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Pop singer to compete at MTV Europe Music Awards

Pop singer Pham Dinh Thai Ngan from HCM City will represent Vietnam at the MTV Europe Music Awards (MTV EMA) 2022.
RISING TALENT: Young singer Le Phan, known as Wren Evans, will be sent by MTV Vietnam to compete for the title Best Music Video at the Asian TV Awards 2022. Photo courtesy of the producer

Ngan’s MV, Em Nghĩ Sao Về Việc Yêu Anh? (What Do You Think About Loving Me?), will compete for the title Best Southeast Asia Act at MTV EMA 2022. 

He will be competing with singers from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines. 

The MTV EMA 2022 awards presentation ceremony is expected to be held in Dusseldorf in Germany in November. The event will celebrate the work of global artists with awards and performances from international music icons. 

Ngan won the title Favourite Artist at MTV Fan Choice 2022 in Vietnam for his MV Em Nghĩ Sao Về Việc Yêu Anh? released in February. 

He received 300,000 votes from MTV Vietnam fans.  

The MV has attracted more than 838,138 views on YouTube. 

Ngan composed and wrote the lyrics for Em Nghĩ Sao Về Việc Yêu Anh?, a song combining pop with dance music. 

“I have faced challenges but I’ll never give up my dream. Music keeps me alive,” said the 29-year-old Ngan. 

VIET POP STAR: Pop singer and composer Pham Dinh Thai Ngan from HCM City will represent Vietnam at the MTV Europe Music Awards (MTV EMA) 2022. Photo courtesy of the producer 

 Ngan began his career in HCM City in 2014 after competing at The X Factor Vietnam, a Vietnamese version of the UK-based TV music talent show called The X Factor

He was trained by pop star Ho Quynh Huong, owner of a music agency in HCM City. 

He become a phenomenon after singing soundtracks for the blockbuster titled Mắt Biếc (Dreamy Eyes) by Vietnamese-American director Victor Vu.

The film was listed among the industry’s top 10 blockbusters earning more than VND127 billion ($5.5 million) at the box office in 2019. 

It was chosen by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to compete in the Best Foreign Language Film category at the Oscar Awards ceremony in March 2021. 

Ngan performed in the Vietnam Festival 2022 in Japan in June.  

He is working on a music project of Indie and rap. 

Another young singer, Le Phan, known as Wren Evans, will be sent by MTV Vietnam to compete for the Best Music Video at the Asian TV Awards 2022. 

He will be competing with singers from China, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Qatar, New Zealand, and Australia.

He won the Best Music Video at MTV Fan Choice 2022 for his latest MV called Gặp May (Lucky), a production on pop and rap.

The MV was released in January and has attracted more than 4.3 million views on YouTube. 

Wren Evans, 21, began writing songs on piano when he was a child. He and his two friends started a band called Jeune Homme when they were at school in Hanoi. 

He is fluent in English, Spanish and French. 

Source: Vietnam News


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