Girls’ Generation – TTS has been nominated in the “2012 MelOn Music Awards”. The “2012 MelOn Music Awards” will be held on December 14th at the Seoul Olympic Stadium. It will be hosted by LOEN Entertainment and MBC Plus Media, music companies that run MelOn.

The “2012 MelOn Music Awards” officials explained, “We are planning on creating a music festival where we can look back at music trends while loved artists and music lovers can share interests. With the participation of MBC Music, we are preparing the best performances and directions.”

The event will be aired live through MBC Music, MBC every1, and YouTube.

A total of 16 awards will be given, and they consist of the “MelOn Music Awards Top10”, along with artist, album, global artist awards, popular, music style, and special awards. The music style and pop awards were newly added.

An account on MelOn is required to be able to vote. However, registration is limited to South Korean residents. Voting from MelOn users will account for 20% of the votes for each award. With the increased popularity of K-Pop all over the world, the “Global Star Award” will be awarded based on YouTube view counts and popularity.

The first voting cycle, which will pick the top 10, will open on November 15th until November 28th. The results will be revealed on MelOn’s homepage on November 29th. The 30 nominees for the “2012 MelOn Music Awards” were chosen by calculating the number of downloads, which accounted for 60% of the vote, and streaming number, which accounted for 40% of the vote.

Source: TVReport[email protected]
Translated by: ch0sshi@soshified
Edited by: taengsoshi@soshified, MoonSoshi9@soshified

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