Shillong-based Big-Ri & Meba Ofilia won the Best India Act for their song “Done Talking” at the 2018 Europe Music Awards (EMA), on Sunday.
The gala was of the MTV Europe Music Awards was held at Bilbao, Spain.
Big-Ri is one of the founders of hip-hop group Khasi Bloodz, while Meba Ofilia has been stirring quite a buzz with her style, which is rooted in hip-hop and R&B.
Ofilia wrote on Instagram, “Big-Ri and I are so so so grateful! We have a long long way to go and trust me, we wouldn’t have been able to do this without you. Thanks for the love and support everyone.”
Representing the Indian music scene with their innovative and original music videos, the Best India Act category also saw nominees like Raja Kumari ft. Divine (“City Slums”), Monica Dogra and Curtain Blue (“Spell”), Skyharbor (“Dim”) and Nikhil D’Souza (“Silver and Gold”).
An MTV Europe Music Award is an award presented by Viacom International Media Networks to honour artists and music in pop culture. The Europe Music Awards are held every year in a different country. The annual presentation ceremony features performances by prominent artists.