|Talented Vietnamese singer Hoang Thuy Linh
The organisers broadcast a video message by Thuy Linh which featured her giving her sincere thanks to audiences members for their fantastic support. Alongside the message, the clip was accompanied by her famous song “De mi noi cho ma nghe”, known as “Let Me Tell You” in English.
The aim of the Best Asian Artist category is to pay tribute to performers from five countries, including Vietnam, Japan, Thailand, China, and Indonesia, with Hoang Thuy Linh being the only Vietnamese artist named in this year’s category.
Previous versions of the event have seen Vietnamese artists awarded, including My Tam in 2012, Thu Minh in 2013, Ho Quynh Huong in 2014, Dong Nhi in 2015, Noo Phuoc Thinh in 2016, Toc Tien in 2017, and Huong Tram in 2018.
The MAMA is an annual awards show designed to honour talented artists from the region for their great contributions to musical development.