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James Reid was named Best Southeast Asia Act Award at the 2017 MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA) on Monday, November 13.

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The Palm Dreams singer was one of the seven artists up for this year’s MTV EMA Best Southeast Asia Act. Other nominees are Faizal Tahir (Malaysia), Dam Vinh Hung (Vietnam), Isyana Sarasvati (Indonesia), Slot Machine (Thailand), The Sam Willows (Singapore), and the social media wildcard winner Palitchoke Ayanaputra (Thailand).

In a video message posted by MTV, Reid thanked MTV for the award and promised to keep making music.

“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,” he said.

The actor was first nominated at the MTV EMA in 2015 for his album Reid Alert for the same category.

James Reid is set to release a new music video for his single “The L1FE,” directed by filmmaker Petersen Vargas and his singer-actress girlfriend Nadine Lustre.

Congratulations, James!

Watch James Reid’s MTV EMA acceptance speech here:


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