Song Joong Ki selected to host 2017 MAMA

Actor Song Joong-ki will host the 2017 Mnet Asian Music Awards(MAMA) in Hong Kong one month from now.

It will be the actor's first open appearance since getting hitched to actress Song Hye-gyo a month ago.

This year will be South Koreas largest end of year music awards, and this will be the 9th edition of MAMA. It will be held in three distinct countries over the span of seven days; Vietnam on Nov. 25, Japan on Nov. 29 and Hong Kong on Dec. 1.

Song, who featured in the hit dramatization, "Descendents of the Sun," will be the host and principle presenter for the Hong Kong show while Park Bo-gum from "Love in the Moonlight" will hose the show in Japan.