|Division||Online Voting||Research||MAMA Expert Judges (Domestic+Foreign)||Music Sales||Record Sales||MAMA Selection Committee|
|Artist of the Year Award Category by Artist||20%||20%||20%||20%||10%||10%|
|Song of the Year Award Category by Genre||10%||20%||20%||30%||10%||10%|
|Album of the Year||-||-||30%||-||50%||20%|
Introduced for the first time at 2015 MAMA, the Professional Category has expanded in 2016 in an effort to showcase experts in diverse music fields who have contributed to the development of Asian music through their creativity and achievements.