HCM City hosts first digital entertainment awards

Update: December, 12/2014 - 17:03
Singer Khoi My in MV Gui Cho Anh 2, which brought her the "Music Video with the Most Viewers" award at the POPS Awards 2014. — Photo

HCM CITY (VNS) — The POPS Awards, which honour digital entertainment products, were presented for the first time at a ceremony at the Intercontinental Asiana Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday night.

Singer Khoi My won the "Music Video with the Most Viewers" title with her Gui Cho Anh 2 (Sending to You 2) video clip. The video was viewed by two million people within three days of its release, and by more than 18 million people in the last 12 months.

Singer Nhat Kim Anh won the "Song with the Most Downloads" award for her Mua Da Tanh (The Rain Stops) song. Released three years ago, the song remains the top favourite and has been downloaded by more than 599,900 people from POPS Worldwide online business channels in the last one year.

The "Children's Music Video with the Most Viewers" title went to Xuc Xac Xuc Xe (Children's Game) by eight-year-old girl Bao An and actor Phi Long.

The "Music Video with the Most Number of Cover Times" award was given to the song Bon Chu Lam (Four ‘Plenty' Words) by Truc Nhan and Thao Nhi, which has been covered again in 3,900 other video clips.

Noted pop singer Tuan Hung won the prize for the "Music Video with the Most Viewers" for his song Nam Lay Tay Anh (Please Hold My Hand!). Nearly 7.5 million people viewed the song online in the past 12 months.

The dance group ST 319 was named the "Dance Group with the Most Viewers", receiving more than 23 million views in the past 12 months.

The "Short Film with the Most Viewers" prize went to Phim Cap 3, a film on high school students that was seen by more than 27.8 million viewers in the past year on Channel Twenty Entertainment. The "Most Viewed Comedy" was DAMtv group's Hoan Chau Cua Chong, which deals with various hot issues in society in a humorous manner.

BB&BG was named the "Entertainment Channel with the Most Audience". The channel was established in 2010, and has broadcast 86 videos, attracting more than one million registrations and more than 92.2 million viewers in the past 12 months.

VTCTube was named the "Online Television Channel with the Most Audience", attracting more than 26.7 million viewers in the past year.

Noted singer Dam Vinh Hung was recognised as the artist who got the maximum advertisements, based on his advertisement income from all nine channels of the POP Worldwide, which are: call-waiting service offered to mobi suppliers; iTunes; Amazon.mp3; Spotify; Deezer; Guvera; Nokia Mix Radio; Google Play; and YouTube. — VNS