MTV revealed late Thursday that Filipino singer/actress Sarah Geronimo emerged as winner of The “Best Southeast Asia Act at the 2014 MTV EMA,” one of the biggest global music events of the year that celebrates the hottest artists from around the world.
The 2014 MTV EMA will have a worldwide broadcast across MTV Channels live from the SSE Hydro in Glasgow on November 9 at 9 p.m. Central Eastern Time (November 4 a.m. Singapore time).
Geronimo now has the opportunity to be voted into the prestigious Worldwide Act award category, the winner of which will be revealed during in Glasgow.
Fans can cast their vote at mtvema.com to help the Philippines’ bet to advance to the final round of voting as one of 10 international Worldwide Act nominees.
“Congratulations to Sarah Geronimo on becoming the 2014 MTV EMA Best Southeast Asia Act winner! From her nominations at the MTV EMA last year to this year’s Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, we knew she was a fast rising Asian star. We will continue to elevate Asian artists at international platforms, grow the awareness and appreciation of Asian music and artists for fans around the world to enjoy,” said Paras Sharma, vice president of MTV Brand and Digital Media, Viacom International Media Networks Asia.
Voting for the nominations for the Worldwide Act category has already been opened and will close 5:59 p.m. Singapore time on October 29. The final list of 10 Worldwide Act nominees will be revealed via mtvema.com on October 30.
Global hip-hop superstar Nicki Minaj is set to host the 2014 MTV EMA.