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These Korean Acts Are Nominated For 2017 MTV EMAs

by Shreya Singh / Oct 05, 2017 11:15 AM EDT
These Korean Acts Are Nominated For 2017 MTV EMAs

The 2017 MTV EMAs (European Music Awards) recently released the nominee's list for different categories. In total there are 18 main categories-Best South East Asia Act, Best Korea Act, Best Japan Act, Best Mainland China/ Hong Kong/ Taiwan Act, Best Song, Best Artist,  Best Look, Best New, Best Pop, Best Video, Best Live, Best Electronic, Best Rock, Best Hip Hop, Best Alternative, Biggest Fans, Best Push And Best World Stage.  

According to the list issued by MTV EMA, five Korean act- GFRIEND, Highlight, Mamamoo, Seventeen and Wanna One, have been nominated for Best Korea Act. Seeing the popularity of K-Pop, the category was included in the list back in 2013, reports Soompi.

EXO was the first one to win the award in 'Best Korea Act' category followed by B.A.P and BTS winning in 2014 and 2015 respectively. B.A.P has so far won twice at MTV EMA for this particular category.

The winner will be announced in an award ceremony that will be held on November 13 at The SSE Arena, Wembley in London. Rita Ora, who is also nominated for Best Look award, will host the show this time. This year the Best Male and Best Female categories will be retired and replaced with the Best Artist category. Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran, Kendrick Lamar, Miley Cyrus, Shawn Mendes and TaylorSwift are nominated for this newly introduced section. Having made her comeback, Tylor Swift has a maximum number of nominations. The blank space singer has six nominations including 'Best Video'.

Winners for each category will be decided on the basis of votes given by the viewers. MTV Music Editorial Team will only be liable to select Best Video of the year.

The MTV Europe Music Awards honor musicians and performers every year. The first EMAs ceremony was held in 1994 in Berlin, Germany.

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