Due to new quarantine rules for travelers arriving in South Korea
K-pop giant BTS will reportedly not be able to attend this year’s Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA).
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Yesterday (December 1), the South Korean government announced that from Friday (December 3) all foreigners arriving in the East Asian country would be required to quarantine for 10 days in an effort to prevent the spread of the Omicron version of COVID-19. Virus. The new quarantine mandate currently applies to all inbound travelers, regardless of their vaccination status, south china morning post,
According to a new report from yonhap news agency, Septet will undergo a 10-day quarantine as he is only to return to South Korea following his appearance at the Los Angeles stop of the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour on Friday. The boyband was in the US for their four-night ‘Permission to Dance on Stage’ concert.
Thus, BTS will reportedly be unable to attend the 2021 Mama ceremony, which is scheduled to take place on December 11. The award show’s organizer, cable channel Mnet, is yet to confirm whether BTS will be attending the event. yonhap that this issue is being discussed.
Up for the most nominations of any act at the BTS Awards. He was nominated in the categories of Best Male Group, Best Dance Performance Male Group for ‘Butter’, Best Collaboration with British band Coldplay for his joint single ‘My Universe’ as well as Fan-voted Worldwide Icon of the Year Is. Worldwide Fans Choice Top 10 Categories.
The 2021 MAMA will also see a star-studded line-up of performances from 12 K-pop groups including Tomorrow x Together (TXT), Espa, NCT 127 and NCT Dream.
British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran and reality dance contest contestants special appearance street woman fighter was announced earlier as well. The former will perform a “new version” of their chart-topping single, ‘Bad Habits’, exclusively for the awards show.