MANILA - "On the Wings of Love" star James Reid was named as one of the nominees in the 2015 MTV Europe Music Awards, it was revealed Wednesday.
The 22-year-old Reid is nominated in the Best Southeast Asia Act category, alongside Faizal Tahir (Malaysia), NOAH (Indonesia), Slot Machine (Thailand), Son Tung M-TP (Vietnam), and The Sam Willows (Singapore).
It is the first international recognition for the Filipino artist, who has released two studio albums to date -- the self-titled "James Reid" (2013) and "Reid Alert" (2015).
According to MTV, there is still one spot left and it will be up to the fans to decide on who gets the seventh and final nod.
The wildcard nominees are as follows: Afgan (Indonesia), Akim & The Majistret (Malaysia), Nadine Lustre (Philippines), Gentle Bones (Singapore), and Thaitanium (Thailand).
In order to vote, fans will need to tweet using #MTVEMA plus the hashtag of the respective artist:
The Best Southeast Asia Act category is part of MTV EMA's Worldwide Act section, which recognizes artist from different continents. In 2014, it was won by pop star Sarah Geronimo. Other categories in the Wordwide Act: Asia section are the respective Best Act awards for Japan, Korea, China and Hong Kong, and Taiwan. This year's MTV EMA will be held in Milan on October 25.