Priyanka Chopra, Monica Dogra get nominations at EMA
Actor Priyanka Chopra and singer Monica Dogra have won the nominations under the best India act category at the Europe Music Awards 2015. They have been nominated by VH1 channel along with the rock band Indus Creed, Raxit Tewari’s Your Chin and the Delhi-based band Ska Vengers.
This India act category is basically a sub category of worldwide act. The winner from this sub category will have to compete with the other winners from across the world where only six will be honoured as the worldwide act winners.
Priyanka (33), who is counted among the A-listers of Bollywood, has started her singing journey in 2012 with the single In My City featuring Will.i.am. Her second number Exotic was also a hit which featured popular American rapper Pitbull. Priyanka also sang for the music video of John Lenon’s Imagine.
Monica (32), the co-founder of Mumbai-based electronic group Shaa’ir+Func, is an American Singer of Indian origin. Her band has released their first album New Day: The Love Album in 2007, which was followed by two other albums Light Tribe (2008) and Mantis (2010). She has also sung for Bollywood movies like Deepika Padukone starrer Break Ke Baad and Arjun Rampal starrer Inkaar.
The final six winners of the worldwide act will be announced at the Europe Music Awards Show, which will be telecasted on VH1 on October 25, 2015.