MBC Music Core
Airs Saturday 3:50PM KST [Watch Live]
They weigh up their ranking on the following criteria (Bold text indicates areas Ifans can influence):
60% Physical+Digital Album Sales
15% Audience live voting (for top 3 nominees) [Tutorial]
10% MV Views
10% Viewers Pre-vote [Link]
5% MBC Radio broadcast
▷ Pre-Voting (Wed 10:00AM – Thu 12:00PM KST)
How to Vote
First you need to make an MBC ID. It will not be the same as the MBCPlus ID although the sign-up process is basically the same. Visit the MBC website here and click signup.
Choose your nationality.
Tick the circled boxes to agree to the terms and conditions.
Enter your email to recieve an authentication code. Enter the authentication code in the next box and click confirm. Note: This only works for Gmail, Naver or Daum email addresses. Any other email services such as hotmail, yahoo etc will not work.
Go to the above link and create an MBC account
Then when prompted, click the foreigner living abroad option (to the bottom right) and check all the boxes below
Once you fill out your information (it will all be in English), type in your e-mail (recommended to be gmail), click button #4 and enter your code, then click button #5.
Once you log in, go back to the voting page and choose CROSS GENE and 3 other artists. Make sure that the other artists you choose are not very popular. When using multiple accounts to vote, try changing up the 3 less popular artists you’re voting for.