Pop — September 9, 2015 at 10:55 am

MTV Europe Music Awards 2015 confirm Southeast Asia nominees, announce wildcard nominees


Southeast Asian music is again in the spotlight again thanks to MTV and some of the most talented artists and groups across the region are competing to secure the coveted position of Best Southeast Asia Act for the upcoming MTV Europe Music Awards 2015. mtv-europe-logo


Representatives from Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and Singapore will duke it out but only one act can take the title of Best Southeast Asia Act in the upcoming MTV Europe Music Awards 2015, happening on October 25, 2015 at the Mediolanum Forum in Milan, Italy.


The nominees have been selected and the race is on for the illustrious 2015 MTV EMA Best Southeast Asia Act award. Faizal Tahir (Malaysia), James Reid (Philippines), NOAH (Indonesia), Slot Machine (Thailand), Son Tung M-TP (Vietnam), and The Sam Willows (Singapore) have all been nominated – but there’s one spot left. MTV is giving music lovers across the region the power to tweet and vote for the seventh ‘wild card’ nominee in the category. Voting is open until Monday, 14 September at 5:59pm Singapore time for that seventh nominee.


Fans can tweet and vote for the following artists to be the seventh Best Southeast Asia Act nominee using #MTVEMA and their specific hashtag:

• Afgan (Indonesia) – Tweet #MTVEMA #NominateAfgan

• Akim & The Majistret (Malaysia) – Tweet #MTVEMA #NominateAkimAndTheMajistret

• Gentle Bones (Singapore) – Tweet #MTVEMA #NominateGentleBones

• Nadine Lustre (Philippines) – Tweet #MTVEMA #NominateNadineLustre

• Thaitanium (Thailand) – Tweet #MTVEMA #NominateThaitanium


Wildcard winners and nominees in all 2015 MTV EMA categories will be announced on 15 September at 8pm Singapore time, and voting will open on mtvema.com.