Published: Monday 13 November, 2017

James Reid Wins 2017 MTV Europe Music Awards Best Southeast Asia Act

And the winner is … James Reid from the Philippines! Yes, James Reid has just won Best Southeast Asia act at the 2017 MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA). The announcement was made via MTV Asia Sunday night.

James Reid MTV EMA winner

Your new MTV EMA Best Southeast Asia Act winner for 2017 – James Reid! (Instagram/ReidersOfficial/MTV EMA)

The 2017 MTV Europe Music Awards will be announced in London in a couple of hours. But MTV Asia has already announced the result of the Best Southeast Asia Act, a category wherein James Reid was also nominated a few years ago but lost to Vietnamese talent Son Tùng M-TP.

Sarah Geronimo was also nominated in the same category last year but also lost.

In winning the Best Southeast Asia Act award for 2017, James Reid bested six other regional artists – Faizal Tahir from Malaysia, Dam Vinh Hung from Vietnam, Isyana Sarasvati from Indonesia, Slot Machine from Thailand, The Sam Willows from Singapore, and Palitchoke Ayanaputra also from Thailand.