- 17 total number
- Korea (Republic of) (Paju)
BTS (South Korea) won 17 “daesang” (“grand prize”) awards at the Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMAs) between 2016 and 2021. The world-conquering boy band scooped Artist of the Year in 2016–21 (six awards); Album of the Year in 2018–21 (four awards, for Love Yourself: Tear, Map of the Soul: Persona, Map of the Soul: 7 and Be), Song of the Year in 2019–21 (three awards, for “Boy with Luv” feat. Halsey, “Dynamite” and “Butter”) and Worldwide Icon of the Year in 2018–21 (four awards). The septet cleaned up at the 23rd edition of the MAMAs, hosted by the city of Paju in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea, on 11 December 2021, walking away with Best Male Group, Best Dance Performance – Male Group (“Butter”), Best Music Video (“Butter”), Worldwide Fans’ Choice Top 10 (alongside nine other acts) and TikTok Favourite Moment in addition to all four “daesang” prizes.
BTS are the only act to make a clean sweep of the “grand prize” awards at a single ceremony, and they’ve now done it for three years in a row (2019–21).
They have won 43 MAMAs since 2015, from a total of 63 nominations.