We're keeping things going with the Asian acts up for contention at the 2018 MTV EMA — the first two batches being the Best Korea Act and Best Southeast Asia Act nominees. Now, here's a category that's especially exciting: the best acts out of China.
There are 5 acts contending for the MTV EMA Best Greater China Act, and there's a diverse selection of important voices to choose from.
Here are the acts in the category, which you can vote for here.
With more than 30 years of showbiz experience under his belt, Alex To shows no signs of stopping — and his inclusion in this category only affirms his relevance in modern Chinese music, decades into his career.
Winning a singing competition show at age 24, clinching the top prize with a self-composed song, LaLa has established and pushed forward her career with a strong sense of self-assurance and streaks of vulnerability that has gotten her legions of fans.
A star whose work extends beyond music, being an incredibly successful actress on various TV shows, Loura Lou is now capturing hearts through her melancholic brand of pop music.
Fun fact: her given name 弦子 translates in English to "harp", and perhaps it's fitting that her music's just as elegant and moving as the instrument.
His English name is Silence, but Sulong Wang has made a sizeable impact since his debut album Slowly Understand in 2010. If his music doesn't entice you, just take a look at the man's effortless magnetic charm onstage.