ĐÔNG NHI NAMED 2016 MTV EMA BEST SOUTHEAST ASIA ACT

 

SINGAPORE, 7 NOVEMBER 2016 - MTV today announced Đông Nhi is the Best Southeast Asia Act winner for the 2016 MTV EMA, which will be broadcast live around the globe from the Ahoy Rotterdam in Rotterdam, Netherlands on MTV and MTV LIVE HD on Monday, 7 November at 3am (WIB) and 4am (HK/MY/PH/SG). The Best Local Act winners were selected by fans, who have visited mtvema.com. Fans voted for Đông Nhi from Vietnam, who received the highest number of votes to beat the competition, which included Bunkface (Malaysia), Gentle Bones (Singapore), Raisa (Indonesia), Sarah Geronimo (Philippines), Thaitanium (Thailand), and Yuna (Malaysia). The show repeats tonight on MTV at 8pm (WIB) and 9pm (MY/PH/SG), and on MTV LIVE HD at 8.45pm (WIB) and 9.45pm (HK/MY/PH/SG).

 

“I’ve just heard the wonderful news and I’m so happy to have won the 2016 MTV EMA Best Southeast Asia Act. It is an unforgettable moment in my career. Thank you to MTV, my fans and supporters! I call it a dream come true – for me, my team, my fans and the Vietnamese music industry. I want to bring Vietnam music to the world and learn more from the world to bring back that experience to Vietnam. Thank you MTV for this amazing opportunity for Vietnamese artists like myself to be part of the 2016 MTV EMA. MTV is connecting people and music and I hope it will make all of us happier in life. I will do my best and will continue to work hard on my music career for my fans and my country,” said Đông Nhi.

 

View her video message HERE.

 

Vietnamese singer Đông Nhi, is the winner of The Remix 2015 competition, and said to be the EDM trendsetter in the local market. She is also the co-founder of 6th Sense Entertainment JSC.

 

“Congratulations to Đông Nhi on her MTV EMA win! We have been privileged to spotlight so many talented local artists through this year’s MTV EMA Best Local Act award category. And it’s been amazing to see the tremendous support fans have extended to vote for their favorite hometown artists. We will continue to elevate Asian artists on international platforms like this and grow the awareness and appreciation of Asian music and artists for fans around the world to enjoy,” said Paras Sharma, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Southeast Asia, Viacom International Media Networks.

 

The other Asia Local Acts include:

  • BEST JAPAN ACT – ONE OK ROCK
  • BEST KOREA ACT – B.A.P
  • BEST MAINLAND CHINA & HONG KONG ACT – G.E.M.

 

Additional encore telecasts of the 2016 MTV EMA on MTV are on:

  • Tuesday, 8 November at 7.30am (WIB), 8.30am (HK/PH/SG), 9.30am (MY), 11pm (WIB)
  • Wednesday, 9 November at 12am (HK/PH/SG), 1am (MY), 1pm (WIB), 2pm (HK/PH/SG), 3pm (MY)
  • Thursday, 10 November at 4pm (WIB), 5pm (HK/PH/SG), 6pm (MY)
  • Friday, 11 November at 9.30am (WIB), 10.30am (HK/PH/SG), 11.30am (MY)
  • Saturday, 12 November at 1am (WIB), 2am (HK/PH/SG), 3am (MY), 9pm (WIB), 10pm (HK/PH/SG), 11pm (MY)
  • Sunday, 13 November at 3pm (WIB), 4pm (HK/PH/SG), 5pm (MY)

 

To stay in tune with all things EMA, follow us at @MTVEMA on Instagram, SnapchatTwitter and Facebook and follow the social conversation using #MTVEMA.

 

For artwork, press assets and further information please visit press.mtvema.com.

About the 2016 MTV EMAS

The 2016 MTV EMAs, in partnership with Évos headphones, will broadcast live across the globe on MTV and MTV LIVE HD on Monday, 7 November at 3am (WIB) and 4am (MY/PH/SG)** from the Ahoy Rotterdam, in Rotterdam, Netherlands, with support from Rotterdam Festivals, Rotterdam Partners and the city of Rotterdam. The show repeats tonight on MTV at 8pm (WIB) and 9pm (MY/PH/SG), and on MTV LIVE HD at 8.45pm (WIB) and 9.45pm (HK/MY/PH/SG). One of the biggest global music events of the year that celebrates the hottest artists from around the world, the MTV EMAs bring music fans a unique, multi-platform experience across MTV’s global network of more than 60 channels and over 300 digital media properties and platforms. Follow @MTVEMA on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Vine, and join the conversation with #MTVEMA. Fans are invited to participate in the 2016 MTV EMA campaign using MTV Bump. Bruce Gillmer and Richard Godfrey are Executive Producers for the 2016 MTV EMAs. Debbie Phillips and Chloe Mason are Producers. For MTV EMA news, updates and press materials please visit press.mtvema.com.

 

**Check local listings.

 

Press Contacts

Viacom International Media Networks

 

Loh Bi Feng, Manager, Communications, Southeast Asia

t: +65 6420 7154  m: +65 9002 9607

Twitter: @VIMNAsia_PR

Adeline Ong, Senior Director, Corporate Communications, Asia

t: (65) 6420 7240  m: (65) 9366 7323

I’ve just heard the wonderful news and I’m so happy to have won the 2016 MTV EMA Best Southeast Asia Act. It is an unforgettable moment in my career. Thank you to MTV, my fans and supporters! I call it a dream come true – for me, my team, my fans and the Vietnamese music industry. I want to bring Vietnam music to the world and learn more from the world to bring back that experience to Vietnam. Thank you MTV for this amazing opportunity for Vietnamese artists like myself to be part of the 2016 MTV EMA. MTV is connecting people and music and I hope it will make all of us happier in life. I will do my best and will continue to work hard on my music career for my fans and my country.

Đông Nhi

Congratulations to Đông Nhi on her MTV EMA win! We have been privileged to spotlight so many talented local artists through this year’s MTV EMA Best Local Act award category. And it’s been amazing to see the tremendous support fans have extended to vote for their favorite hometown artists. We will continue to elevate Asian artists on international platforms like this and grow the awareness and appreciation of Asian music and artists for fans around the world to enjoy.

Paras Sharma, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Southeast Asia, Viacom International Media Networks
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