The Jakarta Post
Isyana Sarasvati as seen in her second album 'Paradox', which was released on Sept. 1, 2017. (twitter.com/isyanasarasvati/File)
Indonesian singer Isyana Sarasvati is listed as one of the Best Southeast Asia Act nominees at the 2017 MTV Europe Music Awards.
The winner of the category will be announced on Nov. 12 at the SSE Arena in Wembley, London, United Kingdom.
The singer of “Kau Adalah” (You Are) will compete against James Reid from the Philippines, Slot Machine from Thailand and The Sam Willows from Singapore.
Fans of Isyana can help the artist bring home the award by casting their vote via its official website.
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Great news to all my loyal listeners! I am excited to let you know that I've been nominated for Best Southeast Asia Act at the #MTVEMA 2017! Sooo overwhelmed to be representing Indonesia in such a prestigious event, thank you to each and every one of you for all the support you've given me and for allowing me a chance at making Indonesia proud! You can vote for me starting from today at www.mtvema.com , It would mean everything if you did 😆Once again thank you @mtvema, see you there and wish me luck guys!!
Previously Indonesian singer Raisa Andriana has also been included in the awards’ Wild Card Nominees alongside Sezairi from Singapore, Palitchoke Ayanaputra from Thailand, The Ransom Collective from the Philippines and Ayda Jebat from Malaysia. The winner of the Wild Card will earn a spot in the Best Southeast Asia Act category based on voting by fans using hashtag #MTVEMA and the artist's name.
Following an announcement on Oct. 4, Ayanaputra was named winner of the Wild Card.
Set to be hosted by Rita Ora, this year's award ceremony will feature Best Artist category instead of Best Male and Best Female categories, which features Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran, Kendrick Lamar, Miley Cyrus, Shawn Mendes and Taylor Swift. (kes)
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