MTV today announced the five nominees that will compete in the all-new Worldwide Act category at the 2011 MTV EMA.
For the past five weeks, MTV has given fans across the globe a chance to vote for their favorite hometown artists, all to help that local act secure the nomination and represent their respective region at this year’s EMAs.
The five global finalists are: Lena (Europe), BIGBANG (Asia Pacific), Abdelfattah Grini (Africa/India/Middle East), Britney Spears (North America) and Restart (Latin America).
The Worldwide Act category celebrates diversity and the breadth of all the music that MTV has to offer by nominating incredible artists from all corners of the world.
Fans can vote at http://www.mtvema.com until 11:59PM CET on Friday, 4th November, and the Worldwide Act winner will be announced at the show.
Selena Gomez will host the event from Belfast’s Odyssey Arena on 6th November and you can catch the proceedings from 9pm GMT on MTV.
Source: MTV, Bigbangupdates
Taeyang seems really touched by the nomination and thanked fans for voting for Big Bang on twitter.