VIVA artist James Reid was named Best Southeast Asia Act in MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA) 2017.
MTV Asia made the announcement via its Instagram account yesterday.
“AHHHHHH! We soooo happy to have @james as our winner for this year’s @MTVEMA 2017 Best SEA Act! Here’s what he has to say to all his fans,” MTV Asia captioned the video.
“It is such an honor to be representing the Philippines and with this recognition, I will keep on making music and bring the Philippines to the world stage,” Reid said.
According to www.mtvasia.com, Reid bested six other Southeast Asian artists for the award.
The results were determined via online votes.
Other nominees were Faizal Tahir (Malaysia), Dam Vinh Hung (Vietnam), Isyana Sarasvati (Indonesia), Slot Machine (Thailand), The Sam Willows (Singapore) and Palitchoke Ayanaputra (Thailand).
Reid also did not forget his fans in the video posted by MTV Asia.
“At siyempre, maraming maraming salamat po sa lahat ng bumoto sa akin. JaDine fans, mahal ko kayo,” he ended the video.
Viva Artists’ Instagram account also congratulated Reid, “Congratulations James! You really deserve this. Special thanks to all the JADINE fans who made this possible. So much love!”