2021 Mama will also showcase NCT 127 and NCT Dream
NCT is set to perform their upcoming single ‘Universe (Let’s Play Ball)’ for the first time at this year’s Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA).
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Earlier today (December 3) Mnet announced that the 23 cast members will premiere “Universe (Let’s Play Ball),” the lead single from their upcoming full-length album “Universe”, at this year’s festival. The 2021 MAMA is scheduled to take place on December 11.
‘Universe (Let’s Play Ball)’ will be performed by members Doyoung, Shotaro, Jungwoo, Mark, Jiaojun, Zeno, Hecheon, Jaimin and Yangyang under the NCT Yu sub-unit. The song will first be released on December 10th at 6PM KST, before the album ‘Universe’ kicks off completely on December 14th.
In addition to performing ‘Universe (Let’s Play Ball)’, two fixed sub-units of the group – NCT 127 and NCT Dream – were also confirmed to perform at the first awards ceremony. NCT 127 and NCT Dream are both nominated in the categories of Best Male Group and Best Dance Performance (Male Group) for ‘Stickers’ and ‘Hot Sauce’ respectively.
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Meanwhile, BTS is reportedly unable to attend this year’s Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) ceremony, due to a newly enforced quarantine order imposed by South Korea, which requires all inbound passengers to self-isolate for 10 days. -Required to serve isolation period.