Monday, November 12, 2012

Asia's Psy, Hangeng Win At MTV EMA 2012

By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin 
MANILA, Philippines - Two Asian artists triumphed at the MTV Europe Music Awards held in Frankfurt, Germany, on Sunday night (Monday in Manila).
Korean rapper Psy's phenomenal hit "Gangnam Style" won Best Video, beating out Lady Gaga's "Marry The Night," Katy Perry's "Wide Awake," Rihanna's "We Found Love" feat. Calvin Harris, and M.I.A.'s "Bad Girls."
On the other hand, Hangeng, the former member of Korean boy band Super Junior, took home his first MTV EMA award--the Worldwide Act plum.
He edged out Rihanna, Restart, Ahmed Soultan and Dima Bilan. Hangeng earlier won his ticket to the MTV EMA by winning the Asia Pacific Worldwide Act.
The Worldwide Act award was announced by the Jonas Brothers.
Psy performed "Gangnam Style" with his army of Psy wannabes dressed in his signature tux, bowtie and dark sunglasses.
Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber were the biggest winners, bagging three awards each.
Swift won Best Female, Best Look and Best Live while Bieber won Best Male, Best World Stage and Best Pop.
Here's the complete list of winners at the 2012 MTV EMA:
Best Song - "Call Me Maybe" by Carly Rae Jepsen
Best Female - Taylor Swift
Best Male - Justin Bieber
Best New Act - One Direction
Best World Stage - Justin Bieber
Best Video - "Gangnam Style" by Psy
Best Rock - Linkin Park
Best Pop - Justin Bieber
Best Look - Taylor Swift
Best Alternative - Lana Del Rey
Best Hip Hop - Nicki Minaj
Best Live - Taylor Swift
Biggest Fans - One Direction
Best Push - Carly Rae Jepsen
Global Icon - Whitney Houston
Link to my original article: http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/381055/asias-psy-hangeng-win-at-mtv-ema-2012

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