The most coveted awards of the Year, the Europe Music Awards 2013 are here, and Indians definitely have a reason to rejoice! The awards night which felicitates the best songs and artists of the year will see participation from India for the Best Worldwide Act Category! MTV India has sent five nominations – the God of Music A. R. Rahman, the Punjabi rap star Yo Yo Honey Singh and the chart busters of the year Badtameez Dil, Tum Hi Ho and Manjha.
The Worldwide Act Category will see participation of artists across genres and regions that have been divided into ten clusters. India is pitted against Africa and Middle East where MTV has nominated five artists/songs from each country. All they need now is support from their fans as they go head to head to emerge the finalist in their respective cluster.
Speaking about India’s participation in MTV EMA 2013, Aditya Swamy, EVP and Business Head, MTV India said, “Our music and our musicians have a global impact and their tunes are connecting with millions across the world. Having 5 Indian artists nominated at one of the world biggest music platforms says so much about what we have going on in India. These are once in a life time opportunities, and we are excited to be able to make it happen.”