Sarah Geronimo nominated anew for MTV EMA Best Southeast Asian Act; Up Dharma Down vying for a slot

Sarah Geronimo is nominated again for the Best Southeast Asia Act category of the MTV Europe Music Awards. Meanwhile, Filipino rock band Up Dharma Down is vying for the final slot in the Best Southeast Asia Act category of the 2014 MTV EMA.



Sarah Geronimo is a nominee for the Best Southeast Asia Act for the MTV European Music Awards (EMA).

MTV recently revealed its nominees for the 2014 MTV European Music Awards #EMAs that will be held in Glasgow, Scotland.

The Popstar Princess is nominated along with other artists from Asia namely NOAH (Indonesia), Yuna (Malaysia), Stefanie Sun (Singapore) and Slot Machine (Thailand).

The MTV EMA is a global celebration that aims to recognize artists from around the world and across genres.

The 2014 MTV EMA will broadcast on MTV channels from The SSE Hydro in Glasgow. In Asia, the show premieres on November 10.

For the first time, MTV is putting an EMA nomination in the hands of the fans via social media.

Netizens will will have the power to help select the sixth nominee for Best Southeast Asia Act.

The Pinoy rock band Up Dharma Down has the chance to become the wild card nominee if it gets the most hashtag mentions.

To vote for Up Dharma Down as your wild card nominee for Best Southeast Asia Act, tweet #MTVEMA #NominateUpDharmaDown

The other artists vying for the sixth spot are the following: Afgan (Indonesia), Agnez Mo (Indonesia), Joe Flizzow (Malaysia), The Sam Willows (Singapore), and Stamp Apiwat (Thailand).

The wild card Twitter vote is open until Monday, September 15.

On September 16, MTV will announce the final nominee chosen by Netizens along with the nominees of other EMA categories.

The race for the 2014 MTV EMA will officially start once the 6th nominee from wildcard contenders is chosen after September 16.

Power is in YOUR hands! Vote for the final nominee for Best Southeast Asia Act at http://t.co/GoeApPkzv9 now! pic.twitter.com/o760G889UF

— MTV Asia (@mtvasia) September 9, 2014



This marks the second time that Sarah is nominated in the Best Southeast Asia Act since she competed in the 2013 edition of the MTV Europe Music Awards. However, the award went to My Tam of Vietnam.

(Read: Sarah Geronimo nominated as Best Southeast Asia Act in MTV Europe)


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