The fans have spoken! MTV today announced that smash-hit singer songwriter ADELE has been voted Best UK & Ireland Act of the “2011 MTV EMA”.
Adele will now compete with 22 fellow winners from across Europe for the chance to represent the continent in the 2011 MTV EMA World Wide Act category, which celebrates diversity and the breadth of all the music that MTV has to offer from all corners of the world.

Going head to head with other European winners including Swedish House Mafia from Sweden, Russian Red from Spain and Modá from Italy, starting today, fans from across Europe will vote for their favorite European act via mtvema.com.

The artist representing Europe at the 2011 MTV EMA will be announced the week of 24th October along with nominees from Latin America, North America, Asia Pacific and Africa/India/Middle East. The five regional nominees will then battle for votes for the 2011 MTV EMA Worldwide Act distinction, and the winner will be named live at the 2011 MTV EMA in Belfast on 6 November.

Hosted by multi-talented singer and actress Selena Gomez, the “2011 MTV EMA” will premiere Sunday, 6th November at 9PM BST. The “2011 MTV EMA” is sponsored by Dell, Replay, Hyundai and Swatch. Local host city support is provided by Belfast City Council and the Northern Ireland Tourist Board.
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