With five Indian nominations, the awards is slated to be telecast in November this year
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | September 21, 2012
The Europe Music Awards last year introduced a new category - ‘Worldwide Act Award’ - which celebrates the breadth of all the music that MTV has to offer by nominating incredible artists from all corners of the world. With Scribe being nominated from India last year, this year we have not one but five nominations! The five artists from India to be nominated for this prestigious category are Indus Creed, Bandish Projekt Feat. Monica Dogra, Menwhopause, Alobo Naga & The Band and Oliver Sean.
The favorite artists for Best Worldwide Act Award will be chosen from 89 different countries, but only one winner can emerge from votes compiled on MTVEMA.com. This award celebrates both the uniqueness of music from different countries and regions of the world, and its unifying force. Cast your votes as every click counts - Log on to in.mtvema.com, click on the “Vote” tab and vote for your favourite Indian artist by clicking on the “Best Indian Act” tab and see them take home the coveted trophy!
Ferzad Palia, SVP & GM – English Entertainment, Viacom18 Media Pvt Ltd commented, “It gives us great pleasure to bring coveted international awards of such magnitude to our Indian audiences. We are really proud that this year we have not one but five nominations from our country for the Worldwide Act category. All the bands nominated are equally talented and popular and enjoy tremendous fan following in India. Also the best part of these awards is that fans can actually become part of them by voting for their favorite artist. We wish them all the very best.”
The voting process for ‘The Best Indian Act’ ends on October 14, 2012. Fans can vote for their favorite Indian artist until 11.59pm. The voting process then moves to the next level with fans voting for the final 5 nominees, ultimately selecting the winner for the Worldwide Act category. The Europe Music Awards 2012 has been divided into five regions for the Worldwide Act category – Asia-Pacific, Latin America, North America, Middle East-Africa-India and Europe. The final nominee from each region will be announced online on October 30, 2012. These five regional nominees will then battle for the ultimate Worldwide Act title with the winner being announced at the Europe Music Awards night in Frankfurt.