James Reid scores nomination at the 2015 MTV EMA

Actor and singing heartthrob James Reid scores a nomination at the 2015 MTV Europe Music Awards as “Best Southeast Asian Act.”

MTV Asia on Wednesday September 9 releases the list of nominees for the Best Southeast Asia Act for the 2015 MTV EMA. James Reid will be competing against some of the best performers in Southeast Asia which include Faizal Tahir of Malaysia, NOAH of Indonesia, Slot Machine of Thailand, Son Tung M-TP of Vietnam and The Sam Willows of Singapore.

Last year, Philippines’ Pop Princess Sarah Geronimo won the Best Southeast Asian Act and represented our country in the regional finals.

Aside from the six nominees, MTV also announces the list of wildcard nominees who will vie for the 7th spot to complete the seven finalists for the Best Southeast Asian Acts. And to determine the wildcard winner, MTV is giving the power to all music lovers across the Southeast Asian nations.

Music fans can tweet (using specific hashtag) their vote for their favorite artist from now until Monday, 14 September at 5:59pm Singapore time.

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

Here are the wildcard nominees for the 7th spot of MTV EMA 2015’s Best Southeast Asian Act.

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

The 2015 MTV EMA will broadcast LIVE across the globe on Monday, 26 October at 3am (TH/WIB) and 4am (PH/SG) from the Mediolanum Forum in Milan, the city of Expo 2015. A repeat telecast will air on thesame day at 8pm (TH/WIB), 9pm (PH/SG), and 10pm (MY).


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