|Mnet Asian Music Award for Artist of the Year|
|Awarded for||best individual/group of the year|
|Presented by||CJ E&M Pictures (Mnet)|
|Currently held by||BTS (2018)|
|Website||Mnet Asian Music Awards|
The Mnet Asian Music Award for Artist of the Year ( ) is a daesang (or grand prize) award presented annually by CJ E&M Pictures (Mnet). It was first awarded at the 8th Mnet Asian Music Awards ceremony held in 2006; the five-member boyband group TVXQ won the award, and it is given in honor for artists with artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in the music industry.
^[I] Each year is linked to the article about the Mnet Asian Music Awards held that year.
Throughout the history of Mnet Asian Music Awards only 2 recipients received the award more than once.