa, and NewJeans weren’t included.
Right here’s what netizens needed to say on a discussion board put up about this announcement.
We’ll simply have to attend and see what this proficient group of girls have in retailer, and hopefully it’ll be one thing all of them carry out collectively reasonably than individually!