Filipino band Ben & Ben scores MTV Europe nomination

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Ben & Ben is calling on its Liwanag fandom to vote for the band as the Best Southeast Asian act. Photo from Ben & Ben.

Filipino folk-pop band Ben & Ben has scored an MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA) nomination for Best Southeast Asian Act.

The popular 9-member band from the Philippines that overtook U.S. artists on the Billboard Social 50 Chart was announced on October 6, 2020, to be among the music industry’s best artists who are vying for the 27th edition of the MTV EMA.

Ben & Ben is competing for the Best Southeast Asian Act award against five other finalists from Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

The MTV EMA is awarded to artists who get the most votes from fans around the world on mtvema.com and through social media.

Ben & Ben went on social media to ask its fandom “Liwanag” to help them win the MTV EMA.

“hello! nominated tayo bilang BEST SOUTHEAST ASIA ACT sa MTV EMA 2020 😭 pangarap talaga naming umabot tayo at yung music ng Ben&Ben sa iba’t ibang part ng mundo and super makakatulong itong once-in-a-lifetime opportunity if mapanalunan natin ito.

“magpapatulong sana kami sa inyong magvote dito: https://www.mtvema.com/en-asia/vote/ . unli votes daw tayo everyday!

“voting ends Nov 3. won’t be here without you. let’s get this liwanag!”

The MTV Europe awards will be given out on Sunday, November 8, 2020.

To vote for Ben&Ben, click here. Voting runs until November 2 (November 3 in the Philippines).

Ben & Ben also conquered South Korea’s Melon Music Chart earlier this year.

WATCH this video and VOTE for the Philippines’ Ben & Ben in the MTV Europe Music Awards.

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