MTV has announced the final 10 artistes in the running to be named “Worldwide Act” at the “2014 MTV EMA”, one of the biggest global music events of the year that celebrates the hottest artistes from around the world. After 7 weeks, 3 stages of voting, and millions of fan votes via, the competition has been narrowed down from 286 musical acts to just 10.

Legendary rock guitarist Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators and one of the UK’s biggest rock bands Biffy Clyro will play an intimate show for fans at Glasgow’s iconic O2 Academy on 7th Nov (Friday) ahead of the awards. The intimate gig will be filmed for MTV and broadcast as part of the popular MTV World Stage franchise in more than 160 countries internationally.


The 2014 MTV EMA “Worldwide Act” nominees are:

  1. Africa, India, Middle East – Mohammed Assaf
  2. Australia, New Zealand – 5 Seconds of Summer
  3. Europe Central – Revolverheld
  4. Europe East – Dawid Kwiatkowski
  5. Europe North – One Direction
  6. Europe South – Alessandra Amoroso
  7. Japan, Korea – B.A.P
  8. Latin America – Dulce Maria
  9. North America – Fifth Harmony
  10. Southeast Asia, China & Hong Kong, Taiwan – Bibi Zhou

Fans can vote for their favourite artiste now at Voting will close at 6:59am SGT on 9th Nov (Sunday). Previous winners of “Worldwide Act” include: Chris Lee (2013), Han Geng (2012) and BIGBANG (2011).

The “Worldwide Act” winner will be revealed at the “2014 MTV EMA”, which will broadcast live to MTV channels worldwide from the SSE Hydro in Glasgow on 10th Nov (Monday) at 2am (TH/WIB) and 3am (SG/MY/PH)*. Global hip hop superstar Nicki Minaj is set to host the 2014 MTV EMA.

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