Singer Hoang Thuy Linh was named Best Asian Artist Vietnam at South Korea's 2019 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA 2019).
Absent from the MAMA 2019 ceremony in Nagoya, Japan on December 4, Hoang Thuy Linh shared her feelings via video, praising her team, family, fans and award organizers.
"I appreciate the MAMA award, though it’s far from my goal in music. I have worked hard this year and achieved success. I want people to enjoy and rate my songs," the Vietnamese singer explained.
The video additionally featured her hit "De Mi Noi Cho Ma Nghe" (Let Mi Tell You) from her latest album, "Hoang", influenced by Vietnamese folklore. The singer maintains The Best Asian Artist award is a motivation for her to work even harder in future.
As a major South Korean event, MAMA 2019 honors talented artists for their contribution to musical development, most awards going to K-pop stars.