return icon Vietnamnet.vn

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

MORE NEWS

Flights suspended in Vietnam as typhoon Noru approaches

A number of flight services have been suspended in the central region of Vietnam as localities get ready for this year’s powerful typhoon Noru.

Yen Bai launches tours to conquer two of highest mountains in Vietnam

Tours to conquer Ta Xua and Ta Chi Nhu, two of the 15 highest mounts in Vietnam, were launched in Tram Tau district of northwestern Yen Bai province on September 25.

Typhoon Noru to affect Vietnam’s mainland on late September 27

Typhoon Noru is gaining strength while moving westward at 20-25km per hour, and is expected to make landfall in central Vietnam in the afternoon or evening September 27.

248 aircraft registered under Vietnamese nationality: CAAV

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has registered 248 aircraft under Vietnamese nationality so far this year, up six from the same period last year.

Investors cautious about disbursing investments amid higher rates: experts

As many major central banks tightened monetary policies to contain soaring inflation, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) on September 22 also decided to hike its benchmark interest rate by 100 basis points, effective September 23.

Nearly 3,000 IP addresses in Vietnam linked with data leak

About 10,000 computer users in Vietnam are using unsafe operating systems, and nearly 3,000 internet protocol (IP) addresses have been linked with data leaks, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) said on September 26.

Vietnamese President, Japanese PM hold talks in Tokyo

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc had talks with Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio in Tokyo on September 26 as part of his stay in Japan to attend the state funeral for former PM Abe Shinzo.

How can Vietnam renovate industry?

“Vietnamese are proud of their intelligence. But why can’t we renovate industry to improve competitiveness?” entrepreneur Mai Huu Tin said. He hopes that one day, Vietnamese businesses will take over large automobile manufacturers of the world.

Quang Ninh prepares path for growth

With similar policies, the localities that "dare to think and dare to do" will develop more strongly. One example is Quang Ninh province.

Young scientists honoured for their work on national security

Never in their wildest dreams did IT engineers Chu Quang Khanh and Pham Duong Nam ever imagine that they would be on the stage receiving an award for their work on national security.

Fashion shows to spread quintessence of Vietnamese culture and heritage

The series is the brainchild of former supermodel Ha Vy and director Hoang Cong Cuong, who is the mastermind of several big events in Vietnam including the opening ceremony of the Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) 31 in Hanoi in May.

Low-carbon rice production helps Vietnam meet emission target

Rice, which is Vietnam’s most important crop and grown on more than half of its agricultural land area, accounts for 48 per cent of the agriculture sector’s GHG emissions and over 75 per cent of methane emissions.

VIETNAM BUSINESS NEWS SEPTEMBER 26

Number of air passengers down 14% in September

Vietnam needs highly skilled labour force to compete

The vocational training system of Vietnam needs reforming to create highly-skilled human resources that meet the requirements of the labour market in increasingly integrated international market, experts said.

Lengthy visa process a setback for FDI firms

The visa process does not always go smoothly. Sometimes, it moves so slowly that some specialists cannot enter Vietnam on schedule, leading to production disruptions.
back_to_top