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‘2013 MTV EMA’ local Worldwide Act winners announced!

Lorde and Cody Simpson do Kiwi and Aussie fans proud…

Fans from 37 regions around the world have voted for their favourite local artists to take out the Worldwide Act category at the ‘2013 MTV EMA,’ with Lorde and Cody Simpson set to represent New Zealand and Australia!

From Africa to Australia, Brazil to Belgium and China to Canada, music fans from around the world have spoken – narrowing the staggering array of nominees down to just 37.

It’s no surprise Kiwi fans have Lorde’s back, with the 16-year-old literally becoming a global phenomenon with her single ‘Royals’ topping the Billboard chart in the US, while Cody Simpson has been making his Aussie fans proud touring with one of the biggest popstars on the planet this year – Justin Bieber!

Among the 2013 honourees are a handful of internationally known stars, but most of our local EMA winners are acts with a passionate homegrown following.

These 37 acts now move on to phase two of the Worldwide Act competition, with local winners from all 10 regions competing for the coveted Worldwide Act nomination. On November 1, we’ll find out who you picked to make the final cut – so make sure you get voting for your favourite!

Check out the full roll call of ‘2013 MTV EMA’ Worldwide Act local winners below:

Best Adria Act: Frenkie
Best Africa Act: LCNVL
Best Australia Act: Cody Simpson
Best Belgian Act: Stromae
Best Brazilian Act: Fresno
Best Canada Act: Justin Bieber
Best Czech and Slovak Act: Celeste Buckingham
Best Danish Act: Jimilian
Best Dutch Act: Kensington
Best Finnish Act: Isac Elliot
Best French Act: Shaka Ponk
Best German Act: Lena
Best Greek Act: Demy
Best Hungarian Act: Ivan and the Parazol
Best India Act: Yo Yo Honey Singh
Best Israeli Act: The Ultras
Best Italian Act: Marco Mengoni
Best Japan Act: Momoiro Clover Z
Best Korea Act: EXO
Best LatAm Central Act: Anna Carina
Best LatAm North Act: Paty Cantú
Best LatAm South Act: Airbag
Best Mainland China & Hong Kong Act: Chris Lee
Best Middle East Act: Ahmed Soultan
Best New Zealand Act: Lorde
Best Norwegian Act: Admiral P
Best Polish Act: Bednarek
Best Portuguese Act: Filipe Pinto
Best Romanian Act: Smiley
Best Russian Act: Zemfira
Best Southeast Asia Act: My TAM
Best Spanish Act: Auryn
Best Swedish Act: Avicii
Best Swiss Act: Bastian Baker
Best Taiwan Act: Show Lo
Best U.K. & Ireland Act: One Direction
Best U.S. Act: Miley Cyrus

The ‘2013 MTV EMA’ will air LIVE from the new Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam on Monday November 11 @ 6am AU / 8am NZ – only on MTV!

Lucy Slight

Lorde - Royals