The boy band TVXQ won four awards at the 2006 Mnet KM Music Festival, which was hosted by Shin Dong-yeop and Kim Ok-bin.
SG Wannabe won three awards and Shinwha two.
TVXQ won in the categories "Best Artist of the Year," "Best Group," "Mnet.com" and "Mnet Plus Mobile People's Choice Award." SG Wannabe was honored in the categories "Digital People's Choice," "Best Album of the Year" and "Best Song of the Year." Shinwha won the "Yep Netizens' Choice" and the "Overseas Audiences' Choice" awards.
Some six thousand people attended the festival. Performers included TVXQ, SS501, Superjunior, Baek Ji-young, Um Jung-hwa, Kim Tae-woo, Kim Jo-han and pianist Jin Bo-ra. The artists staged various performances, including a performance that paid tribute to the late singer Yoo Jae-ha.
The award ceremony was broadcast live by Mnet, KMTV and Mnet Japan for four hours.
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