Psy wins “Best Video” for “Gangnam Style”
The popularity of Korean pop sensation Psy’s “Gangnam Style” knows no limits as he took home the award for “Best Video” – now officially the most popular video in history.
In his first international awards show performance, Psy’s bold performance was full of swagger, thanks to the army of Psy lookalikes/dancers that joined him on stage and a special cameo by David “The Hoff” Hasselhoff.
In his acceptance speech, Psy took his minute to thank supporters around the world. “First of all, I like to thank MTV EMA. This is too much, thank you. Can I have a minute because I am a rookie, I’ve got a lot to tell. I like to thank each and every one all around the world who is supporting Psy, who is supporting Gangnam Style and who is supporting my video, I thank you so much,” said the man on stage. The winner of “Best Video” also expressed his appreciation for his management and family.
Han Geng wins “Best Worldwide Act”
In the second year of “Best Worldwide Act,” Former Super Junior member and Chinese artist Han Geng brought the win home again for the Asia Pacific region, following in the footsteps of last year’s winner BIGBANG.
“Wow! This is very exciting for me, winning the prestigious MTV EMA Worldwide Act award. A heartfelt thank you to MTV, my company and team mates, and special thanks to my amazing fans whose unwavering support is the reason why I get to bring this award back to Asia, back to China. I like to give credit to fellow musicians and all the other talented people who have dedicated their passion and hard work to making good music. With eyes of the global audience on me, I feel incredibly honored with this recognition and I am proud to represent my country. I hope for continuous support to Han Geng and to Chinese music. I love China. I love my art and I love all the music fans out there!” said Han Geng when asked about his feelings towards the achievement.