Considered as one of the biggest award shows in Europe. MTV will be hosting the 25th MTV EMAs on the 3rd of November in Seville. The nominees for this year’s awards have been released, with the following Eurovision artists nominated for an award.
Roksana Węgiel — Best Polish Act
Junior Eurovision 2018 winner, Roksana Węgiel is nominated for the Best Polish Act. In addition to her nomination, it’s been announced that she’s one of the hosts of this year’s Junior Eurovision Contest. This year’s competition is due to take place on Gliwice-Silesia in November 24.
Maruv — Best Russian Act
Despite winning Vidbir earlier this year, Maruv ended up not going to Tel Aviv. This in effect meant that Ukraine withdrew from the competition this year. However, even though she didn’t participate in this year’s competition, she still has a strong fan base, both in Ukraine and Russia.
Mahmood — Best Italian Act
After achieving Italy’s best result since their return in 2011 earlier this year. Mahmood has been nominated for the Best Italian Act. All of this will occur whilst he is on his ‘Europa Good Vibes Tour‘. The tour includes two sold out shows in London. On top of this, Mahmood has also been invited to perform at the European Parliament, before his tour kicks off.
András Kállay-Saunders — Best Hungarian Act
He is well known for obtaining Hungary’s best Eurovision result this decade and András Kállay-Saunders is nominated for the Best Hungarian Act . Since taking part in the Eurovision Song Contest, he has formed his own band (Kállay Saunders), and have participated in A Dal (2016, 2017) with the band.
Molly Sandén — Best Swedish Act
We are still hoping that Molly Sandén will appear at the Eurovision stage, after participating at Junior Eurovision in 2006. But for now, she is one of the nominees for Best Swedish Act. Molly has tried to get to Eurovision and have participated in Melodifestivalen three times (2009, 2012 and 2016).
Fernando Daniel — Best Portuguese Act
He’s known for captivating the world with his Blind Audition on The Voice with his cover of ‘When We Were Young‘ by Adele. However, he’s known to Eurovision fans by participating in Festival da Canção in 2017, and is nominated for the Best Portuguese Act. Since his win in The Voice, he has had a number one album in Portugal.
Viktor Király — Best Hungarian Act
Megasztár 2008 winner and four-time A Dal pariticipant Viktor Király is nominated for Best Hungarian Act. He has released three albums, all of which have charted in the Top 40. In addition to that, he has also participated in The Voice in the USA in 2015. He was mentored by Adam Levine, unfortunately he was eliminated at the Live Playoffs.
Elodie — Best Italian Act
With two top ten albums under her belt, Sanremo 2017 participant Elodie has been nominated for Best Italian Act. Her Sanremo entry ‘Tutta Colpa Mia’ has been certified platinum in Italy.
On behalf of the ESCXTRA Team, we would like to wish everyone nominated at the EMAs a Good Luck.