The 2018 MBC Plus X Genie Music Awards has announced its epic first lineup of artists!

On October 9, the 2018 MBC Plus X Genie Music Awards (hereafter the 2018 MGA) announced its first lineup of artists. According to the official source, BTS, TWICE, and Wanna One have confirmed to attend the upcoming event on November 6.

At the same time, these three groups have also received nominations for many categories. According to the list of nominees posted on the Genie Music webpage, BTS received a nomination for 4 Daesang categories. The list of categories include Artist of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Selling Artist of the Year, and Digital Album of the Year.

On the other hand, TWICE received nominations for 3 Daesang categories – Artist of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Selling Artist of the Year. And same goes for Wanna One.

Meanwhile, the 2018 MGA is the first-ever award ceremony for which a broadcasting station and a music platform have collaborated. The list of nominations for each category can be found on the webpage of Genie Music. Moreover, the voting is available until October 31 and the actual event will take place on November 3.

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Translated by Dasol Kim