Big Bang Announced as Nominee for the MTV EMAs Worldwide Act Category


After a five weeks period of voting at the official website of the MTV EMAs, it was announced today, the five final nominees for each region worldwide, which will compete in a new Worldwide Act category at the MTV EMAs 2011. After winning in the first round of voting, Big Bang has now been nominated to represent the Asia Pacific region.

The five nominees for each respective region are: Lena representing Europe, Big Bang representing Asia Pacific region, Abdelfattah Grini representing Africa/India/Middle East, Britney Spears representing North America and Restart representing Latin America.

Starting today, these five nominees will compete in a final round of voting to win the Worldwide Act honor. The voting period will run until November 4 and the winner will be revealed at the ceremony to be held in Belfast on November 6.

So be sure to cast your votes on four possible ways, at the MTV EMA website, at the official Facebook page, at the MTV EMA mobile site or downloading the official MTV EMA app on iTunes. There’s a limit of 100 votes per day on Facebook and the EMA website and for the mobile option, is unlimited.

Earlier today, Big Bang’s official Facebook page posted this message.

After receiving the news of the nomination, Taeyang seemed to be really grateful and tweeted about the big news: “Thanks everyone, we’ll be able to attend the EMA. I’m sorry that we always just receive your love. Thanks so much :)”, so now is up to the fans votes to secure this award. 

Congratulations to Big Bang for being nominated!