On November 30, the '2017 Mnet Asian Music Awards
' held its 'Professional Categories Awards
' ceremony, recognizing individuals who work behind the scenes in the music industry.
Big Hit Entertainment
's CEO Bang Si Hyuk
attended the ceremony as the keynote speaker, addressing the success of BTS
in the Western music market. Bang Si Hyuk said, "I'd like to take this opportunity to thank all artists and professionals who devoted themselves to the development of Kpop. Their work played a decisive role for BTS to leap forward, and BTS could not have come this far if it weren't for Kpop's amazing accomplishments that has been made until now."
Check out the full list of the professional category awards winners below!
Best Executive Producer of the Year: George Trivino, TRUE COLOR MUSIC (兄弟本色 G.U.T.S.)
Best Producer of the Year: P-dogg (LOVE YOURSELF 承 `Her`(BTS))
Best Choreographer of the Year: Youngjun Choi (Song: Don't Wanna Cry(Seventeen), Energetic(Wanna One))
Best Visual & Art Director of the Year: Yang (MV: Keep Me Jealous(The Sam Willows))
Best Engineer of the Year: Dat Nguyen Minh, AD PRODUCTION (Có Em Chờ (MIN&Mr.A))
Best Composer of the Year: Raisa Andriana & Isyana Sarasvati (Anganku Anganmu(Raisa & Isyana Sarasvati))
Best Video Director of the Year: Atsushi Makino, P.I.C.S. (Hikarinoatorie(Mr. Children))