At the MAMA Awards 2022, the presenter roster was revealed filled with top stars in the entertainment scene, including Kim Yuna.
With Park Bo Gum and Jeon So Mi confirmed as hosts of the MAMA Awards 2022, world class icons Kim Yuna, Hwang Jung Min and Jung Woo Sung, as well as world sports stars Pak Seri, Kwak Yoon Gy will also be making appearances. In addition, actors and actresses with “K-pop DNA” (those who debuted as idols) such as Ahn So Hee, Hwang Min Hyun, Im Si Wan, and Han Sun Hwa were also listed as presenters.
In addition to newlywed Kim Yuna, who has become a global icon in addition to the title of “Queen of Figure Skating”, Forestella’s group, which includes her husband Go Woo Rim, will also take part.
Regarding her first appearance at the music awards ceremony, Kim Yuna expressed her feelings: “I have volunteered to be the presenter of the 2022 MAMA Awards to support the healing and comforting power through music around the world who have become depressed due to the pain of the pandemic.”
In the past, the superstar has also shown her love and respect for Kpop, displaying her outstanding dancing and singing skills during broadcasts and meeting fans.
Meanwhile, actor Hwang Jung Min, who starred in “Veteran”, “The Battleship Island” and recently in the Netflix series “Narco-Saints” (also known as “Suriname”), will also participate in MAMA, marking his third appearance at the show awards ceremony.
In addition, the appearance of Jung Woo Sung, who is not only a representative actor, but also an emerging director, draws attention to MAMA 2022.
World-class sports stars and entertainers Pak Seri and Kwak Yoon Gy will also present awards at MAMA. Pak Seri, the Korean heroine of golf, is an icon of hope and challenge who won people’s hearts with her “barefoot fighting spirit”. Meanwhile, Kwak Yoon Gy is a short track speed skater who competed actively in the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and has a YouTube channel with over a million subscribers. Both actively communicate with fans through TV shows and YouTube content, which increases their expectations.
Finally, actors and actresses with “K-pop DNA” including Ahn So Hee, Hwang Min Hyun, Im Si Wan, and Han Sun Hwa were also announced as part of the presenter lineup. Among them, Ahn So Hee won the 2007 MKMF (old name MAMA) Rookie of the Year as a member of the Wonder Girls. In 2017, Hwang Min Hyun won the MAMA Rookie Award 2017 as a member of the project group Wanna One, and now he is active in both the Kpop and K-drama scenes. Im Siwan, on the other hand, debuted as a member of ZE:A and has since shown off his amazing acting skills in “The Attorney”, “Misaeng: Incomplete Life” and is gearing up for big audiences with “Work Later, Drink Now 2”
Seo Ji Hye, Kim Dong Wook, Park Sung Hoon, Yeo Jin Goo, Moon Ga Young, Kim So Hyun, Woo Do Hwan, Kang Hanna, Joo Jong Hyuk, Nam Yoon Su and Lee Jae Wook who are expanding K content worldwide will also present the MAMA 2022 awards.
In addition, Korean dance icons Gabee (leader of LaChica) and Aiki (leader of HOOK), along with popular entertainers Kim Hae Joon and Lee Eun Ji from “Comedy Big League” and actress Mio Imada who has appeared in many dramas and commercials in Japan will take part.
Kentaro Sakaguchi, who starred in the Japanese remake of the TVN drama “Signal” and its theatrical version, also confirmed his second appearance at the MAMA Awards gala.
The 2022 MAMA Awards will take place over two days, November 29-30, at the Kyocera Dome in Osaka, Japan. It will be broadcast live worldwide, with the red carpet starting at 4:00 p.m. (KST) and the awards ceremony at 6:00 p.m. (KST).
Viewers can watch the MAMA Awards 2022 online through various channels and platforms in different regions of the world, including YouTube channels Mnet K-POP, Mnet TV, M2 and the official KCON