CCTV-MTV Music Awards nominees announced
Updated: 2012-07-06 13:24
Chinese singer Li Jian (L) and Cao Fujia attend the news conference of the 11th CCTV-MTV Music Awards in Beijing on July 5, 2012. [Photo by Fan Zhen/chinadaily.com.cn]
The nominees of the 11th CCTV-MTV Music Awards were announced and the public voting started on Thursday.
Li Jian, a composer and singer, was nominated for Best Male Singer (mainland). The song Legend, written by Li, was performed by Asian pop diva Faye Wong at 2010 CCTV Spring Festival Gala and won Most Popular Song of the Awards last year.
Viewers can log on ent.cntv.cn and ammh.mtvchina.com to vote for their favorite performers and songs, or send their votes through cell phones to 10669999084.
The 11th CCTV-MTV Music Awards will be held on August 21 in Beijing. CCTV-3 has been airing highlights of past ceremonies at 7 pm since July 5.
Launched in 1999, the Awards are considered the most prestigious music awards in China.