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#2019MAMA records 102 million Tweets worldwide

By YeonJeong Kim
Thursday, 9 January 2020

On December 4th this year, the “2019 Mnet Asian Music Awards(2019 MAMA),” the most iconic Global KPOP award, took place successfully. From October 24, the date which the #2019MAMA vote was started, to December 4, the day of the event, the fans from around the world generated around 102 million Tweets on Twitter. On Twitter, the Kpop fans from around the world used the official hashtags of the 2019 MAMA (#2019MAMA, #MAMARedCarpet, #MnetAsianMusicAwards) and actively communicated with each other. On December 4, the day of the event, the number of Tweets that used the hashtag summed up to 21 million worldwide.

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The country with the most active #2019MAMA-related conversation was Korea, followed by the USA, Indonesia, Thailand, and Japan. The Central and South American countries, including Argentina, Mexico, and Brazil, were in the top 10 list, showing a lot of interest towards Kpop.

#2019MAMA Tweet volumes TOP 10 Countries

  1. Korea
  2. USA
  3. Indonesia
  4. Thailand
  5. Japan
  6. Philippines
  7. Argentina
  8. Mexico
  9. Brazil
  10. Malaysia
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The special emoji was provided for #2019MAMA and #MAMARedCarpet hashtags, and along with this emoji, the MAMA-related hashtags took the first place in the real-time trend chart of 46 countries, including the USA, UK, Mexico, Russia, Turkey, India, and the Philippines.

The #MAMAVOTE hashtag, used for the ‘Worldwide Fans’ Choice’ award voting by the 2019 MAMA, was mentioned 69 million times during the voting period, recording itself as the most used 2019 MAMA-related hashtag.

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Prior to the event, MAMA’s official Twitter account has unveiled the ‘Star Countdown’, the program which reveals the teaser video starred by each Kpop artist who participates in the 2019 MAMA from the D-30, and the program has received a lot of attention from the Kpop fans.

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From 4 pm on the day of the event, Twitter has opened the #2019MAMA special event page so that fans can participate in the real-time conversation regarding MAMA as well as the ‘Red Carpet Twitter Live Stream’. ‘The Red Carpet Twitter Live Stream’ and the ‘Thank You Stage TwitterBlueroom (#TwitterBlueroom) Live Stream,’ the stream in which the artists share their award speech, recorded a combined real-time viewership of three million, without counting the viewership from the replays.

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Twitter’s exclusive content ‘Red Carpet Twitter 360’ received passionate responses from fans around the world. The Red Carpet 360 video starring BTS (@BTS_twt) became the best of the top Tweets that recorded the most Retweets. The video clip, which was starred by BTS and posted on MAMA’s official Twitter account (@MnetMAMA) recorded around 140 thousand Retweets, around 300 thousand likes, as well as 2.25 million accumulated views.

We present the top five Tweets of the 2019 MAMA:

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The TwitterBlueroom stream - which is starred by artists who came to the ‘Thank You Stage’ to share their award speech after being awarded - received a lot of attention from the Kpop fans around the world. The video of the live stream was posted on the Mnet Digital Studio, MPD (@M2MPD) account.

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2019 MAMA boasted the best line-up ever, from #GOT7 (@GOT7Official), #DUALIPA (@DUALIPA), #MAMAMOO (@RBW_MAMAMOO), #MONSTAX (@OfficialMonstaX), #JYP (@followjyp), #BTS (@BTS_twt), #SEVENTEEN(@pledis_17), #ATEEZ (@ATEEZofficial), #ITZY (@ITZYofficial), #ONEUS (@official_ONEUS), #WayV (@WayV_official), #CHUNGHA (@CHUNGHA_MNHent), #TOMORROW_X_TOGETHER (@TXT_bighit), and #TWICE (@JYPETWICE); and the event set an amazing record of 102 million Tweets from around the world by actively communicating with the fans through Twitter.

In the future, Twitter will not cease to endeavor to provide various Kpop contents to the Kpop fans around the world. Meet your favorite artist on Twitter.

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YeonJeong Kim

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Head of Partnerships, Twitter Korea

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