Helena and Dima fight it out for MTV Best European Act

by Stella Floras 65 views

Not one but two Eurovision song Contest winners made it through to the final stage of the MTV Music Awards 2009 in the Best European Act category. Helena Paparizou and Dima Bilan will be fighting it out among 20 other acts for the title until 2nd November.

Voting is now open to choose the best European Act and it will last until 2nd November. The results will be announced during the live show from the 02 World Arena in Berlin on 5th November. This year sees two Eurovision Song Contest winners among the nominees for the MTV Best European Act: Dima Bilan who won the contest in 2008 and Helena Paparizou, winner of the 2005 edition. Dima was nominated again last year for Europe's favourite act and came a tied 4th with Leona Lewis following Shiri Maimon, Israel's representative in 2005, in third place. One more artist familiar to Eurofans in the running is Agnes who represents Sweden. Agnes was one of the Melodifestivalen finalists in 2009.

You can vote for your favourite act here

Helena's official facebook group

Helena Paparizou –Tha'mai allios
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kme1z2BaKqo

Dima Bilan Changes
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMQ5OUZMQLs

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Stella Floras

Thanks to Johnny Logan and Hold me now I fell in love with the Eurovision Song Contest, a love that's been going strong ever since with undiminished passion. My first memories date back to 1977 and the lyrics of Rock bottom, Dschinghis Khan and A ba ni bi are still engraved in my brain.

I joined esctoday.com in 2006 as a junior editor after being invited by Barry Viniker, I soon became Senior Editor and during the 2007 contest in Helsinki I was appointed Head of Communications. Today I hold the post of Head of Human Resources and I am proud to be working with the best editorial team in the world.

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