Ben&Ben Nominated for 2020 MTV EMA’s Best Southeast Asia Act

Ben&Ben is one of the nominees for this year’s MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA) for Best Southeast Asia Act, a special category that aims to recognize the region’s finest. 


27th  MTV EMA

The 27th edition of MTV EMA will be aired on November 8, 2020. The details on the performers, presenters, and hosts will be announced soon.

Six Nominees for Best Southeast Asia Act

Here are the six nominees for this year’s Best Southeast Asian Act:

  • Ben&Ben (Philippines)
  • Agnez Mo (Indonesia)
  • Benjamin Kheng (Singapore)
  • K-Clique (Malaysia)
  • Jack (Vietnam),
  • Violette Wautier (Thailand)

In addition, according to percussionist Andrew de Pano, the group wasn’t really sure of what to feel after receiving the news but felt grateful to be part of this year’s selection. 

“Being nominated feels like such a huge honor, so we have nothing but gratitude to all the people who helped us get here,”

We all grew up seeing all our favorite artists get nominated for MTV awards, so to actually be in this same position feels nothing short of surreal.”

-Ben&Ben Miguel Benjamin

Also, Ben&Ben vocalist and guitarist Paolo Benjamin also expressed gratitude to everyone who supported the band. 

“We’ve always worked towards a collective goal to play music that speaks to and of the heart and soul of the Filipino. In our humble yet exciting journey of sharing our musical stories to the world, we thank everyone for continuing to believe in us. We promise to continue giving our all in every single step.”

-Ben&Ben Paolo Benjamin

How to Vote?

Voting is open until November 3, 2020 and to vote for Ben&Ben, visit https://www.mtvema.com/en-asia/artists/benandben

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