Rihanna will battle it out with four other artists for this year’s title. MTV can now reveal the final five nominees vying for the Worldwide Act distinction at the 2012 MTV EMA.
For the past six weeks, MTV have given fans around the world a chance to vote for their favourite hometown artists, all to help that local act secure the nomination and earn a chance to represent their respective region at this year’s EMA.
More than 160 artists from every corner of the world have enjoyed the MTV EMA spotlight as part of the Worldwide Act voting competition, and now the final five Worldwide Act nominees are: Dima Bilan (Europe), Han Geng (Asia Pacific), Ahmed Soultan (Africa/India/Middle East), Rihanna (North America) and Restart (Latin America).
Starting today (30th October), these five artists will go head to head in one last round of voting in the Worldwide Act category, which celebrates the range and breadth of all the music that MTV has to offer across the globe.
Fans can vote for Worldwide Act and other EMA categories by visiting www.mtvema.com online or http://m.mtvema.com on their mobile phones.
Voting for EMA categories is open now until 11:59PM CET on Friday, 9th November 2012. The Worldwide Act winner will be announced at the show in Frankfurt.
The 2012 MTV EMA will also feature incredible performances from Taylor Swift, Muse, No Doubt, Carly Rae Jepsen, fun., Rita Ora, Alicia Keys, Pitbull, The Killers and Psy.
Hosted by supermodel, entrepreneur and hometown girl Heidi Klum, the 2012 MTV EMA will air live on MTV from Frankfurt’s Festhalle on Sunday, 11th November at 8pm – don’t miss it!
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