Demy and Helena Paparizou earn MAD VMAs nominations in Greece

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She brought Greece back to the Eurovision final this year following the country’s first-ever crash-exit in 2016.

And last week “This Is Love” singer Demy watched her star rise higher and she snagged five nominations in Greece’s coveted MAD VMAs.

Demy, who sang on an elevated platform while male dancers portrayed swans in a puddle, earned her nominations in the following categories: Best Dance Video, Best Modern Female, Video of the Year, Superfans of the Year and Best Ballad Video (for “Tha Meineis Feugontas”).

The VMAs will take place in Athens near the end of June and will see famous Greek artists fighting to win different 16 categories.

You’ll recognise a many of these names from Eurovision, including Helena Paparizou, who is up for four awards, including Song of the Year for “Fiesta”, and Sakis Rivas.

Even “Tha Meineis Feugontas” — Demy’s entry for wiwivision back in 2016 — has made the list.

 

MAD VMAs 2017 – Candidates:

Song of the year

  • Helena Paparizou – “Fiesta”

Best Ballad Video

  • Demy – “Tha Meineis Feugontas”
  • Pegky Zina (NF 2002) – “Mou Leipeis”
  • Kostas Martakis (NF 2008, 2014) – “Panta Tha Zeis”

Best Female Adult

  • Despoina Vandi (NF Host 2013, 2014)
  • Pegky Zina (NF 2002)

Best Dance Video

  • Demy – “This Is Love”
  • Helena Paparizou – “Fiesta”
  • Eleni Foureira (feat. Mike) – “Ti Koitas” (Eurovision 2016 rejected entry)

Best Female Modern

  • Demy
  • Tamta (NF 2007)
  • Helena Paparizou
  • Eleni Foureira

Best Male Modern

  • Sakis Rouvas

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Video Of The Year

  • Demy – “This Is Love”
  • Helena Paparizou – “Fiesta”
  • Eleni Foureira (feat. Mike) – “Ti Koitas”

Superfans Of The Year

  • Demy
  • Daspoina Vandi
  • Anna Vissi
  • Sakis Rouvas
  • Eleni Foureira

Video With A Cause

  • Evridiki (Cyprus 2007) – “Mia Mera Ksipnisa”
  • Eleni Foureira – “De Sou Hrostao Agapi”

Best Collaboration

  • Eleni Foureira (feat. Mike) – “Ti Koitas”

So what do you think? Who should win each award? Let us know in the comments section below.

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