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)